- Horse & Pony
- Horsein' Around
- Teen Adventure
King George 4-H Arrow Splitters is our archery team. They compete at local, area and state contests and have shooters on the development team for the national shoot. They meet Monday evenings at indoor or outdoor ranges depending on time of year. For more information, please contact the leader:
Teresa Williams, 540-903-7046, email KG.arrowsplitters.4H@gmail.com
Cloverbuds are ages 5-8 and in kindergarten through third grade. They learn through a variety of activities and meet monthly during the school year. This is a great volunteer opportunity, as the training materials and curriculum options are ready to go!
To volunteer or for more info, contact KG 4-H Agent Terry Misch at 540-775-3062 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dahlgren 4-H LEGO Engineers has programs for ages 5-18. The high school youth compete in FIRST Tech Challenge where they build, program and control their own robot. They also coach the younger teams and share information and opportunities through community events. There are LEGO robotics options for Cloverbuds (WeDo) and for the junior ages (9-14). In the photo above, the team are shown at the booth they brought to the King George Fall Festival.
Envirothon Team is for high school youth with an interest in environmental science. Youth compete in Envirothon (sponsored by Soil and Water Conservation Association), 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) and have also competed in the State Fair Junior Forester contest. Meetings are held weekly to train for competitions. This photo is of the 2018 team at National 4-H WHEP competition in Winter Harbor, ME.
For more information, contact Terry Misch, 4-H Agent, at 540-775-3062 or email@example.com.
Fancy's Friends 4-H Dog Club teaches youth to train dogs by preparing them to compete at the State Fair 4-H Dog Show. Above are youth winners of the agility portion of the 2018 show. This was preceded by competitions in showmanship, obedience and rally obedience. Club meets weekly during spring and fall to learn dog training and monthly at the Extension office for their business meeting.
For more information, contact leader Tierney Mays at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helping Hands Community Club focuses on community service and natural resources education as youth organize several community service projects throughout the year.
For more information, contact Victoria Arcement at 540-498-7361 or email email@example.com.
Meets monthly at George Washington Birthplace National Monument. Focuses on colonial living history and communication and expressive arts. Meeting location: George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Oak Grove.
For meeting dates and more information, contact Deborah Lawton at 804-224-1732x269 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Specifics of riding/caring for a horse and all the equipment associated with horsemanship. Club members can compete in local and state shows.
For more information, contact leaders Wilma & Charlie Ward, 540-775-2264 or email email@example.com.
Horsin’ Around, a “horseless” 4-H club (no need to own a horse), learns about horses and meets at LaGrange Farm. Various activies may include a barn campout, farrier visit and float in the Fall Festival. This club is for youth 5-18 as it includes a Cloverbud (ages 5-8) component as well!
For more information, contact leader Carla Gardiner, 301-752-6223 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Raise an animal and learn methods of care/feeding, record keeping and responsibility in preparation for the annual livestock show and sale event. Meetings are held monthly at the Emory farm, show and sale event is mid-May.
For more information, contact leader Becky Emory at 540-220-0881 or email email@example.com.
Learn and practice marksmanship in a safe environment. This group learns confidence and discipline as they hone their skills.
For more information, contact Jim Morgan at 540-775-5204 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn the rules of safe and responsible firearms handling and develop concentration and physical control to improve marksmanship.
Joe Primerano (Shotgun) 540-207-5859 email@example.com
Join this group of adventurous teens as they conduct community service projects, experience outdoor adventures and have fun!
There are multiple opportunities for youth to earn awards, and most are merely documenting youth participation. To receive Outstanding Member award each year, simply complete the form and turn it in to be recognized at Achievement Night. For King George 4-H Honor Club award, document 40 points on the 4-H All Star Nomination Form. For 4-H All Star, the highest honor available in Virginia 4-H, complete the 4-H All Star Nomination Form with at least 85 points. All forms are due to the King George Extension Office by October 1st to receive credit.
Below are the links to all the 4-H All Star forms--the Youth Nomination Application is the one you are looking for. The Nomination Application Users Guide will answer many questions as you complete the form.