UGA Extension Office

4-H Youth Development

4-H assists young people to acquire knowledge, develop life skills, and form attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society through “hands-on” learning experiences.

4-H is part of UGA Extension the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

4-H is

  • 4-H In-School Club Meetings
  • Community Pride Programs
  • County Day Camps
  • Summer Educational Programs


4-H is independent learning experiences using writing, interviewing and public speaking skills through 4-H demonstrations and illustrated talks.

4-H is camping to further mental, social, physical, and emotional skills toward a more positive self-image; good citizenship and leadership.

4-H Motto & Pledge
District Project Achievement 2020
  • Amy Ryan
    Amy Ryan
  • Jacque Conner
    Jacque Conner
  • Kara Starr
    Kara Starr

Events and Activities 

The Pumpkin Growing Contest is sponsored by Burt's Pumpkin Farm. The Farm will provide the seeds and sponsor the county contest. County winners will receive awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place pumpkins. Pumpkin weights will also be entered into the State 4-H Pumpkin Contest. Complete the form: Pumpkin Grow Application and return it to the  Dawson County Extension Office.


Rabies Clinic

4-H Contacts

For more information about Dawson County 4-H Youth Development Programs, contact Chesley Davis at or Samantha Graves at or call (706) 265-2442.