The City of Richmond 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 City of Richmond improve their lives.

We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Viability.

What's New

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When:  July 16-20th, 2018

Where:  Virginia State University

Age:  11-13 years old

Registration Link:

The iLeadership Institute offers a week of fun, innovative, engaging and interactive sessions that will enhance the ability of 4-H youth to serve in local, district, state and national 4-H leadership roles.  These include 4-H club leaders, camp counselors members of 4-H Cabinet, State and National Congress, and as conference participants.  The iLeadership Institute is a great summer leadership opportunity for youth to be introduced to STEAM activities, team-building and networking, hands-on workshops, distinguished speakers, etiquette dinner, creating personal action plans, and much more.  FFA youth are encouraged to participate as well.  

Please see attached flyer and links to register.  For more information please contact Dr. Maurice Smith at

Day camp registration Link  Correction!  checks need to be payable to Treasurer Virginia Tech


Richmond City joins with Newport News, Middlesex and Matthews counties to take up to 180 youth ages 9 to 13 to Jamestown 4-H Camp.  The 2018 week will be August 13-17.

Camp is an opportunity to make new friends, learn and have fun in a safe environment.  For evening fun there's a pool party and singing around the campfire.  Campers select their own classes (archery, kayaking, air rifle, arts/crafts and much more).

Registration is open now.  There is a $75 deposit required to secure your childs spot, the remaining balance of the $300 fee is due in full prior to July 1st, 2018 

Would you like to support a youth from the City of Richmond who might not otherwise have the opportunity to attend camp?