Onslow County 4-H

Onslow County 4-H 4-H opens the door for youth to learn leadership skills and explore ways to give back. 4-H revolutionizes how youth connect to practical, hands-on learning experiences while outside of the classroom.

Through 4-H, more than 1900 young people in Onslow County learn new skills and serve their communities each year. 4-H offers clubs, special interest programs, summer camps, school enrichment, mentors program, after-school and child care training workshops. Guided by North Carolina Cooperative Extension educators and adult and teen volunteers, 4-H'ers gain knowledge, skills and experience that help them become responsible citizens and leaders.

Mission: 4-H Pledge: I pledge ... my HEAD to clearer thinking, my HEART to greater loyalty, my HANDS to larger service and my HEALTH to better living, for my club, my community, my country, and my world. Motto: To make the best BETTER.

Open with service changes

11/12/2020
Onslow County 4-H

Bring by your #ElderCheer donations before NEXT Friday, November 20th! ๐Ÿ™Œ

Suggested Donations:
Body Wash/Soap
Shampoo & Conditioner
Deodorant
Slippers
Lap Blankets & Throws
Shaving Cream & Razors
Gloves
Socks
Hairbrushes & Combs
Lotion
Toothbrush & Toothpaste
Pens
Large Print Word Finds
Large Piece Puzzles
Stationary
Playing Cards

Read more on this event here: https://onslow.ces.ncsu.edu/2020/09/2020-elder-cheer/

TGIF!!!

#ElderCheer is still happening this year!

We are now ACCEPTING donations!

Come by our office at 4024 Richlands Hwy, Jacksonville, NC
Monday-Friday from 8AM-5PM to drop off donations!

We've listed some suggested donation items below but feel free to bring anything you think a senior could use this time of the year!

Suggested Donations:
Body Wash/Soap
Shampoo & Conditioner
Deodorant
Slippers
Lap Blankets & Throws
Shaving Cream & Razors
Gloves
Socks
Hairbrushes & Combs
Lotion
Toothbrush & Toothpaste
Pens
Large Print Word Finds
Large Piece Puzzles
Stationary
Playing Cards

Read more on this event here: https://onslow.ces.ncsu.edu/2020/09/2020-elder-cheer/

North Carolina 4-H
11/12/2020

North Carolina 4-H

Collegiate 4-H at North Carolina State University is excited to share the winning t-shirt design. This design was created by Wayne County 4-H'er, Guillermo Estrada and is a great way to show everyone that we are North Carolina 4-H Proud! To order the shirt and have it shipped directly to you visit :

https://4hnc.aiacompanystore.com/

Short sleeve shirts are $13 each and long sleeve shirts are $16 each plus shipping. This ordering site will close on December 4th and shirts should be delivered around December 18th.

Don't miss out on having one of these limited edition 4-H shirts and supporting Collegiate 4-H!

11/11/2020

Our office is closed in observance of the holiday!
Happy Veteran's Day!

Tomorrow we will be back to our normal operating hours and our Gingerbread House kit pick up will continue!

Todayโ€™s the Pumpkin Drive! ๐Ÿ™ŒBring your leftover pumpkins to Onslow County Farmers' Market! Remember - pumpkins can be ca...
11/07/2020

Todayโ€™s the Pumpkin Drive! ๐Ÿ™Œ

Bring your leftover pumpkins to Onslow County Farmers' Market!

Remember - pumpkins can be carved ๐Ÿ™‚

If you have painted pumpkins youโ€™d like to donate bring them!!
The painted pumpkins will not be distributed to local farmers for animal feed but we will figure out another safe way to use them!

Don't let your Halloween Pumpkins go to waste!
We're collecting pumpkins to donate to local farmers for animal feed! ๐Ÿ™Œ

Read more on this event here: https://onslow.ces.ncsu.edu/2020/10/onslow-county-pumpkin-drive-2020/

Bring them by our Onslow County Farmers' Market November 7th, 2020 from 830AM-130PM!

#GrowOnslow ๐ŸŽƒ

11/03/2020
Onslow County 4-H

We've reached our limit! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

We are not receiving anymore responses.

#GrowOnslow โ„๏ธ

**We've reached our max number of participants for this contest. Please join us the week of December 10th to vote for your favorite #4HFamilyGingerbreadHouse**
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โ€ผ๏ธ NEW CONTEST ALERT โ€ผ๏ธ

4-H Family Gingerbread House Decorating Contest!

