Virginia 4-H Military Clubs

Funded by 4-H Military Partnership Grant

​​​​​Virginia 4-H

  • Age of Youth Participants:           Ages 5-18
  • 4-H Program Locations:                  All counties, most cities, and 11    military installations with 14 sites
  • 4-H Program Areas:                           Civic Engagement                          Healthy Living                           STEM & Agriculture

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Phase III of the COVID-19           re-opening plan limits in-person programs.  To learn more about how to get involved in Virginia  4-H do the following: 

April, Month of the Military Child provides an opportunity to recognize and honor military-connected youth.  These youth face many challenges that are unique to their situation such as having a parent deployed, frequent moves, and new schools.  Their ability to adapt to these challenges deserves our respect.  

Although we celebrate #MonthoftheMilitaryChild all month long, April 21 is a special day in Virginia to celebrate the strength of military youth.  Join us in celebrating Purple Up for Military Kids Dayby wearing something purple on April 21. 

Interested youth and adults across the state may choose to participate in the Virginia 4-H Month of the Military Child Photo Challenge.  This is another way to celebrate military children. 

Cooperative Extension Links For Military Families

Goal of 4-H Military Partnership:

Military readiness through 4-H positive youth development for youth, families, and communities.

Month of the Military Child


2021 Photo Challenge

Celebrating the Strength of Military Children

Photos from across the state will be added throughout April.

Get Connected to 4-H  

For more than 80 years, Virginia 4-H camping has been a proven and effective method of teaching life skills.  Each of the six 4-H Educational centers has achieved American Camp Association (ACA) accreditation. Read more . . .

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Watch Prince George County 4-H Agent, Herman Maclin, as he tells WTVR CBS 6 News about all of the ways 4-H'ers can learn life lessons!  In addition, Maclin provides support to Fort Lee  4-H installation military club program and one off installation 4-H military club in Prince George County.  Click here to view.

A collaboration of military and land grant university partners .

​​Did You Know?.

According to the Virginia Department of Education . . .

  • Virginia has over 80,000 school age military-connected youth.
  • Virginia also has the highest number of military school-aged children in the nation.

This editable certificate may be downloaded for a military-connected youth.  Click here.

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Military 4-H Partnerships are supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, 4-H Headquarters; U.S. Army Child, Youth and School Services; U.S. Air Force Child and Youth Programs; U.S. Navy Child and Youth Programs; and Virginia Cooperative Extension 4-H Program (Virginia Tech and Virginia State University) through grant funding at Kansas State University.