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Description

The Henrico 4-H "Just R.E.A.D. - Reading and Engaging in Agriculture Daily" at-home learning kits are geared for youth ages 5-11. Through these kits, youth will learn about an agricultural topic. See dates below for specific topics. The kit includes one book with an accompanying lesson plan and hands-on activity that comes with all the supplies you need. Kits are $10. Kits will be available for pick-up monthly at the "Digging Science" club meetings or at the Henrico Extension Office.

Registration

Please click on the appropriate Add to Cart button(s) on this page to purchase your desired kit(s).  If purchasing multiple months, please hit all appropriate Add to Cart buttons before proceeding to Checkout. 

You will be given the option during checkout to register as an Individual or as a Family/Group.  If you are registering one child, please select Individual Registration.  The registration account should be in the child’s name.  If you are registering 2 or more children, please select Family/Group Registration and follow these instructions to complete your checkout: Family/Group Instructions.

Pickup Dates/Topics

October 20, 2022 - Squash

Youth will learn about decomposition, composting, and soil through a hands-on experiment and observation

November 10, 2022 - Apples

Youth will learn how apple cider is made and make their own tasty apple treat!

December 15, 2022 - Cranberries

 Youth will learn how cranberries are grown and processed into the yummy cranberry sauce, often eaten at holiday meals. They’ll use their scientific knowledge to complete a science experiment. 

January 12, 2023 - Farm-to-Table

Youth will learn where their lunch was grown and the journey it took to find its way to their lunchbox.

February 16, 2023 - Pancakes

Youth will learn about pancakes and maple syrup through this hands-on activity.

March 16, 2023 - Butterflies

Youth will learn the process of metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly and complete some fun, educational crafts.

April 20, 2023 - Recycling

Youth will learn about plastic pollution in the oceans and the importance of recycling.

May 18, 2023 - Vegetables

Youth will learn about which part of the plant they eat and design their own vegetable garden.

June 15, 2023 - Cheese

Youth will celebrate National Dairy Month by learning how cheese is made and make their own!

Notes

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 1 week before each pick-up date
COST: $10.00 per monthly kit*
PAYMENT METHODS: Credit Cards Only
REFUND POLICY: No refunds will be provided. Kits not picked up within one week of the scheduled pick-up date without notification will not be refunded.

*Buy all 9 kits by October 14th for $85 ($5 discount).  Discount is not available after October 14th.  Please be sure to check the Apply a Discount box on the 9th kit to receive your Just R.E.A.D Multi Kit Discount.

If you have questions about this program, please contact Carter Humphries at ccd296@vt.edu


If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Henrico County Extension Office at 804-501-5160 during the business hours of 8:00am and 4:30pm to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120. 

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Section Title
Just R.E.A.D. At-Home Learning Kits - December
Type
Pick up kit
Dates
Dec 15, 2022
Fee(s)
Just R.E.A.D Learning Kit non-credit $10.00
Section Notes
Please Add to Cart if you wish to purchase the Just R.E.A.D. At-Home Learning Kit for December.  Kit pickup will occur on December 15th.
Section Title
Just R.E.A.D. At-Home Learning Kits - January
Type
Pick up kit
Dates
Jan 12, 2023
Fee(s)
Just R.E.A.D Learning Kit non-credit $10.00
Section Notes
Please Add to Cart if you wish to purchase the Just R.E.A.D. At-Home Learning Kit for January.  Kit pickup will occur on January 12th.
Section Title
Just R.E.A.D. At-Home Learning Kits - February
Type
Pick up kit
Dates
Feb 16, 2023
Fee(s)
Just R.E.A.D Learning Kit non-credit $10.00
Section Notes
Please Add to Cart if you wish to purchase the Just R.E.A.D. At-Home Learning Kit for February.  Kit pickup will occur on February 16th.
Section Title
Just R.E.A.D. At-Home Learning Kits - March
Type
Pick up kit
Dates
Mar 16, 2023
Fee(s)
Just R.E.A.D Learning Kit non-credit $10.00
Section Notes
Please Add to Cart if you wish to purchase the Just R.E.A.D. At-Home Learning Kit for March.  Kit pickup will occur on March 16th.
Section Title
Just R.E.A.D. At-Home Learning Kits - April
Type
Pick up kit
Dates
Apr 20, 2023
Fee(s)
Just R.E.A.D Learning Kit non-credit $10.00
Section Notes
Please Add to Cart if you wish to purchase the Just R.E.A.D. At-Home Learning Kit for April.  Kit pickup will occur on April 20th.
Section Title
Just R.E.A.D. At-Home Learning Kits - May
Type
Pick up kit
Dates
May 18, 2023
Fee(s)
Just R.E.A.D Learning Kit non-credit $10.00
Section Notes
Please Add to Cart if you wish to purchase the Just R.E.A.D. At-Home Learning Kit for May.  Kit pickup will occur on May 18th.
Section Title
Just R.E.A.D. At-Home Learning Kits - June
Type
Pick up kit
Dates
Jun 15, 2023
Fee(s)
Just R.E.A.D Learning Kit non-credit $10.00
Section Notes

Please Add to Cart if you wish to purchase the Just R.E.A.D. At-Home Learning Kit for June.  Kit pickup will occur on June 15th.

Please Note: When purchasing all 9 monthly kits by October 14th, please be sure to check the Apply a Discount box during Checkout on the 9th kit to receive your Just R.E.A.D Multi Kit Discount of $5.00. 

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