York/Poquoson VCE office

The York County/City of Poquoson 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 York County and the City of Poquoson improve the quality of their lives.

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

What's New 

4-H Teen Club

Open to all teens in York County and Poquoson ages 14-18

  • Earn Community Service Hours
  • Give back to your community
  • Learn leadership skills
  • Gain independence
  • Make new friends
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Earn training hours for 4-H Junior Summer Camp Teen Counselors & CIT's

If you are interested, please fill out this survey:  https://forms.gle/x43qqyHH72vkW5uo7

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Apply to be a 2022 4-H Junior Summer Camp Teen Counselor or Counselor-in-Training 

York/Poquoson 4-H Junior Summer Camp will be held August 1 - 5, 2022 at the Jamestown 
4-H Educational Center in Jamestown.  Teens ages 15 - 18 years of age can apply to be a Teen Counselor and Teens that are 14 years of age can apply to be a Counselor-in-Training.  More information can be found by visiting the 4-H Youth Development Page.

Application for Teen Counselor

Application for Counselor-in-Training

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Virtual Master Gardener Help Desk

Are you having issues in your Landscape?  Having problems in your Garden?  Our trained Master Gardener Volunteers are here to help!  Email yk.pq.mg@gmail.com. Include your name, phone number, a brief description and 3-4 quality pictures of your problem.  More information on how to submit good quality pictures and other information can be found by visiting the VCE Master Gardener Help Desk Page.
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4-H Stem Challenge SPIN Club

Activities explore important STEM topics ranging from physics and engineering to computer science and space agriculture.  Hurry, space is limited!  Meetings will be held at the Poquoson Library Large Meeting Room from 5:00 to 6:00PM on Oct 5th, Oct. 19th, Nov. 2nd and Nov. 16th.  Cost is $5.00 per session or $15.00 for all 4 sessions.  To register,  https://forms.gle/TbEaFuEr58zUV8jx7 .  Once you register, payment can be mailed to VCE-York, P. O. Box 532, Yorktown, VA 23690 or can be dropped off at 5338-I George Washington Mem. Hwy.

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4-H Teen Volunteer Opportunity

York/Poquoson 4-H is looking for a few teens to volunteer for their 4-H STEM Challenge SPIN Club.  This is a great opportunity to earn at least 6 hours of community service and have fun while you do it!  Must be 14-18 years of age. Contact Rachel Everheart for more information at racheleverheart@vt.edu or call 757-890-4940.

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Free Budgeting Basics Class

Learn how to manage your money, prepare for the holidays, and save for the future!  Signup to be educated on the simple, yet vital things you can do to increase your family's financial literacy!

GOT KIDS?  FREE CHILD CARE PROVIDED BY VCE FAMILY FOCUS PROGRAM!

Date:  November 5, 2021       Time:  11:30am - 12:45pm

Where:  Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 7479 Richmond Road, Williamsburg

Register here:   https://vce.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_86yZap7KVVTci2y

For more information:  Call Sonja Mitchell, 757-591-4838


Virginia Food Access Network (VFAN)

The Virginia Food Access Network (VFAN) accelerates efforts, connects partners, and shares resources to solve child hunger in Virginia and create nutritious food access for all Virginians.

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