Fairfax 4-H

Fairfax 4-H The official page for all things 4-H in Fairfax County, Virginia! 4-H is the youth development education program of Virginia Cooperative Extension.

4-H is the youth development education program of Virginia Cooperative Extension. 4-H is rich with learning experiences where young people partner with caring adults and volunteers in a fellowship unlike any other program available to youth today. Through 4-H, young people are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities that emphasize 4-H's "learning by doing" philosophy of youth developm

4-H is the youth development education program of Virginia Cooperative Extension. 4-H is rich with learning experiences where young people partner with caring adults and volunteers in a fellowship unlike any other program available to youth today. Through 4-H, young people are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities that emphasize 4-H's "learning by doing" philosophy of youth developm

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Are you the next American Idol?! Join us for a 4-H’ers only virtual audition day on Friday, September 24! Register now h...
09/20/2021

Are you the next American Idol?! Join us for a 4-H’ers only virtual audition day on Friday, September 24! Register now here bit.ly/Idol4H! (Must be a 4-H member or alumni ages 15-28 to enter.)

Are you the next American Idol?! Join us for a 4-H’ers only virtual audition day on Friday, September 24! Register now here bit.ly/Idol4H! (Must be a 4-H member or alumni ages 15-28 to enter.)

Celebrating all workers, today and every day.
09/06/2021

Celebrating all workers, today and every day.

Celebrating all workers, today and every day.

Happy National Dog day!!!!!  If you are a youth or have a youth with a dog check out our dog club @krazy_for_k9s
08/26/2021

Happy National Dog day!!!!! If you are a youth or have a youth with a dog check out our dog club @krazy_for_k9s

Happy National Dog day!!!!! If you are a youth or have a youth with a dog check out our dog club @krazy_for_k9s

Welcome to our last Senior spotlight!✨Becca is a recent high school graduate! Becca will be attending Northern Virginia ...
08/18/2021

Welcome to our last Senior spotlight!✨

Becca is a recent high school graduate! Becca will be attending Northern Virginia Community College while contiuing to work as a farmhand at Frying Pan Farm Park and staying involved with my 4-H community. Becca plans to transfer to study Agricultrual Sciences and Leadership + Social Change.

Becca holds several 4-H projects including;
🍀Livestock and agriculture
🍀leadership
🍀Equity and Inclusion task force
🍀 Virginia 4-H teen summit

Fun Fact: Becca loves One Direction and is a 4-H All Star! 🍀🎤

Becca, we congratulate you on such a HUGE accomplishment and wish you luck with your future endeavors! 🎉 #Congrats #4hsenior #4hseniorspotlight

Welcome to our last Senior spotlight!✨

Becca is a recent high school graduate! Becca will be attending Northern Virginia Community College while contiuing to work as a farmhand at Frying Pan Farm Park and staying involved with my 4-H community. Becca plans to transfer to study Agricultrual Sciences and Leadership + Social Change.

Becca holds several 4-H projects including;
🍀Livestock and agriculture
🍀leadership
🍀Equity and Inclusion task force
🍀 Virginia 4-H teen summit

Fun Fact: Becca loves One Direction and is a 4-H All Star! 🍀🎤

Becca, we congratulate you on such a HUGE accomplishment and wish you luck with your future endeavors! 🎉 #Congrats #4hsenior #4hseniorspotlight

Welcome to our next Senior spotlight!✨Juliette is a Senior 4-Her who is sadly aging out this year! And hope to become an...
08/04/2021

Welcome to our next Senior spotlight!✨

Juliette is a Senior 4-Her who is sadly aging out this year! And hope to become an Equine Sports Massage Therapist!

Juliette holds a horse project in 4-H! 🍀

Fun Fact: Juliette owns her own business! 👑

Juliette, we congratulate you on such a HUGE accomplishment and wish you luck with your future endeavors! 🎉 #Congrats #4hsenior #4hseniorspotlight

Welcome to our next Senior spotlight!✨

Juliette is a Senior 4-Her who is sadly aging out this year! And hope to become an Equine Sports Massage Therapist!

