2015 Surry Junior 4-H Camp
4-H Camp can offer your child a fun, safe and challenging experience. Top priority is given to the health, safety and welfare of each camper. Surry 4-H Junior Camp will be held at Airfield 4-H Center August 3-7, 2015. Surry County camps in a cluster with youth from Sussex County and the cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth and Petersburg. This overnight camp is open to all youth ages 9-13. The cost for each camper is $210.00. A deposit of $125.00 is due with the registration form in order to hold your child’s spot. The remainder of the fees are due no later than June 12, 2015. After June 12 we will add a $25.00 late fee. We do not accept any cash payments. Payment must be in the form of a check or money order. If you have any questions please call the Extension Office at 757-294-5215.
2015 4-H Camp Flyer and Registration (PDF | 535KB)
Surry County Farmer's Market
The Market will start May 1, 2015. It will run from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and will be held in the open area adjacent to the Surry County Government Center. SNAP, credit and debit cards will be accepted. Anyone interested in participating in The Surry Farmer’s Market as a vendor, performing artist or volunteer should contact the Surry County Administrator’s Office at 757-294-5271 for more information.
Surry 4-H Clubs
Young people in the 4-H community learn leadership, citizenship, and a vast array of life skills that benefit them for the rest of their lives. Through school-based, after-school, and community clubs as well as camp settings, 4-H members pledge to build a better community, country, and world.
To learn more about the
Surry 4-H Clubs
please visit the clubs page.
Diabetes - A Growing Concern
Diabetes affects nearly one out of every 10 people in the United States. The dangerous thing about diabetes is that many people do not notice any warning signs and remain undiagnosed . . . increasing their risk for heart disease, stroke, blindness and amputation.
What Can You Do?
- Talk to your health care provider about testing your blood sugar level.
- Be active at least 30 minutes a day, most days of the week.
- Keep you weight at a healthy level.
- Keep your blood pressure and cholesterol under control.
Diabetes depends on a diagnosis and active self-management. Take the first step and talk to your health care provider.