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ASPIRE - ACT Test
Prep

ASPIRE is a program through N.C. State University that prepares rising juniors and seniors, with a 3.2 unweighted grade point average, to take the ACT test.  The 30-hour prep course will be taught in Robeson County leading up to the December 10 test.  As part of ASPIRE, youth will be able to take four practice tests to help pinpoint focus study areas and learn test-taking tips. Applications:  You can either call the 4-H office at 910-671-3276 to request an application or go to http://harvest.cals.ncsu.edu/aspire/application/ to submit an application online or to print the application and mail it to: A.S.P.I.R.E. North Carolina State University Campus Box 7642 Raleigh, NC 27695-7642 Application Deadline:  Friday, August 12 Cost:  Once you have been accepted to participate in the ASPIRE Program, you will receive instructions on payment for ASPIRE materials.  The initial cost is $165.  However, $100 is refundable based upon your attendance and taking all four of the ACT practice exams.  The other $65 will help to cover the cost of your ACT Test Preparation materials, which include: 1 Princeton Review ACT Study Manual, 1,296 Practice Questions Booklet, Princeton Review Selective College Admissions Booklet, 4 full-length ACT Practice Exams, and 30 hours of ACT Test Preparation Instruction. Schedule:   Practice Tests - Saturdays:  August 20, September 17, October 29, and November 19 Study Days - Mondays and Thursdays: August 29 September 8, 19, and 26 October 17, 24, and 31 November 10, 14, and 28 Printable versions:  ASPIRE Flier and ASPIRE Schedule For more information, please contact Shea Ann DeJarnette, Extension 4-H Youth Development Agent, at 910-671-3276 or Shea_Ann_DeJarnette@ncsu.edu.

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ASPIRE - ACT Test
Prep

ASPIRE is a program through N.C. State University that prepares rising juniors and seniors, with a 3.2 unweighted grade point average, to take the ACT test.  The 30-hour prep course will be taught in Robeson County leading up to the December 10 test.  As part of ASPIRE, youth will be able to take four practice tests to help pinpoint focus study areas and learn test-taking tips. Applications:  You can either call the 4-H office at 910-671-3276 to request an application or go to http://harvest.cals.ncsu.edu/aspire/application/ to submit an application online or to print the application and mail it to: A.S.P.I.R.E. North Carolina State University Campus Box 7642 Raleigh, NC 27695-7642 Application Deadline:  Friday, August 12 Cost:  Once you have been accepted to participate in the ASPIRE Program, you will receive instructions on payment for ASPIRE materials.  The initial cost is $165.  However, $100 is refundable based upon your attendance and taking all four of the ACT practice exams.  The other $65 will help to cover the cost of your ACT Test Preparation materials, which include: 1 Princeton Review ACT Study Manual, 1,296 Practice Questions Booklet, Princeton Review Selective College Admissions Booklet, 4 full-length ACT Practice Exams, and 30 hours of ACT Test Preparation Instruction. Schedule:   Practice Tests - Saturdays:  August 20, September 17, October 29, and November 19 Study Days - Mondays and Thursdays: August 29 September 8, 19, and 26 October 17, 24, and 31 November 10, 14, and 28 Printable versions:  ASPIRE Flier and ASPIRE Schedule For more information, please contact Shea Ann DeJarnette, Extension 4-H Youth Development Agent, at 910-671-3276 or Shea_Ann_DeJarnette@ncsu.edu.

