UGA Extension Office

4-H Youth Development

We are so glad that you have chosen to be involved in Jenkins County 4-H! 

Jenkins County 4-H offers monthly meetings in school and many opportunities to compete through judging teams or other competitive events like the Shotgun S.A.F.E (Shooting Awareness, Fun, and Education) Team, and DPA (District Project Acheivement) from 4th grade-12th grade.  4-H members will have the chance to attend summer camps and numerous conferences, where they can learn and meet 4-H'ers from accross the state!  

We hope you will take the opporunity to become involved in all that you can - you never know where it might lead.  
 

How to Enroll 

To become a member, you can simply: 

Fill out an enrollment card for the current school year; cards are avaliable at the Jenkins County Extension office. 

or

Enroll online here
 

Attending Events

When members attend events, it is important for us to create a safe, and fun environement for them to learn. 
Below are a few forms we must have in order for members to attend.

Important 4-H Forms:

 

 

 


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
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
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
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
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. 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.