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Cloverbud Explorer Day

Editor’s Note: This article is by Presley Adkins, a summer intern at the Carter County Extension Office.

Fourteen Carter County youth from ages 5 to 8 came to participate in the day developed to provide campers with some insight to all the project and programs areas they can participate in while being in 4-H.

Arden Morrow makes a fruit kabob

Some of the program areas explored were sewing, aerospace, insects, cooking, crafting and gardening. They learned how to hand sew and machine sew and we planted watermelons and pumpkins. We also took an adventure “under the soil” to see what vegetables are grown in the ground. The cloverbuds were assisted by volunteers and older 4-H members throughout the day.

Iva Bradford helps Will Henry Morrow sew
Owen Riggs shows off a grasshopper he caught

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