Sussex County Staff
Sussex County Staff

The Sussex 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 Sussex 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.

233-L South County Drive
P. O. Box 190
Waverly, VA 23890

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

Main Office: (804) 834-1309 35
Fax: (804) 834-1315
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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 Camp Counselors

A limited number of Teen Counselor (14 years old) and Counselor-In-Training (CIT) (turning 14 before October 1, 2014) positions are available to qualified teens and older for the camping week of July 28 – August 1, 2014 at Airfield 4-H Center.

Teen Counselors and CITs are expected to be dependable, have good judgment, be energetic and get along well with others. Teen Counselors and CITs are responsible for the safety and well-being of campers in their assigned cabins and activity areas.

Complete and return the application form and two (2) completed reference sheets by April 23, 2014.

2014 Camp Counselor Application Package (PDF | 478KB)

2014 Intermediate Congress

When: July 7-10, 2014

Where: Virginia State University – Petersburg, VA

Cost: $150

Registration Deadline: May 30, 2014

Registration Website: http://vsu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9tztM5WQgJrxJ65

Contact: Bert Reid, AReid@vsu.edu

2014 Intermediate Congress Flyer (PDF | 1MB)

2014 ServSafe Food Handler Training Classes

  • January 29, 2014, 3 – 6:30 pm, SURRY VCE
  • March 13, 2014, 3 – 6:30 pm, SUSSEX VCE
  • April 14, 2014, 9 am – 12:30 pm, SURRY VCE
  • June 19, 2014, 9 am – 12:30 pm, SUSSEX VCE
  • September 24, 2014, TBD, SURRY VCE
  • October 23, 2014, TBD, SUSSEX VCE

Class fee is $10, check or money order. Class size is limited to a maximum of 10 participants. Class training is approximately 2- 2 ½ hours, including review. Participants may take up to 1 ½ hours to take the exam.

Call for reservations: Surry Extension Office, 757-294-5215 or Sussex Extension Office, 804-834-1309, ext. 25

2014 ServSafe Food Handler Training Classes Flyer (PDF | 165KB)

Childcare Provider Training 2014 Surry and Sussex Counties

Mark your calendars now for upcoming training hours. Registration information will be mailed approximately 3 weeks before each scheduled class. Call for more information.

  • March 22nd, Sussex office
  • April 26th, Surry office
  • September 27th, Sussex office
  • October 25th, Surry office

Donna McBride, 757-294-5215 or 804-834-1309, ex. 25

Childcare Provider Training 2014 Surry and Sussex Counties Flyer (PDF | 286KB)