Our top 3 winners will win a GIFT CARD!
We also have a prize for whoever wins People's Choice!

Please note: ONLY 12 SPOTS AVAILABLE! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

Cost to enter: $5 (Gingerbread House Kit INCLUDED)
Feel free to use other items that aren't included in your Gingerbread House kit!

Participate in our #4-HFamilyGingerbreadHouse Decorating Contest by completing the registration form: https://forms.gle/7M3F11X6JdaEgPjK9

The registration period ends on November 9th, 2020 or until we've reached our maximum number of families (12).

**You must be able to pay/pick up your kit from our office on November 9th - November 13th**

How to Win:
All entries will be viewed by our judges to determine our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners for our gift cards! Entries will be judged by appearance, originality, and creativity!

All entries will be uploaded to our page on December 10th through December 15th to determine who will receive our People's Choice Prize!

Win the People's Choice Prize by getting the most 'Likes' on your photo submission!

We will be announcing our winners on December 16th, 2020 LIVE on our Onslow County 4-H page!

#GrowOnslow โ„๏ธ

Read more here: go.ncsu.edu/readext?748307

11/03/2020
Onslow County 4-H

WOW!! Sign ups are coming in FAST!!

Do not MISS the opportunity to win a gift card or our awesome People's Choice prize!

Participate in our #4HFamilyGingerbreadHouse Decorating Contest by completing the registration form now! โฌ‡๏ธ
https://forms.gle/7M3F11X6JdaEgPjK9

More details on this contest below

**We've reached our max number of participants for this contest. Please join us the week of December 10th to vote for your favorite #4HFamilyGingerbreadHouse**
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โ€ผ๏ธ NEW CONTEST ALERT โ€ผ๏ธ

4-H Family Gingerbread House Decorating Contest!

Our top 3 winners will win a GIFT CARD!
We also have a prize for whoever wins People's Choice!

Please note: ONLY 12 SPOTS AVAILABLE! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

Cost to enter: $5 (Gingerbread House Kit INCLUDED)
Feel free to use other items that aren't included in your Gingerbread House kit!

Participate in our #4-HFamilyGingerbreadHouse Decorating Contest by completing the registration form: https://forms.gle/7M3F11X6JdaEgPjK9

The registration period ends on November 9th, 2020 or until we've reached our maximum number of families (12).

**You must be able to pay/pick up your kit from our office on November 9th - November 13th**

How to Win:
All entries will be viewed by our judges to determine our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners for our gift cards! Entries will be judged by appearance, originality, and creativity!

All entries will be uploaded to our page on December 10th through December 15th to determine who will receive our People's Choice Prize!

Win the People's Choice Prize by getting the most 'Likes' on your photo submission!

We will be announcing our winners on December 16th, 2020 LIVE on our Onslow County 4-H page!

#GrowOnslow โ„๏ธ

Read more here: go.ncsu.edu/readext?748307

Onslow County Government
11/03/2020

Onslow County Government

******UPDATE: REGISTRATION FULL******

Looking for some family fun and competition?

Register for the Gingerbread House Decorating Contest through Onslow County 4-H!

Limited spots available, so please register and plan accordingly.

Don't let your Halloween Pumpkins go to waste!Our N.C. Cooperative Extension - Onslow County Center is collecting pumpki...
11/02/2020

Don't let your Halloween Pumpkins go to waste!

Our N.C. Cooperative Extension - Onslow County Center is collecting pumpkins to donate to local farmers for animal feed! ๐Ÿ™Œ

Bring them by our Onslow County Farmers' Market THIS SATURDAY, November 7th, 2020 from 830AM-130PM!

Read more on this event here: https://onslow.ces.ncsu.edu/.../onslow-county-pumpkin.../

#GrowOnslow ๐ŸŽƒ

Don't let your Halloween Pumpkins go to waste!
We're collecting pumpkins to donate to local farmers for animal feed! ๐Ÿ™Œ

Read more on this event here: https://onslow.ces.ncsu.edu/2020/10/onslow-county-pumpkin-drive-2020/

Bring them by our Onslow County Farmers' Market November 7th, 2020 from 830AM-130PM!

#GrowOnslow ๐ŸŽƒ

11/02/2020
4-H Family Gingerbread House Decorating Contest

**We've reached our max number of participants for this contest. Please join us the week of December 10th to vote for your favorite #4HFamilyGingerbreadHouse**
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โ€ผ๏ธ NEW CONTEST ALERT โ€ผ๏ธ

4-H Family Gingerbread House Decorating Contest!

