April 2023
Events at a Glance...

4th - VLA and County Council Meetings
7th - 4-H Office Closed
10th - It's Electric! Camp
11th - 12th - Intro to 4-H Cloverbud Camp
19th - Volunteer Appreciation Reception

11th - County Activity Day and Fashion Revue
20th - Betsy's Bash Fundraiser at BJP
13th - 14th - North District Horse Show
29th - 4-H Office Closed

Important Dates for 2023
May 11th - County Activity Day and Fashion Revue
May 20th - Betsy's Bash at BJP
June 21st - 22nd - Citizenship Focus
June 24th - District Activity Day
July 9th - 14th - Guilford County at BJP
July 22nd - State Activity Day
July 22 - 25th - NC 4-H Congress

Want to see what's coming up in Guilford County? View our calendar in real time!
Very Important!

4-H Online is open! Please make sure you re-enroll as soon as possible!

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VLA and County Council

VLA's next meeting will be April 4th at 6:30 pm at the Guilford County Office.

County Council will be April 4th at 6:30 pm at the Guilford County Office. Want to learn more about County Council? Take a look at this presentation and email Meredith with specific questions.

Join us at BJP!

Guilford county will be attending BJP in Reidsville July 9-14. We still have some spots available, but they're filling up fast, so register now!
We have extended our scholarship application deadline to April 5th.

More Information and Camp Registration

NCD 4-H Rabbit Show

The 2023 North Central District 4-H Rabbit Show will be held on Saturday, May 6 at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Cattle Barn. Check-in will begin at 10:30 a.m. and the show will begin at the conclusion of the Poultry show. The show is for youth ages 5-18 (as of 1/1/2023). Youth must provide their own rabbit.

Register here before April 6. A $5 registration fee is also due.

4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest

Calling all young creative writers who love honey bees! Enrolled North Carolina 4-H youth are invited to research and write an essay for the state 4-H Beekeeping Essay contest. The 2023 essay topic is, “The Importance of Beeswax.”

Entries are due April 21st. More Information

Howling with CALS Summer Camp

Check out this FREE camp for rising 9th graders. The Howling with CALS Camp is a 4-day residential camp (June 11-14, 2023) for a small group of rising high-school freshmen from rural North Carolina counties or underrepresented communities to reside on North Carolina State University’s campus to learn more about opportunities within agriculture and life sciences.

Apply here before April 17th.

AgCarolina Farm Credit Scholarships

AgCarolina Farm Credit is offering a variety of scholarships for youth. The application is online accepting submissions until April 15th.
Upcoming State Livestock Events

NC State University and N.C. A&T State University work in tandem, along with federal, state and local governments, to form a strategic partnership called N.C. Cooperative Extension.

Extension's 4-H program is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina. We help over 247,000 young people grow into active, contributing citizens each year.

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