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4-H News & Updates

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At this time, Georgia 4-H has decided to cancel all face to face activities for the months of June and July including summer camp.

  • June 15 - State 4-H Virtual Horse Educational Contests-Painting, Drawing, Essay, Photo, Individual Demonstration and Public Speaking - Cloverleaf, Junior, & Senior (entry deadline is June 15 at 12 noon)
  • June 26-28 - State 4-H Council, Dean’s Award Interviews,  Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Certified Coach Training, Wildlife Judging Certified Coach Training, and Forestry Judging Certified Coach Training, and the Master 4-H Club Banquet have been postponed or will move to a virtual format.
  • June 29 - Overnight summer camping programs are cancelled for June & July, 2020
  • July 7-11 - State 4-H Horse Show has been cancelled
  • July 21-24 - State 4-H Congress has been postponed



The following events have been updated: 

  • June 28- State 4-H Council at Rock Eagle
  • July 11- State 4-H Horse Show Educational Contest Online
  • July 11- State 4-H Horse Show at Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter
  • July 24- State 4-H Congress in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Camp Dates:
    • June 5 - Camp Deposit Due
    • June 22 - Final Camp Payments Due    
    • July 6 - July 10;
      • Wilderness Challenge  at Wahsega 4-H Center
      • Senior Extreme at Rock Eagle 4-H Center
    • July 13 - July 17; 
      • Marine Resource at Tybee 4-H Center
      • Junior Camp at Fortson 4-H Center
    • July 27 - July 31; 
      • Senior Camp at Rock Eagle 4-H Center



The Georgia 4-H Senior Conference, Northeast/Northwest Junior Rally for 6th-8th grades, Southeast Junior Spring Conference for 6th -8th grades, Clovers and Company Performance in Dodge County, the Communications & Technology Team Retreat, and the Southwest Clover Jam Conference for 5th -7th Grades have been cancelled.

The State 4-H Hippology Contest and State 4-H Horse Judging Contest has been postponed and will be held in Perry, GA, in conjunction with the State 4-H Horse show on June 10, 2020.

All area BB and Modified Trap Qualification Contests have been cancelled.  All state-level Project SAFE contests that were scheduled before May 8th  have been postponed.  The State Modified Trap contest and the State Trap, Skeet & Sporting Clays Match remain on the calendar, but may be postponed depending upon the status of the COVID-19 impact.



The Douglas County 4-H Club will be suspending all 4-H activities until further notice. During this time, continue to exercise social distancing and adhere to the recommendations of local and state officials. 


This Week April 19th-25th, We Honor Outstanding Georgia 4-H Volunteers Who Contribute to Making the Best Better in More Ways Than One. #TrueLeaders #HeroInGreen #InspireWhoIsNext #4HGrowsHere

What is your favorite memory as a volunteer? Share how you have pledged your Head, Heart, Hands,and H ealth to building a brighter future for Georgia's youth.



Congratulation to our First Place Winners Laila Cochran & Serenity McAlexander on a Job Well Done!



Join Us In Celebrating Georgia 4-H Spirit Week By Following Along With Our Daily Activities. Upload your post to your social media and our FACEBOOK PAGE with The Hashtag #Ga4hspiritweek. We Are Looking Forward To Seeing Everyone's 4-H Spirit!


4-H District Project Achievement was canceled for Saturday, March 21st, 2020, so we are inviting you to join us as we have an opportunity for you to virtually present your 4-H project online. Your family member can video you giving your 4-H presentation, and we will post them here on our website and on our Facebook page. As a reminder, the time limit for your 4-H presentation is 6 minutes.  We look forward to seeing your projects! 

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