Our top 3 winners will win a GIFT CARD!
We also have a prize for whoever wins People's Choice!

Please note: ONLY 12 SPOTS AVAILABLE! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

Cost to enter: $5 (Gingerbread House Kit INCLUDED)
Feel free to use other items that aren't included in your Gingerbread House kit!

Participate in our #4-HFamilyGingerbreadHouse Decorating Contest by completing the registration form: https://forms.gle/7M3F11X6JdaEgPjK9

The registration period ends on November 9th, 2020 or until we've reached our maximum number of families (12).

**You must be able to pay/pick up your kit from our office on November 9th - November 13th**

How to Win:
All entries will be viewed by our judges to determine our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners for our gift cards! Entries will be judged by appearance, originality, and creativity!

All entries will be uploaded to our page on December 10th through December 15th to determine who will receive our People's Choice Prize!

Win the People's Choice Prize by getting the most 'Likes' on your photo submission!

We will be announcing our winners on December 16th, 2020 LIVE on our Onslow County 4-H page!

#GrowOnslow โ„๏ธ

Read more here: go.ncsu.edu/readext?748307

๐Ÿšจ NEW NEWSLETTER ALERT ๐ŸšจYou don't want to miss out on reading our upcoming newsletter!We're REVEALING something NEW for ...
10/30/2020
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๐Ÿšจ NEW NEWSLETTER ALERT ๐Ÿšจ

You don't want to miss out on reading our upcoming newsletter!

We're REVEALING something NEW for this upcoming Holiday season..๐Ÿ™Œ

Want to be one of the first to know?
Take our word for it.. YOU DO! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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10/30/2020
2020 Onslow County 4-H Fall Contests Winners!

Our Onslow County 4-H agent, Dawn Stallings, reveals who our 4 winners are for our #4HFallContests! ๐ŸŽƒ

We had our Facebook subscribers 'Like' their favorite submission in each category. We have a winner for:

Overall Most Likes for Decorated Uncarved Pumpkin
Overall Most Likes for Decorated Carved Pumpkin
Overall Most Likes for DIY Costume
Overall Most Likes for Group Costume

Again, thank you all so much for your participation.

To our participants - because of the amount of hardwork and creativity you put into your submissions EVERYONE gets a prize! Be sure to check your mailboxes within the next few days for your treat!

To our winners - our 4-H agent, Dawn Stallings will reach out to you to see how you'd like to receive your 4-H Hammock!!

#GrowOnslow ๐Ÿ€

Thanks for tuning in!
Be sure to keep up with us on Facebook by 'Liking' our page or subscribe to our Clover Connection newsletter because MORE CONTESTS ARE ON THE WAY ๐Ÿ™Œ

10/30/2020

Our Onslow County 4-H agent, Dawn Stallings, reveals who our 4 winners are for our #4HFallContests! ๐ŸŽƒ

We had our Facebook subscribers 'Like' their favorite submission in each category. We have a winner for:

Overall Most Likes for Decorated Uncarved Pumpkin
Overall Most Likes for Decorated Carved Pumpkin
Overall Most Likes for DIY Costume
Overall Most Likes for Group Costume

Again, thank you all so much for your participation.

To our participants - because of the amount of hardwork and creativity you put into your submissions EVERYONE gets a prize! Be sure to check your mailboxes within the next few days for your treat!

To our winners - our 4-H agent, Dawn Stallings will reach out to you to see how you'd like to receive your 4-H Hammock!!

#GrowOnslow ๐Ÿ€

Thanks for tuning in!
Be sure to keep up with us on Facebook by 'Liking' our page or subscribe to our Clover Connection newsletter because MORE CONTESTS ARE ON THE WAY ๐Ÿ™Œ

10/30/2020

Our 2020 #4HFallContests was a success!

Thank you to all of our 4H-ers๐Ÿ€ who participated!

The Pumpkin Decor and DIY Costume submissions were not only SPOOKtacular but so BOOtiful! We appreciate everyone's hard work they've put in to make our contests successful!

Also, shoutout to all of our voters!! ๐Ÿ™Œ
I know our 4-Hers didn't make it easy on you! We hope your family can participate with us next time!

