What is 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.



Exploring and discovering, encouraging and challenging, that's what Georgia 4-H is all about. 4-H'ers are known for sharing their research-based knowledge and technology to people where they live and work. 4-H combines federal, state, and local expertise and resources.

Who do I contact to learn more?

In Georgia, Extension faculty members based on the campus of the University of Georgia and in most Georgia counties work directly with adult and teen volunteer leaders to implement the 4-H program at the local level. For more information about Georgia 4-H, contact your local county Extension Office or the Georgia State 4-H office.


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Recent 4-H News
  • Perdue Visit Perdue says that 4-H members are proof that you don't have to be an adult to make a difference.
  • 4-H Week From governors to country music artists to business leaders, Georgia 4-H has helped young people become confident adults.
  • Turtle Release Georgia 4-H raises abandoned sea turtle and turns her into an environmental educator.
  • Working for Wildlife Georgia 4-H'er's devotion to Athens-Clarke County's Bear Hollow Zoo made plain in her debut coloring book.
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