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Morgan County Trifold Informational Brochure:

Welcome to Morgan County 4-H

Required Forms for most 4-H activities/events 


What's going on with Morgan County 4-H?

 

Upcoming Deadlines:

  • Registration Deadline: Cloverleaf Conference, Thursday, September 26, 2019
  • Lion's Club Fair 4-H Contest Entries Due: 12:00 noon, October 7, 2019 at the Morgan County 4-H Office (one free fair entry awarded to participant),  

Upcoming Events:  Call the Extension/4-H Office for more information on these events:  706-342-2214.

  • Horse Club Meeting, Monday, October 7, 2019,  6:00 pm, Morgan County 4-H Office
  • Livestock Judging Team:  practices: Mondays, Sept. 9-Oct. 18, 2019 , 3:30-5:00 pm, Morgan County 4-H Office
  • 4-H Consumer Judging Team: practices, Wednesdays, Sept. 11-October 31, 2019, 3:30-5:00 pm, Morg. Co. 4-H Office
  • Chopped the 4-H Way! Thursday, September 19, 2019, 3:30-5:00 pm, Morgan County 4-H Office.
  • 4-H Cloverleaf Conference: October 3, 2019, 3:15-7:45 pm. Grades 4-6, Fee: $15.00
  • Lions Club Fair 4-H Contests: Deadline for dropping off entries-12:00 Noon, October 7, 2019
     Information about contests: Everything you NEED TO KNOW about Entering!
    2019 Madison Lions Club Fair Entry Form: Official 4-H Exhibit Entry Form
  • Dairy Show Team Interest Meeting, Sept. 23, 5:30 pm, Morgan County Extension Office, 440 Hancock Street, Madison, GA.
    Are you interest in joining our 4-H Dairy Show Team? We invite you and your family to a meeting on showing Commercial Dairy Heifers. Come see if showing a Commercial Dairy Heifer is for you!  Meeting Info Flyer
  • GA High School Rodeo, October 18-19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm, Morgan County Ag Center, Admission: $10 (12 and under Free).
  • 4-H Archery Team Fun Day, Sunday, October 27, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, 4-H Archery Range, Behind the Morgan County Public Safety Complex
  • 4-H Archery Team Orientation Meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Location: to be announced
  • 4-H Cloverleaf Project Achievement, 4-6th Grades, February 15, 2020, Rock Eagle 4-H Center.

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Cloverleaf 4-H

Cloverleaf 4-H Upcoming Activities (4-6 Grades)

All 4 through 6 grade Morgan County Students are encouraged to participate in Cloverleaf Activities plus most of the 4-H Educational and Competitive Events.  These are often divided into grade-level for equal advantage.

  • Chopped the 4-H Way! Thursday, September 19, 2019, 3:30-5:00 pm, Morgan County 4-H Office.
  • 4-H Cloverleaf Conference: October 3, 2019, 3:15-7:45 pm. Grades 4-6, Fee: $15.00
  • Lions Club Fair 4-H Contests: Deadline for dropping off entries-12:00 Noon, October 7, 2019
     Information about contests: Everything you NEED TO KNOW about Entering!
    2019 Madison Lions Club Fair Entry Form: Official 4-H Exhibit Entry Form
  • 4-H Archery Team Fun Day, Sunday, October 27, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, 4-H Archery Range, Behind the Morgan County Public Safety Complex
  • 4-H Archery Team Orientation Meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Location: to be announced
  • 4-H Cloverleaf Project Achievement, 4-6th Grades, February 15, 2020, Rock Eagle 4-H Center.

