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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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Extension News
Muscadine Conference link Grape growers will learn the latest techniques, see newest varieties at UGA conference. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 6/20/2019
MyIPM App link MyIPM app helps fruit growers manage pests. By Sharon Dowdy, Denise M Hatcher | Published: 6/18/2019
Nostoc Algae link Too much water can make Nostoc algae flourish and turfgrass suffer. By Sharon Dowdy, Denise M Hatcher, Clint Waltz | Published: 6/13/2019
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Upcoming Events
Jun 25 Food Preservation Class- Pickling and Fermentation Gainesville, GA - (49.0 miles) Planning on Canning? Join us to learn more about water bath canning and how to safely can your favorite pickle recipes and proper practices in fermentation. This hands-on learning experience allows you to can your own jar along with recipes and ideas to take home.
Jun 27 Instant Success! Electronic Programmable Pressure Cookers Cumming, GA - (40.0 miles) Electronic Programmable Pressure Cookers (EPPCs) such as the "Instant Pot" have been one of the most popular kitchen appliances to come on the market in recent years. Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Barbara Worley will demonstrate how to use yours safely and discuss food safety concerns. Recipes will be shared as well as demonstrated.
Jul 7 - Jul 10 4-H State Officer Training Athens, GA - (84.0 miles) An intensive training program to orient the newly-elected Georgia 4-H State Board of Directors to their duties and expectations while helping them continue to develop their leadership and life skills.
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