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.
Junior 4-H Camp, June 29-July 3, 2015
The dates of James City County’s 2015 Junior 4-H Camp will be June 29-July 3, 2015. Information about camp registration and Counselor-In-Training Applications will be announced in January.
Teen Camp Counselor Applications
Teen Camp Counselor Applications for 4-H Junior Camp are now available! See the James City County 4-H Program page for more information. Completed applications are due to the Extension Office by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 9, 2015.
Adult Volunteers for Junior 4-H Summer Camp are needed!
Adult Volunteers for Junior 4-H Summer Camp are needed! See the James City County 4-H Program page for more information. Adult Volunteer Positions are filled on a first-come-first-served basis.
2015 VCE Master Gardener Training Program
The Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) Master Gardener Program will begin accepting applications for the 2015 training class through November 2, 2014. Classes will meet for three hours Monday and Wednesday mornings from January 5 through April 2, 2015. In order to become a Master Gardener, a candidate for the program must complete a 13 week classroom program as well as all assignments and quizzes. This qualifies the participant as a Master Gardener Intern. Master Gardener Interns are required to complete 50 volunteer project hours and 20 hours on the Master Gardener Help Desk to become fully certified as a Master Gardener.