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2018 Enrollment, Medical Release, Code of Conduct and Media Release 


All 4-H Enrollment, Medical Release, Code of Conduct and Media Release forms must be updated before you can participate in any 2018 4-H events!

Use the NEW 4-H Online system!

(see the weblinks below)


Prestage Farms Youth Livestock Round-Up

August  18, 2018        Clinton, N.C.

           This event will be located at the Sampson County Livestock Facility, one mile south of Clinton on Hwy 421. This show is open to all youth who have not reached their 19th birthday prior to January 1, 2018. For information about the show, please call Paul Gonzalez at 910-214-2929.

Market Lamb Show – Saturday, August 18, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m.
Heifer Show – Saturday, August 18, after Lamb Show (around 1:00 p.m.)


2018 Prestage Farms Youth Livestock Round-Up Rules and Registration

For more information about this event and others like it, please call our office at 910-592-7161.

2018 North Carolina State Fair

October 11-21, 2018   Raleigh, N.C.


It’s that time of year again! The North Carolina State Fair is getting ready to come to town! Did you know that as 4-H members you can enter your craft, sewing, and baking projects into the North Carolina State Fair’s 4-H Division? All entries will be displayed in the 4-H Exhibit Hall during the North Carolina State Fair for everyone to see!

To enter, please visit the link below. When entering your entries, make sure you are entering the “V01” category. This is the 4-H Youth and Development division. 

2018 North Carolina State Fair website – CLICK HERE

All entries must be postmarked or entered online by September 15, 2018! 

Kids in the Kitchen 

October 9, 2018     5:30-7:30   Sampson Co. Cooperative Extension


Do you like to cook or help a parent or guardian in the kitchen? Then we have just the class for you! Back by popular demand, FCS Agent Sydney Johnston will host another “Kids in the Kitchen” class for ages 9 and up. If you are interested in attending this workshop, please call the Sampson County Cooperative Extension Office to RSVP. The workshop will have a cost of $10.00. Youth who have 4-H scholarship money available will be allowed to use it.

NEW: Sampson County 4-H County Council


September 27, 2018    6:30 p.m.   Livestock Facility 

Do you have friends that are not in 4-H? Are you not a member of Sampson County 4-H? Then come on out for an afternoon of fun, games, and ice cream and learn more about 4-H from other 4-H members. If you are a 4-H member, bring a non-4-H friend!



4-H Volunteer Leaders Training

September 27th, 2018   6:30 p.m.   Extension Office


Sampson County 4-H will be holding a 4-H Volunteer leaders training on September 27th! Please plan to join us if you are a 4-H Volunteer Club leader! If you are a Club leader, you must receive at least two trainings per year.

COMING SOON! Clinton City Court Square Street Fair 

October 13, 2018    Clinton, N.C. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR 4-H AREA

Sampson County 4-H will once again be present at Court Square Street Fair this year! We are asking that all 4-H clubs participate this year in our 4-H Open House at Court Square Street Fair. We plan to offer games, activities, and more at the museum.

COMING SOON! Sampson County 4-H Bike and Hike

November 2018       Brown’s Creek Bike Trails      Elizabethtown, N.C.

Sampson County 4-H will be hosting a Bike and Hike at Brown’s Creek Bike Trail in Elizabethtown! Stay tuned for more details to come! THIS IS A FAMILY EVENT!!! OPEN TO ALL AGES!! SPECIAL NEEDS ARE ENCOURAGED!!! Spread the word to your friends! We will be meeting at Brown’s Creek. You do not have to have a bike to participate.
If transportation or a bike cannot be acquired, please call the 4-H office. 


What is 4-H?

4-H is the largest youth development organization in the United States, with more than 6 million youth involved in various programs and project areas. 4-H is delivered by the 101 Cooperative Extension Offices across the state of North Carolina. We believe in the power of youth. We see that every child has valuable strengths and real influence to improve the world around us. We empower them with leadership, communication and life skills that are needed to succeed in today’s world.

How do I get involved?

Getting involved in 4-H is really simple! There is no fee to join or uniforms required for participation. You can participate in 4-H in multiple ways:

  • Afterschool / In-School Enrichment
  • Community Clubs
  • Camps / Day Camps / Workshops
  • Youth At Large

Afterschool / In-School Enrichment

In some areas, there are 4-H programs offered through your local school. These programs are usually managed by volunteers and/or local extension staff. Youth participate in activities that build leadership and life skills during or after school hours. To check on the availability of these programs or to find an afterschool program, please call us at (910) 592-7161.

Community Clubs

4‑H clubs follow a planned program and offer multiple learning opportunities for youth that are self-directed. Clubs can meet in a variety of locations and typically meet in the evenings and on the weekends. Sampson County 4-H currently has seven 4-H Clubs and two 4-H Groups. Those clubs include but are not limited to:

  • Majestic Riders 4-H Horse Club
  • Prime Cuts 4-H Livestock Club
  • Happy Feet 4-H Club
  • Cookie Clover Scouts 4-H Club
  • Hippity Hop 4-H Rabbit Club
  • 4-H Juntos, Hobbton
  • 4-H Juntos, Clinton
  • Every Buddies Kids 4-H Club
  • K-9 Paws of Knowledge

For more information on how to get involved with one of our community clubs, please call (910) 592-7161 or email us at elizabeth_rowe@ncsu.edu or genny_thompson@ncsu.edu.

Camps/ Workshops / Day Camps

Sampson County 4-H offers many opportunities for youth of all ages to participate in activities that range from livestock to cooking. During the months of June, July, and August, Sampson County 4-H offers a  variety of summer day camp opinions. Day camp and workshop prices range from $5.00 to $25.00.

4-H youth also have to opportunity to attend week long summer camps at one of our three 4-H Camp Centers. Older youth have to opportunity to participate in several 4-H Teen events that take place during the summer. For more information on how to get involved, please call (910) 592 -7161.

Youth at Large

Did you know that you do not have to be a member of a club to participate in 4-H? If we don’t have a club that interest you, you can still participate by being a 4-H Youth at Large Member. Youth at Large are not involved in 4-H Clubs, however still participate in the same events, programs and workshops as normal club members. For more information, please call (910) 592-7161.

How do I join?

North Carolina 4-H is moving forward! Enrollment forms are now paperless! To enroll in Sampson County 4-H, please visit the 4-H Online link below. If you are new to 4-H, you will create a new “family” profile. If you have been involved with 4-H in the past, just update your information and “reactivate” your enrollment. It’s really that simple! If your are unsure on the enrollment process, please refer to the help pages below for tips on how to register. If you are still having problems, please contact Genny Thompson or Elizabeth Merrill at 910-592-7161 and we will be glad to assist you.



Need help? Click the link below for instructions on how to register.

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