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Cumberland County Center Green with Envy - Summer Lawn Care Tips - Extension's Better Living Series Tue Jun 9, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 2 weeks away

The heat is on! Maintaining a green lawn is much different in hot weather. Understanding irrigation, fertilizer and pest management practices will keep your turf alive and well during the hot summer months. Attend this workshop and learn how to keep your lawn green and weed free during the summer. Advance registration is requested. There is no cost for this workshop.

Cumberland County Center 4-H Summer Adventures - Livestock Summer Fun Tue Jun 23, 2015 @ 8:00 AM -Thu Jun 25, 2015 @ 4:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive # 140, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 4 weeks away

Ages *9-14 (as of January 1, 2015)
Youth will be going to a different farm each day (sheep, goats, beef cattle) and doing hands-on activities inside and outside. Youth will learn about showmanship, judging, breeds, feed, equipment, genetics, wool, the ruminant stomach, ways to identify animals, terms, and meat cuts.  Closed-toe shoes required. Lunch provided. Cost is $40.
Current 4-H Enrollment paperwork required. Please contact Jessica Drake at 910.321.6867 for Susan Johnson at 910.321.6405 for additional information.

Cumberland County Center 4-H Summer Adventures - Let's Jam in the Kitchen Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive # 140, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 4 weeks away

Ages 9-14 (as of January 1, 2015)
Youth will learn the hands-on basics of home canning by making jam. Each participant will take home a wonderful jam product to enjoy with family and friends. Closed-toe shoes. Cost is $10. Current 4-H Enrollment paperwork is required. Please contact Jessica Drake at 910.321.6867 or Susan Johnson at 910.321.6405 for additional information.

Cumberland County Center Basic Water Bath Canning - Extension's Better Living Series Thu Jun 25, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 4 weeks away

Learn the basics of waterbath canning and get started canning produce from your garden! Candy Underwood, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agent, teaches hands-on techniques for preserving high acid foods. Each participant will complete the workshop with a preserved item. Workshop fee is $10.00. All fee-based workshops require pre-registration, which includes payment prior to class.

Cumberland County Center 4-H Summer Adventures - Model Aviation Tue Jun 30, 2015 @ 8:00 AM -Wed Jul 1, 2015 @ 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive # 140, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 1 month away

Ages *9-14 (as of January 1, 2015)
Participants will build free flight gliders and visit a remote controlled airfield and fly and remote controlled plane with the help of an instructor. Youth will learn about airplanes and aerospace engineering through hands-on activities and a trip to a local museum and flight simulator. Closed-toe shoes required. Bring your own lunch. Cost is $15. Current 4-H Enrollment paperwork is required. Contact Jessica Drake at 910.321.6867 or Susan Johnson at 910.321.6405 for additional information.

Cumberland County Center 4-H Summer Adventures - Health Rocks! Mon Jul 6, 2015 @ 8:00 AM -Tue Jul 7, 2015 @ 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive # 140, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 1 month away

Ages *9-13 (as of January 1, 2015)
Health Rocks! Is a healthy living program where youth will discover healthy lifestyle choices. Youth will be empowered to share positive decision making skills surrounding tobacco, alcohol, and drug use. Participants will also enjoy learning about media influences and stress management. Closed-toe shoes required. Bring your own lunch. Snacks are included. Cost is $10. Current 4-H Enrollment paperwork is required. For additional information please contact Jessica Drake at 910.321.6867 or Susan Johnson at 910.321.6405.

Cumberland County Center 4-H Summer Adventures - Lego Robotics Thu Jul 9, 2015 @ 8:00 AM -Fri Jul 10, 2015 @ 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive # 140, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 1 month away

Ages *9-12 (as of January 1, 2015)
Interns from NC A&T University will lead youth in two half days of STEM programming. Youth will use Legos to create robots and learn about the engineering process. Closed-toe shoes required. Snacks are included. Cost is $5. Current 4-H Enrollment paperwork is required. Contact Jessica Drake at 910.321.6867 or Susan Johnson at 910.321.6405 for additional information.

