4-H is the comprehensive youth development program of Virginia Cooperative Extension. Young people from ages 5 to 18 engage in hands-on learning experiences under the guidance of 4-H agents and trained adult or teen 4-H volunteers.
Marine Aquatic Science
Educating youth, their families and the general public about natural resources, water quality and environmental stewardship. Engaging students in marine and aquatic education activities that correlate directly to Virginia's Standards of Learning.
Conducting activities designed to aid in personal growth and character development, build self-confidence and self-esteem, develop leadership skills, foster academic achievement and to teach youth how to make responsible decisions while avoiding risky behaviors.
Exposing kids 5 to 18 to the functions of the federal and state governments, community service learning and youth entrepreneurship to help them become productive, contributing citizens.