Upcoming Events for Cumberland County Center
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Youth will learn about how trees grow, what kind of trees grow in our area, how wildlife uses trees, and about all of the products made from trees. They will also learn about the abundant wildlife in our area. Youth are required to wear long pants and closed toed shoes. Bug spray will be provided. Cost: Free Age: 9-14 Call Donna in the 4-H office to register at 321-6864.
Join other teens from across the state for a fun-filled week on NC State's campus. Activities range from workshops developing leadership and citizenship skills to social events such as dances and banquets. Delegates also get to participate in discussions on current issues and the democratic process through campaigning and electing state officers. Deadline to register: May 20th Age: 13-18 Cost: TBD Call Donna in the 4-H office at 321-6864 to register.
Youth will learn basic sewing skills about the sewing machine, following a pattern guidesheet, and complete a simple garment. Items participants are required to bring: shears, seam ripper, pin cushion, six inch seam gauge, straight pins, handle needle, and marking pen. If youth have their own machine, please bring it with you. Participants will sign up for an hour time slot for the entire week when registering. Time slots available are 8:45-9:45 am, 10:00-11:00 am, 1:30-2:30 pm, or 2:35-3:34 pm. Only two youth per time slot on a first come, first serve basis. Cost: $2.00 Age: 11-18 Call Donna in the 4-H office to register @ 321-6864.
Join us for this ever-popular science day camp and dive into agiculture science and technology. This year's all new activities include a trip to Bayer Crop Science, a fish farm and many other exciting activities. The cost of this camp includes transportation, admission costs, snacks, drinks and supplies. Youth are required to wear closed toed shoes. Participants must bring a bagged lunch each day. Cost: $20.00 Ages: 9-14
Limit: 10 Call Donna in the 4-H office at 321-6864 to register.
The Cumberland County Government Youth Traveling Tour is an exciting four day series on how county government works. This traveling tour is the youth component of the Citizen's Academy. Aside from the various classroom settings, youth will actually spend time in select departments and learn what they do for the citizens of Cumberland County. At the end of the session, there will be a graduation for those completing all sessions. Participants must bring a bagged lunch. Cost: Free Age: 9-14 Call Donna in the 4-H office at 321-6864 to register.
Why do honeybees dance? How do bees carry pollen? Answer these questions and more as you explore the world of honeybees with hands-on activities. Youth are required to wear closed toed shoes. Cost: $10.00 Ages: 5-8 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
Youth will create their own terrariums and stepping stones while learning what it takes to raise their own garden. Youth are required to wear closed toed shoes. Cost: Free Ages: 5-8 Call Donna in the 4-H office at 321-6864 to register.
Youth will learn hands-on basics of home canning by making jam. Each participant will take home a wonderful jam project to enjoy with family and friends. Youth are required to wear closed toed shoes. Cost: $8.00 Ages: 9-14
Participants will build free flight gliders and rubber-powered airplancs and then visit an R/C airfield where they will have the opportunity to fly a R/C airplance with the help of an instructor. Participants must bring a bagged lunch. Youth are required to wear closed toed shoes. Cost: $5.00 Ages: 5-18
Nothing says summer like a sliver of ice-cold watermelon, a juicy peach running down your chin or sitting with family sharing stories while shelling fresh butter beans. This camp will allow kids to vist local farms to see where food is grown and harvested. Plus, learn how to cook some of these delicious bounties for lunch. Youth are required to wear closed toed shoes. Cost: $40.00 Ages: 9-14 Call Donna in the 4-H office at 321-6864 to register.