Surry County Staff
Surry County Staff

The Surry 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 Surry 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.

45 School Street
Surry Government Center
Surry, VA 23883

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Main Office: (757) 294-5215
Fax: (757) 294-5218
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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

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.