The City of Newport News office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is your local connection to youth and family nutrition and financial education along with your connection to Virginia's land-grant universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University.
Through educational programs based on research (and developed with input from local stakeholders) we help the people of the City of Newport News improve their lives.
We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Viability.
Give us a call at 757-591-4838 to learn about our free programs.
2022 4-H Junior Summer Camp - Save the Date
4-H Junior Summer Camp is scheduled for July 25-29, 2022.
CAMP REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!
More information about Camp and how to register can be found by visiting our 4-H Junior Camp page under 4-H Youth Development Tab.
We are now accepting applications for Adult Volunteers, Teen Counselors and Counselors-in-Training (CIT) to help with our 2022 4-H Junior Camp.
For Adult Volunteers:
Adult Volunteers Application
4-H Online 2.0 | Virginia Cooperative Extension | Virginia Tech (vt.edu)
For Teen Camp Counselors:
Teens that will be 15 to 18 years of age between October 1, 2021 and September 30, 2022 can apply to help as a Teen Camp Counselor. Youth who are interested must complete and return the application along with 3 references.
For Counselors-In-Training (CIT)'s
Teens that turn 14 years of age between October 1, 2021 and September 30, 2022 can apply to help as a CIT. No references are needed.
Virginia Food Access Network (VFAN)
The Virginia Food Access Network (VFAN) accelerates efforts, connects partners, and shares resources to solve child hunger in Virginia and create nutritious food access for all Virginians.