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Nature and outstanding outdoor programs combine to form an ideal learning enviornment at the Eastenr 4-H Center.
Pocosin forests, broad bays, estuaries, wetlands, and sandy shores make it convenient to observe nature. There's so
much nature to take in at our facility that groups often plan return trips to experience it all. Between the abundant natural
areas and the wildlife that calls it home, you are sure to find the Eastern 4-H Center a unique fit for your group's educational needs.

Within a short drive, educational groups can experience nearly 500 years of history! From the first English settlement on Roanoke Island to the colonial and African-American history at Somerset Place, your group walk through these sites that bring history to life for any age group.

It's hard to tell where education ends and fun begins at the Eastern 4-H Center!  There's so much to do and such a wonderful place to do it all -  from day trips to multi-day experiences!

Bike or walk the trails throughout 250+ acre facility. Get out on the water in our canoes or kayaks. Enjoy our playfields for a variety of sports and game activities. But that's just the beginning of what you can do at the Eastern 4-H Center.
See the list below -   

 - Team Challenge Course                                 - Canoeing or Kayaking
 - Climbing Tower                                               - Giant Swing
 - Walking Trails                                                 - Crabbing in Bulls Bay
 - Playfields for sports/games                            - Arts & Crafts
 - Shooting Sports (Archery, Rifle, Shotgun)     - Teambuilding games - GaGa & 9-Square
 - Environmental Education Programs

The Eastern 4-H Center also has group accommodations including on-site meal services and group cabin lodging. Should you desire to enjoy an overnight experience, our staff can lead evening programs. From roasting s'mores by the campfire to an indoor movie night or karaoke, we have the facilities and equipment to make it happen.

Call (252) 797-4800 today for more information and to get started on your itinerary! We can assist you with achieving your program goals while also providing a comfortable and safe facility for you and your group!

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made to Jenn Standish, Center Director at the Eastern 4-H Center, (252) 797-4800 or

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