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4-H Calendar September 2023
4-H Calendar October 2023

All 4-H'ers (4th-12th)

Madison Lions Club Fair - Friday, Oct 6 & Monday, Oct 9
All Jasper County 4-H'ers are eligible to enter the Madion Lions Club Fair. Stop by our office to pick up an entry form. Entry forms and exhibits are due to our office Friday, October 6 by 5:00 PM or Monday, October 9 by 12:00 PM (for baked goods). Exhibits will be taken to the fair that afternoon to be set up and judged. Please contact our office with any questions at (706)468-6479. Find the rules and entry form here

Speech Contest at the GNF - Saturday, Oct 7
4th-12th graders who would like to participate in either the cotton speech contest or the public speaking contest at the Georgia National Fair in Perry, GA will enjoy a fun day at the fair and free entry for competing.

Cloverleaf (4th-6th)

In-School Club Meetings
In Jasper County, all 4th and 5th graders enroll in 4-H, and they will attend four grade level meetings this year during school. Those who have chosen to participate in the new "4-H Focus" STEAM club will get 4-H enrichment each Monday during the school day. 

Cloverleaf Conference at Rock Eagle - Tuesday, Oct 3
Cloverleaf Conference is an opportunity for 4th-6th grade 4-H'ers to come together and meed new friends. This event is full of fun and new learning experiences. There will be exciting classes, a pizza party, games and recreation all at Rock Eagle 4-H Center! Parents, keep an eye on your email for more details to come.

Junior (7th & 8th)

Mission Make-It at Rock Eagle - Saturday, Sept 9
Mission Make-It is an exciting educational, non-competitive event for middle school students to engage in the engineering design process, teamwork, and critical thinking. This year's theme focuses on the strange phenomena of Idaho's 1948 beaver repopulation strategy that included parachutes!

4-H Day at the Fair - Friday, Oct 13
We are excited to be attending the 3rd Annual 4-H Day at the Georgia National Fair. Not only is this a great recreational opportunity, but also an educational one as youth get to view the 4-H displays and learn more about Georgia agriculture through the number of exhibit halls and attractions onsite in Perry. We will attend a rally at the Reaves Arena hosted by Georgia 4-H which will include engaging speakers, games with crowd participation, prizes and giveaways, 4-H dances, and more! Due to limited seating on our 4-H bus, this event will only be open to active Junior and Senior 4-H'ers. Keep an eye on your email for more details.

Senior (9th-12th)

Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference in Crossville, TN - Thursday Sept. 21 - Sunday, Sept 24
3 Jasper County Senior 4-H'ers (9th-12th graders) will be attending this multi-state 4-H conference created to bring together 4-H teens and adults to empower & inspire them to make a positive change across the souther region through youth-adult partnerships.

4-H Day at the Fair - Friday, Oct 13
We are excited to be attending the 3rd Annual 4-H Day at the Georgia National Fair. Not only is this a great recreational opportunity, but also an educational one as youth get to view the 4-H displays and learn more about Georgia agriculture through the number of exhibit halls and attractions onsite in Perry. We will attend a rally at the Reaves Arena hosted by Georgia 4-H which will include engaging speakers, games with crowd participation, prizes and giveaways, 4-H dances, and more! Due to limited seating on our 4-H bus, this event will only be open to active Junior and Senior 4-H'ers. Keep an eye on your email for more details.

 


Upcoming Events - September 

(Saturday, Sept. 9th) Mission Make-It at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, GA: Mission Make-It is an exciting educational, non-competitive event for middle school students to engage in the engineering design process, teamwork, and critical thinking. This year's theme focuses on the strange phenomena of Idaho's 1948 beaver repopulation strategy that included parachutes!

(Thursday, Sept. 21-Sunday, Sept. 24) Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference in Crossville, TN: 3 Jasper County Senior 4-H'ers (9th-12th graders) will be attending this multi-state 4-H conference created to bring together 4-H teens and adults to empower & inspire them to make a positive change across the souther region through youth-adult partnerships. 


Upcoming Events - October

(Tuesday, Oct. 3rd) Cloverleaf Conference: Cloverleaf Conference is an opportunity for 4th-6th grade 4-H'ers to come together and meed new friends. This event is full of fun and new learning experiences. There will be exciting classes, a pizza party, games and recreation all at Rock Eagle 4-H Center! Parents, keep an eye on your email for more details to come. 

(Friday, Oct. 6th & Monday, Oct. 9th) Madison Fair Entries Due: Please have all entries for the Madison Lions Club Fair at our office Friday, October 6th by 5:00 PM or Monday, October 9th by 12:00 PM for baking entries. All entries will be taken to the fair that afternoon to be judged. 

(Saturday, Oct. 7th) Speech Contest at GNF: 4th-12th graders who would like to participate in either the cotton speech contest or the public speaking contest at the Georgia National Fair in Perry, GA will enjoy a fun day at the fair and free entry for competing. 

(Friday, Oct. 13th) 4-H Day at the Georgia National Fair: We are excited to be attending the 3rd Annual 4-H Day at the Georgia National Fair. Not only is this a great recreational opportunity, but also an educational one as youth get to view the 4-H displays and learn more about Georgia agriculture through the number of exhibit halls and attractions onsite in Perry. We will attend a rally at the Reaves Arena hosted by Georgia 4-H which will include engaging speakers, games with crowd participation, prizes and giveaways, 4-H dances, and more! Due to limited seating on our 4-H bus, this event will only be open to active Junior and Senior 4-H'ers. Keep an eye on your email for more details. 

(Monday, Oct. 30th) CBCJ Area Contest in Conyers: If your 4-H'er is participating in Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging, pencil this date in as it is potentially a contest Jasper County will be attending


Upcoming Events
Feb 21 - Feb 25 Georgia Junior National Livestock Show Perry, GA Georgia Junior National Livestock Show
Mar 16 - Mar 17 Georgia 4-H State Livestock Judging Contest Covington, GA 4-H and FFA event
Mar 19 - Mar 21 Georgia 4-H Basics of Youth Development Eatonton, GA Training
Mar 20 - Mar 22 Georgia 4-H Beyond the Basics Eatonton, GA Training
Mar 23 - Mar 24 Project SAFE 22 Silhouette Match Eatonton, GA 4-H Target Sports
Mar 30 4-H Horse Judging Clinic 2024 Covington, GA Gain valuable insight into horse judging and practice judging ranch horse classes. Clinic consists of three hands-on sessions and one classroom session to help both novice and experienced youth with horse judging. Optional reasons critique following the clinic. This opportunity is open to 4-H and FFA youth participants. Ranch Horse Riding Clinic to follow after lunch as additional opportunity.
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