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Strong 4-H Clubs: Volunteer Workshop Series

An adult volunteer surrounded by 4-H'ers.

4-H volunteers are encouraged to participate in an engaging volunteer opportunity with the Eastern Region of Extension Agents. These statewide virtual workshops will occur monthly from November through April on the second Thursday at 7 p.m. on Zoom.

Six West Virginia 4-H'ers Participated in Northeast States 4-H Presentations Fest

West Virginia 4-H held their State 4-H Presentation Expo in April 2021. Six of the top scorers - two from each presentation type (Formal Speech, Demonstration, Illustrated Talk) - were invited to participate in the inaugural Northeast States 4-H Presentations Fest on Saturday, September 18, 2021. This event, led by Melanie Forstrom of Cornell Cooperative Extension, showcased the presentation skills of 37 youth from 10 states, including Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia.

New 4-H year kicks off on October 1, 2021

Four teenages walking together across a field

The beginning of October ushers in the new 4-H year. West Virginia University Extension Service's 4-H program welcomes current and new families to enroll in the new 4-H year starting October 1, 2021.