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Welcome to the 2021-2022 4-H Year.  Madison County 4-H has a rich history and the sky is the limit!  4-H TAKES FLIGHT, developing great STEAM, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math skills. Our upcoming activities will include designing a helicopter, learning about nutrition and even helping solve environmental issues.  Great hands-on experiences, such as these, help members gain knowledge and skills in public speaking, decision making and much more.

You may participate in some of these exciting opportunities by reading this newsletter! Program registrations  can be emailed or called into the 4-H office at 706-795-2281 for all events!  Madison Co. 4-H is all about great life-learning experiences.  4-H, as the largest youth organization in the nation, reaches students in 4th - 12th grades.  Let’s begin the 4-H FLIGHT straight to your bright future!


4H Takes Flight
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RADA Cutlery Fundraiser

We are kicking off our spring fundraiser in April. Please support us by placing an order at https://radafundraising.com?rfsn=5630443.50c96aa and telling your friends and family about it. Online orders will be shipped shortly after the order is placed but you can also visit our office and order from the catalog.

The monies raised will allow us to continue our programming and help offset the cost our 4-H’ers pay for competitive, judging, and educational events.


State 4-H Council

State 4-H Council, a Georgia 4-H core program, is the constitutional meeting of the Georgia 4-H Council and will include the election of Georgia 4-H State Officers. This annual meeting hosts multiple events, competitions, and training throughout the weekend for youth and adults. This year’s event is themed “Family Reunion at the Rock!” and will be held at Rock Eagle 4-H Center.

 

Registration fee is $100/participant and includes Friday lodging, all Saturday meals and lodging, Sunday breakfast and an Iron Clover t-shirt.

 

Register by noon on Friday, June 17th! Payment is due at time of registering!


Upcoming Events & Announcements

Splash at Helen Tubing: Wednesday, May 25th—7:15am-7:15pm

Kick off the summer as you sit back and relax on the lazy river. Bring a bag lunch and we’ll provide beverages. You’ll need money for snacks and shopping. Cost is $30 and limited to 20 participants.

Service Day at MOAS: Wednesday, June 15th—2:30pm-4:30pm

Pledge your hands to larger service! We will help out our local animal shelter and have some “socialization” time with the dogs and cats! OPTIONAL: bring dog or cat food to donate to the shelter! There is no charge but limited to 13 participants.

River Kayaking: Wednesday, June 22nd

We will take a relaxing drift down a pristine, spring-fed waterway, viewing wildlife and nature on the Broad River in Danielsville/Comer. Bring sunscreen and a dry change of clothes. Please bring your lunch/drink to put in the cooler! Cost is $30 and limited to 20 participants.


Congratulations!

Equestrian Drill Team—Congratulations to our Equestrian Drill Team! JV took first place in 2 classes and second place in 2 classes making them the overall State Champs! Varsity took first place in 2 classes, second place in 1 class, and third place in 1 class placing 3rd overall in State placing.

Project S.A.F.E. Archery Team—Congratulations to our Archery Team for placing 1st at the 2022 State Archery Match.

LifeSmarts National Competition—We are so proud of our LifeSmarts Team for their hard work last month. Congratulations to Clayton Adams for being named 2022 LifeSmarts Student of the Year and Alyssa Goldman for being awarded a scholarship.

Poultry Judging—Congratulations to our Senior Poultry Judging Team for placing 1st in the Area Poultry Judging Contest in Henry County. They will be competing at the State Contest! We would also like to congratulate Alyssa Goldman for being named High Individual and Clayton Adams for being third overall!

 



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Upcoming Events
Sep 6 - Sep 7 Northwest Area Forestry Field Day Conyers, GA - (53.0 miles) 4-H Event
Sep 7 - Sep 8 Northeast Area Forestry Field Day Dahlonega, GA - (52.0 miles) 4-H Event
Sep 13 - Sep 14 Southwest Area Forestry Field Day Athens, GA - (16.0 miles) 4-H Event
Nov 2 - Nov 3 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Area Contest Gainsville, GA - (30.0 miles) 4-H Event
Nov 8 - Nov 9 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Area Contest Covington, GA - (53.0 miles) 4-H event