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.


Core 4-H Programs
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Recent 4-H News
  • Kids Cooking Competition Fulton Fresh's school-aged chefs wow their adult counterparts with cooking skill, creativity and cooperation.
  • Learning Responsibility Youth learn responsibility by caring for and showing livestock.
  • New Food Trends Locally sourced scone and muffin hybrid takes top prize at Georgia 4-H's 2017 Food Product Development Contest.
  • 4-H Lifetime Achievement 2017 Ted and Gerrye Jenkins will be honored at the Georgia 4-H Gala on Aug. 12 in Atlanta.
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