2019 Summer Program Extravaganza

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Swain County 4-H announces the 2019 Summer Program Extravaganza lineup! Inside there is something for everyone (ages 5-18). See what activities interest you! You do not have to be a current member of 4-H to participate, but new member 4-H paperwork will have to be completed.

Joining 4-H is always FREE!

Registration NOW OPEN 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

You may register for programs up to one week prior to the event, unless otherwise noted. Please call to make arrangements. First come first serve on limited events.

Registration information below. If you have any questions call the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Swain County office at 488-3848.

Thanks and we look forward to seeing you!!!

Click on program name for more information.

Program Date Time Location Age Cost Register By
Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse June 10 – 14 10 a.m.–noon Swain Ext Office 5-13 $8 June 3
10 Essentials of Hiking June 10 2–3:30 p.m. Swain Ext Office 8-13 $1 June 3
4-H Snorkeling June 11 2–4 p.m. East Larporte All $8 per person or $16 family June 3
Paint with Friends June 13 2–4 p.m. Swain Ext Office All $8 June 3
District Activity Day June 15 8 a.m.–3 p.m. McDowell County 5-18 Free May 24
Gem Mining June 28  10 a.m. Mason Mtn Mine 5-18 $6 June 25
Family Float Trip Aug 1 3:45 p.m. Nantahala Outdoor Ctr 3+ $15 July 18

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Summer Info & What to Bring

4-H Enrollment is now online! Go to 4HOnline to enroll your child in 4-H today! It’s quick and easy, and no more paper forms! Click below for details and instructions.


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2019 Swain County Agricultural Fair

Make plans to attend the 3rd Annual Swain County Fair! A County Fair style festival, complete with judging of vegetables, eggs and flowers, agricultural demos, craft vendors, food vendors, and live music!! 

Youth will have the opportunity to participate in these categories:

  • Youth Fair Arts & Crafts Exhibit & Judging (includes School Art Contest)
  • Youth Talent Showcase & Open Mic
  • Youth Livestock Shows (Poultry, Rabbit, Market Lamb, Market Steer, Beef Heifer)
  • Learn more at the Swain County website (details coming soon)

Be sure to LIKE Swain County Agriculture Fair on Facebook.