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Mission & Vision


Mission & Vision


The Northern Virginia 4-H Educational and Conference Center's vision is to improve all aspects of the world in which we live, work and play through recreation, education, leadership and life skill development.


The Northern Virginia 4-H Educational and Conference Center's mission is to facilitate proven experiential learning programs for youth, families and adults that educate, inspire and connect.

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Office Hours & Directions

Office Hours & Directions


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600 4-H Center Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630
(540) 635-7171


(540) 635-7171
(540) 635-6876 (fax)

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30AM – 5PM

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Board of Directors & Staff

Board of Directors & Staff

Board of Directors


Tobin Smith, President


Ann Marlow, Corporate Secretary

Shae Parker, Treasurer

John Thompson, VCE District Director

Sam Fisher, VCE 4-H Camping Specialist


Board Members


Sara Capra

Kaci Daniel

Laura Galante

Jamie Marraccini

John W. McCarthy

Jennifer Montgomery

Reginald Morris

Jonathon Perrelli

Jay Robinson

Alyssa Walden


4-H Center Staff


Assistant Center Director

Cindy Donaldson

Director of Finance & HR

Avery Harper

Program Director

Josh Bolen

Facilities, Buildings & Grounds Manager


Missy Whitmer

Housekeeping Manager


Renualdo Shields

Executive Chef


Tammi Collins

Regional Events Coordinator


Chris Newlon

Events Specialist

Laura Clawson

Executive Asstistant

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Laura Harper

Program Manager


Shauna Manovich

Assistant Program Director


Brielle Manovich

Program Support Specialist


Lorilei Dreibelbis

Aquatics Supervisor

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Summer Camp Staff - Seasonal hire from May 15 - August 15. Full time Sunday - Thursday. Room and board provided. 

Staff members are required to teach classes in the mornings. The subject areas include Leather Craft, Challenge Course, Shooting Education, Performing Arts, Canoeing, and Climbing Wall - just to name a few. Class specific training will be provided to all staff members to help successfully lead classes. Previous experience in particular areas will be considered when making instructor assignments. During the day when classes are not in session, staff members will be responsible for daily operations of the camp, to include (but are not limited to): program planning, filling water coolers, general maintenance, helping with nightly campfires and life guarding at the pool. American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification is offered free-of-charge to those who require the certification for their class and to those who are interested but are not required to have it. All staff members are required to obtain American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED; this training is provided during training and free-of-charge.