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 4-H Camp   

                          June 10 - June 14, 2019

at W.E. Skelton 4-H Ed. Conference Center, Smith Mountain Lake, Wirtz, VA

This is an overnight camp open to Botetourt boys and girls ages 9 - 13 as of September 30, 2019, and youth who will turn 14 years old in 2019.    

Fee:  $300 per child; deposit of $150 required at time of registration; remaining balance due April 26, 2019

Registration starts Wednesday, March 20, 2019  

Information and registration in brochure below

2019 camp brochure.pdf


2019 Botetourt 4-H Talent Contest and Show

Friday, March 15, 2019, 6:30 pm

Lord Botetourt High School Auditorium Daleville, VA

Deadline to enter:  Friday, February 22, 2019

Open to all youth, ages 9 - 19 years old as of September 30, 2019

4H Talent Show Flyer.pdf
Rules and Entry Form.pdf


Virginia Cooperative Extension - Botetourt Community Needs Assessment Survey

The purpose of this survey is to gather information about issues in Botetourt County.  Please take a couple of minutes to share your opinions.  The results of this survey will help in shaping Virginia Cooperative Extension programming  in Botetourt County for Agriculture, Youth and Family programs.  This survey is completely anonymous.

click here Needs Assessment Survey

Please respond to the survey by February 22, 2019

Thank you!

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.

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