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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?

 

Chocolate Covered Clovers!!!!!

Saturday, May 5, 2018 1:00-4:00
 4-H Office, 440 Hancock Street
A great way for youth to learn basic chocolate melting and
tempering techniques.

Hands on lessons will include:

*Kitchen and Food Safety Information
*Fun & Easy ways to Prepare Chocolate Creations
* Community Service Projects

$25 includes chocolate gift creations
 *Deadline to register—April 27th
   Only 20 spots available

 

 

 

It's Time to Order Your 2018 Vidalia Onions!

>>>>See details under Fundraising below!

 

 

Upcoming Deadlines:

  • Jr. Rally Earlybird Registration Deadline, Friday, April 13, 2018 (see below for forms and additional info.)
  • Goats and Lambs must be registered with 4-H by July 1, 2018 for the coming show season.

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

  • Chocolate Covered Clovers, Saturday, May 5, 2018, 1-4 p.m.
  • Morgan County 4-H Homeschool Club, Monday, May 7, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
  • 4-H Horse Club Meetings, Monday, May 7, 2018. More info. see link below
  • 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
  • Junior Rally, April 28-29, 2018  

 

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Newsletters

Cloverleaf 4-H

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

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: May 7, 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 Monday night, May 7, 2018   Our meeting will start at 6 and end at approximately 7:00 PM.   
  • State 4-H Horse Show, June 11-16, 2018, Perry, GA

The Georgia State 4-H Horse Show is held each June at the Agricenter in Perry, Georgia. There are no qualifying shows, and you can enter the State Show simply by being a member of your local 4-H club, owning or leasing your horse by March 1 of the current year, and completing the Novice Horseman workbook, which can be obtained through Morgan County Extension/4-H office.

Entry Requirements

Rules and entry forms for the State 4-H Horse Show can be obtained from your local county Extension office.

Submit the following forms to Lucy Ray:

  1. Entry forms and fees are due May 4, 2018.
  • THANK YOU  to everyone who helped with the Time to Ride events this summer.  Morgan County 4-H placed 5th in the small population category and won a check for $500!! 

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.

  • Participation fees must be turned in BEFORE any member is permitted to participate in a club Meeting
  • Cost: $50.00 2017-2018 school year
  • Time: 3:30 to 4:45 p.m.
  • Location: Morgan County Elementary School Activity Room

 

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.   

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.   

  • 2017 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:

  • 4-H Junior Rally, April 28-29, 2018, Wahsega 4-H Center, for more information:  Junior Rally Flyer 2018
  • 4-H Senior Conference, April 7-8, 2018, Rock Eagle 4-H Center, for sign-up form and more information: Senior Conference 2018

Knowledge Quiz Bowl Opportunities

District Project Achievement-Public Speaking and Presentation Skills Competitions

Learn More

Youth Leadership Programs  

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 4-H Vidalia Onion, March 12-May 16, 2018. 

    >Pre-Paid Orders only. *Onions will be harvested at the perfect time for best flavor. You will be notified with delivery dates which should be BEFORE May 20th. Orders must be picked up at the Morgan County Extension office.

    Order Form

Pounds per Bag Price
10# Bag $10.00
25# Bag $20.00
50# Bag $35.00

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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