Summer Internship Program: Fluvanna County

Fluvanna County

Primary Program Area Focus: 4-H

1. Describe your plans for this internship.  (i.e. What specifically will the intern be doing?)

4-H Day Programs- Assist agent with planning and executing summer enrichment programs for youth to include science, technology, engineering, and math, as well asanimal science programs.

4-H Camp- Assist with teen leader trainings, supervise development of courses to be taught by teen leaders, coordinate adult volunteer corp., assist with arrival and
departure procedures for week long residential camp.

4-H Club Involvement- Initiate and maintain contact with club leaders to identify curriculum needs.

4-H Agricultural Programming- Assist in the planning and implementation of youth and family programs for the public at the Fluvanna County Fair.

2. Describe the knowledge / skills you expect the intern to gain from this experience.

  • Awareness of VCE program areas and corresponding educational events
  • Use of the extension programming model
  • How to conduct needs Assessment
  • 4-H Camp preparation, forms, policies and procedures
  • ANR and 4-H procedures and responsibilities

3. How will the intern learn about the breadth of VCE and our various program areas?

The successful applicant will learn about VCE by job shadowing the 4-H Agent and
Family Nutrition Program Assistant in Fluvanna, and by meeting and working with
Agriculture and Natural Resources and Family and Consumer Science agents from
around our Planning District.