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YEAR-ROUND Halifax County 4-H Activities, Projects, Workshops & 4-H Club Activities

Plan your 2024 year in Halifax County 4-H  with our 4-H Calendar!

Looking for a 4-H Club to join? Note days, times & locations of some of our clubs listed in the month of January to attend a meeting as a guest.​​  Then contact our 4-H staff to connect you with club leaders so they can alert you to any unforeseen schedule or location changes due to weather or illness.

Questions? Call (252) 583-5161, MON – FRI: 8:30 a.m.  – 5 p.m.

To view the Halifax County 4-H Calendar of Events 2024, click on the link below (last updated 1/26/24)

Halifax County 4-H Calendar of Events 2024

Halifax County 4-H Youth Development Programs Offer a Vast Variety of Hands-On Learning Experiences, Equipping your Youth with Skills for Future Success!

Here are just some of the fun 4-H activities that we do YEAR-ROUND!!!

NC State 4-H Horse Judging, Hippology & Horse Bowl Contests– train with our Livestock Agent locally, with opportunities to compete at the state level.

Halifax County Annual 4-H Achievement Night Celebration – Families & community leaders honor 4-H’ers’ achievements.

NC State 4-H Youth Market Turkey Show– 4-H youth raise a turkey developing animal husbandry & showmanship skills.

Countywide 4-H Youth Council Meetings w/Learning Fun, Food & Fellowship. All welcome. Quarterly meetings.

Halifax County 4-H Volunteers Association Meetings Making the Best Better by building up one another, our 4-H youth & community! All welcome. Quarterly meetings.

Northeast District 4-H Teen Retreat– 4-H Teens make new friends while engaging in fun 4-H workshops.

Eastern Carolina 4-H Livestock Show & Sale – 4-H youth raise goats, sheep, swine & steers developing animal husbandry & showmanship skills; train with our Livestock Agent locally.

County, District & State Achievement Day Presentations– 4-H Youth share their Favorite Topic developing Public Speaking Skills & Self Esteem

NC 4-H Horse Program Artistic Expression & Creative Writing Contests

NC 4-H Residential Camps – 6 days of traditional camping at one of NC 4-H Residential Camp Centers with our 4-H Agent.

AIRE (Application, Interview, Résumé, Electronic Video) – a workforce development & college preparatory program for career readiness.

NC 4-H Congress recognizes outstanding 4-H’ers from all NC counties, providing interactive citizenship & leadership workshops. NC 4-H Youth commemorate officer service with a unique candlelight service & celebrate with a banquet & dance.

NC State Poultry Summer Science Institute – 5 days of hands-on workshop at NC State’s top poultry professors on campus

Halifax County 4-H Rural Life Summer Day Camps – 7 weeks of

Fun 4-H Hands-On Learning for ages 6-14.

4-H Avian Quiz Bowl & 4-H Poultry Judging Competition – train with our Livestock Agent locally, with opportunities to compete at the state level.

4-H Livestock Skillathon Clinic, ECJ Beef Education Unit

train with our Livestock Agent locally, with opportunities to compete at the state level.

NC State 4-H Horticultural Science Summer Institute

Dr. Kim Ingold 4-H Photography Contest

4-H Eggcellent Egg Contest – have layer hens? Your 4-H Youth qualify to compete.

NC 4-H State Fair Competitions in Photography, Entomology, Crafts & Art, and 4-H County Hay Bale Decorating.

Halifax County Harvest Days 4-H Activities for all 4th & 5th graders at the Halifax County 4-H Rural Life Center.

Halifax County Harvest Days 4-H Poultry Project & Competition – led by our local livestock agent.

Northeast District 4-H Volunteer Leaders’ Association Day

4-H Volunteers Meet join others in their district for workshops, planning and sharing new ideas.

To learn more about the Year-round Halifax County 4-H Club Activities & Projects, click on the links below. Want to connect with a specific 4-H club or create your own? Call 583-5161.




What Adventures Will You Have with 4-H?

Written By

Lee Peoples, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLee Peoples4-H Program Assistant, 4-H Youth Development Call Lee Email Lee N.C. Cooperative Extension, Halifax County Center
Page Last Updated: 6 months ago
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