Healthy Virginia Lawns - Closed for 2021
This program is closed for the rest of the year, please check back next year.
Members of the Healthy Virginia Lawn and Landscape team are trained Extension Master Gardener volunteers, who perform lawn and landscape assessments for Hampton homeowners. Let us help you build an environmentally friendly lawn and landscape.
Getting Started in the Vegetable Garden
Learn the basics to help you get through your first season with Virginia Cooperative Extension!Please send questions to Gaylynn Johnson, ANR/Hort Extension Agent at firstname.lastname@example.org or 757-727-1401. Please see below for online presentation slides and videos:
Hampton 4-H Youth Development Program
4-H is the youth development program of Virginia Cooperative Extension. 4-H is rich in experiences where young people partner with caring adults and volunteers to participate in a variety of activities in which they "learn by doing." Youth ages 5-18 participate in Virginia 4-H.
4-H assists youth and adults working with those youth to gain additional knowledge, life skills, and attitudes that will further their development as self-directing, contributing, and productive members of society.
To create a world in which youth and adults learn, grow and work together as catalysts for positivie change.
New and Engaging Ways to Involve Youth in 4-H!
Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, Virginia 4-H has found new and engaging ways to educate youth to include:
- Online activities
- Video conferenceing
- Telephone guidance
- And more
To learn more about how to get involved in 4-H, contact Karen Baker at email@example.com .
5 Ways to Keep Kids Engaged & Learning at Home
Communities across American are experiencing school closures which can be a stressful time for families. Here are five 4-H resources that will aid families in maintaing some sense of normalcy and make sure kids don't get off track with their daily development.
1. Inspire Kids To Do
2. Family Fun First
3. Take The Homeschooling Approach
4. Create Your Own Learning Lab
5. Combat Cabin Fever With Mindfulness
Click here to obtain more information: https://4-h.org/about/blog/5-ways-to-keep-kids-engaged-and-learning-at-home/
Hampton 4-H Teen Club
The Hampton 4-H Teen Club is built around citizenship, scholarship, and a strong commitment to community service throughout the City of Hampton. Our club is comprised of a diverse group of young adults ages 13-18, who proactively tackle the growing needs of all citizens throughout the city . Members of the teen club are held at a high standard, and their dedication and service shines through their work. The Hampton 4-H Teen Club is growing quickly and new members are always welcomed.
Please see Hampton 4-H Teen Highlights Video is below:
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:
- Leadership & Planning
- Community Enterprise and Resiliency
- Community Food System and Enterprises
- Community Planning
- Emerging Community Issues
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.
Do you have a question about Community Viability?
Perhaps one of the Community Viability specialists below can help you. Contact a Community Viability specialist or direct a question to them using our Ask an Expertsystem.