Virginia 4-H Military Clubs
As military families navigate the challenges surrounding deployment, reintegration and frequent relocations, the Virginia 4-H Military Partnership provides the consistency and connection of 4-H experiences in a safe and nurturing environment. Knowing their children are in quality programs, service members can better focus on mission readiness.
Virginia 4-H Military Clubs can be found on Air Force, Army, and Navy installations across the state.
Youth of military families (Active Duty, Reserve, and Guard) have accessibility to 4-H programs in all counties and most cities.
Explore this website to learn how the Virginia 4-H Military Partnership offers opportunities for military youth to thrive..
Goal of 4-H Military Partnership:
Military readiness through 4-H positive youth development for youth, families, and communities.
What Is 4-H?
The 4-H Moto:
"To Make the Best Better"
"During 4-H club meetings, youth demonstrate more confidence in their own ideas, opinions, and abilities." - Military Child Youth Professional
"As a result of the gardening project, youth had more interest in making their own foods instead of having processed foods from stores." - Military Child Youth Professional
"I learned how to be responsible for myself and my belongings without my parents around." - Residential/Overnight Camper
"It was hard work, but it was worth it in the end." - Youth Participant of Incredible Wearables STEM Challenge
2021 National 4-H Military Partnership Report .
Did You Know?.
According to the Virginia Department of Education . . .
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.
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