District Project Achievement
Georgia 4-H Project Achievement
4-H Project Achievement is self-directed, individual competition including presentations, when age appropriate, a documented record of project work, leadership and service based on experiential learning activities. Contact Shanda Ashley for more information. (229) 849-2685.
So What is 4-H Project Achievement…really?
- a young person’s exploration into an area of interest
- is not one activity or one event but a series of learning opportunities
- is age appropriate and builds on a young person’s strengths
- for reporting and competition, falls into specific areas with rules and guidelines
4-H Project Achievement Age Groups & Competition
Cloverleaf (9 years old by August 1st – 6th) grade competition includes a 4-H presentation in one of 66 project categories. Most presentations are illustrated talks, although, some projects are food labs, performances, and stitchery projects. 4-H’er select an area of interest and develop a 3 to 6 minute presentation.
Junior (7th– 8th) grade competition includes a presentation and a portfolio in one of 52 project areas. Portfolios are documented records (3 pages) of project work, leadership and service for one year (January-December). Presentations are 8 to 10 minutes and generally illustrated talks. Some food labs, performances, and clothing construction projects are offered. Portfolios are 40% of the final score and presentations 60%
Senior (9th- 12th) grade competition includes a presentation and portfolio in one of 49 project areas. Senior competitors can advance to State Competition and earn a trip to a National Convention. Seniors complete a portfolio with 5 pages of project work, leadership and service for a one year period. Presentations are generally 10 to 12 minutes and illustrated talks. Again, some foods lab, clothing construction and performance categories are available. The final score is a combination of 50% presentation & 50% portfolio.
If you would like to participate, contact Shanda Ashley (229) 849-2685.