#GrowOnslow ๐Ÿ‘ป

Be sure to tune in today at 12PM EST for when we go LIVE to announce our winners!

10/29/2020

Happy Friday EVE!

Today's the LAST DAY to vote for your favorite submission(s) for our #4HFallContests ๐ŸŽƒ

ALL of our contest category albums will disappear today at 4PM EST!!!!

Remember to tune in tomorrow at 12PM EST we will be announcing our winners LIVE!!!! ๐Ÿ™Œ

To all of our Pumpkin Decor ๐ŸŽƒ  participants or anyone who has leftover Pumpkins. Stop by the Onslow County Farmers' Mark...
10/28/2020

To all of our Pumpkin Decor ๐ŸŽƒ participants or anyone who has leftover Pumpkins.

Stop by the Onslow County Farmers' Market on November 7th to drop off your unused pumpkins!

More details in the post belowโฌ‡๏ธโฌ‡๏ธ

Don't let your Halloween Pumpkins go to waste!
We're collecting pumpkins to donate to local farmers for animal feed! ๐Ÿ™Œ

Read more on this event here: https://onslow.ces.ncsu.edu/2020/10/onslow-county-pumpkin-drive-2020/

Bring them by our Onslow County Farmers' Market November 7th, 2020 from 830AM-130PM!

#GrowOnslow ๐ŸŽƒ

**As of 10/29/20 we officially are sold out**Happy Hump Day! ๐Ÿ™ŒDue to an order cancellation we have a few of our #4HKits ...
10/28/2020

**As of 10/29/20 we officially are sold out**

Happy Hump Day! ๐Ÿ™Œ

Due to an order cancellation we have a few of our #4HKits available for purchase!
Take advantage of this opportunity because this will be the last 4-H Kits for a while..

Here's what we have available:
(2) Honey Bee Bristlebot Kits
(1) Stem Rover Kit
(1) Wind Turbine Kit

See the flyers below for the description of each kit โฌ‡๏ธโฌ‡๏ธ

If you're interested - ACT FAST!
1. Send us a message
2. Call our office at 910-455-5873 MON-FRI 8AM-5PM
3. Email Emoni Burgess directly at [email protected]

Please provide us with your youth's name(s), an email address for your order confirmation and the 4-H Kit(s) you'd like to purchase.

Read more about our 4-H Kits here: https://onslow.ces.ncsu.edu/2020/09/onslow-county-4-h-kits/

The Grow Box is back ๐Ÿ˜What is The Grow Box?A program of Garden Fun for your family delivered to your door from North Car...
10/27/2020

The Grow Box is back ๐Ÿ˜

What is The Grow Box?
A program of Garden Fun for your family delivered to your door from North Carolina 4-H ๐Ÿ€ and the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University.

The Grow Box gives youth and their families the opportunity to explore their backyard or the natural spaces near them with guided activities designed to develop their science skills. Youโ€™ll grow plants together, search for seeds, observe pollinators, and get creative with the hands-on activities in each box.

For more information including how to register and purchase go to: https://growforit.ces.ncsu.edu/growforit-programs/growbox/

Good morning! A new โœจClover Connectionโœจ newsletter is on the way!Our monthly newsletters are filled with information on ...
10/27/2020
Welcome to Onslow County 4-H

Good morning!

A new โœจClover Connectionโœจ newsletter is on the way!

Our monthly newsletters are filled with information on Onslow County 4-H including but not limited to: past Onslow County 4-H events, current Onslow County 4-H events, 4-H clubs and 4-H activities available for your youth!

#GrowOnslow ๐Ÿ€

View our previous Clover Connection newsletters on our website: https://onslow.ces.ncsu.edu/Onslow-County-4-H/

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What is 4-H? In 4-H, we believe in the power of young people. We see that every child has valuable strengths and real influence to improve the world around us. We are Americaโ€™s largest youth development organization โ€“ empowering nearly seven million young people across the U.S with the skills to...

10/26/2020
Onslow County 4-H

VOTE NOW!

#GrowOnslow ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ

Just a friendly reminder the vote only counts if you 'Like' the picture.

Today's the day folks!

Check out our Photo Albums and 'LIKE' your favorite submission for our #4HFallContests!!

Participants - feel free to tag a friend, neighbor, or family member in the comments. Remember to have them 'Like' the photo in our album in order for their vote to count!!

