UGA Extension Office

4-H Youth Development

Welcome to Burke County 4-H!

We are so happy to have you as part of our program! We offer monthly meetings in-school and after school at all Burke County schools. We also have a homeschool group that meets bi-monthly. Check out our club page to find the club that is best for you! Let us help you find your interests within our many judging teams and other competitive events. We have a variety of events and activities throughout the year. Check out our judging team, project achievement, and summer camp pages to see what's going on in Burke County 4-H! 


Burke County Extension/4-H Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00PM; 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

We are located at: Burke County Office Park, 715 West 6th Street, Waynesboro, GA 30830

Mailing address: P.O. Box 300, Waynesboro, GA 30830


Important 4-H Forms:


Upcoming Events
  • Apr 7 - Apr 8 (Postponed) Flavor of Georgia CAES Signature Event Athens, GA - (99.0 Miles)
  • Apr 14 - Apr 15 Postponed - 4-H Leadership in Action - District Contest Interviews Eligible high-school-aged 4-H'ers who complete Leadership in Action service projects and submit Parts I & II of the LIA Application will be invited to their respective district's contest location to be interviewed about their work. The Leadership in Action program is designed to recognize the work of Junior (7th – 8th grade) and Senior (9th – 12th grade) 4-H’ers as leaders in their communities. 4-H’ers will identify an issue or need in the community or an issue related to agriculture or the environment. Once this issue or need has been selected, the 4-H’er will determine ways to make a difference and then enact his/her plan. The process focuses on leadership engagement by the 4-H’er. Athens, GA - (99.0 Miles)
  • Apr 16 - Apr 17 (Postponed) Area Poultry Judging-Toombs County Poultry judging is an evaluation event in which students learn and understand standards used in poultry and egg production and marketing, and to apply the standards in a realistic decision-making situation. During the contest, participants judge both live specimens and market poultry, identify parts of birds already prepared for market, and evaluate eggs as to their quality and readiness for market. For at least one class, typically a live production class, participants are asked to justify their placing decisions through a set of oral reasons. Lyons, GA - (67.0 Miles)
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4-H Blog
Youth Leadership Burke Deadline Extended! Find Applications Here! Posted by Meridith Franks on Jan 10, 2019 The Youth Leadership Burke inarguable class has extended the deadline to January 18th and has opened up the program for 10th-12th graders. The meetings will be held during the school day at the Burke County Teaching and Learning Center. The dates for YLB activities have been approved to be counted as activity by administration at all schools. For...
Summer Activities to Start! Posted by Meridith Franks on Jun 6, 2017 Summer activities and events are a great way for 4-H’ers to stay active in 4-H while out of school. 4-H’ers can enjoy spending time with friends from school and make new friends while learning exciting things. Anyone who is at least nine years old and just completed the 4th grade...
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