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Disaster Preparedness

Are you prepared for a disaster?  Visit Cooperative Extension's site to learn what you need to do to be better prepared: Disaster Preparedness Information

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4-H Summer Fun Camp

4-H Summer Fun
Activities

Register Today for a Summer of Fun! The Robeson County 4-H Program is happy to announce our summer programs and activities for 2016. We invite you to join us for a fun and exciting summer of learning. The summer program has activities for all youth between the ages of 5 and 19. Membership in 4-H is not required; however, 4-H members will receive the first opportunity to sign up for programs through March 11.  On March 14, the program will open to the public for general enrollment. The brochure describes the summer programs available through Robeson County 4-H. You will find descriptions about the programs, the dates, and the costs. There is a minimum number of children who must sign up for some programs as well as a maximum number on most programs. We are able to provide these programs at a reasonable cost thanks to funding support from United Way of Robeson County. Enrollment To register, come by our office to complete the registration form, sign up for the programs you wish to participate in, and pay the fee. Registration will be handled on a first come, first served basis and will only be accepted upon receipt of fees (check or money order ONLY).   Telephone, electronic, faxed, and mailed registration will not be accepted. Registration will continue until the classes are filled. Please contact the 4-H office at 671-3276 with any questions. Individuals with disabilities and/or special needs interested in these programs should call so proper arrangements can be made. Click here to review the 2016 4-H Summer Fun Brochure.

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We Ag, You Eat

We Ag, You Eat

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center, recently had an Ag T-Shirt Design Contest!  The winners were announced at the Robeson Regional Agricultural Fair and they are: First Place:         Karina McMillan Second Place:   Niya Dickens Third Place:       Graceanne Schuster Stop by Cooperative Extension at the O. P. Owens Agriculture Center, 455 Caton Road (Highway 72 West), Lumberton, to purchase your one-of-a-kind T-shirt ($20 for adult sizes and $15 for youth sizes) and support the number one industry in Robeson County.  Check or money order, please, made payable to: Robeson County Cooperative Extension.

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It's Strawberry
Season

Strawberry Season is Here.  Click here to find Robeson County Strawberry Producers.

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Wacky Days of Summer

Are your children’s idea of a summer vacation sitting on the couch playing video games?  When I was their age, I had similar plans of sleeping in and sitting on the couch watching MORE »

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Lawn Burrweed: A Sticky Problem

Nothing says summertime like a fresh tomato sandwich and walking barefoot on a lawn of plush, thick, cool, velvety turf.  Ouch!! You suddenly feel the unsuspecting pain of something piercing your foot. Investigating MORE »

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Sheep and Goat Parasite Control

With the onset of spring weather, producers should be thinking about worm populations and control methods in their sheep flocks and goat herds.  Haemonchus Contortus, or Barber’s pole worm, is an internal parasite MORE »

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Preparing Youth for Life

Life is full of challenges.  Some are easier than others, and how we face them may determine how well we succeed in life.  As parents, there is a struggle to protect your child MORE »

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Making Smart Choices When Eating Fast Food

America has been called a “fast-food nation” and for good reason. The typical American eats about three hamburgers and four orders of French fries every week. Usually it is done for convenience – MORE »

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4-H Summer Fun Camp

Looking for a great summer opportunity for your child?  You’re in luck!  Robeson County 4-H Summer Fun Camping opportunities are available for youth between the ages of 5 and 18.  Registration is now MORE »

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EVENTS View All
All Around All Stars 4-H Arts and Crafts ClubThu Jun 2, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 2 days away
Goat Club MeetingThu Jun 2, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
116 W Prospect Ave, Raeford, NC 28376, USA
— 2 days away
4-H County Council and Volunteer Leaders' Association MeetingMon Jun 6, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 6 days away
Robeson County Master Gardeners AssociationMon Jun 13, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where:
455 Caton Road, Lumberton, NC 28360
— 2 weeks away
4-H Summer Fun - Teen Tour Camp - CancelledMon Jun 20 - Fri Jun 24, 2016 - ALL DAY— 3 weeks away
Robeson County Area Beekeepers AssociationTue Jun 21, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Where:
455 Caton Road, Lumberton, NC 28360
— 3 weeks away
4-H Summer Fun - Junior Master Gardeners Day CampMon Jun 27, 2016 @ 8:30 AM -
Fri Jul 1, 2016 @ 5:00 PM Where:
455 Caton Rd, Lumberton, NC 28360, USA
— 4 weeks away
Bits Of Luck 4-H Club MeetingTue Jun 28, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Parkton
— 4 weeks away
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