Clubs and Activities
Specialty Clubs are a great way for you to get involved in the Walton County 4-H program. As a student, many of these clubs are available to you, depending on what grade you are in some may not be available. As a parent or volunteer, we are always looking for help with our programming, if you are interested in helping with a club or activity please contact the office, we would love to hear from you! And students, remember that if you don't see anything you are interested in, LET US KNOW, we want to tailor our program to as many of our members' interests and needs as possible. Who knows, you might just get the chance to be the founding student of a new club!
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In addition to learning about traditional animal care in Walton County 4-H Goat Club, you can explore the use of products that come from goats such as milk, meat and fiber. 4-H'er's do not have to own a goat to be in the goat club.
- To give the opportunity for both young and old to learn about goats.
- Teach life skills to youth (responsibility, patience, respecting & helping others, sharing, good sportsmanship, public speaking and leadership.
- The Club is run by elected youth officers.
- Provide opportunities for adult volunteers to share their knowledge with 4-H youth.
Walton County 4-H County Council is made up of 7th to 12th graders from around the county who are interested learning leadership, citizenship and life skills that will help develop them into productive citizens. County Council meets once a month on the 4th Monday of each month, 6:30 to 7:00 PM social gathering, 7:00 to 8:00 PM is a business meeting lead by officers elected by their peers. Some of the activities include communitiy service projects, educational speakers and reward trips. County Council is also a great place for 4-H'ers to share ideas and present their oral presentations for Project Achievement. The group helps plan and conduct the annual awards program and the officer training for Cloverleaf officers.
Young Riders Horse Club
Horse Club meetings are held the 2nd Monday of the month September - May at the Walton County Ag Center located at 1208 Criswell Road in Monroe. Club meetings consist of demonstrations, special guest speakers, learning and fun! Meeting time is from 7-8:30 PM. Youth in grades 4-12 are welcome to attend. As with any of our animal clubs horse ownership is not required.
- To acquire a better knowledge of horses.
- To offer an opportunity for students interested in horses to socialize in a safe and positive environment.
- To develop leadership skills.
- To develop generosity through service projects.
Planning to go on a 4-H activity?
You will need to have a current copy of all three of the following forms, if you are unsure if your files are current and up-to-date please print a copy and complete a copy of these forms and bring them to the office.