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Community Service: Get Involved (and Keep Records!)

I recently wrote a post to the NCHE Facebook page on community service, and it sparked such an interest that I decided to expound a bit more in this article for GREENHOUSE. Community service is an important part of living. For Christians, it is an act of faith that strengthens our relationships here and above. As with all selfless acts, the benefit is infinitely more within us than to those we help, and we grow through serving. Building a strong sense of civic duty and an ability to see needs in our community is an important part of educating our children—an important part of growing up.

Homeschoolers Provide Youth Leadership throughout North Carolina

The 4-H program in North Carolina was founded in 1909 and is still fulfilling its mission to assist youth to become competent and contributing members of society by developing essential life skills through planned, learn-by-doing experiences. The program is based at A&T State and North Carolina State Universities. The latest figures show that more than 227,782 young people between the ages of five and nineteen participate in North Carolina 4-H activities each year with the help of 20,333 adult and youth volunteers. Many of these youth and youth volunteers are homeschooled.

Summer Fun with Family Filmmaking

Searching for something fun (and shhh...educational) for your family to do this summer? Why not try filmmaking?