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W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center at Smith Mountain Lake

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Special Event Facilities Located on beautiful Smith Mountain Lake, the W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center is a multi-purpose conference center. Whether you are planning a meeting, retreat, reunion or social event, our spacious facilities can handle almost any group. - Auditorium with stage accommodates 400 for sit-down dinner. Open Air Pavilion (Covered) accommodates 400 at picnic tables. - Willard Pavilion (covered), situated on the water, accommodates 200 at picnic tables. - Reid Jones Jr. Lodge: Upper level accommodates 50 theater style, 70-75 for a stand-up reception. Lower level accommodates 100 theater style. - Taubman Conference Center accommodates 90 for a stand-up reception and 112 theater style.

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Directions
  • Directions:
    From Roanoke

    - From I-81 take exit 143, I-581 S (220 S), through Roanoke and Boones Mill.
    - Continue past Boones Mill on 220 S for 4.2 miles to Wirtz Rd. (Rt. 697). (There will be an Exxon & Dairy Queen/Bojangles on the left, & Franklin Motel on the right.)
    - Turn LEFT onto Wirtz Rd. (Rt. 697). Follow Wirtz Rd. for 5 miles to the stop sign.
    - At stop sign, turn LEFT onto Rt. 122 N (Booker T. Washington Highway). Go 1 mile to Burnt Chimney Rd.
    - Turn RIGHT onto Burnt Chimney Rd. (Rt. 670). Follow Burnt Chimney Rd. for 6.7 miles to Rt. 668. (Dudley's Schoolhouse Store will be on the right directly past the road.)
    - Turn RIGHT onto Rt. 668 (Lovely Valley Rd.) Follow for 0.7 miles to the stop sign.
    - Turn RIGHT onto Rt. 944 (Crafts Ford Rd.) Follow for 1.6 miles to a sharp curve. Turn left onto Hermitage Rd. (Rt. 669).
    - Follow Hermitage Rd. to the 4-H Center.
  • Major Access Routes: Rt. 122
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  • Total Number of Rooms: 95
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Facility Info
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Facility Info
  • Largest Room7130
  • Total Sq. Ft.15626
  • Number of Rooms21
  • Sleeping Rooms95
CAB-Auditorium
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 7130
  • Width: 58.5
  • Length: 122
  • Theater Capacity: 460
  • Banquet Capacity: 400
  • Reception Capacity: 410
CAB - Stage Section
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2048
  • Width: 35
  • Length: 58.5
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Banquet Capacity: 80
  • Reception Capacity: 120
CAB - Center Section
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2340
  • Width: 40
  • Length: 58.5
  • Theater Capacity: 160
  • Banquet Capacity: 160
  • Reception Capacity: 130
CAB - Dining Section
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2750
  • Width: 47
  • Length: 58.5
  • Theater Capacity: 200
  • Banquet Capacity: 160
  • Reception Capacity: 160
Agent's Office
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 370
  • Width: 19.5
  • Length: 19.5
  • Theater Capacity: 25
Taubman Conference Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1500
  • Width: 37.5
  • Length: 40
  • Theater Capacity: 120
  • Classroom Capacity: 72
  • Banquet Capacity: 54
  • Reception Capacity: 120
Taubman Lobby
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 816
  • Theater Capacity: 25
Svoboda Lobby
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 292.5
  • Theater Capacity: 25
Flora Lobby
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 292.5
  • Theater Capacity: 25
Skelton Lobby
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 701
  • Theater Capacity: 40
Hancock Lobby
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 701
  • Theater Capacity: 40
RJJ - Upper Conference Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 612
  • Width: 18
  • Length: 34
  • Theater Capacity: 50
  • Classroom Capacity: 36
  • Banquet Capacity: 32
  • Reception Capacity: 55
RJJ - Conference Room A
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 306
  • Width: 18
  • Length: 19.6
  • Theater Capacity: 25
  • Classroom Capacity: 18
  • Banquet Capacity: 16
  • Reception Capacity: 25
RJJ - Conference Room B
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 306
  • Width: 18
  • Length: 16.5
  • Theater Capacity: 25
  • Classroom Capacity: 18
  • Banquet Capacity: 16
  • Reception Capacity: 30
RJJ - Lower Conference Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1535
  • Width: 30.5
  • Length: 50
  • Theater Capacity: 120
  • Classroom Capacity: 72
  • Banquet Capacity: 96
  • Reception Capacity: 125
RJJ - Lower Conference Room D
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 546
  • Width: 30.5
  • Length: 17.9
  • Theater Capacity: 40
  • Classroom Capacity: 24
  • Banquet Capacity: 32
  • Reception Capacity: 40
RJJ - Lower Conference Room E
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 443
  • Width: 30.5
  • Length: 17.1
  • Theater Capacity: 40
  • Classroom Capacity: 24
  • Banquet Capacity: 32
  • Reception Capacity: 40
RJJ - Lower Conference Room F
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 546
  • Width: 30.5
  • Length: 17.9
  • Theater Capacity: 40
  • Classroom Capacity: 24
  • Banquet Capacity: 32
  • Reception Capacity: 45
JOCO Classroom
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 454
  • Width: 16.5
  • Length: 27.5
  • Theater Capacity: 20
  • Classroom Capacity: 20
JOCO Large Meeting Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 897
  • Width: 23
  • Length: 39
  • Theater Capacity: 85
  • Classroom Capacity: 48
  • Reception Capacity: 85
Welcome Center Board Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 704
  • Width: 22
  • Length: 32
  • Classroom Capacity: 30