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.
2014 Junior 4-H Camp
The 2014 James City/Essex 4-H Junior Camp will be held on June 30 - July 4, 2014 at Jamestown 4-H Educational Center.
Boys and Girls ages 9-14. (Campers have birth dates 9/30/05 - 9/30/00).
Registration will begin on February 28, 2014. Please do not submit prior to February 28, or your application will be returned.
Cost - $242.00
2014 James City County 4-H Junior Camp Brochure and Registration (PDF | 1MB)
Here, Now and Down the Road.....Tips for Loving Parents
This program seeks to reinforce for parents the positive things they are already doing with their children and offers them new ideas to promote their children’s social-emotional heath and growth, creativity and independent thinking.
When: January 31st - March 28th, 2014
Where: York River Baptist Church, 8201 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA
Time: Friday Mornings, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Cost: Class Fee $15.00
Registration: Call 757-566-9777
Childcare: Provided for a suggested donation of $5.00 per child
Here, Now and Down the Road.....Tips for Loving Parents Flyer (PDF | 294KB)
Relaxation Techniques for Parents: Tools to Manage Stress
When: Tuesday, February 11 - March 25, 2014
Where: VCE, Family Focus Program in York County, St. Marks Lutheran Church, 118 Old York Hampton Blvd., Yorktown, VA
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $15 registration fee
Relaxation Techniques for Parents: Tools to Manage Stress Flyer (PDF | 611KB)
2014 Turf Love University
When: Saturday, March 15, 2014
Where: James City County, Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road
Time: 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Registration: Pre-registration required! Call Virginia Cooperative Extension at 564-2179 (leave name, phone, and number attending) See you there!
2014 Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation 4H Peer Teacher Program
Youth ages 13-16 from James City, Williamsburg, and upper York County are invited to apply for 4-H Peer Teacher training program held at the Jamestown Settlement. Peer teachers complete training in history and interpretation during one of two summer sessions. The 4-H Peer Teacher Training program prepares youth to apply for volunteer positions helping with historical interpretation in the fort, ship, or Powhatan village sites beginning in the fall. The 4-H Peer Teacher Program helps youth develop skills in speaking to people and gain knowledge of Virginia history.
Application due March 28, 2014.
2014 Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation 4H Peer Teacher Program Application (PDF | 209KB)