As the state moves to Phase III of the COVID re-opening plan, Virginia Cooperative Extension and 4-H are resuming some in-person programming and services will continue to provide contactless and distance-based methods, such as using drop boxes for samples and pickup, phones, and virtual delivery of educational programming.

This website will provide current information on local office hours, programming, and more. We look forward continuing to serve our community.

The Mathews County 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 Mathews County improve their lives.

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

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Become a 4-H Volunteer

Inspire the next generation -- become a 4-H volunteer!  Do you have a passion or a hobby?  Do you enjoy working with kids?  Does it make you smile to see someone learn?    If you answer yes to any of these questions, you have what it takes to be a 4-H volunteer.  

4-H programs look to volunteers to help our young people learn the skills they need to prepare for their futures while also having fun.    You don't need to have experience.  You don't need to make a long-term commitment or even devote a large amount of time.  Training and support will be provided through our office.  Give us a call to learn more! 804-725-7196


                             4-H SUMMER CAMPS FOR 2020!

ALL SUMMER CAMPS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19                                                                                                     




                                                                   STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE CAMPS!



More details are in the 4-H Youth Programs under the "Local Programs" link above. If you have more questions contact the Mathews Extension Office.  We hope to see you for some summer 4-H fun! 

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.

Were you a 4-H member? Did you attend 4-H camp? Or maybe you were a 4-H volunteer? Identify as a 4-H alum, and represent your 4-H state:

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