4-H Youth Development
Macon County 4-H Youth Development
What is 4-H?
Georgia 4-H, a partner in public education, is youth and adults learning, growing and working together to experience and accomplish new directions.
"To Make The Best Better"
I pledge . . .
my head to clearer thinking,
my heart to greater loyalty,
my hands to larger service,
and my health to better living,
for my club, my community, my country and my world!
Georgia 4-H Vision
A world in which you and adults learn, grow and work together as catalysts for positive change.
Georgia 4-H Mission
The mission of Georgia 4-H is to assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills, and forming attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing member of society. This mission is accomplished through "hands on" learning experiences, focused on agribultural and environmental issues, agricultural awareness, leadership, communication skills, food and nutrition, health, energy conservation and citizenship.
Georgia 4-H Centers
The University of Georgia 4-H program has five centers for education located in different areas of the state. Each center offer 4-H Environmental Education and Summer Camp.
- Rock Eagle 4-H Center - Eatonton, Georgia
- Jekyll Island 4-H Center - Jekyll Island, Georgia
- Fortson - Hampton, Georgia
- Wahsega - Dahlonega, Georgia
- Burton - Tybee Island, Georgia
May 19th - 4-H Awards
June 1st - Stone Mountain Trip - Cost $45.00
June 13th -H Field Day in Byron, Ga. - Cost $8.00
June 20th - 24th Camp Fortson - Cloverleaf's - Cost $325.00
July 13th - Splash in the Boro in Statesboro, Ga. - Cost $45.00
How to Become a 4H Volunteer
If you are interested in becoming a 4H volunteer, you must be 18 and older. Pease look over the Volunteer Policies and The Handbook. You will need to fill out an Application for Screening and bring it to our office to be processed. A Character Reference Form for UGA Extension Programs will be sent to your references on your application. Once all paperwork is completed you will need to fill out The UGA Cooperative Extension Volunteer Agreement.