2015 Lancaster County 4-H Jr. Camp
When: July 27-31, 2015
Where: Jamestown 4-H Center in Williamsburg
Who: Youth ages 9-13. Youth must reach their 9th birthday by 9/30/15.
Cost: $225.00, early bird special $200.00 if $75 deposit is paid by 4/1/15.
Other Information: Scholarships are available
2015 Lancaster County 4-H Jr. Camp Flyer and Registration (PDF | 274KB)
Northumberland/Lancaster Extension Leadership Council
The Northumberland/Lancaster Extension Leadership Council (ELC) was recently awarded a State ELC grant in the area of membership. Look for ways to join this advocacy group during the coming months!
Virginia Cooperative Extension Professional Development Conference
Extension agents and specialists from across Virginia gathered in Blacksburg this week for the annual Virginia Cooperative Extension Professional Development Conference. Events included a Showcasing Scholarship Poster Competition, where units could showcase the impact of their work in the community. Your extension agents, Tara Brent and Trent Jones, were awarded third place in the Extension Education category for their poster entitled "4-H- Making the Best Better in Schools".
Northern Neck Vegetable Growers Association
The Northern Neck Vegetable Growers Association continues their commitment to agriculture and the region this year by offering three scholarships totaling $10,000 to deserving area youth studying agriculture. Eligible applicants must live in one of the counties served by the Northern Neck of Virginia Farmers Market. Successful applicants must be 18-24 yrs. old and at least graduating seniors in high school. These funds are only eligible for use for undergraduate course work and can include community college agricultural programming and technical training. A strong emphasis will be placed on a demonstrated commitment to agriculture not only with course work but also community involvement and career goals. For more information and an application call the Westmoreland County Extension Office at 804-493-8924. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2015 at 5 p.m. Applications must be physically sent to the office, no electronic transmissions accepted.
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