Cumberland County Center 4-H Summer Adventures - Energy Transformation Mon Jul 13, 2015 @ 8:00 AM -Tue Jul 14, 2015 @ 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive # 140, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 2 months away

Ages *10-14 (as of January 1, 2015)
Participants will learn about different types of energy, how energy works, and how society uses energy. Youth will be able to build simple circuits and use switches to control the flow of electricity, determine how to calculate energy costs, and construct a cardboard house to create an energy efficient with running electricity. Closed-toe shoes required. Additional form required for participation in field trip. Bring your own lunch. Snacks are included. Cost is $10. Current 4-H Enrollment paperwork is required. Contact Jessica Drake at 910.312.6867 or Susan Johnson at 910.321.6405 for additional information.


Cumberland County Center From Kitchen Scraps to Garden Gold - Extension's Better Living Series Tue Jul 14, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 2 months away

Mother Nature can be kind to gardeners! Let her do the work for you by producing nutrient rich organic soil for your garden through Vermiculture. Those wiggly worms will turn your trash into garden gold for free! Find out how! Advance registration is requested. There is no cost for this workshop.

Cumberland County Center 4-H Summer Adventures - What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up? Fri Jul 17, 2015 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive # 140, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 2 months away

Ages 5-8.
Cloverbuds will enjoy learning about different career opportunities. Participants are encouraged to dress-up like they want to be when they grow up. Closed-toes shoes required. Bring your own lunch. Cost is $5.00. Current 4-H Enrollment paperwork must be on file. Contact Jessica Drake at 910.321.6867 for additional information.

Cumberland County Center 4-H Summer Adventures - NC 4-H Congress Sat Jul 18, 2015 @ 8:00 AM -Tue Jul 21, 2015 @ 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Raleigh, NC, USA
— 2 months away

Ages *14-18 (as of January 1, 2015)
This is an overnight event.

Youth from across NC will visit NC State for this fun filled conference. Activities will include leadership workshops, community service opportunities, and social events such as dances and banquets. Participants also explore the democratic process and have the opportunity to discuss current events and how they impact their community. Includes some meals, lodging, and conference materials. Must provide bedding and towels. Registration with payment is due June 1. Cost is $261. Additional money will be needed for two (2) dinners and one (1) lunch not covered by registration. Current 4-H Enrollment paperwork is required. Contact Jessica Drake at 910.321.6867 for additional information.

Cumberland County Center 4-H Summer Adventures - Farm to Kitchen Kids Day Camp Tue Jul 21, 2015 @ 9:00 AM -Fri Jul 24, 2015 @ 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive # 140, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 2 months away

Ages *9-12 (as of January 1, 2015)
Nothing says summer like a sliver of ice-cold watermelon, a juicy peach running down your chin or sitting with your family sharing stories while shelling fresh butter beans. This camp will allow kids to visit local farms to see where food is grown and harvested. Participants will learn how to cook some of the delicious bounties for lunch. Closed-toe shoes are required. Lunch will be prepared during the camp by the youth. Cost is $40. Current 4-H Enrollment paperwork is required. For additional information contact Jessica Drake at 910.321.6867 or Susan Johnson at 910.321.6405.

Cumberland County Center 4-H Summer Adventures - Betsy Jeff Penn Camp Sun Jul 26, 2015 @ 8:00 AM -Fri Jul 31, 2015 @ 5:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Reidsville, NC 27320, USA
— 2 months away

Ages 8-12 (as of January 1, 2015)
This is an overnight event.

Youth will travel to Reidsville to the famous Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Camp Grounds. During their week stay, youth will explore archery, rock wall climbing, sing campfire songs and make lifelong friends. Bring toiletries, bedding, and clothes. A complete packing list will be supplied when registered. Registration with payment due June 1. Cost is $430. Current 4-H Enrollment paperwork is required. Contact Jessica Drake at 910.321.6867 or Susan Johnson at 910.321.6405 for additional information.

