Spotsylvania County Office
Spotsylvania County Office

The Spotsylvania County 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 Spotsylvania County improve their lives.

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

8800 Courthouse Road
The Marshall Center
Room 202
Spotsylvania, VA 22553

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

Main Office: (540) 507-7570
Fax: (540) 582-2158
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Situation Analysis Reports

Virginia Cooperative Extension takes pride in the premise that vital programming is based on the issues, problems, and needs of the people. A thorough analysis of the situation provides context for understanding and addressing these problems. Each local office updates their situation analysis every 4-5 years.

Situation Analysis Reports

Language Interpretation Services Now Available

If you have limited English skills, do not let that stop you from visiting an Extension office. If you have difficulty speaking or understanding English, our staff can serve you by connecting you to one of our Extension agents through a telephone-based interpreter. Interpretation for more than 200 languages is provided. This service is free to our clients. Read more

2016 ServSafe Manager’s Course

This is a 16 hour course that includes the book, instruction, test preparation, and a nationally recognized certificate. Please call the extension office for more details if needed.

2016 ServSafe Manager’s Course Brochure and Registration (PDF | 1MB)

Online Registration

2016 Food Handler's Class

The ServSafe Food Handler Program is a complete solution that delivers consistent food safety training to employees. The program covers five key areas:

  • Basic Food Safety
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Cross-contamination & Allergens
  • Time & Temperature
  • Cleaning & Sanitation

2016 Food Handler's Class Brochure and Registration (PDF | 1MB)

2016 Spotsylvania County 4-H Summer Camp

When: July 24-28, 2016

Where: Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center

Cost: $300 and includes the following: transportation to and from camp, meals and lodging for five days and four nights, a camp T-shirt, and class supplies, scholarships are available

Registration is open and is first come basis. 2016 Spotsylvania County 4-H Summer Camp Brochure and Registration (PDF | 1MB)

Each morning, campers attend three different classes from a range of options that include activities such as fishing, archery, horseback riding, swimming, tie dye, or a ropes challenge course. Lunch is followed by free recreation and swim time, and every evening campers enjoy a campfire, snack, and an evening program.

Sponsoring a Camper: In the past, some parents and community members have generously decided to give the gift of 4-H Camp to youth who would otherwise not be able to afford it. If you are interested in helping send a child to camp, please contact me, Cindy Puryear at 540-507-7569 or