We have a EXCITING camp week each year at our beautiful Airfield 4-H Conference Center. Each year, we camp the week of July 4th. Registration takes place every year starting February 1st. If you want your child to attend, please come as soon as we open registration because we fill up fast!
Once registration opens, you will be able to find the application on our homepage under "what’s new."
All campers must be 9 by September 30th of the year we camp. All CIT’s must be 14 by September 30th of the previous year. All Counselors must be 15 by September 30th of the previous year. Some classes that are held each year at camp include: Theatrical Arts, Riflery, Leathercraft, Nature Study, Challenge Course, Beginning Swimming, Archery, Journalism, Tennis, General Crafts, Forestry, and Creative Dance.
Check out the video below to see what our camp is all about!
Virginia Youth Voices
In collaboration with Adobe “Project 1324”, this 4-H youth digital media program ignites young people’s "Creative Confidence". It helps them develop skills to solve problems and equips them with 21st century tools empowering them to find their voice and make it heard. The program also provides youth with the inspiration, training and technology to create original media works on issues they care about.
Prince George Royal Riders Horse and Pony Club
Rack N Roll Saddle Club
Prince George county has 2 horse clubs for youth ages 9-18. If you interested in joining please give the office a call at 804-733-2686.
Our Music Biz Club produces an annual talent show featuring some 24 acts and attracting as many as 400 spectators at Prince George High School. Sign ups take place in December for the show. The show is usually held the first Friday in March of the following year. Contact Hermon Maclin for more information regarding sign ups.
Virginia Youth Voices 4-H Oscar Awards Expo
Walk the red carpet with the stars at our annual event held at the Science Museum of Virginia, youth display their projects and do some networking while awaiting judges decisions on digital media projects they’ve been working on throughout the year. Participants walk the red carpet and receive their 4-H Oscar Awards and have their videos shown on the “big screen”.
4-H Day at the Capitol
4-H members converge on Virginia’s capitol visiting members of the General Assembly discussing the many wonderful things 4-H is doing in their communities and positive impacts it is having on their lives. They get a close-up and personal look at our state government in action and are introduced as they observe the senate in session from the gallery.
Aquaculture Camp – Held at Virginia State University’s Randolph Farm, youth explore VSU’s fish farming research facility, greenhouses and hydroponics. They harvest fish and see the processing plant in action while simultaneously getting a crash course on fish anatomy. Youth top the day off with some old fashioned fishing reeling in some amazing catches.
Food Challenge – Teams of about five youth each compete in a “Top Chef” style foods and nutrition workshop. Teams have 45 minutes to use a set of assigned ingredients to create and “plate” a dish. The teams do the research necessary to provide the cost of their dish, a list of nutrients their meal provides and explain why those ingredients are good for your body.
Babysitting – Graduates of this childcare workshop walk away with a trained 4-H childcare provider certificate and a guide to running a successful babysitting business.
Technology Camp – Youth create digital circuits and explore the world of engineering with several projects exploring the world of computer technology.
Reality Store - During this hands-on experience, students randomly select a hypothetical family situation. Based on that information, they make spending decisions for their household. This program works well with large groups.
State 4-H Congress – Held annually at Virginia Tech during the last couple weeks in June. Register in early spring to compete in any of the many categories ranging from singing to scientific presentation and everything in-between.
All the second grade students in Prince George pay a visit to Willie Bresko as he welcomes them with open arms to explore the world of agriculture. Youth visit eight stations studying poultry, soils, farm animals, field crops, vegetables, farm economics, dairy and beef cattle.
Virginia Cooperative Extension offers soil testing for homeowners and commercial crop producers. The soil sample boxes are available at your local extension office. They are available for pick up in person or can be mailed to you.
Link to homeowners form for soil sample testing along with a link to information that will be of use to you is located below:
Link to commerical crop soil sample form: http://pubs.ext.vt.edu/content/dam/pubs_ext_vt_edu/452/452-124/452-124.pdf