UGA Extension Office

4-H Youth Development

White County 4-H NOW

Anyone interested in any 2019 4-H camp should contact Mrs. Forrest as soon as possible!

4-H Summer Camp

  • Cloverleaf Camp (grades 5 & 6)-Rock Eagle, June 24-28, 2019
  • Junior Camp (grades 7 & 8)-June 3-7, Junior Camp @ Jekyll-$365
    • Wilderness Challenge Camp - July 1-5, @ Wahsega-$380
    • Marine Resources Camp-July 8-12 OR July 15-19 @ Burton 4-H Center, Tybee Island-$335
  • Senior Camp (grades 9-12), May 27-31, @ Rock Eagle-$365
    • June 10-14 - Senior Extreme Camp @ Pioneer Camp, Rock Eagle-$360

White Co. 4-H FUNDRAISER: Fruit Plant Sale

4-H Fruit Plant Sale: Now through March 30, 2019

NECESSARY PAPERWORK-Required for all 4-H events annually. Some must be signed by parent AND child.


Come VOLUNTEER with White County 4-H!  Start by submitting the applicaton found here.

What is 4-H?

4-H is the nation’s largest youth leadership development organization empowering nearly six million young people across the U.S. with the skills to lead for a lifetime and Georgia is proud to be one of the largest state programs in the country with almost 170,000 active 4-H’ers across the state.
The four H’s symbolize the development of the HEAD (to think, plan and reason), the HEART (to be concerned with the welfare of others, accept the responsibility of citizenship and develop positive attitudes), the HANDS (to be useful, helpful and skillful) and HEALTH (to practice healthy living, enjoy life and use time wisely). 4-H is a major partner in education. Lessons taught, experiences shared and information presented in 4-H is based on the research of the University of Georgia and Fort Valley State University.

What Do The Four H's Represent?

The first H represents the Head. We use our heads to think, plan, reason and learn.
The second H represents the Heart. Our hearts are used to be loyal and dedicated.
The third H represents the Hands. We use our hands to help others and do fun things.
The fourth H represents the Health. Without health, it is very hard to do anything else.

4-H Pledge

I pledge my head to clearer thinking,
My heart to greater loyalty,
My hands to larger service,
And my health to better living
For my Club, my Community, my Country and my World.

4-H Motto

To Make The Best Better

4-H Slogan

Learn By Doing

4-H Colors

Green and White

What is the mission of Georgia 4-H?

The mission of Georgia 4-H is to assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills, and forming attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society. This mission is accomplished, through "hands on" learning experiences, focused on agricultural and environmental issues, agriculture awareness, leadership, communication skills, foods and nutrition, health, energy conservation, and citizenship. As a program of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Cooperative Extension System, 4-H is part of the nationwide Extension network.


Upcoming Events
Mar 23 NE Cloverleaf District Project Achievement (Grades 4 - 6) Athens, GA - (45.0 miles) 4-H'ers in grades 4 - 6 will compete in District Project Achievement.
Mar 23 State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest Athens, GA - (52.0 miles) State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest
Mar 23 NW District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Graders Winston, GA - (90.0 miles) NW District Project Achievement for 4th-6th Graders
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