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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
Distracted Driving link Texting, changing the radio and applying makeup are just a few activities that distract drivers from the road. By Keishon Thomas | Published: 4/25/2018
Walter Barnard Hill Award link Gaskin's career is focused on the use of conservation methods in traditional agriculture. By Keishon Thomas, Merritt Melancon | Published: 4/19/2018
Succession Planting link Add new seeds or plants every two weeks for an extra-long harvest season. By Keishon Thomas, Merritt Melancon, Alicia Holloway | Published: 4/19/2018
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Upcoming Events
Apr 24 - Apr 26 Developing and Implementing HACCP for the Meat & Poultry Industry Athens, GA - (84.0 miles) This workshop is designed to establish or improve an in-plant HACCP program. It it geared for supervisory-level employees who need to receive HACCP certification. -You MUST register by April 13, 2018. -Cost: $500 - this fee includes workshop materials, lunches, and break refreshments. -Lodging, parking, and evening meals are NOT included. -Please park in the South Campus Parking Deck, which is about a 6 block walk to the Food Science Building; the parking fee is $10/day.
Apr 26 Building Baby's Brains (Session 3) Childcare Professionals Training Watkinsville, GA - (89.0 miles) Interactions with adults are experiences. Experiences are necessary for brain growth. Childcare professionals will learn more about their role in brain development for babies and young children during four 2-hour interactive sessions. This training is provided by a Bright from the Start Approved Entity.
Apr 27 Forest and Wildlife Management Continuing Education Program Washington, GA - (124.0 miles) The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to forest management for wildlife. The primary goal is to focus on the relationship between timber management and the habitat needs of wildlife. Continuing Education credits will be offered for foresters, loggers, and pesticide applicators.
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