Virginia Cooperative Extension Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act
Join Virginia Cooperative Extension as it celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which officially established the National Cooperative Extension System. Activities are being planned throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia to commemorate the centennial in 2014. Events will be held in local communities, recognition of our Extension volunteers, and even a Virginia Cooperative Extension Day on May 8! Check this site frequently for periodic centennial updates and articles about Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and events.
4 for 4-H, Run Amok Raise a Buck
When: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Where: Airfield 4-H Center
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Cost: Pre-register by April 5th - $25.00, Race-Day Registration - $35.00, Family (3 or more registering together) - $65.00 + $15/additional member, 4-H Club or Boy Scout/Girl Scout Club Fee (min. 5 members registering together) - $100.00
Additional Information: Contact the Airfield 4-H Center for more Information and Registration, Michael McDermott, Program Manager, email@example.com, 15189 Airfield Rd. Wakefield, VA 23888, 757-899-4901, www.airfield4hcenter.com
4 for 4-H Flyer and Registration (PDF | 489KB)
4 for 4-H Pledge Form (PDF | 691KB)
2014 Isle of Wight Junior 4-H Camp
When: June 23-27, 2014
Cost: $225, non-refundable deposit of $50 due with registration. Fee balance due June 3 with camp forms (to be mailed mid-May).
At this five-day overnight American Camp Association accredited camp, campers will...
- ...have an opportunity to choose from a variety of classes, including archery, performing arts, canoeing, and swim-ming.
- ...participate in team-building activities, play sports during recreation time, and make new friends all while learning the life skills of independence, responsibility, teamwork, and more!
- ...take part in evening programs that are filled with skits, talent shows, vespers, dances, and special guests.
2014 Isle of Wight Junior 4-H Camp Flyer and Registration (PDF | 836KB)
2014 Isle of Wight Junior 4-H Camp Registration Letter (PDF | 230KB)
2014 Isle of Wight Junior 4-H Camp Scholarship Application (PDF | 482KB)
Isle of Wight/Southampton Junior 4-H Camp is full, so further applicants will be placed on a waiting list.
2014 Isle of Wight County Fair
Please read the guidelines carefully as there are several additions for 2014.
Isle of Wight Master Gardener Help Line
Have problems in the garden? Need advice on properly caring for your plants? If so, we invite you to utilize the Isle of Wight Master Gardener Help Line. The Help Line is designed to help find the answers you need for all your home gardening questions or problems. The Help Line will be operated by local Master Gardeners every Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. - Noon beginning April 5, 2014 through September 2014. The Help Line can be reached by calling 757-356-1979.
Isle of Wight Volunteer of the Month Nominations
Cooperative Extension is turning 100 years old! In an effort to celebrate this monumental event, Extension would like to recognize one volunteer every month for the remainder of the year. These volunteers are those who have made our work possible in Isle of Wight County – because without volunteers we would not have programs.
Isle of Wight Volunteer of the Month Nomination Letter and Form (PDF | 456KB)