We are a 4-H Center in the beautiful mountains of Virginia, approximately 25 miles from Roanoke. Situated on 120 acres along Smith Mountain Lake, we offer year round programs for people of all ages and abilities. Our primary focus is on 4-H summer camp and Outdoor Education programming for regional schools. We serve approximately 4500 youth through these two program areas.
Our location is ideal for the outdoor enthusiast: only 30 minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway and sections of the Appalachian Trail; 30 minutes from excellent mountain biking opportunities; 1 hour to caving and rock climbing opportunities and within 3 hour drive of world class rock climbing and whitewater paddling; 2.5 miles of shoreline on Smith Mountain Lake to satisfy the appetite for serene lake paddling or the avid fisherman.
Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, national origin, disability, or political affiliation. An equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer.