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Upcoming Events

  • County Council: 4th-12th grade youth! Join us for our monthly 4-H meetings held on the 1st Tuesday of every month from 6:30pm-8:00pm. Participate in engaging activties and community service all while meeting new friends and learning more about what 4-H has to offer. Our next meeting will be Tuesday February 5th from 6:30pm-8:00pm at the Extension Office. Our office is located at 678 South Cobb Drive Marietta, GA 30060.
 
  • MLK Night of Service: Join our AmeriCorps Service Members, Ms. Willi and Ms. Allie as we celebrate Dr. King's legacy and his passion for serving the community for our MLK Night of Service. This service event will be held on Monday January 28th from 6:30pm-8:00pm at the Extension Office. The event is open to 4th-12th grade students. 4-H'ers will make and package cookies to donate to Cobb County public safety. To pre-register for this activity please contact the Extension Office at 770-528-4070 or email Ms. Allie at akgilb@uga.edu or Ms. Willi at willi.cohen@uga.edu to sign up!

 

  • 2019 4-H Plant Sale: It's that time of the year! Time for the 2019 4-H Plant Sale. This year's theme is a "A Year of Color with your Pollinators!". We have many plants that will add color to your yard year round all while attracting beneficial pollinators. All proceeds go to support 4-H programming, camp scholarships, Project Achievement, judging teams, professional development, and ANR programming. Pre-orders will be taken from January 2-March 22 at the Extension Office. Plant Sale pick up day will be Saturday April 6th at Jim Miller Park from 9:00am-1:00pm. We have a wide variety of plants including hydrangeas, azaleas, gardenias, blueberries, blackberries, and more! Check out our brochure to make your plant sale purchase today! For plant sale questions or more information, please contact the Extension Office at 770-528-4070. Thank you for your continued support of the Cobb County 4-H Club!

 

 

Young Farmers Club

Are you interested in gardening, animals, and learning more about agriculture engineering in Cobb County? Join the Young Farmers Club sponsored by UGA Extension and Cobb County Farm Bureau! Meetings are open to 4th-12th grade students however younger sibilings are welcome. Meetings are held once a month on Wednesdays at the Cobb County Farm Bureau Office located at 2850 Powder Springs Rd SW Marietta, GA 30064 from 6:00pm- 7:30pm. 

2018-2019 Club dates: September 19, October 17, November 28, January 16, February 27, March 19, April 17, May 16**4-H Awards Night**

 

Horse and Pony Club

The Cobb County 4-H Horse and Pony Club is looking for new members! You do not have to own a horse or a pony to be a member of this club. Open to 4th-12th grade students. Meetings are held monthly from 6:30pm-8:00pm at the Extension Office located at 678 South Cobb Drive Marietta, GA 30060. Some meetings may be held at GB's Stables depending on the equine topic for the month. Registration is now open for the 2018-2019 Horse and Pony Club. Club annual dues are $20. Contact club leader Cassie McCollum at cassie.mccollum@cobbcounty.org for more information.

2018-2019 Meeting Dates- September 11, October 9, November 13, December 11, January 15, February 12, March 12, April 16, and May 14

 

Homeschool Club

It's all about the science of CELLS this spring with the Cobb County 4-H Homeschool Club. This semester, the club will be open to 7th-12th grade students. All meetings will be held from 10:00am-12:00pm at the Cobb County Extension Office located at 678 South Cobb Drive Marietta, GA 30060. Registration is now open for this club.  Complete the registration form and mail your payment to the Extension Office. To join the homeschool 4-H club listserve and to find out more information about this club, contact 4-H Progam Assistant Cassie McCollum at cassie.mccollum@cobbcounty.org

Spring 2019 Homeschool Club Meeting Dates- January 22, February 19, March 19, April 23, May 21

 

Cooking Club

Do you like cooking or would like to learn how to cook from scratch? Join our 4-H Cooking Club for the Fall 2018 semester. This club is open to 4th-12th grade students. Club meetings are once a month on a Tuesday from 6:00pm-8:00pm. The cost is $25 per semester. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis begining at our 4-H Open House on August 16th. 

Spring Cooking Club Meeting Dates- January 22, February 26, March 26, April 23, May 21

**Registration is FULL for the Spring Cooking Club. Contact the Extension Office to placed on the waiting list at 770-528-4070.**

 

 

EFNEP Family Cooking Club

Do you like cooking but also like to cook on a dime? Do you enjoy spending time with your family in the kitchen? Want to learn how to make a healthy dish all while saving money? Join our very first EFNEP Family Cooking Club for the Fall 2018 semester. Take our EFNEP eight week course to learn how to cook with your family on a budget. Meetings will be held weekly on Wednesdays from 6:00pm-8:00pm from August to October at the Cobb County Extension Office. Youth must be 13 years or older and accompanied by a parent. The cost is $25 per family per semester. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis begining at our 4-H Open House on August 16th. 

Fall EFNEP Family Cooking Club Meeting Dates- August 22, August 29, September 5, September 12, September 19, September 26(CANCELLED), October 3, and October 10

 

Archery Team

The Cobb County 4-H Archery team will enter its third season during the 2018-2019 school year. 4th-12th grade students are eligible to compete with the archery team. The team members are also members of Kennesaw Archery Club (KAC). Archers will shoot compound or recurve bows depending on can be found in the interest team meeting information sheet below. The team will compete at various tournaments and competitions. The archery team will resume practices for the 2018-2019 school year on September 8th at the KAC Pitner Road outdoor shooting range. All new shooters must go through a mandatory safety orientation. The first orientation will be held on Saturday Septmeber 8th from 12:00pm-2:00pm. Please contact Brittani Lee at bkelley@uga.edu to sign up for the safety orientatin.

 

2018-2019 Interest Team Meeting Information Sheet 

 

Shotgun Team 

The Cobb County 4-H Shotgun team will enter its third season during the 2018-2019 school year. Open to 7th-12th grade youth. The team shoots trap and skeet and sporting clays. The team will focus on fundraising in October and begin shooting in November. The season ranges from November to May culminating with the state competition in Savannah the last weekend of May. Any youth that are interested in joining the team for the 2018-2019 school year, please contact 4-H Agent Brittani Lee at bkelley@uga.edu or Brandi Roney at chestonandbrandi@hotmail.com for more information. 

 

**2nd shotgun interest meeting will be held on Thursday December 6th at 6pm at the Extension Office located at 678 South Cobb Drive Marietta, GA 30060. Email Brittani Lee at bkelley@uga.edu to sign up for an email reminder.**

 

2018-2019 Shotgun Interest Sheet