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Georgia-4H-state-council-vice-president-2021Georgia Simmons of Banks County 4-H will serve as the Vice President of the 4-H State Board of Directors!

Congratulations to Georgia Simmons, Banks County 4-H member, on being elected to the State 4-H Board of Directors!

Georgia will serve as Vice President of the Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 Program Year.  When asked about her favorite part of 4-H, Georgia said, "My favorite thing about 4-H is that it provides leadership opportunities, necessary skills, endless memories, and unbreakable bonds that I will remember forever."

We are so proud of Georgia and her accomplishments! Way to go!

You can read more about Georgia's appointment here.

Mark your calendars with our upcoming events!
  • May 23 4-H Service Clovers Come serve the community and make new friends with our 4-H Service Clovers club! We will meet after school at the Banks County Extension Office. Contact the 4-H Office to register and to request after school transportation. This event is open to all 4th-12th graders!
    • Homer, GA
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Below are some of 4-H's most broadly useful resources from the Georgia 4-H website. Please contact us for more information about participating in any of these programs through this county office.

4-H Resources:
Summer Camp
Summer Camp County offices promote and coordinate 4-H summer camp experiences unlike any other in the county. Counties travel to unique 4-H centers across the state offering fun, friendship and adventure for over 8,000 4-H'ers each summer. Visit the Georgia 4-H Website
Environmental Education
Environmental Education The Georgia 4-H Environmental Education Program is one of the nation’s largest and oldest providers of local environmental education, serving over 45,000 people annually. The research-based curriculum provides hands-on learning experiences aligned with Georgia Performance Standards.
Livestock Program
Livestock Program The Georgia 4-H Livestock Program gives students the opportunity to practice and acquire new knowledge in the fields of animal science, business, time management and leadership.
Project Achievement
Project Achievement This core program showcases the work and success of 4-H'ers through presentations and portfolios on numerous topics. Members compete against their peers at the local, district and state levels in an effort to master their project.
Become a Volunteer The Georgia 4-H Foundation relies heavily on the efforts of volunteers to help coordinate and organize yearly alumni & friends events. If you are interested in serving as a volunteer, read more about becoming a volunteer at the Georgia 4-H website.
Project S.A.F.E.
Project S.A.F.E. Project S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education) is a curriculum based and designed to assist young people in personal development, establish a personal environmental ethic and explore life-long vocational and avocational activities.
Military Programs UGA Extension Military Outreach builds partnerships and provides programs that help Georgia military families find positive ways to cope with the stress of military life.
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