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Camp Registration Forms Now Available



Registration for our 2017 4-H Camp with Cumberland and Nelson Counties is now available! For more information about our camp, click this link.

December Workshops!

There is still time to register for our December Workshops! Check out our Winter Crafts, Junior Food Challenge, Senior Food Challenge, and Holiday Treats classes. Register today!




Achievement Night

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We had a great turnout for this year's Achievement Night. The photos below don't do justice to the number of people (or crockpots!) that were in attendance this year, but as many people stated, it looks like we will have to move locations next year to accommodate all of our 4-Hers and their families!


This year, club leaders shared what their members have been working on over the past year, we awarded county level prizes, initiated new members, and gave away lots of door prizes. We are constantly looking to improve the program and welcome your suggestions for next year. (We also are a little skimpy on photos and would love to have you share yours with us!)

Read more for the full list of member recognitions and award winners.

2017 Camp Counselor Applications Now Available

​​2017 4-H Camp Counselor Applications are now available. 4-H Camp will be June 26-30, 2017.Youth who will be 14 on or before January 1, 2017 are eligible to be counselors. You do not have to have previously attended camp in order to be considered.

The new deadline for applications is Friday, Dec. 2. Counselor interviews will be held Friday, Dec. 9. 



The application has all of the paperwork that you will need (application, health history, code of conduct) and information about training. If you are a current 4-H member who has already enrolled for the 2016-2017 year, you do not have to complete the health history or code of conduct, but should write *currently enrolled 4-H member* at the bottom of your application.

There is a cost to be a camp counselor (more information to come once it is finalized), but you can lower the cost through participation in other 4-H events throughout the year and financial aid.

​If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at 434-872-4580 or karrin@vt.edu.

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If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Karrin Temple, Albemarle/Charlottesville office at (434) 872-4580/TDD* during business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.
*TDD number is (800) 828-1120.