Classes & Workshops & Events
**Most classes are held at the Extension office. Must Pre-register.
Please call (910) 455-5873 to register.
4-H Family Bingo
Winter Grain Meeting
Cook Smart Eat Smart Cooking School
- 4 session class for older teens and adults
- Learn to prepare simple, healthy, and delicious meals
- Each session contains several basic cooking techniques
- Learn tips for stretching your food dollar while eating healthy
Croppin for 4-H
Join us for an all-day scrapbooking, stamping and card-making event!
Proceeds will benefit Onslow County 4-H
Saturday February 9, 2019
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$15 per person**
Onslow County Multipurpose Complex
4024 Richlands Hwy. Jacksonville
Sign up and come with a group of friends for 8 hours of uninterrupted playtime and become eligible for prizes, prizes, and more prizes!
We will have an embellishment exchange table and a tool exchange table.
Great time to change out supplies!
**Everyone who attends will have his or her own workspace. A Cricut will be available – bring your own cartridges.
Everyone is asked to bring snacks and/or lunch items to share. Paper products and drinks will be provided throughout the day.
To Pre-register, please call: (910) 455-5873
Please make checks payable to:
NCCES – Onslow Co
Mail to: NCCES – 4024 Richlands Hwy. Jacksonville, NC 28540
4-H Coastal Plains Regional Chicken Project Orientation
Delaware hens or broilers.
Project is open to youth ages 5 -19 yrs. Birds must be purchased through chicken project..
Registration is due by January 22, 2019
For more information contact Melissa Huffman 910.455.5873
Childcare Provider Workshop
March 2, 2019
Have you been looking for ideas of environmental activities that you can do with youth of various ages? The Onslow County office of NC Cooperative Extension will offer a Saturday workshop on March 2, 2019. You can sign up for EITHER session 1 or 2, plus session 3:
Color Me Healthy is a program developed to reach children ages four and five with fun, interactive learning opportunities on physical activity and healthy eating.
It is designed to stimulate all of the senses of young children: touch, smell, sight, sound, and, of course, taste. Through the use of color, music, and exploration of the senses, Color Me Healthy teaches children that healthy food and physical activity are fun. Instructor: Peggie Garner, Onslow County Extension Director
_____ Session 1: 9-11 a.m. (limited to first 20 paid registrations)
Nature Science for Children: Explore ways to use simple everyday items and experiences to strengthen children’s understanding and appreciation of nature and science. Activities will generally focus on the 4-10 age range; however, some modifications can extend that range both younger and older. Instructor: Diana Rashash, NC Cooperative Extension Area Specialized Agent
_____ Session 2: 9-11 a.m.
With Food, Land, & People, formal and non-formal educators participate in hands-on, interdisciplinary K-12 lessons on topics connecting people, the land we live on, and the food that sustains us. Instructors: Peggie Garner and Diana Rashash
_____ Session 3: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
These sessions will be open to childcare providers, homeschool educators, and others. The workshops satisfy requirements for NC Division of Child Development & Early Education credits.
Location: Onslow Multipurpose Complex, 4024 Richlands Hwy., Jacksonville
Cost: $20 and pre-registration is required! Light snacks will be provided.
To register, bring this form to the office or mail, with the fee, to NCCES – Onslow, 4024 Richlands Hwy, Jacksonville NC, 28540. Questions? Email or call Kate Holt at firstname.lastname@example.org or (910) 455-5873.
Registration closes on February 22nd.