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Congratulations Lara Collins 
2021 SW Forestry Field Day High Individual

Lara Collins 2021 SW Forestry High IndividualLara Collins participated in the 4H Forestry FieldDay Contest, representing Colquitt County. Lara won high junior individual for the southwest district. She had to learn over 40 trees, 25 diseases/insects of the forest, foot pacing and crusing timber by tree height and merchantable logs then calculating saw timber volume. Her final score topped all students 4th-12th grade.

Colquitt County 4-H Club and programs are open to youth in 4th through 12th grades who reside or attend school in Colquitt County. Fifth grade students hold meetings in their classes at their school. Williams Middle School, C.A. Gray Junior High and Colquitt County High School hold monthly meetings at their school during their designated club time. Home School 4-H Members meet monthly at the 4-H Office.

To join, a student needs to fill out a 4-H Enrollment Form for the current school year. (All Elementary School 4-H’ers will complete an enrollment card at their first 4-H meeting.) At the Middle, Junior and High School, students will complete an enrollment card when they join their school 4-H club. The form is available on our web site or may be picked up at the 4-H office.


Below are some of 4-H's most broadly useful resources from the Georgia 4-H website. Please contact us for more information about participating in any of these programs through this county office.

4-H Resources:
Summer Camp
Summer Camp County offices promote and coordinate 4-H summer camp experiences unlike any other in the county. Counties travel to unique 4-H centers across the state offering fun, friendship and adventure for over 8,000 4-H'ers each summer. Visit the Georgia 4-H Website
Environmental Education
Environmental Education The Georgia 4-H Environmental Education Program is one of the nation’s largest and oldest providers of local environmental education, serving over 45,000 people annually. The research-based curriculum provides hands-on learning experiences aligned with Georgia Performance Standards.
Livestock Program
Livestock Program The Georgia 4-H Livestock Program gives students the opportunity to practice and acquire new knowledge in the fields of animal science, business, time management and leadership.
Project Achievement
Project Achievement This core program showcases the work and success of 4-H'ers through presentations and portfolios on numerous topics. Members compete against their peers at the local, district and state levels in an effort to master their project.
Become a Volunteer The Georgia 4-H Foundation relies heavily on the efforts of volunteers to help coordinate and organize yearly alumni & friends events. If you are interested in serving as a volunteer, read more about becoming a volunteer at the Georgia 4-H website.
Project S.A.F.E.
Project S.A.F.E. Project S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education) is a curriculum based and designed to assist young people in personal development, establish a personal environmental ethic and explore life-long vocational and avocational activities.
Military Programs UGA Extension Military Outreach builds partnerships and provides programs that help Georgia military families find positive ways to cope with the stress of military life.