Cumberland County Center Preparing Your Fall Vegetable Garden - Extension's Better Living Series Tue Aug 4, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 2 months away

It’s hot but not for long. Cooler weather is right around the corner. A productive fall garden requires thoughtful planning and proper cultivation practices. Join us to learn how to extend your season for a bountiful fall harvest this year. Advance registration is requested. There is no cost for this workshop.

Cumberland County Center 4-H Summer Adventures - Cuttin' Up Culinary Fun Wed Aug 5, 2015 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive # 140, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 2 months away

Ages *13-18 (as of January 1, 2015)
Youth will work in teams to plan, budget, and create a fantastic dish. Teens will learn about food safety, proper cooking techniques, teamwork, and leadership through this two day program. Closed-toe shoes. Lunch prepared during the workshop. Closed-toe shoes required. Cost is $30. Current 4-H Enrollment paperwork is required. Contact Jessica Drake at 910.321.6867 or Susan Johnson at 910.321.6405 for additional information.

Cumberland County Center Safe Pressure Canning for Garden Vegetables - Extension's Better Living Series Thu Aug 6, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 2 months away

Fear your pressure canner no more! Candy Underwood, Family & Consumer Sciences Extension agent, teaches the basics of preserving low acid foods. Each participant will leave with a canned jar of green beans. Workshop fee is $10.00. All fee-based workshops require pre-registration, which includes payment prior to class.

Cumberland County Center 4-H Summer Adventures - Bumble Bees and Butterflies Mon Aug 10, 2015 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive # 140, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 3 months away

Ages *5-8 (as of January 1, 2015)
Cloverbuds will discover different types of plants and learn how our gardens grow. Youth will engage in several hands-on activities and crafts that they will be able to share with family and friends. Closed-toe shoes required. Bring your own lunch. Snacks will be provided. Cost is $10. Current 4-H Enrollment paperwork must be on file. Please contact Jessica Drake at 910.321.6867 for additional information.

Cumberland County Center 4-H Summer Adventures Wed Aug 12, 2015 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive # 140, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 3 months away

Ages 5-8
Cloverbuds will learn how to measure, make good food choices, and try new things! Little chefs will create their own lunch and work together to discover easy recipes and ideas on how they can help at home with meal preparation. Closed-toe shoes required. Lunch included. Cost is $15. Current 4-H Enrollment paperwork is required. Please contact Jessica Drake at 910.321.6867 for additional information.

Cumberland County Center 4-H Summer Adventures - Health Rocks! Mon Aug 17, 2015 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive # 140, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 3 months away

Ages *14-18 (as of January 1, 2015)

Health Rocks! Is a healthy living program where youth will discover healthy lifestyle choices. Youth will be empowered to share positive decision making skills surrounding tobacco, alcohol, and drug use. Participants will also enjoy learning about media influences and stress management. Closed-toe shoes required. Bring your own lunch. Snacks are included. Cost is $10. Current 4-H Enrollment paperwork is required. For additional information please contact Jessica Drake at 910.321.6867 or Susan Johnson at 910.321.6405.

Cumberland County Center 4-H Summer Adventures - Arts and Crafts Day Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive # 140, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 3 months away

Ages *5-8 (as of January 1, 2015)
Cloverbuds will use their creativity to engage in a number of arts and crafts activities. They will learn about different types of art and discover the history behind some of their favorite crafts. Closed-toe shoes required. Bring your own lunch. Snacks provided. Cost is $15. Current 4-H Enrollment paperwork is required. Contact Jessica Drake at 910.321.6867 for additional information.

