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Upcoming Events

*** Due to COVID-19, all upcoming Cobb 4-H events, clubs, meetings, events, and shooting sports practices from now until April 4th are canceled. We will update parents on the scheduled events for the remainder of April as soon as we can. Summer Activities and Summer Camp are still on as scheduled. We will update all parents on summer scheduling as we receive updates during this ever changing global event. We are still engaging 4-H'ers through virtual contests and events! Email bkelley@uga.edu for more details!***

 

Cloverbuds

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 cassie.mccollum@cobbcounty.org 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.

 

Homeschool Club

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 cassie.mccollum@cobbcounty.org

Dates TBA!

 

Cooking Club

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.

 

Archery Team

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 bkelley@uga.edu to sign up for archery club interest list!

2019-2020 Archery Information Sheet

 

Shotgun Team 

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.