Showing Honor and Respect: A 4
year old child of a Virginia
Military Family spontaneously stopped and
saluted during the playing
of reveille. He then continued to school wearing one of his favorite shirts
and carrying a stethoscope.
Did you know? Virginia . . .
Serves as home to over 142,000 youth who have parents serving in the military.
Has approximately 25,571 geographically dispersed youth with parents who serve in the Virginia National Guard and Reserves.
Military families looking for a fun youth development program for youth ages 5 to 19 should explore thisVirginia 4-H Military Club website.
to start a new club with some of your friends and a few adults willing to be trained to help.
4-H Youth Development
In Virginia, 4-H is the youth development program of
Virginia Cooperative Extension.
Fun and Learning Starts
In 4-H Programs Through 4-H, youth may choose to
go to camp, build a robot, create a short film, become a butterfly detective, learn about careers, start a business, care for a pet, prepare healthy foods, give a presentation, participate in a service learning project and much more!
4-H Military Partnership Annual Report 4-H National Headquarters published
the 2012 Military Partnership Annual Report. This report outlines the
work done by professionals around the world in support of military
children. Click here to view the 2012 report.
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.
4-H Partnerships are supported by 4-H Headquarters/NIFA/USDA; Army
Child, Youth and School Services; Air Force Airman and Family Services;
Navy Child and youth Programs; and the Virginia Cooperative Extension
4-H Program (Virginia Tech and Virginia State University)
through grant funding at Kansas State University.
Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all,
regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age,
disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family
status. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.