Cumberland County Center PLT K-8 Workshop Sat Aug 29, 2015 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Agape Center for EE, 1369 Tyler Dewar Lane, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
— 3 months away

August 29, 2015

PLT K-8 Workshop
9am - 3:30pm
Agape Center for Environmental Education
Fuquay-Varina, NC

TO REGISTER: Mir Youngquist-Thurow ACEed@agapekurebeach.org 919-552-9421 x 210
Registration Deadline: August 24, 2015

A $25 deposit is required for this workshop, and will be returned upon your arrival Checks should be payable to Agapé Center for EE and mailed to: Mir Youngquist-Thurow, Agapé Center for EE, 1369 Tyler Dewar Lane, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

The workshop will focus on the PLT K-8 Guide. There is no charge for this workshop or the materials. Please bring a bag lunch and dress appropriately to be outside.

Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an interdisciplinary environmental education program designed for educators of ANY background. The hands-on activities facilitate the exploration of topics including communication, economics, energy and fuels, geology, government, history, recycling, transportation, watersheds, wildlife, and much more! Participants will learn about the materials through direct engagement in the PLT activities throughout the workshop.

Differentiated instruction? Technology connections? Literature links? STEM? The PLT activity guide covers it all!!! The PreK-8 guide is correlated to the Common Core (math and ELA) as well as to the NC Essential Standards (science and social studies). CEU renewal credits are available. This workshop qualifies for Criteria I in the EE Certification Program. Registered Foresters can earn 3.0 CFEs in Criteria I and 3.0 CFEs in Criteria II by participating in this workshop [ProNR].

A $25 deposit is required to hold your spot in this workshop. Please make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone. If you must cancel, please do so in a timely manner so someone else may take your place in the workshop.

Cumberland County Center Dos and Don'ts for Fall Landscaping - Extension's Better Living Series Tue Sep 22, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 4 months away

Fall is a great time for planting! We prepare our homes and automobiles for cool weather but we also need to winterize our landscapes as well. Extension agents will explain pruning, feeding, planting and maintenance of your landscape and turf during this workshop. Advance registration is requested. There is no cost for this workshop.

Cumberland County Center Fresh and Healthy Meals for Families on the Go - Extension's Better Living Series Thu Sep 24, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 4 months away

I don’t have time to cook! I eat out because it is cheaper! Learn solutions for eating healthy in the midst of a busy schedule. Candy Underwood, Family & Consumer Sciences Extension agent, presents techniques for preparing quick and healthy meals. Advance registration is requested. There is no cost for this workshop.

Cumberland County Center Pumpkin Palooza - Unique Pumpkin Carving - Extension's Better Living Series Tue Oct 13, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 5 months away

For years, the grinning jack-o’-lantern has graced front porches across the South, heralding fall and Halloween. This year, Kay Bullard, will show you how to put a twist on this tradition with stylish pumpkin carving and etching. Each participant will leave with their unique pumpkin. Workshop fee is $10.00. All fee-based workshops require pre-registration, which includes payment prior to class.

Cumberland County Center The Ins and Outs of Composting - Extenson's Better Living Series Tue Oct 27, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 5 months away

Make your own soil for free! Composting is an easy and natural way to recycle organic materials. This “black gold” provides nutrients and physical health to your soil and plants. Learn the greens and browns of composting and how they work to build your soil. Advance registration is requested. There is no cost for this workshop.

Cumberland County Center Bringing Nature Inside for the Holidays - Extension's Better Living Series Thu Nov 5, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 5 months away

Join the Cumberland County Extension Master for a demonstration workshop where you will see easy, gorgeous holiday decorations made with landscape materials such as seasonal greens. These designs will create a holiday atmosphere in your home naturally.Advance registration is requested. There is no cost for this workshop.

Cumberland County Center Let's Talk Turkey - Preparing Your Turkey Safely for the Holidays - Extension's Better Living Series Thu Nov 12, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
NC Cooperative Extension Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 6 months away

During the holiday season, people are buying turkeys for that big family meal. Everyone wants to find the perfect bird, but thawing and cooking it properly is even more important. Candy Underwood, Family & Consumer Sciences Extension agent, will share tips that will help you create a safe and delicious meal. Advance registration is requested. There is no cost for this workshop.

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