Join 4-H! Call the WVU Extension Service at 304-424-1960.

Office Information

WVU Extension Service
Wood County Office
1 Courthouse Square, Suite 408
Parkersburg, WV 26101-7500

Phone: 304-424-1960
Fax: 304-424-1967
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30
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WVU Serving all 55 of West Virginia’s Counties

WVU Extension Service provides programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development, Families and Health, and Community, Economic, and Workforce Development with support from West Virginia University faculty and staff. The Extension Service also maintains a historic special-mission campus at WVU Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Camp near Weston, WV.

To meet and support the needs of local people and communities, county faculty and staff involve local residents in developing and leading specific programs and activities.

Part of the National Cooperative Extension System

With more than 3,000 county offices in the USA, Extension is the local front door for many citizens to their state land-grant institutions. Extension knowledge can also be found online anytime, through eXtension, a Web portal to the nation’s largest educational and informational system staffed by Extension experts.

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Join 4-H!

West Virginia 4-H 4-H-clover

More than 88,000 West Virginia youths participate in WVU Extension’s statewide 4-H program, a fun, free program that builds leadership skills, strengthens communities and emphasizes learning by doing. New members can join during National 4-H Week, Oct. 5-11.
Learn more about the impact of 4-H in West Virginia

National 4-H

A vast community of more than 6 million youth and adults working together for positive change, 4-H is a positive youth development organization that empowers young people to reach their full potential.
Learn more about National 4-H programs

4-H Council

National 4-H Council focuses on fundraising, brand management, communications, and legal and fiduciary services to support national and state 4-H programs.
Learn more about how 4-H Council supports 4-H youth development


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