WVU Fayette County Extension Service
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- Mar27 All Day Teen Leader Weekend
- Apr17 All Day West Virginia Extension Master Gardener Association Annual Conference
- Jun27 All Day WVU National Junior Firefighter Camp 2020
Contact the Fayette County Office for current news and to learn about upcoming opportunities in our local area. Ask us for more information about topics including:
Fayette County 4-H News
Fayette County 4-H Camp
Date: July 6-10, 2020
Location: Fayette County 4-H Park, Beckwith, W.Va.
Part of the National Cooperative Extension System
All universities engage in research and teaching, but the nation’s more than 100 land-grant colleges and universities including WVU, have another critical mission: Extension. Extension means reaching out, and along with teaching and research land-grant institutions extend their resources, solving public needs with college or university resources through local programs. With more than 3,000 county offices in the USA, the National Cooperative Extension System is the local front door for many citizens to their state land-grant institutions.
Putting Knowledge to Work!
The West Virginia University Extension Service works to provide solutions in your community through key programs and resources, including agriculture and natural resources; 4-H and youth development; food and nutrition; health and wellness; financial planning; and home gardening. These research-based programs and services are available to all Fayette County residents thanks to the tremendous support of our community members, local organizations, volunteers and local partners, including the Board of Education and County Commission.
Fayette County Highlights
- Nearly 140 youths attended 4-H camp in Fayette County and nearly 250 young people were members of a county 4-H club.
- The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation provided a grant to support a summer STEM ambassador for the county. This college student served 450 hours to Fayette County youths, providing summer STEM activities. These activities ranged from regular programs at all Fayette County public libraries to a week-long Science in the Kitchen day camp.