Juliette holds a horse project in 4-H! 🍀

Fun Fact: Juliette owns her own business! 👑

Juliette, we congratulate you on such a HUGE accomplishment and wish you luck with your future endeavors! 🎉 #Congrats #4hsenior #4hseniorspotlight

Welcome to our next Senior Spotlight!✨Johanna recently graduated High School and is going to study Biopsychology at Gene...
08/02/2021

Welcome to our next Senior Spotlight!✨

Johanna recently graduated High School and is going to study Biopsychology at Geneva College this fall!

Johanna holds various projects in 4-H including:
🍀Hamsters
🍀Embryology
🍀Cooking
🍀Virginia Wildlife
🍀 Sewing

Fun Fact: Johanna enjoys riding horses! 🐴

Johanna, we congratulate you on such a HUGE accomplishment and wish you luck with your future endeavors! 🎉 #Congrats #HighSchoolGraduate #4hseniorspotlight

Welcome to our next Senior Spotlight!✨

Johanna recently graduated High School and is going to study Biopsychology at Geneva College this fall!

Johanna holds various projects in 4-H including:
🍀Hamsters
🍀Embryology
🍀Cooking
🍀Virginia Wildlife
🍀 Sewing

Fun Fact: Johanna enjoys riding horses! 🐴

Johanna, we congratulate you on such a HUGE accomplishment and wish you luck with your future endeavors! 🎉 #Congrats #HighSchoolGraduate #4hseniorspotlight

Welcome to our first Senior Spotlight!✨Alexa recently graduated High School and is going to study Mechanical Engineering...
07/23/2021

Welcome to our first Senior Spotlight!✨

Alexa recently graduated High School and is going to study Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University this fall!

She holds various projects in 4-H including:
🍀Gardening
🍀Equity and Inclusion
🍀Social Justice

Fun Fact: She plays the bass guitar! 🎸

Alexa, we congratulate you on such a HUGE accomplishment and wish you luck with your future endeavors! 🎉 #Congrats #HighSchoolGraduate #4hseniorspotlight

Welcome to our first Senior Spotlight!✨

Alexa recently graduated High School and is going to study Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University this fall!

She holds various projects in 4-H including:
🍀Gardening
🍀Equity and Inclusion
🍀Social Justice

Fun Fact: She plays the bass guitar! 🎸

Alexa, we congratulate you on such a HUGE accomplishment and wish you luck with your future endeavors! 🎉 #Congrats #HighSchoolGraduate #4hseniorspotlight

We are having so much fun at FAA 4-H camp this week! Enjoying so many different classes and activities. So excited for t...
06/29/2021

We are having so much fun at FAA 4-H camp this week! Enjoying so many different classes and activities. So excited for the rest of the week!
#4Hcamp #virginia4H #bestweek
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06/14/2021
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Bogs footwear boot design, 4-H edition! The finalist are in! Vote for which ones are your favorite.

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Make sure you check out the link in our bio to see the brand new website! #fairfax4h #newwebsite #checkitout
06/07/2021

Make sure you check out the link in our bio to see the brand new website! #fairfax4h #newwebsite #checkitout

Make sure you check out the link in our bio to see the brand new website! #fairfax4h #newwebsite #checkitout

The Results are in…..Congrats to our 2021 Fair Court!
05/11/2021

The Results are in…..Congrats to our 2021 Fair Court!

Honoring all Moms today! Repost from @national4h
05/10/2021

Honoring all Moms today! Repost from @national4h

Honoring all Moms today! Repost from @national4h

Park clean up! #communityservice with Fairfax City Community Club
04/24/2021

Park clean up! #communityservice with Fairfax City Community Club

It’s giveaway time, we are giving away a 4H door sign on April 29th @ 7 PM on Facebook and Instagram live. Funds raised ...
04/18/2021

It’s giveaway time, we are giving away a 4H door sign on April 29th @ 7 PM on Facebook and Instagram live. Funds raised will be used to support Fairfax County Club programming. Enter by April 28th at 11:59 PM, https://tinyurl.com/ffxgiveaway21

It’s giveaway time, we are giving away a 4H door sign on April 29th @ 7 PM on Facebook and Instagram live. Funds raised will be used to support Fairfax County Club programming. Enter by April 28th at 11:59 PM, https://tinyurl.com/ffxgiveaway21

April Cloverbud connection success! Join us for Making noise in May!
04/17/2021

April Cloverbud connection success! Join us for Making noise in May!

