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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina, educating hundreds of thousands of young people each year. Extension’s 4-H program is growing the next generation of leaders and equipping youth with the skills to succeed.

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Make -N-Take Cooking Class

Join Perquimans County 4-H and FCS as we learn how to make baked ziti with homemade sauce, garden salad, …

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4-H Livestock Show Sign up

If you would like to participate in the 2023 Albemarle Area 4-H Livestock Show please fill out the following …

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4-H Online Basics

4HOnline is where all of the necessary forms and paperwork is kept for children to participate in 4-H events. All …

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A Jolly Good Time!

Join us for a Jolly Good Time here at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Perquimans County Center. We will be …

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

4-H Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Get into the fall season with our Perquimans County 4-H pumpkin decorating contest! Fun for all ages. Be creative and …

2022 EGG-Cellent Egg Contest

Join in on this EGG-CELLENT opportunity! Entry Guidelines: The Egg-cellent Egg Contest assesses the ability of 4-H members to …

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