UGA Extension Office

District & State Events

Upcoming Events

 

Setting Your Sights on Medical School

Georgia 4-H and Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) will offer the collaborative event, Setting Your Sights on Medical School.  The Setting Your Sights on Medical School Event allows 9th-12th grade 4-H members an opportunity to explore medical school, tour the campus and ask questions of students and faculty.  During the event,  4-H members will get to meet medical school students and faculty, learn about rural health, application procedures and scholarship opportunities, as well as tour the school and labs. This event will provide a hands-on learning opportunity for youth interested in a future career in medicine.  Learn more in this article featured on UGA Today:  https://news.uga.edu/doctors-rural-health/

9th-12th graders
March 30 or April 1, 2020
Mercer University School of Medicine
Macon, GA

Application:

Monday, March 30 on the MUSM-Savannah campus


Wednesday, April 1 on the MUSM-Macon campus 

 

Junior Rally

6th-8th graders
April 18-19, 2020
Wahsega 4-H Center
Dahlonega, GA

Cost: $80
Registration: Click Here

 

Music Education Matters Summit

The Music Education Matters Summit provides an experience for youth across Georgia, and around the nation, to practice and grow in music education, network and learn from industry professionals, and develop as a leader, team member, and performer.  The Summit offers youth the opportunity to select one of five tracks: Vocal, Instrumental, Songwriting, Dance; and Musical Theatre.

6th-12th graders
July 14-16, 2020
Rock Eagle 4-H Center
Atlanta, GA

Cost: $110
Registration ends May 15th
Application:
 (due April 1, 2020)

 

 

Past Events

 

4-H Day at UGA Football

Head over to Athens to cheer on the Dawgs with the Bulldog Nation!  This is a family event and chaperones/transportation will not be provided by Fulton County 4-H.

All ages
September 14, 2019
University of Georgia
Athens, GA

Cost: $57/ticket
Purchase tickets: Contact Laurie Murrah-Hanson at laurs@uga.edu to reserved tickets.

 

Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference

The Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference is the first-of-its-kind, multi-state 4-H conference created to bring together 4-H teens and adults to empower and inspire them to make a positive change across the southeast through leadership development and youthadult partnerships.  Transportation via charter bus provided from the south Metro Atlanta area.

9th-12th grade
September 19-22, 2019
Clyde M. York 4-H Center
Crossville, TN

Cost: $320
Registration: Contact Laurie Murrah-Hanson at laurs@uga.edu to register.

 

Weekend in the Classic City

Weekend in the Classic City, hosted by Georgia Collegiate 4-H Club, provides high school youth (9th-12th grade) the opportunity to learn more about higher education and life as a college student. The event, held on the University of Georgia’s campus, offers youth to explore:

• College search process
• Applications
• Preparation for college life
• Financial aid and scholarships
• Student life and campus organizations

Experience workshops, a campus tour, eat at a university dining hall, explore dormitory living, and experience firsthand the University of Georgia.

Registration includes Friday lodging, Saturday breakfast and dinner (lunch on your own in downtown Athens) and lodging, Sunday breakfast and an event t-shirt.  Transportation to the event from the Atlanta area is NOT provided.

9th-12th graders
September 27-29, 2019
University of Georgia | Rock Eagle 4-H Center
Athens, GA | Eatonton, GA

Cost: $115

Junior Conference

Join middle school students from across the state for the annual Junior Conference leadership retreat! Workshops, dances, recreation, community service, and more!

6th-8th graders
November 16-17, 2019
Rock Eagle 4-H Center
Eatonton, GA

Cost: TBA

Fall Forum

Fall Forum is Georgia 4-H's annual fall high school leadership conference. Enjoy workshops, recreation, dances, community service projects, free time and more with your 4-H friends from across the state!

9th-12th graders
December 14-15, 2019
Rock Eagle 4-H Center
Eatonton, GA

Cost: TBA

 

4-H Day at the Capitol

Join us for a day of learning about leadership and citizenship at the Georgia State Capitol! Hear from state leaders, visit with legislators, and tour the Georgia Capitol. Additional details coming soon!

7th-12th graders
February 6, 2020
Georgia State Capitol
Atlanta, GA

Cost: TBA
Registration: Coming soon!