The Currituck Count Center of NC Cooperative Extension will be having a "Gardening and Cooking with Herbs" class on Monday, May 21st from 10am to 1pm. The class willbe held at the Currituck County Extension Center located at 120 Community Way in Barco, NC. Registration and a class fee of $20 are required.

Pre-registration is required. For more information about class registration and class information and description, please click here.

NCDOT has notified that a portion of 343 South will be closed today, April 13th, for crossline replacement. This closing will be to all traffic and is effective immediately.

343 South residences with addresses up to 620 may be accessed via 343 South. Addresses of 715 and upwards may be accessed via Trotman Rd. This closure will continue until work is completed; which is anticipated to be one (1) day.

Take your cooking to the next level! -- A great way to spice up your cooking is to take it international. Beginners to seasoned cooks can join NC Cooperative Extension at one of our International Cooking classes. All classes are hands-on and tasting is a mus.

  • French Baking - April 30th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Looking to step up your baking game? Try our French Baking class where we will be learning the basics of making macarons. Class fee is $10.00.


  • Mexican Cookery - May 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Spice up your family dinners with our Mexican Cookery class. Learn traditional Mexican cooking techniques with a healthy spin. Class fee is $15.00.

Pre-registration is required. You can register online at or contacting the office at (252) 232-2261. Class size is limited and reservations are made upon receipt of class fee. Payments can be made in person at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center or by mailing a check made payable to "Currituck County" to 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917. Please include in the memo line the name of the class(es) you wish to attend. For a complete list of upcoming cooking classes visit

For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact Olivia Jones at (252) 232-2261, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than ten business days before the event.


Thursday, April 26th, NCDOT will be closing Horseshoe Road again for additional repairs. The closure will be located 0.63 miles from US 17 between residential addresses of 204 and 214 (same location as the closure on April 3rd) The work is scheduled to begin at 9:00 p.m. and will be completed by 5:00 a.m. the following morning.

Horseshoe Road is a dead end and this closure will affect numerous residential properties. The following emergency plan has been put into place for the period of closure:
  • An unmanned ambulance will be staged on the west side of the closure and should an emergency occur, the ambulance will meet the responding unit at the road closure so the EMS crew can board that ambulance, continue to the scene, retrieve the patient, and then be transported back to their unit at the closure area for response to the hospital.
  • A fire truck will be staged on the west side of the closure for emergency response.
  • An unmanned Camden County Sheriff's Office vehicle will staged on the west side of the closure and should an emergency occur, a deputy will respond to the location of this vehicle and then continue to the incident.

Camden County 4-H has a wonderful opportunity for six youth between the ages of 8 and 12 this summer! County Extension staff have organized and will accompany youth to the Eastern 4-H Center in Columbia, NC during the week the week of June 24-29.

Campers will sleep in modern cabins with multiple indoor showers and restroom facilities; each houses up to 22 participants with at least two counselors available to provide constant, safe supervision. Campers bring their own sleeping bags or bed linens, as well as clothing and toiletries. Nutritious, balanced meals and snacks will be provided. The camp store is also open in the afternoon for ice cream, soft drinks, snacks and souvenirs.

A $50 deposit will secure your child's "seat on the bus" for this exciting adventure. The remainder of fees are due before departure in June. For more information or to register to send your child to camp, contact the Camden Extension Office at (252) 331-7630