UGA Extension Office

4-H Youth Development

What is 4-H?

4-H is the world’s largest youth organization consisting of youth in the 4th – 12th grades. It teaches service, leadership, and citizenship, as well as providing students with hands-on educational experiences inside and outside of the classroom.  

School Club Meetings

Heard County Elementary School, Centralhatchee Elementary School, and Ephesus Elementary School - 4th & 5th grade club meetings are held once a month.  

Middle School Meetings are once a month during club day. A curriculum correlated to the Georgia Performance Standards is used for club meetings.

All 4th & 5th graders in the county are enrolled as Cloverleaf members of Heard County 4-H. 4-Her’s will bring home monthly newsletters with information about upcoming activities.

Any 4th-5th grader that does not attend these schools but is interested in participating in 4-H activities should contact the 4-H Office.



4-H Enrollment Card: To be completed each year.
4-H Code of Conduct: To be completed each year.
4-H Medical Release: To be completed for each event
4-H Medicine: To be completed if you are taking medication while on a 4-H trip.

Heard County is in the NORTHWEST DISTRICT

Our 4-H Staff
Julia Hand
Julia Hand Support County Administrative Assistant 706-675-3513
Dinah D. Rowe
Dinah D. Rowe 4-H Youth Administration 4-H County Extension Agent/Coordinator 706-675-3513