Petersburg Office Staff
Petersburg Office Staff

The City of Petersburg office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is your local connection to Virginia's land-grant universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University.

Through educational programs based on research and developed with input from local stakeholders, we help the people of City of Petersburg improve their lives.

We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Viability.

400 Farmer Street
Suite 218
Petersburg, VA 23803-6367

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Main Office: (804) 733-1880
Fax: (804) 733-1950
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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 4-H Virginia State Congress

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Virginia 4-H State Congress will be held June 16—19, 2014 at Virginia Tech. Phase 1 Forms – Delegates and Adults will complete and return forms to local 4-H Agent no later than April 14, 2014.  Forms from Phase 1, Registration Form, Code of Conduct Agreement, Health History Form and Congress Hero Form can be downloaded from PAGE 15 of the General Information Packet (Click on the link below) to access the packet.  *NOTE:  Forms from Phase I (listed) and payment for 2014 Congress are required from delegates before registering for Phase II "Competions and Workshops."

2014 4-H State Congress General Information Packet (PDF | 437KB)

2014 4-H Intermediate Congress

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4-H Intermediate Congress will be held July 7—10, 2014 and is designed for youth who are interested in becoming leaders in 4-H. Through fun, innovative, engaging and interactive sessions, youth will enhance their ability to serve in local, district, state and national 4-H leadership roles.

If you are interested in attending Intermediate Congress, click on the link in the attached flyer and find the Online Registration prompt to access the registration form.  Registration is limited to 100 spots.  The Congress fee is $150.00 which includes meals, lodging, class supplies and congress t-shirt.  No refunds after May 30, 2014!

2014 4-H Intermediate Congress Registration (PDF | 1MB)

2014 4-H Counselor, CIT Forms, Training Module, TDRC Test and Camp Package Forms

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Hello Teens, it is that time of the year again to submit your Counselor and Counselor-in-Training Position, Application and Reference Forms for the 2014 camping season. Petersburg will be camping July 28, 2014 to August 1, 2014 with Surry and Sussex County offices, City of Portsmouth and City of Norfolk 4-H units. Forms are to be filled out completely and returned to Sharon F. Mallory no later than March 1, 2014.  Please fill your paperwork out completely and you and your parent(s) or guardian SIGN and DATE where indicated.  We cannot accept paperwork that is not filled out completely and signed. Counselors and Counselor-in-Training are required to complete 24 hours of Mandatory training and take the TDRC Test to become a Counselor or a Counselor-in-Training.  Training dates will be announced soon.

This is an excellent opportunity for leadership training and work experience within a recreational setting. Your training and experience can be put on your resume' when seeking employment or on your college applications. Don't wait, complete your paperwork now and thank you, we look forward to hearing from each of you.  Counselors, CIT's and Volunteers your Registration Form and Final Camp Package is attached for your convenience.  You can turn all of your paperwork in along with your deposit to save time and postage.  Your options are to, bring, scan and email to smallory@vt.edu or stanifer@vt.edu or mail your paperwork to Virginia Cooperative Extension, City of Petersburg, 400 Farmer Street, Suite 218, Petersburg, VA 23803-6367.

Click HERE to view the Camp Training Modules.

Click on this link 2014 4-H Counselor, CIT Forms, and TRDC Test (PDF | 851KB) to view and print the forms.

Click on this link 2014 Registration, Counselor, Cit, Volunteer Forms (PDF | 1MB) to view and print the forms.

Click on this link 2014 Final Camp Package (PDF | 2MB) to view and print the forms.

2014 Petersburg 4-H Camper Letter, Brochure, Scholarship Form and Final Camp Package

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It's that time of the year again for campers ages 9 to 13 years old to sign-up for the Petersburg 4-H Junior Summer Camp held this year July 29 to August 1, 2014.  Petersburg will be camping with Portsmouth, Norfolk, Surry, and Sussex. Campers will have a wonderful camping experience and meet a lot of new friends. Please don't wait until the last minute to reserve your space. 

Click the links below to view and print the camper forms required to attend the Petersburg 4-H Junior Summer Camp.  Forms can be brought to the office or mailed to Virginia Cooperative Extension, City of Petersburg, Attention 4-H Agent, 400 Farmer Street, Suite 218, Petersburg, VA 23803-6367 or they can be scanned and emailed to smallory@vt.edu or stanifer@vt.edu.  Please fill the paperwork out completely and please sign all forms where it indicates the CAMPER and PARENT or GUARDIAN should sign.  We cannot accept forms that do not have the proper signature requirements.  CAMPERS your FINAL CAMP PACKAGE paperwork link is also attached for your convenience.  You can turn all of your paperwork in at one time with your camp deposit. 

2014 4-H Camper Letter, Brochure & Scholarship Form (PDF | 948KB)

2014 Final Camp Package (PDF | 2MB)

Virginia Cooperative Extension, City of Petersburg Newsletters

Click the links below to view our newsletters.

2014 Petersburg Office January, February and March Newsletter (PDF | 1MB)

2014 Petersburg April, May and June Newsletter (PDF | 453KB)

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