Project S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education) is an active program, attractive to youth and adult audiences. The program is curriculum based and designed to assist young people in personal development, establish a personal environmental ethic and explore life-long vocational and avocational activities. The program uses experiential learning and positive interactions with youth and adult role models to help young people develop self-concept, self-assurance and a positive self-image. Decatur County 4-H offers two different Project S.A.F.E. team that are volunteer led - Archery and Modified Trap. 4-H'ers should meet eligibility requirements and pay dues for participation.
The Decatur County 4-H Modified Trap (Shotgun) Team is open to eligible 4-H'ers in grades 7th through 12th grades. Practices are held on Sunday afternoons beginning in late February and conclude after the state match held at Rock Eagle in early May. 4-H'ers must qualify at a district match and juniors (7th-8th grade) must break 16 out of 25 targets and seniors (9th-12th grade) must break 20 out of 25 targets to participate in the state match.
The Decatur County 4-H Archery Team is open to eligible 4-H'ers in grades 4th through12th that are interested in shooting compound or recurve bows. Practices begin in late fall and conclude after the state match held at Rock Eagle in late April.
For more information, please visit georgia4h.org