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4-H Youth Development

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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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Extension News
UGA Dairy link Mary Ethel, the calf, makes her debut at UGA Teaching Dairy. By Merritt Melancon | Published: 6/22/2018
Honeybee 101 link Learn some bee biology during National Pollinator Week. By Josh Fuder | Published: 6/20/2018
Peach Crop link Increased chill hours are a big reason Georgia is having a better year with its peaches. By Clint Thompson | Published: 6/20/2018
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Upcoming Events
Jun 21 - Jun 23 Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program - Small Fruit & Vegetable Production Lawrenceville, GA - (60.0 miles) The second part is Small Fruit & Vegetable Production that covers a multitude of subjects relating to crop production. Subjects covered include soil health, fertility, cover crops, irrigation, equipment, marketing and other pertinent topics. The class will include a visit to the Urban Farm at Gwinnett Technical College in Lawrenceville. You must attend the Small Farm Business Planning Section in order to participate in this one.
Jun 22 - Jun 25 State 4-H Council Eatonton, GA - (117.0 miles) State 4-H Council
Jun 26 - Jun 28 Preventive Controls for Nut Processors Athens, GA - (84.0 miles) The latest edition of the FSPCA Preventive Controls curriculum and industry-specific activities will prepare attendees to be a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) as required under FSMA. PCQI certification course.
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