The Cumberland 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 Cumberland 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.
Upcoming 4-H Camps
2019 4-H Cloverbud Camp
Registration is being taken for 4-H Cloverbud Camp (Theme: Space). This is an overnight camp open to youth ages 5-8 and is an overnight camp held June 14-16, 2019. It will take place at the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center. Camp is limited to 60 boys and 60 girls so please register as soon as possible to reserve your spot. Just send in the registration form found in the brochure along with payment to the Cumberland Extension Office. Financial assistance is available for partial scholarships so please call the office to request a financial assistance form.
2019 4-H Jr. Camp
Registration is now taking place for 4-H Jr. Camp (Theme: Battle of the Bands). Camp is being held the week of July 8-12, 2019 and is open to youth ages 9-13. It will take place at the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center. The cost is $200, which covers all meals, lodging, programming supplies and a t-shirt. Financial assistance is available for partial scholarships so please call the office to request a financial assistance form.
2019 4-H Summer Day Camps
Registration is now underway for Cumberland 4-H Summer Day Camps. Here is a list of the camps and the corresponding dates/times.
Move It! Day Camp (ages 9-13) - June 4-6 held from 9 am - 4 pm each day
Bullseye Day Camp (ages 9-13) - June 14, July 19 and August 9 from 3:30 - 6:30 pm
Sewing 101 Day Camp (ages 9-13) - July 17 from 10 am - 2 pm
Chopped Day Camp (ages 9-13) - June 19-20 from 9 am - 4 pm each day
Cloverbud Farm Series (ages 5-8) - July 23-25 from 10 am - 2 pm each day
For the prices and details for each camp, please click the link below to view the brochure.
Upcoming Agriculture Programs
A Forestry & Wildlife Management Tour will be offered on Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Cumberland State Forest office. Fee is $10 and lunch will be provided. Topics to be covered are pollinator plantings, soil sampling, timber management, management plans, quail & woodcock management, wildlife food plots, planting/thinning/harvesting, natural vegetation management, and chemical treatments.
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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.