The Sussex 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 Sussex 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.
Register for 2017 Camps
If your a Sussex County resident between the ages of 9 and 13 (as of January 1, 2017) you can sign up to attend a 4-H Camp! Camp cost is $225, which includes lodging, meals, classes, programs, a t-shirt, and transportation.
To reserve a spot, return the Sussex County Camp Registration Form with a $25 non-refundable deposit by June 16, 2017 to reserve a spot.
Become a 4-H Volunteer
Each year, 4-H members participate in a community service project. This year’s project will focus on recycling. Several recycling receptacles have been placed around the county for citizens to recycle. The 4-H members and volunteers will collect those recycled items and take them to the appropriate recycling center. We need your help, become a volunteer by contacting the Sussex County VCE office.
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 Alumni and represent your 4-H state: http://bit.ly/2m0vYgp The top three states with the most “hands raised” will earn $5,000, $10,000 or $20,000, respectively.