Wednesday, October 22, 2014

4-H Natural Resources Weekend

The 2015 Natural Resources Weekend is scheduled for January 24-25, 2015.  This event will be held at the Holiday Lake 4-H Center.
This weekend camp is open to youth ages 9-19 and adult volunteers.  All youth under the age of 18 must come with adult supervision.  The cost is $60 per person before January 2, 2015 and $70 per person after January 2, 2015.  Tentative workshop topics include Trout in the Classroom; Wildlife ID and Tracks; GPS; Birdwatching; Shotgun and Rifle Shooting; Duck Decoy Construction; Road Kill; Snakes; Archery; Wildlife Trapping; Mammals of Virginia; Arts and Crafts; Edible Insects; Identifying Wildlife Signs; Bat Conservation and Bat House Building and more!! Registration Deadline is January 15.
To register, please visit

For questions, please contact Jenny Thompson at the Louisa VCE Office at (540)967-3422 or jthomp05[at]

Poinsettia Sales

The 2014 sales of poinsettias to benefit Orange County 4-H have begun!  The regular (6 inch) pots are $7 each, and the jumbos (8 inch) pots are $14 each.  These plants are grown right here in Orange County at Battlefield Farms.  They are incredibly hardy and last a very long time.
If you are interested in buying a poinsettia, please call the Extension office or contact a 4-H member!

Monday, October 6, 2014

Happy National 4-H Week!

Happy National 4-H Week!  This is the one week out of the year where we officially celebrate just how awesome 4-H is.  We will post cool 4-H facts on OC 4-H Facebook page all week- check out the fun tidbits of information that will be on there!
You and your club can also join in on the fun- if you are on Twitter or Instagram, post a picture of yourself with the #iam4h to join in with thousands of other 4-Hers who have already posted a picture of themselves!  Let's show the whole world just what, and who, 4-H is all about!