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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
Christmas Trees link UGA Extension offers safety tips on Christmas tree management. By Michelle M. Lewis | Published: 12/8/2017
Golden Berry link Berries come in yellow, too, thanks to native hollies like possumhaw and winterberry. By Michelle M. Lewis, Norman Winter | Published: 12/7/2017
UGA Ag Forecast link UGA economists to tackle commodity prices, rural development and agriculture policy during 2018 Ag Forecast. By Michelle M. Lewis, Norman Winter, Merritt Melancon | Published: 12/5/2017
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Upcoming Events
Dec 12 Becoming Independently Healthy Madison, GA - (99.0 miles) Learn how to eat better and move more through this hands-on nutrition and low impact exercise class.
Jan 6, 2018 - Jan 8, 2018 Counselor Selection Weekend Eatonton, GA - (117.0 miles) Georgia 4-H'ers try out at Rock Eagle 4-H Center for a coveted summer counselor position at one of Georgia's five 4-H centers.
Jan 10, 2018 - Jan 11, 2018 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam Conyers, GA - (80.0 miles) UGA Rockdale 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 8:45am-3:30pm, both days. $140.00
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