4-H Youth Development
Meriwether County 4-H Shotgun Team
Open to all Junior (7th and 8th graders) and Senior 4-H'ers (9th through 12th graders). Hunter Safety cards are required.
A hunter safety class will be held on February 10 at Big Red Oak Hunting Plantation in Gay, GA. Register for the class on line through the Department of Natural Resources website.
Fees - $100.00
Mandatory Meeting: For team member and one parent on February 15 at 6 pm at the Meriwether County 4-H Office located at 1250 Terrell Street, Greenville, GA 30222.
Practices: Begin February 18, 2018 @ 2 pm and are located at the Meriwether Co 911 Training Facility, 619 County Farm Road, Greenville, GA.
COME JOIN US!
Cloverleaf Camp at Rock Eagle 4-H Center
June 25 -29, 2018
Camp sign-up will be on Monday, February 5, 2018 at the 4-H office located at 1250 Terrell Street, Greenville, GA 30222. Camp registration forms will be filled out at this time. Meriwether County has a limited number of spaces for camp this year so please don't wait. The cost of camp this year will be $315.00. This includes a $75.00 non-refundable deposit, transportation to and from Eatonton, lodging, meals, insurance, activities, class materials, a camp T-shirt and and experience of a lifetime. The camp fee does not include snack and souvenir money. The camp fee may be paid in five (5) installments. The camp payment schedule is as follows:
Monday, February 5, 2018 (upon registration) $75.00
Friday, March 2, 2018 $60.00
Friday, April 6, 2018 $60.00
Friday, May 4, 2018 $60.00
Friday, June 1, 2018 $60.00
Camp payments will be accepted in cash, checks, debit/credit cards. A $20.00 fee will be charged for returned checks. Checks should be made payable to Meriwether County Extension/4-H.
4-H Summer Camp is a dream come true for many students in the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades.
This summer will be no exception for Meriwether 4-H'ers. Meriwether Cloverleaf 4-H'ers will attend the largest 4-H center in the State, Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Georgia! An exciting agenda of activities including swimming, outdoor recreation, canoeing, archery, craft workshops and dancing have been planned for the camper's enjoyment!
Congratulations to Meriwether 4-H Archery Team members!!
Meriwether County 4-H Archery team members particiapted in an Indoor Archery match in Perry on January 13th. 4-H Agent, Ashley Davis said "Great job today!!!! I am so proud of this team! Thank you for being so dedicated to Meriwether Co 4-H Archery!"
What Is 4-H?
4-H is a world in which youth and adults learn, grow, and work together as catalysts for positive change. 4-H's mission is to assist youth in becoming self-directing, productive, and contributing members of society through "hands on" learning experiences.
Who Can Join 4-H?
Any youth ages 9-19 is eligible to join 4-H. Being a member of 4-H is free. Every elementary school in Meriwether County has 4-H Clubs in their 5th grade classes. 4-H Clubs are also offered at Greenville Middle and Manchester Middle. Contact the Extension Office for information about enrolling in 4-H.
4-H is offered in all Meriwether County Public Schools, Flint River Academy, and Cornerstone Home School group. Please see the links below to Meriwether Board of Education and Flint River Academy.
School Club Meetings
4-H holds monthly club meetings in the 5th grade classrooms at George E. Washington Elementary, Mountain View Elementary, and Unity Elementary. Monthly club meetings are held in the 4th, 5th, and 6th grade classroom at Flint River Academy. These meetings are held during the school day for one class period. A curriculum correlated to the Georgia Performance Standards is used for club meetings.
All 5th graders in the county are enrolled as Cloverleaf members of Meriwether County 4-H. 4-H'ers will bring home monthly newsletters with information about upcoming activities.
Any 5th or 6th grader that does not attend these schools but is interested in participating in 4-H activities should contact the 4-H Office.
Home School Club
Our home school club meets monthly at the Meriwether County 4-H office.
Visit the Meriwether County School System website for more information on these schools.
Feb 21 - Feb 26 Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Perry - (73.0 Miles)
Mar 3 Lake Country Invitational Livestock Judging Contest Livestock Judging Contest open to all 4-H and FFA members. All 4-H and FFA members will be scored as individuals. Team Scores will not be tabulated. Participants will not be separated by organization. Contest classes will be a result of availability of livestock with up to eight (8) classes including market and/or breeding in beef, swine, sheep and/or goats. Greensboro, GA - (97.0 Miles)
Mar 17 - Mar 18 Sporting Clays Invitational Sporting Clays Invitational Eatonton, GA - (83.0 Miles)