Interested in Livestock or farm animals? Live in Fairfax County or surrounding areas? Age 9-19! Join the Hoofers and Hei...
04/14/2021

Interested in Livestock or farm animals? Live in Fairfax County or surrounding areas? Age 9-19! Join the Hoofers and Heifers 4-H club!

Interested in Livestock or farm animals? Live in Fairfax County or surrounding areas? Age 9-19! Join the Hoofers and Heifers 4-H club!

04/12/2021

It’s pick up day!

Save the Date!!!!! June 27 - July 1, 2021 Most anticipated event of the summer. Registration opens April 16, 2021#limite...
04/11/2021

Save the Date!!!!! June 27 - July 1, 2021
Most anticipated event of the summer. Registration opens April 16, 2021
#limitedspotsavailable

Save the Date!!!!! June 27 - July 1, 2021
Most anticipated event of the summer. Registration opens April 16, 2021
#limitedspotsavailable

04/10/2021

Want to become Fair Royalty, Apply today! Applications due April 12th.

Happy Happy Friday! Make sure that you have registered to pick up your eggs for the embryology project.
04/09/2021

Happy Happy Friday! Make sure that you have registered to pick up your eggs for the embryology project.

Happy Happy Friday! Make sure that you have registered to pick up your eggs for the embryology project.

Congrats to our 4-Her from our 2 B A Bee Club on a great job!
04/08/2021

Congrats to our 4-Her from our 2 B A Bee Club on a great job!

Congrats to our 4-Her from our 2 B A Bee Club on a great job!

The best Easter is one spent with your Peeps!
04/04/2021

The best Easter is one spent with your Peeps!

The best Easter is one spent with your Peeps!

🐣🐥🐓
04/04/2021

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Peep! Peep! Spring has sprung! 🌼🐣🥚🌸

Fairfax 4-H

Lizards don't like many styles of music, they just listen to rap-tiles and hip hop. Interested in reptiles, amphibians, ...
04/03/2021

Lizards don't like many styles of music, they just listen to rap-tiles and hip hop. Interested in reptiles, amphibians, arachnids, or aquatics fill out the interest form. https://forms.gle/UEvCrJJ8exhXs2hYA

Lizards don't like many styles of music, they just listen to rap-tiles and hip hop. Interested in reptiles, amphibians, arachnids, or aquatics fill out the interest form. https://forms.gle/UEvCrJJ8exhXs2hYA

Repost from Virginia 4-H🍀 SAVE THE DATE for an in-person Virginia 4-H Teen Summit! 🍀This event, planned by 4-H teens for...
04/03/2021

Repost from Virginia 4-H
🍀 SAVE THE DATE for an in-person Virginia 4-H Teen Summit! 🍀

This event, planned by 4-H teens for teens, will be held at W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center and will focus on social justice issues like LGBTQ+ rights, mental health, racial justice, the environment, education, food insecurity, and more!

All state, Virginia Department of Health, and 4-H guidelines will be followed carefully throughout the event.

Repost from Virginia 4-H
🍀 SAVE THE DATE for an in-person Virginia 4-H Teen Summit! 🍀

This event, planned by 4-H teens for teens, will be held at W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center and will focus on social justice issues like LGBTQ+ rights, mental health, racial justice, the environment, education, food insecurity, and more!

All state, Virginia Department of Health, and 4-H guidelines will be followed carefully throughout the event.

03/31/2021

Up next in our “Conversations in Ag Series” for high school and college youth is Dr. Paige Pratt: “Connecting Agriculture to Obesity, Poverty and Food Insecurity”

Join us for great conversation!

