Virginia 4-H Military Clubs

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 this Virginia 4-H Military Club website. 

It's easy to start a new club with some
of your friends and a few adults willing to be trained to help.  

4-H: The Youth Solution
National 4-H
Published May 6, 2013

4-H Youth Development
In Virginia, 4-H is the youth development program of
Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Fun and Learning Starts
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.

Military 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.

Virginia 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.