The center is located near Wakefield, Virginia, on Airfield Lake. The lake is 105 acres in size and the Center property has more than one mile of shoreland. When the roads were widened and surfaced at the 4-H Center, Union Camp Corporation donated an additional seven acres of land, bringing the present number of acres to 218.
The Airfield site was chosen because of its size, central location in what was then the Southeast Extension District and ease of accessibility by auto. The center is situated 50 miles from Richmond, 50 miles from Norfolk, and 60 miles from Virginia Beach.
The property consists of a dining/administration building four conference buildings, three executive sleeping lodges, four conference sleeping lodges, a health lodge, an amphitheater, a swimming pool, an athletic field, four horse barns with 101 stalls, two horseshow rings, a storage/maintenance building, a 4-H resource-storage building, three tennis courts, a campfire circle, a nature trail.