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.
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 contact Tyler H. Painter, Botetourt 4-H Extension Agent for more information, firstname.lastname@example.org or (540) 473-8260.
NEW! 4-H Gardening Club - vegetables and ornamentals, a hands on program, for more information call (540)473-8260.
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.