4-H Youth Development
Bulloch County 4-H
The 4-H Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8am-12pm and 1pm -5pm. Call (912)871-6130, or stop by for information or to sign up for activities.
- Steel Bridge Archery Tournament: A Huge Success
On December 15, 34 Bulloch County 4-H Archery team members competed in the annual Steel Bridge Invitational Indoor Archery tournament hosted by the team in Statesboro. This year’s event was the largest of its kind featuring 165 4-H’ers, archers and guest participants. The following Bulloch County 4-H’ers placed in their respected divisions: Mason Barnes (1st), Roan Houser (2nd), Quinn Stoy (3rd), Zane Williams (1st), Caleb Cartee (2nd), Virginia Whitley (2nd), Justin Doyle (1st), Jackson Thigpen (3rd) and Zachary Doyle (3rd). Team members are continuing to prepare for the State Indoor Tournament on January 19 in Perry.
- A Note from the Board
Hi, my name is Aidan Cooper. I am in 9th grade at Trinity Christian School and serve on the Senior Board as one of the Cloverleaf Activity Coordinators. We have many opportunities for our Cloverleaf 4-Her’s coming up, and one of those is Project Achievement. I hope you are signing-up to participate and have begun writing your speeches. Remember that Cloverleaf Project Achievement will be February 26 at Julia P. Bryant Elementary. Parents, please continue to encourage your kids about the various opportunities that 4-H can offer and contact the 4-H office if you have any further questions.
4-H Calendar of Events:
- Cloverleaf Project Achievement
Last month we taught 5th and 6th graders in Bulloch County about 4-H Project Achievement. This 4-H program is a topic-based competition that encourages research, public speaking and confidence in youth. 4-H'ers received information about this event, so please ask your child about Project Achievement and encourage them to participate.
Sign-up is open now through February 14. To sign-up, call the Bulloch County 4-H office at 912-871-6130.
We will have a work day on Monday, January 21 from 8:00-5:00 for any 4-H'ers who would like help with their speeches or posters.
- Junior/Senior Meeting
This month we will have a Game Night for our Junior/Senior meeting. We will play Team Trivia, board games and more. Dinner will be provided.
WHO: Any 7th-12th grade 4-H'er
WHEN: Tuesday, January 22 @ 6:00-8:00 pm
WHERE: Bulloch County 4-H Office at 8:00 pm.
Please call the 4-H office at (912) 871-6130 by Friday, January 18 to sign-up to attend.
- Poultry Judging Orientation
If you are interested in learning to judge chickens, grade and candle eggs or just like chickens in general then this is for you! Join us for our first practice on January 29.
WHO: Any 4-H'er
WHEN: Tuesday, January 29 @ 4:00 pm
WHERE: Bulloch County 4-H Office
- Project S.A.F.E. Shotgun Team
The Bulloch County 4-H Project S.A.F.E. Shotgun Team is gearing up for the 2019 season. Anyone 7th-12th grade interested in participating should make plans to attend Orientation on Tuesday, January 29 at 6:00 pm at the Bulloch County 4-H Office. See the informational flier for more details.
- Southeast District 4-H T-Shirts Available
If you are interested in purchasing a Southeast District 4-H t-shirt, please contact the Bulloch County 4-H office by Thursday, January 24. Short sleeve are $15 and long sleeve are $20. Shirts are Comfort Color Charcoal.
- 4-H Summer Camp Options
4-H Summer Camp is available for 4-H'ers of all ages. Learn more about this year's camping options
and feel free to contact the Bulloch County 4-H office with questions.
- Community Service Projects
This month we are collecting individually packaged snacks (Little Debbies, crackers, etc.) for local public service employees.
Be a 4-H Volunteer:
Visit the 4-H Volunteer Webpage for information on how to become a volunteer.
- Service Needs
2018-19 Volunteer Needs
We are currently looking to fill chaperone spaces for the following 4-H events. For all events, the volunteer must be screened and pass online risk management training. For more information, contact Susannah.
Cloverleaf Project Achievement Helpers
NEED: Individual(s) willing to help 5th and 6th grade 4-H'ers prepare for Cloverleaf Project Achievement. This includes helping with speech writing, poster making and rehearsals. We are looking for one lead person for each elementary and middle school along with some additional helpers.
TIME COMMITMENT: Weekly or bi-weekly in January and February.
DATES: January and February 2019.
REQUIREMENTS: Volunteer must complete paperwork, be screened and pass a background investigation. There is also an online Risk Management Training and test to complete. Please contact the 4-H office ASAP if interested.
Cloverleaf Project Achievement Judges
NEED: Individual(s) willing to judge Cloverleaf Project Achievement.
TIME COMMITMENT: One evening.
DATES: February 26, 2019.
REQUIREMENTS: Please contact the 4-H office ASAP if interested.
Junior/Senior Meeting Hosts
NEED: Individual(s) to help donate or prepare food for monthly meetings, assist with set-up, etc.
TIME COMMITMENT: Choose a monthly meeting to assist with.
DATES: TBD (once a month)