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 Join 4-H Today! Enroll through 4-H Online!

 4-H ONLINE 2.0 is now available!

4-H Online 2.0 is where 4-H members will be able to update membership records, health forms, and other authorizations while keeping track of their 4-H career and achievements.

Visit https://sites.google.com/ncsu.edu/nc4honline/home to access helpful information on how to set up your v2.4honline.com new 4-H Online 2.0 account, register for 4-H events, and to access 4-H Online 2.0!

Did we mention that signing up for 4-H is free?!

2022 UPCOMING EVENTS

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2022 North Carolina State Fair

October 13-23, 2022

Those wishing to enter items into the North Carolina State Fair for the 2022 year, please have your entries ready to submit and submitted by September 15th. Entries will not be accepted as walk-ups the day of the fair. You must pre-enter your items if you wish for them to displayed at the State Fair. For more information on how to enter items in the North Carolina State Fair 4-H Youth and Development department, please call 910-592-7161 or email elizabeth_rowe@ncsu.edu.

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Volunteers Wanted!!

If you have a heart and passion for youth, WE WANT YOU!!

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Free training provided!

CLUB LEADERS NEEDED:

Teen Club
Shooting Sports Instructors
Gardening Club
Book Club (Senior 13-18 yr old)
Fishing Club

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Sampson County 4-H 200 Challenge

October 1-31, 2022

WE CHALLENGE YOU!!

Sampson County 4-H in honor of the City of Clinton turning 200 year old and National 4-H Week 2022 Challenge you to complete the 200 Challenge!!

The first person or the person to complete the most challenges and earn the most points will earn one of the the top three prizes. Prizes will be awarded to the top three participants!

For rules and list of challenges click here: 200 Challenge Rules and Challenges

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2022 Square Fair

October 8, 2022

We encourage you to take a stroll around the Square and check out the Street Fair this year! Its back and this year hopefully the weather won’t hold you back. Come find 4-H and Extension at Square Fair and earn a few prizes in our Extension Ag quiz. Meet the new Agent Amanda Knight!

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4-H Pumpkin Carving Party

October 28, 2022   6:00 p.m.

Thanks to our sponsors at Cameron’s Produce, we will be hosting a Pumpkin Carving Party this year! Come join the fun on October 28th in your coolest costume! Snacks will be provided. Youth between the ages of 5-7 must bring an Adult Helper with them. This event cost $5.00 that can be paid at the Sampson County Extension Office in the form of cash or check. Check can be made to the “County of Sampson”.

REGISTER HERE: https://forms.gle/tkMeDASDtw4q7qmL6

Sampson County Cooperative Extension Current Covid -19 Policy

Our offices are open to the public. We are not enforcing a mask policy, however we respect those that wish to wear a mask for their comfort. North Carolina 4-H is currently requiring local 4-H programs to follow local school mask mandates. Please check with Sampson / Clinton County Schools for current procedures. Please check in with our secretary before visiting with any of our 4-H staff to ensure staff are available. 

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 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
  • Cookie Clover Scouts 4-H Club
  • 4-H Juntos, Sampson Early College
  • 4-H Juntos, Clinton High & Sampson Middle School
  • Sampson County 4-H Youth Leaders

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 interests 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 you are unsure about 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.

REGISTER FOR SAMPSON COUNTY 4-H!

https://northcarolina.4honline.com/Login

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

Creating a Family Profile _4Honline

How Do I Start a 4-H Club?

So you are thinking about starting a 4-H club? That’s great! There are a couple of things that you will need in order to start a 4-H Club in your area or community.

  • A responsible and willing adult volunteer. Co-Leaders are welcomed!
  • Five youth from at least two or more families
  • A place to meet (We can help!)

It’s really that simple! If you are thinking about starting a 4-H club, please contact Genny Thompson or Elizabeth Merrill and schedule an appointment to talk about the goals and ideas you have and to help you get started!

4-H Club Resources

Below are some resources for new and existing 4-H Clubs. ALL FORMS MUST BE RENEWED EACH YEAR! If you have any questions regarding any of the following forms, please contact our offices at 910-592-7161.

Club Charter Application (Update Annually)

Officer_and_Election_Duties

4-H Club Secretary Guide

4-H Financial Report Form (Update Annually)

4-H Group Tax Exemption Authorization (New Clubs)

Directions on Applying for EIN and Filing Epostcard

Blank IRS Form SS-4

Club Finance Checklist

Club Meeting and Program Planning

Filing IRS 990N Form Directions

North_Carolina_4-H_Registration (Update Annually)

Non-discrimination Statement Form 2019 (Update Annually)

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https://twitter.com/sampson4h