September 4-H Family Newsletter

Hurricane Preparedness Resources
We know that many of you are in the midst of storm preparations with the impending approach of Hurricane Florence. Please remember the most important thing is that you and your family remain safe during the storm.  For the latest storm preparation, response and recovery information, please visit NC Disaster Information Center.

Snapshots of Our Summer!
We had a blast this summer! Our summer camps and programs have expanded from years past and we truly hope everyone had a great time coming together to experience summer like never before! Thank you to everyone who helped make this summer a success! Below are just snapshots from our summer. If you would like to see more pictures and videos, please check out our Moore County 4-H Facebook page! We hope to see some return faces, as well as some new faces next summer!

Millstone Residential 4-H Camp
Collage of Millstone 4-H Camp experience.
Collage of our STEM Camp experience.

Farm to Kitchen Camp
Collage of 4-H Farm to Kitchen Camp experience.

Senior Livestock Camp
Collage of our 4-H Senior Livestock Camp experience.

Multi-County Cooking Challenge
Collage of the Moore County Team who participated in the 4-H Cluster Cooking Challenge Competition.

Junior Livestock Camp
Collage of the 4-H Junior Livestock Experience.

Cloverbud STEM Camp
Collage of 4-H Cloverbud STEM Camp experience.

Cloverbud Livestock Camp
Collage of 4-H Cloverbud Livestock Camp experience.

NC 4-H Congress
Collage of North Carolina 4-H Congress experience.

 Follow Your Dreams Camp
Collage of our 4-H Follow Your Dreams Camp experience.

Teen Adventure Trip
Collage of our 4-H Teen Adventure Trip experience.

Youth Opportunities

North Carolina State Fair
North Carolina State Fair
There are a variety of ways 4-H members can participate at the North Carolina State Fair!  
  • Please review the premium list and competition rules for each of the 4-H categories to gain more information as to how you can participate.
  • State Fair Entry Deadline: September 15th
Moore County Agricultural Fair
Moore County Agricultural Fair
The Moore County Fair is upon us! There are many ways you and your 4-H club can participate. Participants may enter a variety of livestock, flowers, field and garden crops, arts and crafts, and several categories of food. Participants can be youth and adults and you do not need to be in 4-H to participate.

Dates: September 25-29th

Youth showing their cattle at the 2017 Moore County Livestock Circuit Show.

Moore County 4-H Livestock Circuit Shows
Youth ages 5-18 will compete against other youth from across the region at our upcoming shows. We could use a few volunteers, both youth and adults, to assist in helping the shows run smoothly. Please contact Kelly McCaskill, our Livestock Agent, to find out how you might be able to assist! The heifer and lamb show will be held Friday, October 5th and the goat show will be held Saturday, October 6th.

This event is free to attend and we welcome spectators, so feel free to come on by to learn a little bit about the livestock project.

Location: Moore County Fairgrounds (Carthage, NC)
Date & Time: October 5th at 7PM - Heifer and Lamb Show
Date Time:   October 6th at 9:30AM - Goat Show

2018 4-H National Youth Science Day Logo

4-H National Youth Science Day
T his October, 4-H and Google will launch an exciting National Youth Science Day challenge, Code Your World, inviting kids to get involved in computer science through hands-on learning.  Code Your World is a four-part challenge that teaches youth ages 8-12 to apply computer science to the world around them. Developed by Google and West Virginia University Extension Service, it includes a computer-based activity on Google's Computer Science First platform and three unplugged activities that bring coding to life through games and interaction.

Follow us on Facebook and/or review the upcoming October Newsletter for more details about our Moore County event.

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunity
Keep Moore County Beautiful is offering three $1,000 college scholarships to seniors in the four area high schools. Please go to your school counselor or scholarship advisor and to get an application. 

If you have any questions please contact Keep Moore County Beautiful offices to speak with Karen Schreifels, (910) 947-4312 or Chad Beane (910)947-3637.

Volunteer Opportunities

4-H Volunteer Conference of Southern States
Date: September 27-30, 2018
Location: Rock Eagle 4-H Center; Eatonton,GA
Cost: $80  (Moore County 4-H Covering $305)
Contact Sarah Miller to Register 

Multi-County 4-H Volunteer Revolution Training
Topic: Planning Your Future - Vision Boards
Date: October 22
Time: 6:30-8:30PM  (not including travel time)
Location: Robeson County Center
Light dinner provided
Transportation provided to/from Carthage if requested
RSVP Deadline: October 15 - (910)947-3188

South Central District 4-H Volunteer Leaders' Fall Date
Date: November 3, 2018
Location: Laurinburg, NC