UGA Extension Office

4-H Youth Development

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.
Upcoming Events Forestry Field Day
Nov 4 Georgia 4-H Project Achievement Volunteer Master Mentor Training Athens, GA Become a Project Achievement Master Mentor! Contact your local office to discuss supporting youth in 4-H Project Achievement. This online volunteer training is offered on Thursdays for one hour either at noon or 5 p.m. Screened Volunteers who attend all three sessions will be prepared to mentor youth in Project Achievement in their communities. Make a difference and register through your local Extension office by October 21, 2021.
Nov 6 - Nov 8 Technology Summit Eatonton, GA 4-H event
Nov 11 Georgia 4-H Project Achievement Volunteer Master Mentor Training Athens, GA Become a Project Achievement Master Mentor! Contact your local office to discuss supporting youth in 4-H Project Achievement. This online volunteer training is offered on Thursdays for one hour either at noon or 5 p.m. Screened Volunteers who attend all three sessions will be prepared to mentor youth in Project Achievement in their communities. Make a difference and register through your local Extension office by October 21, 2021.
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Upcoming Events
  • Oct 25 Fall Adult Learning Series Feeling stressed coming out of COVID-19? Working on relationships? Figuring out a new dinner routine on a smaller budget? Join us for this three-part series dealing with issues we are all confronting in the wake of COVID-19. You may attend in-person or virtually.
    • Virtual Event
    • Watkinsville, GA - (185.0 Miles)
  • Oct 25 Northeast Georgia Master Cattlemen's Program The UGA Beef Team is excited to offer the Master Cattlemen's Program. This program involves detailed, in-depth educational seminars related to beef cattle. The program lasts 8 weeks and meets on Monday evenings Sept 13-Nov 1 from 6:30pm-8:30pm. This program is being co-hosted by Madison and Oglethorpe Counties.
    • Crawford, GA - (193.0 Miles)
  • Oct 26 UGA Extension Master Small Ruminant Series: Class 5 -Parasite Management and Fecal Egg Count This six session intensive series will involve lecture sessions on basic production schedules, reproduction, lambing and kidding, forage management, predator control, marketing, parasite management. In addition to the lecture sessions there will be one Saturday session where participants can handle sheep and goats in a safe environment so that they may learn hands-on low-stress handling techniques, hoof trimming, body condition scoring, record health data points, and practices FAMACHA scoring and obtain their certification. Class One - October 12, 2021 Topics: Forage Management and Grazing Systems Class Two - October 14, 2021 Topics: Herd Health Class Three - October 19, 2021 Topics: Reproduction and Kidding Class Four - October 21, 2021 Topics: Insect Management and Predator Management Class Five - October 26, 2021 Topics: Parasite Management and Fecal Egg Count Class Six - October 28, 2021 Topics: Marketing, Selling Locally, and Processing Hands-on Field Day – October 30, 2021
    • Thomaston, GA - (133.0 Miles)
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Upcoming Events
  • Nov 1 - Nov 2 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Area Contest 4-H Event
    • Tifton, GA - (26.0 Miles)
  • Nov 13 - Nov 14 Cloverleaf DPA - SW 4-H Project Achievement
    • Tifton, GA - (26.0 Miles)
  • Nov 16 Elevate your Relationship This four-week series has found to positively influence changes in couples' behavior and overall relationship quality. According to a former ELEVATE participant, the program experience "saved our marriage." Another participant said they "learned how to control my emotions and value my partner as well as myself. I'm going to use what I learned in this class to keep my relationship going and improving." Each 120-minute session will engage couples in fun activities to learn skills to manage stress better, strengthen their connection with each other, deal with differences in healthy ways, and elevate their relationships' quality. In addition to these skills, couples can also earn up to $350 in e-gift cards for attending the series. It "pays" to ELEVATE your relationship!
    • Virtual Event