Thursday, September 28, 2017

Volunteer Information for VA Association of Adult 4-H Volunteer Leaders

The 4-H Symposium 
and Virginia Association of Adult 4-H Volunteer Leaders'
2017 Fall Conference
November 4-5, 2017
Sheraton Roanoke Hotel & Conference Center
Roanoke, VA 

The volunteer registration and scholarship form, tentative schedule and selected workshop descriptions for the 4-H Symposium and VAA4-HVL Fall Conference can be found:

Also, please consider nominating a volunteer or extension staff for an award.  The nomination is due by October 13 and can be submitted to  Forms are available on the VAA4-HVL website at these links:

If you have any questions, please contact the Orange Extension Office at

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

VA Association of Fairs Scholarship

Virginia Association of Fairs Youth Leadership Awards Competition 2018

Scholarship opportunity is open to 4-H members, ages 14-19, 
who have been an active participant in the Orange Fair.  

The entries are due by December 1, 2017.

Competition will be held at the VAF Convention 
at the Homestead on January 6, 2018.

For guidelines and entry form, go to:

Monday, September 25, 2017

Town of Gordonsville
11th Annual Veterans Parade
Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 2 pm

The theme is Honoring our Military.

Applications are due by October 30 at 5 pm.

For rules and application, go to:

Virginia Hereford Association Scholarship Opportunity

Virginia Hereford Association Scholarship Program

The Virginia Hereford Association Heifer Scholarship Program is a mentoring and development program for youth who are interested in becoming involved in the farming industry.  Their goal is to make it possible for a younger generation of future Hereford breeders to learn through the management of a Registered Hereford female.

The program will provide a Registered Hereford Heifer to the scholarship recipient.  At that time the junior will maintain ownership and possession of the heifer.

Deadline for applications is October 31, 2017 and the recipient will be announced at the VHA Annual Meeting on November 10.

Guidelines and application can be found:

Tuesday, September 19, 2017


Orange-Madison 4-H Camp

June 10-14, 2018

Watch our Facebook Page and Blog
for more information on registration in March.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Scholarship Opportunities!

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All applications/nominations are due by October 6, 2017. Winners will be announced at 4-H Achievement Night.

Harry T. Peters, Jr. Award: to recognize an outstanding senior 4-H'er (ages 14 to 19) who works hard, sets goals and achieves them; among other traits. Click here to go directly to award application.

Orange County 4-H Scholarship Application: eligible applicants must have graduated high school in 2017. This $500 award will be used to aid the recipient with the cost of higher education. Click here to learn more.

Pillars of Character Awards: these awards are designed to recognize those outstanding youth who consistently exhibit behavior representative of each CHARACTER COUNTS! pillar. Those are trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship. Click here to nominate deserving youth.