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Prince William County 4-H Youth Program of Virginia Cooperative Extension
Linda King, 4-H Extension Agent
8033 Ashton Avenue, Suite 105, Manassas, VA 20109-8202




Immediate Upcoming Activities for 2015-2016
  • Nov. 17 & 19 - see CURRENT NEWSLETTER for details on Officer Training
  • Nov. 27-December 1, 2015 - National Congress 2015. Information regarding National 4-H Congress can be found at: http://www.ext.vt.edu/topics/4h-youth/national-congress/index.html. The site contains a sample portfolio, document about the application process, etc.
  • Nov.30/Dec.1 Mon/Tues.  Poinsettia & Pecan Pick Up Manassas Church of the Brethren Mon. 10 AM-Noon & 4-7PM Tues. 10-3 PM
  • Dec. 5th Sat. Linda King’s Retirement Party Fairgrounds – Home Arts Bldg.
    Dec. 12th Sat. Wreaths Across America Ceremony Quantico National Cemetery
  • Dec. 9th Wed.  Food Challenge Training McCoy Conference Room, Sudley North Office Building 6:30-8:00pm
  • Jan.5, Tues. 4-H Association Meeting at McCoart Building, Cedar Run Room 6:30PM – 8:00
  • No date as yet - Officer Training McCoart Building Board Chambers Room 6:30-8:00pm
  • Jan. 29 Jr. Camp Counselor Applications Due 4-H Office
  • Feb. 3rd Wed. Presentation Training McCoart Building, Occoquan Room, 6:30-8:00pm
  • TBD Feb. Tues. 4-H Day at the State Capitol in Richmond, VA
  • Feb. 18th Thurs. Tentative Share the Fun Rehearsal Jennie Dean Elementary School 5:30-7:30pm
  • Feb. 19th Fri. Tentative Share the Fun Performance Jennie Dean Elementary School 7:00pm
  • Feb. 23rd, Tues. Embryology Training C. at  McCoy Conference Room Sudley North Office Building 4-5:30 PM
  • Feb. 27th Sat. PW County Food Challenge Contest McCoy Conference Room Sudley North Office Building 10am-12:00pm
  • Feb. 29th Mon. Embryology Paperwork Due, 4-H Office
  • March 2nd Wed. Embryology Training C. at McCoy Conference Room Sudley North Office Building , 1:30 – 3:00 PM
  • March 5th Sat. Fashion Revue Training at  McCoart Bldg., Occoquan Room 1:30-3:00pm
  • March 8th Tues. 4-H State Congress 2016 Meeting at 4-H Office, 7--8:00pm Suite 102
  • March ? TBD Sat.-Sun. TALT Weekend Northern Virginia 4-H Educational Center
  • March 15th Tues. 4-H Leaders Mid-Year Dinner Meeting – Pizza! 6-7PM 4-H Association Meeting 7-8:30 Staff/Volunteers McCoart Bldg, Occoquan Room. Leader’s Meeting 6-7:00 PM Association Meeting 7-8:30pm
  • March 28th , Mon. Embryology Eggs Arrive 
  • TBD Sat. Northern District Food Challenge Contest TBD
  • March TBD Presentation Night Staff/Volunteers Coles Elementary School 7405 Hoadly Rd., Manassas 6:30pm
  • April TBD Share the Fun Rehearsal Staff/Volunteers Jennie Dean Elementary School 5:30-7:30pm
  • April. TBD,Share the Fun Performance Staff/Volunteers Jennie Dean Elementary School 7:00pm
  • April 1-3 Equismartz Contest Meadow Event Park, Doswell, VA
  • April 8th Fri. District Contest Registration Due to 4-H Office Registrations to 4-H Office
  • April 9th, Sat. Fashion Revue D.Weisheit/E.Rogers Westminster Assisted Living
    Lake Ridge
  • April 15th-17th National Global Youth Service Days Projects of Your Choice
  • April 22nd Fri. PW Fair Camp and PW/Stafford Junior Camp Registration In Person Only 4-H Office 8:00am 5:00pm
  • April 23rd Sat. 4-H Northern District Contest (Share the Fun, Presentations, Public Speaking) Volunteers/ Staff Warren County
  • May TBD 4-H Association Retreat
  • May 19th Thurs. Graduating 4-H Seniors Dinner Staff Olive Garden Manassas
  • June 8th Weds.  Virginia 4-H State Congress Attendees Meeting McCoy Conference Room, Sudley North Office Building 7-8:00pm
  • June 27th-30th Mon.-Thurs. State 4-H Congress, VA Tech, Blacksburg
  • June 27th , Mon. State 4-H Horse Show Meeting at 4-H Office
  • July 17th- 21st Sun.-Thurs. Prince William /Stafford Junior Camp Northern VA 4-H Center
  • August 12th-20th PWC Fair, 4-H Children’s Barn at PWC Fairgrounds, Manassas
  • August 15th-19th Mon.-Fri. 4-H Fair Day Camp at PWC Fairgrounds, Manassas
  • Sept.1st Thurs. Due: Portfolios, Project Records, Outstanding Member, Secretary & Treasurer Books, Year End Summaries at 4-H Office, Manassas
  • Sept. 1st Thurs. President’s Volunteer Service Tracking Deadline On-Line (covers July 30, 2015-Aug. 1, 2016)
  • Sept. 14-18 Virginia State 4-H Horse and Pony Championship Lexington, VA
  • Date TBD - Recognition Day 2016 Staff/Volunteers PW Lions Club Manassas - 6:30pm


