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4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills.

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4-H Summer Camp

Prince George 4-H Summer Camp is held at Airfield 4-H Center in Wakefield, Virginia. Registration begins in February each year and is usually full by late March. Please visit our website, call, or come by the office to obtain registration forms for campers, Teen Counselors and Counselors in Training (CIT’s). Space is limited so don’t delay!

4-H Camp is a 5-day residential 4-H camping experience for boys and girls ages 9-18. 4-H camping focuses on the individual's social, spiritual, mental, and physical development.

The purpose of 4-H camping is to develop life skills using fun, educational programs and activities. The six (6) major life skills that are emphasized at 4-H Camp are:

  • Understanding Self
  • Communicating and Relating to Others
  • Acquiring, Analyzing, and Using Information
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Managing Resources
  • Working with Others

In addition, 4-H camping exposes youth to educational and recreational experiences in a wide variety of programmatic areas, including; environmental education, expressive arts, animal science, leadership, science and technology, shooting education, canoeing, leather craft, and robotics.

Clover Cinema

This program, sponsored by Adobe Youth Voices utilizes educational “Learn- By-Doing” experiences that empower youth to communicate their ideas, exhibit their potential, and take action in their communities through digital media projects. Click the link below to view some of their award winning videos and their Red Carpet Event.

4-H Music Biz Club

The program this club utilizes is an educational “Learn- By-Doing” experience designed to raise awareness of entrepreneur and career opportunities in the music business while enhancing technical and artistic abilities. Members do studio recordings and live performances.

Health Rocks!

Health Rocks! 4-H Healthy Life Series

“Health Rocks!” is curricula for a healthy living program targeted at young people ages 8 to 14. Teen and adult facilitators share hands-on activities that educate youth on the consequences of tobacco, alcohol and drug use. 

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Scholarships Available

We are able to offset the cost of attending 4-H events for those with a financial need thanks to the Prince George County Board of Supervisors, Prince George Farm Bureau, Prince George Rotary Club, Prince George Ruritan Club, Burrowsville Ruritan Club, Disputanta Ruritan Club, Carson Vol. Fire Dept, county residents, the hard work of 4-H Adult Volunteers and Teen Counselors who work at our Basket Bingo Fundraiser, and money from Airfield 4-H Center. Contact the 4-H office for more information.

 

4-H Summer Funshops

Prince George 4-H offers a variety of workshops each summer such as Sewing, Photography, Aquaculture, Babysitting, Cooking, Plant Science, and more.  Contact us if you are interested or if you have suggestions for a workshop that you would like us to offer.

 

4-H Horse Clubs

We currently have two 4-H Horse Clubs. If you are interested in either one please contact us. We are always open to ideas you may have for a club in your neighborhood.

School Enrichment Programs

4-H school enrichment is another means of teaching life skills to youth.  4-H values its relationship with Virginia’s schools and welcomes the opportunity to provide educationally sound, research-based, SOL-related, action-oriented curricula for use in school classrooms.

Click the link below to view our Beginning of Life and Farm Day programs:

*** Apply to become a 4-H Adult Volunteer and join us at 4-H youth development events***

4-H Specialty Camps

4-H has activities for all seasons.  We offer weekend camps at Airfield 4-H Center, including Teen Weekend - held in November and March for youth ages 14 to 18; Cloverbud Camp - weekend camping for 5 to 8 year-olds in February and July; Project Explore Science Adventure - in March for youth ages 9 to 13;and 13 Going On 30 Weekend - in October for 12 and 13 year-olds to have fun learning life skills. 4-H members and volunteers can also participate in 4-H State Congress at Virginia Tech – in late June, 4-H Day at the State Capitol – in February.

Hermon Maclin is an extension agent specializing in 4-H Youth Development with the Prince George office of Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Call (804) 733-2686 or email hmaclin@vt.edu today for more information (804) 733-2686.

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