UGA Extension Office

4-H Youth Development

Upcoming Events & Activities

Coming Soon: 2018-2019 SLAM and Forestry Judging- contact us at 706-278-8207 to participate.

Our Mission
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. As a program of UGA Extension, 4-H is part of the nationwide Extension network.

"4-H is a world in which youth and adults learn, grow, and work together as catalysts for positive change!"


Select One of Our Program Areas from the Pictures Below:

Summer Camp
Project Acgievement


2017 Forestry Judging

Our Whitfield County 4-H Forestry Judging Team, lead and coached by Kandi Edwards, swept the Northeast Area competition by placing 1st in the junior division. Team members were Isaac Castillo, Karen Garcia, Adrianna Hernandez, Kristy Aros (Sr) & Zoe Zhou.

2017 Consumer Judging/Cotton Boll

Our Whitfield County 4-H Consumer Judging/ Cotton Boll teams worked hard in preparing for the contest. Team members include: Kristy Aros, Logan Bradley, Ariely Duarte, Aryana Duarte, Isaiah Duarte, Karen Garcia, Adrianna Hernandez, Rafael Hernandez, Mercedes Landaverde, Carlos Perez, Maria Rosa Perez, Isaias Serrato, Zondra Shelton, and Zoe Zhou.


How do I join?

Contact the Whitfield County Extension/4-H at 706-278-8207 or visit us at 104 S Thornton Ave. Fill out a Membership card, sign a Code of Conduct, and complete a Medical Release Form (English)/(Spanish) for each event you plan to attend. 

Membership guidelines for students: Any person, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, or disability may enroll as a 4-H member.

Youth who are nine years of age and have not reached their nineteenth birthday on or before January 1, of the current year may enroll in 4-H clubs and groups.

University of Georgia faulty/staff encourage you to pursue involvement in 4-H as you will have access to a world of opportunities.

Adult Volunteer leaders are welcome and needed in all county programs. A registration form and certification process is available in all county 

COnsumer Judging 2017
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4-H Volunteers

Volunteers throughout Georgia support our mission of assisting youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills and forming attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing citizens.

We need YOU to be a volunteer! Image result for 4-h volunteers

Cloverleaf District Project Achievement 2018
Cloverleaf District Project Achievement 2018
SLAM Christmas Caroling 2017
Community Service: Adopt-A-Stream
Community Service: Adopt-A-Stream
Staff Listing