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4-H Youth Development

Morgan County Trifold Informational Brochure

Welcome to Morgan County 4-H

 

Required Forms for most 4-H activities/events 


What's going on with Morgan County 4-H?

 

Upcoming Deadlines:

  • 2019 Market Lamb and Goat Recordbooks due September 28, 2018
  • 2019 State Heifer Show Entry Deadline: November 1, 2018
  • 2019 State Commercial Dairy Heifers Entry deadline:  November 15, 2018 for the coming show season.
  • 2019 Market Hog, Breeding Ewe, Breeding Doe Shows Entry deadline: Dec. 5, 2018
  • 2019 Market Hog, Heifer, Steer and Commercial Dairy Recordbooks (for those not going to GA Jr. National Stockshow) due Feb. 4, 2019

Upcoming Events:  Call the Extension/4-H Office for more information on these events:  706-342-2214.

  • DPA Portfolio Workshop, Monday, August 27, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Drop-In) Free
  • Certified Teen Leader Training, August 20-21, 2018. $35.00
  • 4-H Pumpkin Growing Contest, now until October 25, 2018. Cash prizes to State Winners and T-shirts to first 50 entries.  Pumpkin Growing Contest Announcement Flyer

 

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Cloverleaf 4-H

Junior/Senior 4-H Upcoming Activities (6-12 Grade)

  • DPA Portfolio Workshop, Monday, August 27, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Drop-In) Free

Morgan County 4-H Home School Club

  • An educational, fun club for homeschoolers!  Join our club meetings held at the Morgan County Extension/4-H Office, 440 Hancock Street, Madison, GA
  • Meeting Dates for 2018 - >

Next meeting: September 10, 2018, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

            Contact:  Janet Woodard, 706-342-2214.   

  • Georgia 4-H Home Based Education Resources-

Georgia 4-H Centers schedule events specific for home based families to participate in activities for overnight or day field studies.

>Rock Eagle 4-H Center – 706-484-2899 - http://www.rockeagle4h.org/

Saturday @ the Rock- Takes place on the third Saturday of each month offering different topics such as; Watershed Studies, etc. Open to everyone. For more info check: 2018 Community Programs at Rock Eagle 4-H Center

Morgan County 4-H Project Clubs

4-H Horse Club

Have fun learning about horses. This equine club meets the 2nd Monday of each month during the school calendar year. You don't need to own a horse to be a member!  4th - 12th Grade.

  • Learn horse care
  • Learn training techniques
  • Participate fun field trips
  • Perform Community Service projects

   Upcoming Important Dates

  • Our next 4-H Horse Club meeting will be Tuesday night, September 11, 2018   Our meeting will start at 6 and end at approximately 7:00 PM.    

Contact the 4-H Office (706) 342-2214 for more information.

Cloverleaf Robotics Club

Explore the World of Robotics through the Morgan County 4-H Cloverleaf Robotics Club!!!!

4-5 grade Robotics club members will learn design basics and mechanical concepts through monthly sessions led by Senior Morgan County 4-H members. Students may ride the bus from the elementary school to the 4-H office with a parental permission note that is turned in the school.  Check back soon for details of this 2018-2019 school year club.

 

Judging Events:

  • 4-H Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree (consumer judging)
    • Become a savvy consumer and made good decisions on spending your money!
    • Learn about cotton and its impact on Georgia
    • This is a Fall judging team event.  Check back in Sept. 2019 for the new schedule and more information.
  • Dairy Judging
    • Call for more information:  Shannon Cagle (706) 342-2214

You will be able to identify cow breeds and evaluate classes of dairy animals and back-up your ranking choices with oral reasons.   

  • Horse Judging and Hippology

This contest is open to all 4-H'ers from all over Georgia ages 9-19.  Contest is April 20, 2018. See more info under our Morgan County Horse Club listed above.

  • Poultry Judging
    • Call for more information:  Shannon Cagle (706) 342-2214

        As a poultry team member you will examine eggs and judge their quality and be able to candle them to assign a quality grade.  You will be able to evaluate live chickens to judge their ability to be a good laying hen.   

  • 2018 Wildlife Judging Team.  Call Janet Woodard (706) 342-2214 for more information. 

    • team members will learn about wildlife habitat and risks, identify risks and damages and common wildlife and Fisheries Food
    • GA 4-H Wildlife Judging Manual
  • Livestock Judging

Any questions you can contact Jennifer Moss, jmoss2369@gmail.com or call the 4H office at 706-342-2214

*fieldtrips to view livestock may require a later end time.

4-H Educational Events:

  • Cloverleaf Conference, Rock Eagle, To be Announced
  • Junior Conference, Rock Eagle, Nov. 3-4, 2018
  • Fall Forum, Rock Eagle, Dec. 8-9, 2018
  • Senior Conference, Rock Eagle, April 6-7, 2019

Knowledge Quiz Bowl Opportunities

District Project Achievement-Public Speaking and Presentation Skills Competitions

Learn More

Youth Leadership Programs  

  • Leadership In Action
  • Certified 4-H Teen Leaders- Next Training, August 20-21, 2018. Time: 3:30-6:00 p.m. Cost: $35.00 includes after school snacks, official name badge and program expenses.

Livestock Showing with Morgan County 4-H

Showing Livestock with Morgan County 4-H (tri-fold brochure)

  • If you are interested in showing livestock with 4-H we have show teams for the following:
    • Market Goats
    • Breeding Ewes
    • Breeding Does
    • Market Hogs
    • Registered Beef
    • Commercial Dairy Heifers
    • Poultry

Call our 4-H office to sign-up.  706.342.2214.

Fundraising

  • Morgan County SAFE 4-H Archery Team Trip to 4-H National Campionships for Shooting Sports, Grand Island, Nebraska. June 24-29, 2018.



Six Flag and White Water Summer Discount Tickets support Georgia 4-H!

Please select this link:  Six Flags Tickets

You will see information on how to log-in to the Six Flags 4-H Special ticket pricing website.  You will be able to print your tickets on your printer and take with you to the Park.

To see the dates the park is open and operating hours use this link:  sixflags.com

Have Fun!


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