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 call the Botetourt 4-H Extension Agent for more information, (540) 473-8260.
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 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
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.
Please respond to the survey by February 22, 2019
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.