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The SAFE 4-H Coaches and Staff have kicked off the 2021-2022 Shooting Sports Teams!

Georgia 4-H youth learn many valuable life skills and develop a sense of belonging, teamwork, and confidence. 

 

2021-22 Harris County 4-H Archery Important Information

 

HC 4-H .22 RimFire Sporter Team 2021-2022


 

Support your Harris County 4-H Shooting Sports Team
2021-22

Your sponsorship will ensure safe equipment and help provide team shirts for practice and competition. Team
members can receive up to their dues amount in credit of half of each sponsor they enlist.

 



Great job at the State Indoor Archery Match in Perry, Ga last Friday night.

These Harris County 4-H archers did amazing!

Proud of them!


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Project S.A.F.E. Volunteers Must
*Meet the volunteer screening requirements of the University of Georgia which includes filling out an application with the local county office, submitting references and undergoing a background check conducted by the University.

*Volunteers must also complete Chaperone Training if they plan to be the leader of a group or accompany youth on overnight trips. Chaperone Training is completed during the State SAFE Certified Coaches trainings.

*To lead SAFE (Shooting Sports Programs) leaders must attend a Certified Coaches Training. These are held three times a year at Rock Eagle 4-H Center (Friday Evening-Sunday Morning). Interested adult leaders that would like to work with SAFE programs are registered for the state level trainings through their county offices.

*Certified Coach Training
To lead SAFE (Shooting Sports Programs) or accompany youth on overnight trips, volunteers must attend a Certified Coaches Training Course. These are held three times a year at Rock Eagle 4-H Center (Friday Evening-Sunday Morning). Interested adult leaders that would like to work with SAFE programs are registered for the state level trainings through their county offices. The trainings are designed to help coaches establish and conduct 4-H youth development programs related to Target Sports.


We encourage adults to become Certified 4-H Volunteers and take that even further to become a Certified 4-H SAFE Coach. SAFE stands for “Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education”.

Background screening MUST be completed before any training. The screening process takes time.

To become a 4-H Volunteer: Meet the volunteer screening requirements of the University of Georgia which includes filling out an application with the local county office, submitting references and undergoing a background check conducted by the University.
background screening required with character references, watch the Risk Management Training video and answer questions at the end (RMT must be completed yearly).Volunteers must also complete Chaperone Training if they plan to be the leader of a group or accompany youth on overnight trips.

To become a Project S.A.F.E Volunteer: same above requirements as a volunteer plus a two-day Certified Coach Training at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. Training consist of 9 hours in discipline training( Archery, Pistol, Rifle, or Shotgun) and 4 hours of youth development training that includes working with youth, chartering your 4-H Club and Risk Management. A $100 deposit is required for the 4-H Office to register you for the class. After attending the training, you will get your deposit back. 4-H fundraisers will pay for the training. There will be housing available in cabins at Rock Eagle for no extra charge.