4-H Youth Development
Bulloch County 4-H
In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, all Bulloch County 4-H activities, programs and practices have been CANCELLED through at least March 31. We will provide scheduling updates in the future.
Our office currently remains open, but you are encouraged to contact us via phone or email if possible.
The 4-H Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8am-12pm and 1pm -5pm. Call (912)871-6130, or stop by for information or to sign up for activities.
Welcome to Bulloch County 4-H
We are excited about kicking-off the 4-H year. Check out this video to learn more about what Bulloch County 4-H has to offer.
This year, we will do 4-H enrollment/registration online for all 4-H’ers in Bulloch County! To register/enroll for 4-H, youth or parents can visit https://secure.georgia4h.org/enrollment/register?county=Bulloch%20County and complete the form. A tutorial video can help with this process.
In-School and Virtual 4-H Club Meetings Begin Soon
Bulloch County 4-H in-school and virtual club meetings for 5th-6th graders will begin in mid-September. At this month's meetings we introduce 4-H opportunities for this year and talk about ways 4-H'ers can get involved.
Healthy Georgia Connections: Issue 13
UGA Extension's statewide newsletter to help better inform the citizens of Georgia about many issues relating to agriculture, families, and youth development. In this issue:
- Record-setting hurricane season is just getting started
- Extend your garden season by planting now
- Organize a home to live, work and learn
- Balancing screen time with outdoor activity
4-H Activities and Resources
In-Person Junior/Senior Meeting
WHO: Any 7th-12th grade 4-H'er
WHEN: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 @ 6:00 PM
WHERE: Bulloch County 4-H Office
***IMPORTANT: Email Mrs. Susannah to pre-register by Friday, September 4.***
*COVID-19 restrictions will apply: screening paperwork and protocol, social distancing, face coverings required, no refreshments served*
Georgia 4-H Pantry Pride Recipe Contest
Pantry Pride is a recipe contest for 4-H'ers to show their creativity and cooking skills using common items found in food pantries. Rules, contest goals and guidelines can be found here. To enter the contest, complete this submission link. Senior participants with the top 16 entries are invited to compete at the Georgia National Fair, conditions permitting.
Cloverleaf (5th-6th grade) and Junior (7th-8th grade) Entry Deadline is Thursday, September 10.
Pro Tip: consider all of the elements of MyPlate when developing your recipe.
Virtual 4-H Teen Leader Training
Are you a 7th-12th grader that wants to get Teen Leader certified?
Liberty Co. is hosting a Virtual Teen Leader Training on Saturday, September 12 from 10:00 AM-3:00 PM. If you are interested, email Mrs. Susannah by Wednesday, September 9.
4-H Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging Orientation
Do you like to shop? Are you always looking for the best deal - or are your parents telling you that you should be?
Then CBCJ is for you! This competitive team event teaching wise buying behaviors and is tons of fun, so join us for our first practice!
WHO: Any 4-H'er in grades 5-12, Free of charge
WHEN: Monday, September 14 @ 4 pm
WHERE: Bulloch County 4-H Office AND on Zoom
*If you are interested in learning more or participating please email Mrs. Susannah because you will need paperwork ahead of time*
Virtual Junior/Senior Meeting
WHO: Any 7th-12th grade 4-H'er
WHEN: Monday, September 28 @ 6:00 PM
*We have NEW virtual consent forms that will have to be signed by parents before you can participate in this*
Email Mrs. Susannah if you would like to Zoom link to join.
Georgia 4-H Foundation Holiday Card Contest
Do you like to draw? The Georgia 4-H Foundation hosts a Holiday Card Contest each year.
1. Must be students original drawing on an 8.5x5.5 inch sheet of white, unlined paper
2. Must include 4-H and Holiday Theme
3. Be Colorful & Creative
Artwork is due to the 4-H office by 5 PM on September 30!
Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference
SRTLC is an outstanding opportunity to help youth in grades 9-12 develop leadership skills, citizenship skills, and help them find opportunities to put those skills to use in their community. Plus, it is one of the best ways to meet 4-H’ers from other states and learn about their 4-H programs! This year the program is virtual and FREE!!!
Contact Mrs. Susannah by September 9 to sign-up because space is limited.
Georgia 4-H Junior Conference
Junior Conference is a recreational and educational opportunity planned for 4-H’ers in the 6th through 8th grades. The weekend includes a mix of workshops and education sessions, along with opportunities for community service and exhibits, planned by and led by the Junior Board of Directors. Recreational programs for 4-H’ers are included to allow 4-H’ers to interact with youth from all over Georgia. Educational workshops, community service, and recreation are led by high school-aged Teen Leaders.
WHO: 6th-8th grade 4-H'ers
WHEN: November 7-8, 2020
WHERE: Rock Eagle 4-H Center
REGISTRATION DETAILS: Sign-up by September 29, payment of $85 will be due by October 20
Bulloch County 4-H Virtual Store
We've taken the 4-H Store online, so if you have Clover Coupons or Bulldawg Bucks from last year that you want to spend. Check it out at tinyurl.com/bulloch4hstore
Community Service Projects
This month we are collecting pop-tabs to benefit the Ronald McDonald House. You can drop them off at the 4-H office or your 5th-6th grade class (be sure to put your name and school on your bag).
Disclaimer: The 4-H Activities performed virtually may be shared by trained staff, volunteers, and/or 4-H’ers. Information may be the opinion of the 4-H’ers sharing and may or may not be accurate or vetted by Extension Staff. Youth under 18 should have permission from parents/guardians to participate in any of the virtually shared activities. By viewing, you understand that minors in your household participating in these videos are under your responsibility and safekeeping.