Edgecombe Elite 
 4-H News and Updates
April 2020, Issue 1
Thank you for visiting!!
We hope that you are staying well in the  new normal! We will  b e sending out newsletters to help you stay up to date on all Edgecombe County 4H / Extension news. This one is packed full to make sure you can take advantage of all the opportunities available.
At Home Embryology Project
This is such a popular activity in our Elementary schools, we wanted to offer an at home embryology project for our 4-hers that wanted to hatch chicks AT HOME. You must REGISTER early as we only have a few incubators to deliver. More information under the activities section on the google sites page (link at bottom of page)
ASPIRE: ACT Prep
High School upperclassman!! This is for you. If you need prep for the upcoming ACT, check out the North Carolina 4H Facebook page for a daily spark session to help you out. 4 times available for English, Math, Reading and Science help.

Pen Pals Project
The goal of this project is to send "Thinking of you" cards, letters, coloring pages, etc. to adults in our community! 
6 total cards = 1 COMMUNICATION PROJECT & COMMUNITY  SERVICE
Email Tanya_heath@ncsu.edu to participate
Home Gardening Challenge
Registration is now open until April 10th at noon if you want to sign up for the 4-H Home Gardening  Challenge! We will offer a variety of online educational workshops and also challenge the youth to send pictures of their gardens, produce, cooked recipes, etc. This program will also include a challenge for 4-H'ers to win the title, "4-H Garden of the Year" award!
Web Contributions
Livestock Show & Sale- Cancelled
Due to the cancellation of the 83rd Annual Eastern Carolina 4-H Livestock Show and Sale, we have created on online platform where contributions can be made to r ecognize our youth for their hard work on this year's project. Through this link, each county's youth are listed to easily view their bios and make a pledge to be invoiced.
COVID-19 Resources
We are always looking out for you! Check out this link for resources from NCSU Extension on ways you can stay safe!  Learn More

NEW!- Edgecombe County 4-H Google Site
This is a google sites page and has links to google documents for activities, recipes, age-related activities and also a post-activity evaluation form to tell us what you learned. We have  created this site to make it easier for to find information and continue learning in a virtual setting.  Learn More
EVENTS  |   View Calendar
April
10
April
14
Plant Pick-up Begins thru April 30th. Pick up from Ace Home Center after Registration
April
17
Last day to register for the At Home Embryology Project. 
April 
14
ASPIRE: ACT Prep! The first day is April 14. Check out the NC 4H Facebook page at 2 pm for a Daily Spark Lesson.