The James City 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 James City 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.  

The James City County Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is still closed to the public.  Please visit the COVID19 Resource page above for the official statement with details on the office closure

What's New

2021 4-H Junior Summer Camp


4-H Junior Summer Camp is scheduled for July 21-24, 2021.  Camper registration will open on April 24, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. through our online format only.  Visit our Camp page for more information.  The registration links  will be found under the Registration tab.


James City County VCE office is in charge of planning for and processing registration for our week of 4-H Junior summer camp.  Jamestown 4-H Center is just the facility we use during the week for camp programming.  Registration and/or questions regarding James City County 4-H Junior Summer Camp should be directed to the James City County Extension office at 757-564-2170 or, NOT the Jamestown 4-H Center

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Are you between the ages of 13 and 16, love history and want to explore volunteer possibilities as a costumed historical interpreter?

4-H Peer Teacher

Become a 4-H Peer Teacher at Jamestown Settlement or the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.  Learn to be a costumed historical interpreter and join the volunteer youth crew. Teens from Gloucester, York/Poquoson and James City are eligible to participate in this program.

Selected youth will spend five days training alongside a costumed interpreter to master one station within their site (it could be knots for example on the ships).  Upon completion of the training sessions and successful master of the station, youth may be asked to continue volunteering for the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation as a costumed interpreter.  For additional information contact Krista Gustafson, 4-H Agent, Gloucester County at or 804-693-2602

Applications are due May 3rd in the Gloucester Extension office.

2021 Junior Interpreter Peer Teacher Application.pdf

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.

Were you a 4-H member? Did you attend 4-H camp? Or maybe you were a 4-H volunteer? Identify as a 4-H alum, and represent your 4-H state:

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