2019 4-H Presentations

2019 4-H Presentations

Registration for our 2019 Buncombe County’s 4-H Presentation Day is now available.  This year’s competition will take place on Tuesday, May 21st at the Buncombe County Extension office.  Check-in will begin at 4:30 p.m. and presentations will begin at 5:00 p.m.  Our county winners will be eligible for district competition at District Activity Day which will be … Continue reading

2019 4-H Ag Literacy Week

2019 4-H Ag Literacy Week

We are looking for a few great volunteers who are willing to spend a day or more during the week of May 6-10th reading books and leading a hands-on activity for students in local elementary schools.  All materials and books will be provided to you from the Buncombe County Cooperative Extension Service.  This is a great way … Continue reading

Spring 2019 Paper Clover Campaign at Tractor Supply Company

Spring 2019 Paper Clover Campaign at Tractor Supply Company

Tractor Supply Company (TSC) stores in Asheville, Black Mountain, and Weaverville will again be joining 4-H in support of local youth with the 4-H TSC Paper Clover Campaign, a national in-store fundraising effort to benefit state and local 4‑H programming in each of the communities where a Tractor Supply Company store is located. Now through Sunday, April 7th, shoppers … Continue reading

Mountain Youth Talent Contests

Mountain Youth Talent Contests

Jackson County 4-H hosts a great contest series for youth performing traditional Appalachian music, songs & stories – The Mountain Youth Talent Contests.  Please pass along this information to any of your 4-Hers and Club Leaders who may be interested.  The first contest is April 27th in Sylva, NC and the deadline to enter is April … Continue reading

4-H Summer Camp Registration is Available NOW

4-H Summer Camp Registration is Available NOW

You’ve been waiting for it and here it is!  Registration for 4-H Summer Camp at Betsy Jeff-Penn 4-H Center is available now through Buncombe County 4-H and is first come-first served.  We have a limited number of camper spaces available so make sure to reserve your’s now.  Below is the official camp registration packet with … Continue reading

2019 Citizenship Washington Focus

2019 Citizenship Washington Focus

Every summer, high school students from across the country travel to Washington, D.C. to participate in Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), 4‑H’s premier leadership and citizenship program for high school students. CWF is more than a Washington, D.C. field trip – it’s an opportunity for 4‑H’ers to learn how to be citizen leaders and make a … Continue reading

WHEP – The 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program

WHEP – The 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program

WHEP is a national 4-H program that: teaches 4-Hers about the fundamentals of wildlife management brings 4-Hers together to develop team skills promotes and develops leadership skills among 4-Hers provides an opportunity for 4-Hers to work with natural resource professionals. Although WHEP is a competitive event, its primary purpose is to increase participant’s knowledge of … Continue reading

2019 NC 4-H Forestry Contest

2019 NC 4-H Forestry Contest

The 4-H Forestry Contest helps develop appreciation for the importance of conserving forestland as a source of products, benefits, and services necessary for quality living. 4-H foresters learn practical forest management skills through participation in the 4-H Forestry contest. Learning these skills will help our leaders of tomorrow be prepared to own forestland or deal … Continue reading

2019 Resource Conservation Workshop

2019 Resource Conservation Workshop

Resource Conservation Workshop – June 23-28, 2019 – Raleigh This program is in its 56th year as a partnership between the Department of Crop and Soil Scienes at NC State and the Division of Soil and Water and the NC Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts.  It is a weeklong, residential program that focuses on … Continue reading

2019 Horticultural Science Summer Institute

2019 Horticultural Science Summer Institute

Horticultural Science Summer Institute, July 7th-12, 2019 (We are already halfway full and love to have more 4-H’ers attend!) **Scholarships for this event are available** High school students are invited to spend a week exploring the many facets of the Department of Horticultural Science at NC State. The HSSI students live on campus in  a residence hall, experience campus dining, and … Continue reading