The Fescue Squad

Fescue Squad is done for spring/summer season, check back in spring 2019. For more information, email Gaylynn Johnson,; or call the VCE Hampton office at 757-727-1401.


Vegetable Gardening 101

9:30am - 10:45am

Class will be held on the following dates:

February 9 & March 9 - class will meet at the St. Joseph's Marion Center, 620 Buckroe Ave. Hampton

April 13,  May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, and September 14:  class will meet at the Bluebird Gap Farm Pavilion, 60 Pine Chapel Rd. Hampton

Join Hampton Extension Master Gardener, Stephen Bowles, and learn the basics of vegetable gardening, from planting to harvest.  Topics will include: pest management, fertilizing, succession planting, harvesting, fall and winter gardening.

Classes are on the second Saturday of the month starting February 9.  For more details or to register, please contact the Virginia Cooperative Extension - Hampton office at 757-727-1401 or email, ANR/Horticulture Extension Agent, Gaylynn Johnson, at 

Hampton 4-H Junior Camp

August 12-16, 2019

Ages: 9 - 13 years old (youth must be 9 years old by September 30, 2019)

Cost: $260.00 (early bird - balance due in full by July 19) & $280 (regular - balance due in full by July 26)

SPACE IS LIMITED!!!  To reserve a camper space, a non-refundable deposit of $75.00 is needed when registering a youth to attend camp.

Some of the classes we offer: archery, kayaking, canoeing, arts&crafts, cooking, and much more. 

To register for camp, see attachment below for camp registration form. 

2019 4H Jr Camp Flyer.pdf

Engaging with Communities

Virginia Cooperative Extension specialists in community viability work with Extension agents, campus-based faculty, organizational partners, communities, and individuals to further opportunity and build capacity in five program areas:   

Examples of our work include training county elected officials, educating entrepreneurs, facilitating collaborative projects, supporting the growth of community food systems and local economies, enhancing agent skills and community capacity in facilitation and leadership, conducting problem-driven research, and creating publications and tools that address critical community needs.

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