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4-H Youth Development

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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 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 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 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 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. (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.
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Upcoming Events
May 18 Food Product Development Contest Athens, GA - (84.0 miles) Food Product Development Contest
May 18 Content, Context, and Child Waynesboro, GA - (183.0 miles) Technology is everywhere, but technology for young children needs to be used in developmentally appropriate ways. This presentation teaches early childhood professionals about choosing and using technology for children between birth and age 5.
May 21 Food Preservation Class- Jam and Jelly Gainesville, GA - (49.0 miles) Planning on Canning? Join us to learn more about water bath canning and how to safely can your favorite jam and jelly recipes. This hands-on learning experience allows you to can your own jar of strawberry jam along with recipes and ideas to take home.
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