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Current Activities and Information

What’s going on in Bleckley County 4-H?

 

Club meetings - tentative dates for 2020-2021 are:

  •     5th grade - Aug 28, Oct 2, Nov 76 Jan 15, Feb 5, Mar 5
  •     6th grade - Aug 25, Sept 29, Nov 3, Jan 12, Feb 2, Mar 2
  •     Junior Club (grades 7-8) - Aug 26, Sept 30, Nov 4, Jan 13, Feb 3, Mar 3
  •     Senior Club (grades 9-12) - Aug 26, Sept 30, Nov 4, Jan 13, Feb 3, Mar 3
  •     Home School Club (grades 5-12) - dates TBA 

 

Service Projects - dates to be determined           

  • Serving our Senior Citizens in various helpful projects
  • Thank you gifts to local Law Enforcement and Emergency Services
  • Thank you gifts to teachers and school system administrators
  • Fundraisers for 4-H activities and projects
  • Food and Coin Drives for Adopted Families at Christmas
  • Promoting 4-H during National 4-H Week                            

Contact 4-H Office for more details

4-H Fun Days

  • Halloween Spooktacular
  • National 4-H Week activities
  • Winter Ice Skating

 

Georgia National Fair       CANCELED 

A number of fun, educational contests are  held during the Georgia National Fair.  Saldy, it has been canceled for 2020. We are already looking forward to 2021 though! 

Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging                                                                     - 

Cotton is used for clothing, goods and services to meet the needs and reflect lifestyles of communities.  Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging gives youth an understanding of the importance cotton plays in Georgia and teaches them to be responsible consumer-citizens when purchasing goods and services.

First practice is TBA.  

Contact 4-H Office for more info

 

 

 

 


Serving as your 2019-2020 Bleckley County Senior Board of Directors

President

Vice President

Lucy Wiegert Lydia Belflower
   

Board Members

 
Rebecca Arnold Austin Perez
Veronica Lee Jalexia Taylor
Tad Mullins  

 

 

 

 

 


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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