Edgecombe Elite
 4-H News and Updates
July 2020, Issue 1
Summer Fun Available NOW!
This month we will continue our 2020 Virtual Summer Fun! It will be comprised of various subjects including livestock trivia, fitness and nutrition, career prep, crafts and more! They will be led by Extension Staff and area agents. You do not have to be registered in 4Honline.comso invite a friend !! Each activity will require an Eventbrite registration. *If we do not have enough participation the event will be cancelled.

There's a raffle at the end of the summer during our End Of Summer Zoom Bash for a prize pack! The more you participate, the more chances you have to win!

Livestock Series- Summer Fun
Mondays and Wednesdays starting July 13-22. Join Melissa and Gracyn on Zoom as we talk about Equine Husbandry, Cattle Digestion, and Showing Hogs. You will also get to meet the Poultry Area Agent- Jonas Asbill during his lesson on Poultry Digestion! If you sign up for one, you sign up for all of them. You will receive a kit with lesson handouts and home activities!
Kickin Nutrition- Summer Fun
There are still spots available to sign up for the Kickin Nutrition Program beginning July 14th! This series focuses on healthy eating, cooking and physical fitness. Every county is putting on this program so make sure to sign up today for the chance to win prizes.
NC 4-H Virtual Programs
North Carolina 4-H has prepared a full virtual summer program that youth can participate in. You will learn from the following topics:  Back to the Basics, Plant Geeks Unite, Cloverbud STEM, Junior STEM, Log On to Leadership. Down on the Farm, Explore Outdoors, and 4-H Healthy Habits Family. *Coffee and Culture registration is closed the rest do not have a deadline!
CONGRATS to the DAD Winners!
Edgecombe County had great representation at the District Activity Day Presentation competition. Congratulations to all of the participants and winners of the contest! Remember that Gold in all age groups and Silver in 11-13 and 14-18 are eligible to compete at the state finals. You should've received an email for further instructions if you qualify.

Congress begins July 20th
Registration is now closed for congress! Thank you to the people that registered. You will receive more information once we get closer to time. Lets get excited for a Virtual Congress Event!

EVENTS  |  Keep track of all of the events on our  Google Calendar
July
14
Open to youth ages 10-13 to learn about hand anatomy, ASL and Machinery. (click title to register)

July 
4
Happy Independence Day!
View our Pledge video on  Facebook in honor of 4-H and USA. Thank you for your video submissions!
July
14
A collaborative project between Edgecombe and Nash! Watch corny videos and learn about fitness and  nutrition . (Click title to register)
July
16
An annual event normally hosted at the livestock arena. Learning all about Safety- Free and open to everyone. (Click title to register)