4-H Programs

The Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center and the Appomattox County 4-H Extension Programs, will again, be offering numerous activities.  The Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center has many events and programs for various age groups, see below what is being offered and join in the fun. 

The Appomattox County 4-H Extension Office also has a good variety of after-school and specialty clubs, as well as, events during the year for youth to participate in. To sign your child up for a program or for information on these and any other programs, please call the Extension Office at 434-352-8244 or email Bonnie Tillotson.

Summer Cloverbud Camp

Cloverbud Camp is designed to introduce children ages 5-8 to the 4-H camping experience. Campers will experience the fun and excitement of the 4-H camping program by learning new things, singing camp songs, and participating in hands on activities. For more information please call 434-352-8244. or 434-248-5444.

Appomattox 4-H Camp

This fun filled week long camp is for youth ages 9 through 13. For more information on the camp contact the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244 or email Bonnie Tillotson.

Interstate Exchange 4-H Club

This club is for members 13 to 18 years of age. It is an in-depth learning experience in which 4-H members, leaders and/or staff have a reciprocal host family experience with a 4-H program from another state. For more information call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244.

Appomattox 4-H Shooting Education Club

This club meets on various days including Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Members learn safe firearm handling and proper shooting techniques. Disciplines include: BB, Air Rifle, Air Pistol, Archery, Muzzleloader,.22 and Shotgun. For more information call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244.

Appomattox 4-H Horse & Pony Club

Open to ages 9 and up. This is an active club that learns about care, riding and showing of horses. Club meets monthly on different dates. For more information call the Appomattox Extension Office at 434-352-8244.

Appomattox 4-H Livestock Club

Livestock covered will be cattle, goats, sheep and pigs. Members will learn proper care of and how to show their animal. Open to ages 9 and up. This club meets on the 3rd Monday of the month, with extra dates TBA. Please call the Extension Office at 434-352-8244 if you are interested.

Fun With Foods

This after-school program is for those who enjoy cooking and would like to learn some new skills. Open to ages 9-13, meetings will be held on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 3:30 pm to 5 pm The classes will end in May. The cost for this program is $7 per class to cover food and cooking item expenses. Please call the Appomattox Extension Office to register at 434-352-8244.

Appomattox 4-H Handbell Club

Members in this club will learn to read music and play handbells and chimes. There will be a minimum of 2 public performances. This club meets Wednesdays, after school, at the Appomattox Courthouse Presbyterian Church (behind AMS). Youth must be at least in the 4th grade. Please call the Appomattox Extension Office 434-352-8244, if you are interested. Space is limited.