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Current Activities and Information

What’s going on in Bleckley County 4-H?

 

Club meetings - tentative dates for 2017-2018 are:

  •     5th grade - Aug 29, Oct 10, Nov 7, Jan 9, Feb 6, Mar 6
  •     6th grade - Aug 31, Oct 12, Nov 9, Jan 11, Feb 8, Mar 8
  •     Junior Club - (grades 7-8) Sept 5, Oct 17, Nov 14, Jan 16, Feb 13, Mar 13
  •     Senior Club - (grades 9-12) Aug 9, Sept 13, Oct 18, Nov 15, Jan 17, Feb 7, Mar 14
  •     Home School Club (grades 5-12)  Aug 24, additional dates TBA 

 

Service Projects - dates to be determined           

  • Serving our Senior Citizens in various helpful projects
  • Thank you gifts to local Law Enforcement and Emergency Services
  • Thank you gifts to teachers and school system administrators
  • Fundraisers for 4-H activities and projects
  • Food and Coin Drives for Adopted Families at Christmas
  • Promoting 4-H during National 4-H Week                            

Contact 4-H Office for more details

4-H Fun Days

  • Halloween Spooktacular
  • National 4-H Week activities
  • Winter Ice Skating
  • Spring Fun Day at Bleckley Co. Schools

 

Georgia National Fair       Oct 5-15, 2017 

A number of fun, educational contestsare  held during the Georgia National Fair.  Click on links below for contest descriptions, dates and registration information. Please note deadlines for registration and contest dates.

 2017 Fair Contests List

 2017 Fair Contest Registration

 

Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging                                                                     - 

Cotton is used for clothing, goods and services to meet the needs and reflect lifestyles of communities.  Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging gives youth an understanding of the importance cotton plays in Georgia and teaches them to be responsible consumer-citizens when purchasing goods and services.

First practice is Tues., Aug 22 @ 6:30 at the 4-H Office.  All following practices will be held every Monday, same time and place.

Contact 4-H Office for more info

 

 

 

 


Serving as your 2017-2018 Bleckley County Senior Board of Directors

President

Vice Presidents

Chloe Mullis McKinley Cranford
  Noah Shedd

Board Members

 
Adam Belflower Hadden Powell
Noah Shedd Josh Mullins
Allison Graham Seth DuBois

 

 

 

 

 


Below are some of 4-H's most broadly useful resources from the Georgia 4-H website. Please contact us for more information about participating in any of these programs through this county office.

4-H Resources:
 
Summer Camp County offices promote and coordinate 4-H summer camp experiences unlike any other in the county. Counties travel to unique 4-H centers across the state offering fun, friendship and adventure for over 8,000 4-H'ers each summer. Visit the Georgia 4-H Website
 
Environmental Education The Georgia 4-H Environmental Education Program is one of the nation’s largest and oldest providers of local environmental education, serving over 45,000 people annually. The research-based curriculum provides hands-on learning experiences aligned with Georgia Performance Standards.
 
Livestock Program The Georgia 4-H Livestock Program gives students the opportunity to practice and acquire new knowledge in the fields of animal science, business, time management and leadership.
 
Project Achievement This core program showcases the work and success of 4-H'ers through presentations and portfolios on numerous topics. Members compete against their peers at the local, district and state levels in an effort to master their project.
Become a Volunteer The Georgia 4-H Foundation relies heavily on the efforts of volunteers to help coordinate and organize yearly alumni & friends events. If you are interested in serving as a volunteer, read more about becoming a volunteer at the Georgia 4-H website.
 
Project S.A.F.E. Project S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education) is a curriculum based and designed to assist young people in personal development, establish a personal environmental ethic and explore life-long vocational and avocational activities.
Military Programs UGA Extension Military Outreach builds partnerships and provides programs that help Georgia military families find positive ways to cope with the stress of military life.
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