Club Web Sites

Club Management

Member Forms

Parent / Leader Forms

Junior Officer Resources

Junior Camp Counselor Application and Information


Prince William Co. Horse Project Selection Committee
This committee serves to review and sign entries to the District and State Horse Show which includes checking that requirements have been met by the 4-H members.
The required meeting for State Show entries is July 7th, 2015. Make an appointment with Sandy Arnold.

  • Sandy Arnold, Chairman (4arnolds@gmail.com)

Club Leader Required Forms

4-H Club Charter Documents (required as of Dec. 2008)

Club Resources

Fashion Revue Resources:

Community Service Resources (Ideas and Links)

Presentation Resources:

Website Resource Links

4-H Treasurer / Finances

4-H Promotion


Prince William 4-H Council
(see calendar for meeting dates - all leaders and parents are welcome to attends, plus any 4-Her that wants certification for serving on the council must attend a minimum of 3 meetings for the year)

Community Activity Connections:

Prince William County 4-H Program Partners:
Take a moment to thank our Prince William Co. Partners and participate or volunteer in their activities.
Manassas Park City Schools
Prince William County Public Schools
Northern Virginia Healthy Kids Coalition
Prevention Alliance of Greater Prince William County
Manassas City Public Schools
Prince William County Fair
Prince William Big LEEP (Local Environmental Education Partners)
Prince William County Public Works
PWC Fire & Rescue
Prince William Chamber of Commerce
The Prince William County Department of Parks & Recreation
Tractor Supply Company
Southern States
Lockheed Martin
Prince William Health Partnership
George Mason University
Healthy Communities, Healthy Youth
Prince William – Fairfax Farm Bureau
Smith Family Farm
Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District
Rainbow Therapeutic Riding Center


Sign up for Pr. Wm. Co. E-notifications on 4-H Events
and weekly 4-H Newsletter

Archived Newsletters

PWC 4-H Website: County hosted

PWC Google Calendar
(go to bottom of this pg, add it to your own google calendar by clicking on the 'plus' google icon.

PWC 4-H Website: State hosted

2014-2015 Calendar



  1. Character Counts program at schools
  2. Nutrition Program 4-H "Get Fit, That's It"
  3. Safe at Home, Safe Alone program at schools
  4. State Competition procedures and enrollments
  5. All-Star 4-H awards program
  6. Community Service support (see community service list)
  7. Various individual Project support, contacts, publications, training
  8. After-school 4-H Project programs
  9. In-school Project programs (i.e., embryology project)
  10. Annual Fund Raising - the profit supports county programs
  11. Recognition Day
  12. Jr. Camp
  13. Fair Camp
  14. Co. Fair Exhibits
  15. Children's Barn at Co. Fair
  16. District Competitions
  17. Fashion Revue
  18. District Leader's Conference
  19. Co. Leader Kick-off
  20. National 4-H Week
  21. Presentation Day
  22. Project Day
  23. Share-the-Fun Talent Show
  24. State Capitol Day
  25. State Congress
  26. Portfolio Training
  27. Presentation Day Training
  28. Junior Officer Training
  29. District Adult Volunteer Training
  30. Community Leader Training
  31. Project Leader Training
  32. Adult Volunteers
  33. Annual 4-H Enrollments
  34. New Club Establishments
  35. District Council Representation
  36. Program Curriculum development
  37. Seasonal Newsletters distributed to members
  38. County-wide sponsored embryology project supervision and sponsorship

If you can think of more items to add to this list please email Sandy Arnold at 4arnolds@gmail.com. We use this list as a reminder to our members and the community what our wonderful 4-H staff provides to support our clubs and the 4-H Program. 

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