Please note:
-Our voting period ends October 29th, 2020 at 5PM EST.
Good luck to all our contestants!
- If a category (photo album) only has 1 submission (picture) that means it is the only submission we received. So please take a moment to still show these submissions some love!!!

#GrowOnslow ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ

10/26/2020

Today's the day folks!

Check out our Photo Albums and 'LIKE' your favorite submission for our #4HFallContests!!

Participants - feel free to tag a friend, neighbor, or family member in the comments. Remember to have them 'Like' the photo in our album in order for their vote to count!!

Please note:
-Our voting period ends October 29th, 2020 at 5PM EST.
Good luck to all our contestants!
- If a category (photo album) only has 1 submission (picture) that means it is the only submission we received. So please take a moment to still show these submissions some love!!!

#GrowOnslow ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ

Check out these awesome programs for schools and homeschools!The event will take you around the NC Zoo โ€“ virtually โ€“ to ...
10/22/2020
N.C. Cooperative Extension - Onslow County Center

Check out these awesome programs for schools and homeschools!

The event will take you around the NC Zoo โ€“ virtually โ€“ to places guests canโ€™t usually go.

Read more below โฌ‡๏ธโฌ‡๏ธ

Next week is the NC Zooโ€™s first Living with Nature distance learning event for the 2020-2021 academic year. ๐Ÿ™Œ

This is the NC Zooโ€™s third year of offering these FREE programs for schools and homeschools.

The events are designed for middle school and high school students and focus on animal behavior & biology, wildlife conservation, careers, and green practices.

Read more at: https://onslow.ces.ncsu.edu/2020/10/nc-zoo-presents-living-with-nature-virtual-event/

Register now: https://www.nczoo.org/education/schools/living-nature-distance-learning-events

10/21/2020

Happy Hump Day ๐Ÿ™Œ

Pick up for Round 6 of our #4HKits ends this Friday!

We've sent reminders to those that have not picked up their order yet. Please respond to our reminder email to ensure your order of kits remain reserved.

Address

4024 Richlands Hwy
Jacksonville, NC
28540

General information

(2018) DECEMBER (2018) 4th - Elder Cheer Preparations 15th - Holiday Workshop ******************************************************************************************* DECEMBER (2017) 5 - Elder Cheer 21 - 4-H Holiday Workshop JANUARY (2018) Happy New Year! FEBRUARY 24 - Favorite Food Show, 10:00a (9:30-10a setup) 24 - 4-H Robotics Information Session 4:30p MARCH 3 - 4-H Achievement Awards Program 4:00p TBA - 4-H Workshops/Classes APRIL TBA - 4-H Workshops/Classes MAY 4 to 6 - Healthy Living Summit 25 - 4-H District Activity Day in Lenoir County JUNE 25 to 29 - Summer Day Camp JULY 23 to 27 - Wetland Wonders Environmental Day Camp AUGUST 55 to 10 - 4-H Sleep-away Camp

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(910) 455-5873

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Through 4-H, more than 1900 young people in Onslow County learn new skills and serve their communities each year. 4-H offers clubs, special interest programs, summer camps, school enrichment, mentors program, after-school and child care training workshops. Guided by North Carolina Cooperative Extension educators and adult and teen volunteers, 4-H'ers gain knowledge, skills and experience that help them become responsible citizens and leaders.

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Comments

Painting our pumpkins this past weekend for the 2020 4-H Pumpkin Decor Contest!! ๐ŸŽƒ
Iliana- Charisse keeping Jacksonville Clean. Community Service Project
Raygan is so excited about her 4h kits! She had a great time putting the drawing robot together ๐Ÿฅฐ Thank you!!
I would like to get my kids into 4h could some one contact me with what I can do or what I need to do
We are excited to have the Onslow County 4-H join us for the Resource Night on Monday the 26th at 6PM. Thank you!
We will be relocating to the area in December with our 10 year old daughter and we were wondering if someone could explain the 4H program?
If anyone is looking for some great deals on horse tack and other items come out to Onslow Feed & Grain from 9-2p tomorrow to the 2nd Annual Tack swap. Especially anyone with youth riders!
Is there a Poultry Club for Children? I have found information on Horses, Swine & Goat but nothing on Poultry. I would like our son to participate in Poultry Showmanship at the Onslow Fair but can find no information about 4-H Poultry Club.
The Onslow County Partnership for Children is still accepting application for NC PreK and Three School. Children must be 3 or 4 by August 31st. Tell your friends!!