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Description: Woodland Stewards: A regional Extension program for landowners.


Getting to know your woodlands: A primer for beginners

Join other woodland landowners through out the region to learn about how you can take better care of your woodlands. This is a regional Extension course being offered in 5 sessions.  The first four sessions are webinars hosted by your local Extension center on Thursdays from 7-9 PM from February 21, 2019 to March 14, 2019. 

February 21, 2019: 7-9 PM   Getting to know your Woodlands, learn how natural and human forests have shaped the forest in this region and the importance of this knowledge when developing management plans and practices on their forests.

February 28, 2019: 7-9 PM Managing your Woodlands, learn about the basics of pine and hardwood management with tips on managing for the future.

March 7, 2019: 7-9 PM  Identifying and Managing Woodland Threats, learn about forest health with emphasis on a few basic pest principles, model example of each threat, and some simple practices to help ensure your woodland remains healthy and productive.

March 14, 2019: 7-9 PM  Wildlife and Woodlands, learn about wildlife and your woodlands with a focus on wildlife habitat requirements and enhancing habitat for game and non-game wildlife.

An optional fifth session maybe offered by the local Extension center. To participate in this course contact one of the following Extension offices.

Anson - https://anson.ces.ncsu.edu
Cherokee - https://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cleveland - https://cleveland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Cumberland - https://cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu/
Franklin - https://franklin.ces.ncsu.edu/
Gates - https://gates.ces.ncsu.edu/
Harnett - https://harnett.ces.ncsu.edu/
Lee - https://lee.ces.ncsu.edu/
Mitchell - https://mitchell.ces.ncsu.edu/
Moore - https://moore.ces.ncsu.edu/
Pender - https://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/
Rockingham - https://rockingham.ces.ncsu.edu/
Feb 28 Thu

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6206 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA 6206 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA New Hanover County Center Started 1 day ago
Description: Farm to Fork Food Camp (5-8 years old)

Date: June 24-27, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $80
Ages: 5-8 years old

Limit: 16 youth

Registration & Payment Deadline: Monday, June 17 by 4:00 p.m.


Description:
Bring your young chef’s enthusiasm back to the source of the ingredients: land, soil, seeds, animals, plants and more. Campers will explore how to grow and cook a farm-fresh meal from the ground up using ingredients that are in season and locally grown in North Carolina. After getting their hands dirty, kids will wash up and commence cooking. Nothing tastes better than a meal that is freshly harvested out of the ground! This four-day experience, brings a new food focus and a local chef will to share knowledge and a tasty hands-on lesson.

Participants will need to bring water bottles each day. Snacks will be provided

MUST WEAR: Closed-toe.heel shoes, socks each day of camp. No flip-flops, no sandals.

Campers will be dropped off and picked up at New Hanover County Cooperative Extension Office each day.
Jun 25 2019
6206 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA 6206 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA New Hanover County Center 2 weeks away
Description: Farm to Fork Food Camp (9-12 years old)

Date: July 8-11
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $80
Ages: 9-12 years old

Limit: 16 youth

Registration & Payment Deadline: Monday, July 1 by 4:00 p.m.

Description:
This advanced “Farm to Fork” camp will have your young chef’s enthusiasm back to the source of the ingredients: land, soil, seeds, animals, plants and more. Campers will explore how to grow and cook a farm-fresh meal from the ground up using ingredients that are in season and locally grown in North Carolina. After getting their hands dirty, kids will wash up and commence cooking. Nothing tastes better than a meal that is freshly harvested out of the ground! This four-day experience, brings a new food focus and a local chef will to share knowledge and a tasty hands-on lesson. Learn farmers market etiquette and shop for the farm to fork lunch you will prepare in the Cooperative Extension kitchen. This is a great opportunity to learn how to prepare a meal from local seasonal ingredients.

Participants will need to bring water bottles each day. Snacks will be provided.

MUST WEAR: Closed-toe.heel shoes, socks each day of camp. No flip-flops, no sandals.



Campers will be dropped off and picked up at New Hanover County Cooperative Extension Office each day.
Jul 8 Mon
6206 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA 6206 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA New Hanover County Center 3 weeks away
Description:

It’s Electric!

Date: July 15, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $50
Ages: Middle School

Limit: 10 youth

Registration & Payment Deadline: Monday, July 8 by 4:00 p.m.

Description:
Learn how to assemble the 4-H electric kit and make a can lamp and other fun electric activities. Join us as we learn the basics of circuitry. Please bring an empty washed out soda can.

This is a beginner level electric project so come out and learn all about electricity. You will be able to build your very own lamp to take home.

Participants will need to bring water bottles each day. Snacks will be provided.

MUST WEAR: Closed-toe.heel shoes, socks each day of camp. No flip-flops, no sandals.

Campers will be dropped off and picked up at New Hanover County Cooperative Extension Office.

Jul 15 Mon
Michaels, 6881 Monument Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405, USA Michaels, 6881 Monument Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405, USA New Hanover County Center 3 weeks away
Description:

Crafts Camp (5-8 years old)

Date: July 16, 2019
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $20
Ages: 5-8 years old

Limit: 10 youth

Registration & Payment Deadline: Monday, July 8 by 4:00 p.m.

Description:
Participants will enjoy art activities using a variety of materials and techniques that will enhance their appreciation of art and promote creativity. Come unleash your artsy side!

NOTE:
Class will be held at Michael's located 6881 Monument Drive, Mayfaire Town Center, Wilmington, NC 28405
Campers will need to be dropped off and picked up from Michael's.

Wear clothes that you do not mind getting paint on.

MUST WEAR: Closed-toe.heel shoes, socks each day of camp. No flip-flops, no sandals.

Participants will need to bring water bottles each day. Snack will be provided.

Jul 16 Tue
Michaels, 6881 Monument Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405, USA Michaels, 6881 Monument Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405, USA New Hanover County Center 3 weeks away
Description:

Crafts Camp (5-8 years old)

Date: July 18, 2019
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $20
Ages: 5-8 years old

Limit: 10 youth

Registration & Payment Deadline: Monday, July 8 by 4:00 p.m.

Description:
Come unleash your artsy side! Campers will have the fun exploring unique crafts items during their time at camp. Participants will enjoy art activities using a variety of materials and techniques that will enhance their appreciation of art and promote creativity.

NOTE:
Class will be held at Michael's located 6881 Monument Drive, Mayfaire Town Center, Wilmington, NC 28405
Campers will need to be dropped off and picked up from Michael's.

Wear clothes that you do not mind getting paint on.

MUST WEAR: Closed-toe.heel shoes, socks each day of camp. No flip-flops, no sandals.

Participants will need to bring water bottles each day. Snack will be provided.

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6206 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA 6206 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403, USA New Hanover County Center 4 weeks away
Description:

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Date: July 22-25, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $50
Ages: 10-16 years old

Limit: 10 youth

Registration & Payment Deadline: Monday, July 15 by 4:00 p.m.

Description:
Campers will be choosing their own fabrics for all projects and working on state of the art computerized sewing machines. This four-day camp will have campers creating projects (cinch-sacks, pouches, pillowcases and pot holders, etc.) they can be proud of, feel success as they learn the basics of sewing, and most of all have fun in a creative environment. Campers will learn basic sewing machine operation and stitching. A field trip to UNCW's Theatre costume shop is on the schedule.

MUST WEAR: Closed-toe.heel shoes, socks each day of camp. No flip-flops, no sandals.

Participants will need to bring water bottles each day. Snacks will be provided.

Campers will be dropped off and picked up at New Hanover County Cooperative Extension Office each day.

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