The Botetourt County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is your local 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 Botetourt County improve their lives.

We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Viability.

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4-H Community Clubs in Botetourt County - come and join!

What is a 4-H Community Club?  It is a group of boys and girls interested in learning about a specific topic or a general interest that meets once a month in the evening.  Depending on events and special club projects 4-H members may meet more often.  4-H is open to all boys and girls ages 9 to 18, as of September 30 of the current year.  Limited opportunities for boys and girls ages 5 to 8 are available, see 4-H Cloverbuds brochure below.   For more information on each 4-H club, click below.  If you are interested in joining one of our 4-H Community Clubs or have an interest in other 4-H opportunities, please call the Botetourt 4-H Extension Agent for more information, (540) 473-8260.  

Botetourt 4-H Cooking Kings Club Brochure.pdf
Botetourt 4-H Cloverbuds Brochure.pdf
Boteoturt 4-Honey Club Brochure.pdf
4-H Horse and Pony Club Brochure.pdf
Botetourt 4-H Kids and Critters Club Brochure.pdf
Botetourt 4-H Outdoor Skills Club Brochure.pdf
Botetourt 4-H Robotics Club Brochure.pdf
Botetourt 4-H Shooting Education Club Brochure.pdf
Botetourt 4-H Teen Leadership Club Brochure.pdf

2019 Botetourt County Fair

550 Lowe Street, Buchanan VA

August 9 - 10, 2019

Friday, August 9, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Saturday, August 10, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Homemaking contests, 4-H/FFA Youth Livestock Shows, Poultry Auction, Horse Pull, Agriculture Demonstrations, Kids activities, Vendors, Food and much more, come and join us! 

For more information about the Fair or to apply to be a vendor click on forms below:

2019 Botetourt Fair Flyer.pdf
2019 Vendor Application form.pdf


Go to for:

Horse Pull information

Homemaking Rules and Regulations- how to enter

Youth Livestock Shows - rules and entry form


Virginia Food Access Network (VFAN)

Virginia Food Access Network

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.

Were you a 4-H member? Did you attend 4-H camp? Or maybe you were a 4-H volunteer? Identify as a 4-H alum, and represent your 4-H state:

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