Trip to Merchants Millpond State Park – 9:00 AM

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Date(s) - 10/16/2021
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

N.C. Cooperative Extension , Currituck County Center


Join us for a fun-filled trip to Merchants Millpond State Park in Gatesville, North Carolina on Saturday, October 16, 2021.  “The scenic pond is surrounded by picnic grounds, 9 miles of hiking trails and a visitor center offering museum-quality exhibits.”  We will enjoy canoeing/kayaking through the millpond, as well as an education program presented by the rangers.  This program is for all youth ages 10 to 15.

The cost for this program is only $5.00.

We will gather at the NC Cooperative Extension – Currituck Center at 120 Community Way in Barco and depart at 9:00 a.m.

Please pack a lunch and wear comfortable clothes and shoes.  We plan to return to the Currituck Center by 4:00 p.m.

To register, please visit

After you complete your eventbrite registration, you will need to register your youth through the 4-H Online site. Here is that link: It is easy and only takes a few minutes. Please call us and we will guide you through it if you have any problems.

We also accept cash and check payments in addition to paying via credit card through Eventbrite. Please, make checks payable to NC State University. Checks and cash payments can be received at the Currituck County office, 120 Community Way Barco NC 27917, within 5 days of registration.

Be sure to check out online learning opportunities offered by NC Cooperative Extension in Currituck by visiting our website at