"Learning by Doing", for Youth Ages 5-18


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4-H Clubs

4-H Camps

4-H Specialty Programs

4-H is a community of young people learning citizenship, leadership, and life skills. With guidance from caring adults, youth explore their interests and develop their talents. We welcome young people from all beliefs and backgrounds, empowering them to create positive change in their communities.

Orange County 4-H is delivered by Virginia Cooperative Extension, the educational outreach organization of the commonwealth's land grant universities: Virginia Tech and Virginia State University.


Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Kaci Daniel at 540-672-1361/TDD* during business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.