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.
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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

Mission: The mission of 4-H is to empower youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults, in a hands-on environment.

Looking for something to do? Check this out!
06/02/2020

Looking for something to do? Check this out!

05/23/2020
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Check out Virginia 4-Hers with Chef Carla Hall!

Cooking more than usual lately? We are! Check out the NEW #4HFreshChefs digital cookbook with recipes from 4-H youth, alumni & celebrity chefs! Thank you Chef Carla Hall, Virginia 4-H and Tennessee 4-H for showing us how you have fun in the kitchen! Now it’s your turn- Check out the cookbook:👩‍🍳 https://bit.ly/3cQkFAG #4HatHome

Join us tonight @ 7 PM.  Check your email for the details.
05/18/2020

Join us tonight @ 7 PM. Check your email for the details.

05/18/2020
Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival 2020

72nd 4-H Fair & Carnival is Canceled. We are really sad about this! Everyone’s safety is important. We are looking forward to next for the 73rd Annual Fair in 2021.

The 72nd Annual 4-H Fair and Carnival will take place at Frying Pan Farm Park July 30 - August 2, 2020. Plan now to come to Herndon, VA for four days of fres...

Want to hear more about the National Youth in Action. Check this out!
04/23/2020

Want to hear more about the National Youth in Action. Check this out!

Reminder: the #4HYouthinAction Awards youth-led webinar is happening TONIGHT! Join the webinar tonight at 7 pm ET to learn more about the program and have your questions answered. Register now: https://bit.ly/352zv47 #TrueLeaders

04/22/2020
Virginia 4-H

Great Job Alexa!

Check out Alexa Mitchell's #ShareTheFun talent! 🎻 Alexa is a Fairfax 4-H member, and the 2020 overall #VAYouthInActionAwards winner!

#Virginia4H #InspireKidsToDo #4HAtHome

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04/10/2020

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04/01/2020

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Calling all 4-Hers                                  Come one come all                              Apply for 2020 Fair C...
03/21/2020

Calling all 4-Hers
Come one come all
Apply for 2020 Fair Court
It’s sure to be a ball.

Ages 9-18
Female & Male
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03/20/2020

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03/18/2020

Fairfax 4-H's cover photo

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03/13/2020

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03/13/2020

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03/11/2020

Hand washing helps prevent the spread of viruses. Here is a video of how to properly do so.

Happy International Women’s Day
03/09/2020

Happy International Women’s Day

Today we celebrate all the women who are making a difference in their communities and those who have helped pave the way over the years. Happy International #WomensDay! #IWD2020 #InspireKidstoDo

#funnyfridaywithfairfax4h
03/06/2020

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Happy Birthday to our Mascot.... CloverMan
03/02/2020

Happy Birthday to our Mascot.... CloverMan

Today is final day of Black History Month, we must honor Virginia’s very own @mr_edutainment Dr. Maurice Smith. #inspiri...
02/29/2020

Today is final day of Black History Month, we must honor Virginia’s very own @mr_edutainment Dr. Maurice Smith. #inspiringkidstodo

In case you didn’t know today is Friday;Also known as #FunnyFridayswithFairfax4HEnjoy! 😂😂😂
02/28/2020

In case you didn’t know today is Friday;Also known as #FunnyFridayswithFairfax4H

Enjoy! 😂😂😂

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02/27/2020

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Join us in celebrating #DigitalLearningDay by tuning in for our Facebook Live at 12pm ET today to hear from three #4HTechChangemakers from Georgia 4-H, Virginia 4-H & Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development out how digital skills have changed their communities and how you can do the same! Microsoft #InspireKidstoDo #DLDay

Camp is filling fast! Don’t miss out on the event of the summer! Link in Bio! #4Hcamp #nova4hcenter
02/26/2020

Camp is filling fast! Don’t miss out on the event of the summer! Link in Bio! #4Hcamp #nova4hcenter

02/25/2020

Friday is the last day to register for Contest Day! Click on the Link in our bio or https://forms.gle/ZFtYok4mdCRu2LZu7 to Register! #confidencegrowshere #4HPresentation #4HPublicSpeaking #ShareTheFun #ExtemporaneousSpeaking #FashionRevue

It’s Funny Friday! #FunnyFridaywithFairfax4H
02/21/2020

It’s Funny Friday! #FunnyFridaywithFairfax4H

"I'm not in competition with anybody but myself. My goal is to beat my last performance."  -- Celine DionAreas of compet...
02/18/2020

"I'm not in competition with anybody but myself. My goal is to beat my last performance." -- Celine Dion

Areas of competition are Public Speaking, Presentation, Extemporaneous, Fashion Revue, and guess what our Talent Showcase is back "Share the FUN".

Ages 5 - 19 are welcome.

Register at the Link Below:

https://forms.gle/v3jBb36K88z5HXsq8

Happy Valentine’s Day! We appreciate everyone but today we really express our love for our   4-H volunteers! #inspiringk...
02/15/2020

Happy Valentine’s Day! We appreciate everyone but today we really express our love for our 4-H volunteers! #inspiringkidstodo

02/13/2020
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Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science, and we’re highlighting 4-H’ers who are advocates for gender equity and inclusion in #STEM education, opportunities, and careers. Meet Illinois 4-H'er Aja. She started See Me in STEM with a mission to provide exposure, access, and STEM opportunities to under-represented youth. Learn more: http://bit.ly/39r4dEW #InspireKidstoDo #WomeninScience #February11

02/10/2020

Need something fun to do this summer? Looking for Community Service hours? Check out what Mussey has to say!

*looking for Male Counselors. Ages 14-18

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Fairfax 4-H's cover photo
02/10/2020

Fairfax 4-H's cover photo

Check out this great club working hard!
02/02/2020

Check out this great club working hard!

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Don’t miss the $50 Camp Counselor Early Bird Special! The application can be found at, www.fairfax4h.weebly.com
01/29/2020

Don’t miss the $50 Camp Counselor Early Bird Special! The application can be found at, www.fairfax4h.weebly.com

Great Job!
01/29/2020

Great Job!

4-H Grows Compassion. Virginia 4-H'er Kayla shares what it means to her to do community service along with her horse events. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2UeTRE7 #InspireKidstoDo #4HStateLineTack Statelinetack.com

Address

12011 Government Center Pkwy, Ste 1050
Fairfax, VA
22035

General information

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, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual 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.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 16:30

Telephone

(703) 324-5353

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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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