UGA Extension Office

4-H Youth Development

General Info

What is 4-H?

4-H is part of UGA Extension in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. 4-H helps young people acquire knowledge, develop life skills, and form attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society through "hands-on" learning experiences.


 


We are currently signing everyone up to receive the 4-H Newsletter via email, if you would not like to receive this newsletter, please contact us at uge3197@uga.edu

 

We are currently looking for chaperones for summer camps! Please fill out our volunteer application located on our forms page, and submit it to the office or contact us for more information and details!

 


Events

Fall Forum @ Rock Eagle

  • December 9-10. Open to 9th-12th graders

DPA Reward Trip to Jekyll Island for Ice Skating

  • December 21st. Open to those who participated in DPA

SE Junior/Senior Project Achievement @ Rock Eagle

  • February 9-11 at Rock Eagle. Open to 7th-12th graders who do a project

Camp Registration Opens February 1st!

Summer Camp 2018

 

 

 


McIntosh 4-H

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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