Botetourt 4-H CAMP - July 6 - 10, 2015
REGISTRATION BEGINS: THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2015 (no registrations will be accepted any earlier)
Botetourt will be camping with Craig and Rockbridge counties at the W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center at Smith Mountain Lake in Wirtz, VA the week of July 6 - 10, 2015. Open to all boys and girls in Botetourt County between the ages of 9 - 13 by September 30, 2015 and age14 on or after January 1, 2015
Registrations are accepted on a first come - first serve basis. Space is limited. NO REFUNDS after May 20, 2015.
Click here for more information and registration.
If you have questions and/or need more information, please call (540)473-8260
AGRICULTURE STUDY for Botetourt County ....
Please take a few minutes to complete a short Agriculture survey for Botetourt County. Your input is needed and appreciated for this study! go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/botetourt_agriculture
GARDENING CLASSES & WORKSHOPS OFFERED...
at the Eagle Rock Library (55 Eagles Nest Dr, Eagle Rock, VA)
Saving Seeds (for Beginners), Thursday, April 2, 2015 @ 6 pm - (Free class)
How to Graft a Fruit Tree, Thursday, April 16, 2015 @ 6 pm - ($10 fee for supplies)
Click here for more information about each class
To sign up, please call Eagle Rock Library, (540)884-3880 or Botetourt Extension Office, (540)473-8260
Basics of Safety for Locally Grown Produce
Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Catawba Sustainability Center, Catawba, VA
An educational program for food producers covering the basics of local food safety.
Offered by Botetourt and Roanoke Cooperative Extension and the Catawba Sustainability Center.
Call Kate Lawrence, ANR Associate Extension Agent, Botetourt Office, (540)473-8260 or MCL87@vt.edu to register and for more information.
Enhancing the Safety of Locally Grown Produce flyer
BASICS OF BACKYARD POULTRY PROGRAM
Come and join us and learn the basics of raising Backyard Poultry!
Thursday, April 23, 2015; 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Buchanan Library, 19795 Main Street, Buchanan, VA 24066
Contact the Buchanan Library to let us know you are coming, (540)254-2538
click here for more information
READY - SET - SAFETY .... STOP - THINK - ACT!
"A program about safety and more..... open to young women in 10th - 12th grades, soon to be in college or living on their own"
SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2015, 11 AM - 2 PM, Daleville, VA
Click here for more information Pre-register by April 22, 2015
Botetourt County 4-H Presentation Contest
Friday, April 24, 2015, 6:30 pm, Read Mountain Middle School, Cloverdale, VA
Prepare a presentation, give it and be judged. Everyone receives a ribbon based on the merit of each individuals work. You compete by age division and category. This is an excellent opportunity to give a presentation, illustrated talk, or speech in an area that you are interested in. If you have questions, or need help preparing, call Katherine E. Carter, 4-H Agent, (540)473-8260 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for entry form and more information.
All entries due in the Botetourt Extension Office, PO Box 217, Fincastle, VA 24090 by April 10, 2015
2015 ROANOKE AREA JR LIVESTOCK SHOW
May 29 - 30, 2015, Alphin-Stuart Livestock Arena, Blacksburg, VA
Exhibitors must be a bona fide 4-H or FFA member from the following counties: Alleghany, Bedford, Botetourt, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski, Roanoke, or Rockbridge.
Open to youth between the ages of 9 and 19 as of September 30, 2015 and officially enrolled in the 4-H or FFA program from counties listed above.
Entry Fees: $10 per entry for Hog, Steer, Heifer, Lamb or Goat
ALL ENTRIES DUE BY MAY 1st, 2015 regardless of species to VCE - Botetourt Office
Click here for all rules, entry forms, fees, etc.
If you have questions, please contact Katherine E. Carter, Botetourt 4-H Associate Extension Agent, email@example.com or (540)473-8260
4-H Community Clubs in Botetourt County - come and join!
- 4-H Horse and Pony Club - click here for brochure
- 4-H Shooting Education Club - click here for brochure
- 4-H Kids and Critters Club - learn and take care of livestock; learn leadership skills; compete in events; field trips and more! click here
- 4-H Honey Club - learn about bees and where and how honey is made. Work with real hives!Click here for brochure