UGA Extension Office



The Effingham County Extension Office delivers educational programming for the citizens of Effingham in the areas of

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • 4-H Youth Development 
  • Family and Consumer Sciences

The UGA Extension mission is to extend lifelong learning to Georgia citizens through unbiased, research-based education in agriculture, the environment, communities, youth and families. 

Upcoming Events
  • Sep 28 4-H S.T.E.M. Club Join us for an afternoon of STEM fun! We will be making fidget spinners from legos! Open for 4th-6th grade 4-H members. Workshops will be held at the Effingham UGA Extension 4-H Office. Participants will need to complete a Georgia 4-H Medical Form and Code of Conduct. Forms can be found at
    • Springfield, GA
  • Oct 11 Savannah First Detector Training Learn how to find, ID, report, and manage invasive species to help keep Georgia's wild places healthy and beautiful. The goal of the Georgia First Detector Program is to establish a network of well-trained and dedicated volunteers that will assist in the ongoing collection of invasive species detections in the state and identify new infestations to help slow and control invasive species. We will have professional speakers from the University of Georgia, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Georgia Forestry Commission, and others. Advanced training/continuing education credits are available: -Master Gardeners Advanced Training Credits -Foresters SAF approved Continuing Education Credits -Georgia Arborists GAA Continuing Education Credit hours -Georgia Licensed Pesticide Applicators Pesticide Credit hours
    • Savannah, GA - (37.0 Miles)
  • Oct 21 Effingham County 4-H Boo in the Park | Pre Registration Effingham County 4-H is hosting a community event, "Boo in the Park"! Join us for trick or treating with community members, bounce houses, concessions, a photo booth, costume contest, and a showing of Halloweentown in Ulmer Park! All proceeds from this event will help with 4-H camp costs. Don't forget to bring a chair or blanket to enjoy the movie!
    • Springfield, GA
  • Nov 6 - Nov 7 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Area Contest 4-H Event
    • Lyons, GA - (59.0 Miles)
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