UGA Extension Office

4-H Program Guide

 

What is 4-H?

4-H is a youth organization that provides youth ages 9-19 with the opportunity to participate in a wide range of activities such as summer camps, judging events, community service and project achievement competitions. We are the youth component of the UGA Extension.

Along with providing positive youth development, 4-H teaches responsibility, caring, communication skills, public speaking skills, and self-confidence.

Who is Eligible?

Any youth ages 9-19 may join 4-H. Youth and adults can find a place in DeKalb County 4-H. 4-H staff will help you pursue involvement in the County and access to world of opportunities in 4-H. Select from more than 50 project areas, participate in any of hundreds of events, apply for scholarships, and travel around the world.

Where Do 4-H Clubs Meet?

4-H clubs are part of the DeKalb County school system. More than fifty schools have clubs which meet biweekly either before or after school. Other clubs meet in communities or apartment complexes.

How much does it cost?

There is no charge to join 4-H but some optional activities may have a small fee.

What about parents?

Parents are an important part of 4-H activities and are always welcome at any activity or club meeting.


Upcoming Events
  • Aug 14 - Aug 15 ServSafe Manager Training UGA Spalding County Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office. Griffin, GA - (32.0 Miles)
  • Aug 15 - Aug 16 ServSafe Manager Certification 2 Day Training and Exam UGA Tift County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The training is from 8:30am - 5:00pm, both days. $140.00 Tifton, GA - (163.0 Miles)
  • Aug 15 Jonesboro Farmers Market The Jonesboro Farmers Market is attracting more vendors and urban farmers to the market this year. There is no charge for farmers/vendors to participate at the market, which makes the market unique. The market's vendors include urban farmers with a variety of locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables, cottage food vendors with an array of homemade products and a handful of vendors selling house plants and vegetable seedlings to start your backyard garden. UGA Clayton County Master Gardener Extension volunteers are at every market day sharing Extension gardening information. The market will also continue its live food preparation/nutrition demonstrations on occasional market days. Jonesboro, GA - (16.0 Miles)
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