You are invited to a Zoom meeting: “Conversations in Agriculture – a series for youth in high school and college who are passionate about agriculture!

When: Apr 8, 2021 07:30 PM

Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kd-CgrT4rG9OBcahz5-T0dhYK2qlJvBu-

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Are you artistic? Showcase your talent by submitting artwork for the Fair T-Shirt. Winner gets to pick the color of the ...
03/30/2021

Are you artistic? Showcase your talent by submitting artwork for the Fair T-Shirt. Winner gets to pick the color of the short. Enter Today. https://forms.gle/DNRZ45RpQDGHqiLX7

Are you artistic? Showcase your talent by submitting artwork for the Fair T-Shirt. Winner gets to pick the color of the short. Enter Today. https://forms.gle/DNRZ45RpQDGHqiLX7

Looking for an activity for your 5-8 year old children? Join our Monthly Clover Connections series where we do a fun act...
03/29/2021

Looking for an activity for your 5-8 year old children? Join our Monthly Clover Connections series where we do a fun activity with Cloverbuds across the county. https://forms.gle/s36BCEQSZq2zeke79

Looking for an activity for your 5-8 year old children? Join our Monthly Clover Connections series where we do a fun activity with Cloverbuds across the county. https://forms.gle/s36BCEQSZq2zeke79

It’s Fair season! So why not nominate yourself or someone else for Fair court. Available roles Jr 4-Her (Prince & Prince...
03/28/2021

It’s Fair season! So why not nominate yourself or someone else for Fair court. Available roles Jr 4-Her (Prince & Princess), Intermediate 4-Her (Duke & Duchess), Senior 4-H (King & Queen). Nomination form - https://forms.gle/khoUzWQowKNVwgfU8

It’s Fair season! So why not nominate yourself or someone else for Fair court. Available roles Jr 4-Her (Prince & Princess), Intermediate 4-Her (Duke & Duchess), Senior 4-H (King & Queen). Nomination form - https://forms.gle/khoUzWQowKNVwgfU8

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4-H is a community of 7 million young people across the world learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. 4-H members participate in fun, hands-on learning activities with focuses on science, engineering and technology, healthy living, and citizenship. Under the leadership of 4-H National Headquarters at USDA, the Cooperative Extension System and its 111 Land-Grant Universities, 4-H delivers research-driven programs through its 3,500 4-H Extension Agents in every county across America. We are part of Virginia Cooperative Extension. Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state and local governments. Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of race, color, national origin, s*x, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, s*xual orientation, genetic information, marital, family, or 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; Jewel E. Hairston, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State, Petersburg.

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Monday 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8am - 4:30pm
Friday 8am - 4:30pm

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4-H is the youth development education program of Virginia Cooperative Extension. 4-H is rich with learning experiences where young people partner with caring adults and volunteers in a fellowship unlike any other program available to youth today. Through 4-H, young people are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities that emphasize 4-H's "learning by doing" philosophy of youth development. Developing Confident Leaders Standing for head, heart, hands, and health, 4-H uses more than a century of experience in youth development programming to build strong, confident leaders. Young people in the 4-H community learn leadership, citizenship, and a vast array of life skills that benefit them for the rest of their lives. Through school-based, after-school, and community clubs as well as camp settings, 4-H members pledge to build a better community, country, and world. Ready for the Future 4-H participants are youth, ages 5 to 19, taking part in programs provided as the result of actions planned and initiated by Extension personnel in cooperation with volunteers. With a direct connection to research at Virginia's land-grant universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, 4-H is the first experience many young people have with higher education. 4-H is characterized as being community-centered, volunteer-led, Extension-staff supervised, research-based, home- and family-oriented, publicly and privately funded, and responsive to change. Join Us Virginia 4-H welcomes you to get a glimpse of what 4-H is all about. Explore this website to see what 4-H'ers are up to, or contact the Fairfax County 4-H Extension Agent to find out how you can learn about all that 4-H has to offer.

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