News and Events
- County Council: 4th-12th grade youth! Join us for our monthly 4-H meetings held on the 1st Tuesday of every month from 6:30pm-8:00pm. Participate in engaging activties and community service all while meeting new friends and learning more about what 4-H has to offer. Our next meeting will be Tuesday January 7th from 6:30pm-8:00pm at the Extension Office located at 678 South Cobb Drive Marietta, GA 30060. We hope to see you there!
- Cloverleaf County Project Achievement: Calling all 4th-6th graders! You’ve heard about it... Ready to compete? This is the last call for Cloverleaf County Project Achievement (CPA) public speaking competition. The competition will be held at Milford Elementary on Thursday January 16th at 6:30pm. Milford is located at 2390 Austell Rd SW, Marietta, GA 30008. All 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place winners will advance to the district competition and trip to Sparkles on February 1, 2020. Call the Extension Office at 770-528-4070 to sign up with your topic area. The deadline to RSVP is Tuesday January 14th. So RSVP quickly! Email Kathleen McElroy at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to register!
- 4-H Plant Sale: It's that time of the year! Leap in to Spring with your Pollinator Plants while adding a pop of color to your landscape by purchasing plants from the 4-H plant sale. All proceeds go to support 4-H youth and ANR educational programming. Funds from the plant sale have benefited hundreds of 4-H’ers over the years! Pre-orders are being taken now until Friday March 6th at 5:00pm. This is an earlier deadline than last year! Orders can be taken via mail with the order form and check or money order mailed to 678 South Cobb Drive, Suite 200, Marietta, GA 30060. We can also take order forms in person with cash, check, money order or credit/debit card. We are limited on many of the varieties so order early! Plant Sale pick up day will be Saturday March 21st from 9:00am-1:00pm at Jim Miller Park in the covered arena. For any questions about the Plant Sale, please contact our office at 770-528-4070. See the brochure here to order today!
Want to join 4-H but think you're too young to join? Join our pre-4-H Cloverbuds Club for K-3rd grade students. Meetings are held once a month on Wednesdays. There will be TWO Cloverbuds Clubs this year. A homeschool club that meets during the day from 10:00am-11:00am and a general 4-H Cloverbuds Club that meets in the evenings from 6:00pm-7:00pm. Both clubs meet on the same day at the Extension Office. Registration for both clubs will be held at the 4-H Open House on Tuesday August 20th from 5:00pm-8:00pm. Limited spaces! Registration on a first come, first serve basis.
2019-2020 club dates: September 18, October 16, November 20, December 18, January 29, February 12, March 25, April 22, May 13
**This club is FULL for the 2019-2020 school year. Please contact 770-528-4070 to be added to the waiting list.**
Young Farmers Club
Are you interested in gardening, animals, and learning more about agriculture engineering in Cobb County? Join the Young Farmers Club sponsored by UGA Extension and Cobb County Farm Bureau! Meetings are open to 4th-12th grade students however younger sibilings are welcome. Meetings are held once a month on Wednesdays at the Cobb County Farm Bureau Office located at 2850 Powder Springs Rd SW Marietta, GA 30064 from 6:00pm- 7:30pm. Sign up at the 4-H Open House on Tuesday August 20th from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the Extension Office.
2019-2020 club dates: September 18, October 16, November 20, December 18, January 15, February 26, March 18, April 15, May 14th **4-H Awards Ceremony for all club members**
Horse and Pony Club
The Cobb County 4-H Horse and Pony Club is looking for new members! You do not have to own a horse or a pony to be a member of this club. Open to 4th-12th grade students. Meetings are held monthly from 6:30pm-8:00pm at the Extension Office located at 678 South Cobb Drive Marietta, GA 30060. Some meetings may be held at GB's Stables depending on the equine topic for the month. Registration is now open for the 2018-2019 Horse and Pony Club. Club annual dues are $20. Contact club leader Cassie McCollum at email@example.com for more information.
2019-2020 club dates: September 10, October 8, November 12, December 10, January 14, February 11, March 10, April 21, May 12. Club Awards will be held in June.
It's all about the science this fall with the Cobb County 4-H Homeschool Club. This semester, the club will be open to 4th-8th grade students. All meetings will be held from 10:00am-12:00pm at the Cobb County Extension Office located at 678 South Cobb Drive Marietta, GA 30060. Register at the 4-H Open House on Tuesday August 20th from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the Extension Office. For more information, contact club leader Cassie McCollum at firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you like cooking or would like to learn how to cook from scratch? Join our 4-H Cooking Club for the Fall 2019 semester. This club is open to 4th-8th grade students. Club meetings are once a month on a Tuesday from 6:00pm-8:00pm with the exception of October where the club will meet twice. The cost is $25 per semester. All club meetings are held at the Cobb County Extension Office. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis begining at our 4-H Open House on August 20th from 5:00pm-8:00pm.
Fall Cooking Club Dates: September 17, October 15. Ocotber 29, November 19, December 17. **Fall Cooking Club is FULL. Call 770-528-4070 to be added to the spring interest list.**
Spring registration for Cooking Club will open on October 15th.
The Cobb County 4-H Archery team will enter its third season during the 2019-2020 school year. 4th-12th grade students are eligible to compete with the archery team. The team members are also members of Kennesaw Archery Club (KAC). Archers will shoot compound or recurve bows depending on preference. The team will compete at various tournaments and competitions. The archery team will resume practices for the 2019-2020 school year in September at the KAC Pitner Road outdoor shooting range. All new shooters must go through a mandatory safety orientation. Details about costs and the season will be held at the Archery Club interest meeting on Thursday August 29th at 6:00pm at the Cobb County Water Lab located at 662 South Cobb Drive Marietta, GA 30060. You can also meet our archery coaches and ask specific questions at our 4-H Open House on Tuesday August 20th from 5:00pm-8:00pm. Please contact Brittani Lee at email@example.com to sign up for archery club interest list!
The Cobb County 4-H Shotgun team will enter its fourth season during the 2019-2020 school year. Open to 7th-12th grade youth. The team shoots trap and skeet and sporting clays. The 2019-2020 season will begin in September. The team will compete at two competitions during the season culminating with the state competition in Savannah the last weekend of May. Any youth that are interested in joining the team for the 2019-2020 school year, join us at our 4-H Open House to meet the coaches and team parents on Tuesday August 20th from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the Extension Office.