Junior/Senior 4-H Upcoming Activities (7-12 Grade)

  • Livestock Judging Team:  practices: Mondays, Sept. 9-Oct. 18, 2019 , 3:30-5:00 pm, Morgan County 4-H Office
  • 4-H Consumer Judging Team: practices, Wednesdays, Sept. 11-October 31, 2019, 3:30-5:00 pm, Morg. Co. 4-H Office
  • Lions Club Fair 4-H Contests: Deadline for dropping off entries-12:00 Noon, October 7, 2019
     Information about contests: Everything you NEED TO KNOW about Entering!
    2019 Madison Lions Club Fair Entry Form: Official 4-H Exhibit Entry Form
  • 4-H Archery Team Fun Day, Sunday, October 27, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, 4-H Archery Range, Behind the Morgan County Public Safety Complex
  • 4-H Archery Team Orientation Meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Location: to be announced
  • Teen Leaders Needed: 
    • 4-H Cloverleaf Conference: October 3, 2019, 3:15-7:45 pm. Grades 4-6, Fee: $15.00
    • 4-H Cloverleaf Project Achievement, 4-6th Grades, February 15, 2020, Rock Eagle 4-H Center.

Morgan County 4-H Home School Club

  • An educational, fun club for home schoolers!  Join our club meetings held at the Morgan County Extension/4-H Office, 440 Hancock Street, Madison, GA
  • Meeting Dates for 2019 - >

Next meeting: October 7, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

            Contact:  Janet Woodard, 706-342-2214.   

  • Georgia 4-H Home Based Education Resources-

Georgia 4-H Centers schedule events specific for home based families to participate in activities for overnight or day field studies.

>Rock Eagle 4-H Center – 706-484-2899 - http://www.rockeagle4h.org/

Saturday @ the Rock- Takes place on the third Saturday of each month offering different topics such as; Watershed Studies, etc. Open to everyone. For more info check: 2010 Community Programs at Rock Eagle 4-H Center; 2019 Schedule of Events

Morgan County 4-H Project Clubs

4-H Horse Club-

Have fun learning about horses. This equine club meets the 2nd Monday of each month during the school calendar year. You don't need to own a horse to be a member!  4th - 12th Grade.

  • Learn horse care
  • Learn training techniques
  • Participate fun field trips
  • Perform Community Service projects

   Upcoming Important Dates

  •  Meeting will be Mondays during the school year. Our next 4-H Horse Club: October 7 2019, at 6:00 pm Morgan County Extension Office, 440 Hancock Street, Madison, GA 30650
  • No horses are required to participate

Contact the 4-H Office (706) 342-2214 for more information.

 

Judging and Team Events:  Learn More (you will be taken to new page)

  • 4-H Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree (Consumer Judging)
    • Become a savvy consumer and made good decisions on spending your money!
    • Learn about cotton and its impact on Georgia
    • Practices start: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 and are held once a week after school 3:30-5:00 pm, Morgan County 4-H Office.
    • Call Mrs. Janet or Mrs. Cagle for more details: 706-324-2214.
  • Dairy Judging
    • We will be forming a team in the Spring!  Call for more information:  Shannon Cagle (706) 342-2214

You will be able to identify cow breeds and evaluate classes of dairy animals and back-up your ranking choices with oral reasons.   

This contest is open to all 4-H'ers from all over Georgia ages 9-19.  Contest is in Spring 2019. See more info under our Morgan County Horse Club listed above.

  • Poultry Judging
    • Call for more information:  Shannon Cagle (706) 342-2214

        As a poultry team member you will examine eggs and judge their quality and be able to candle them to assign a quality grade.  You will be able to evaluate live chickens to judge their ability to be a good laying hen.   

  • Wildlife Judging Team.  Call Janet Woodard (706) 342-2214 for more information. 

>team members will learn about wildlife habitat and risks, >identify risks and damages
>learn common wildlife and Fisheries Food

  • GA 4-H Wildlife Judging Manual
  • Livestock Judging
     >team members will:  acquire better knowledge of livestock and develop skills in choosing good livestock, identifying breeds and classes of livestock, study and judge beef cattle, hogs and sheep.
    • Practices begin: Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 3:30-5:00 pm at the Morgan County 4-H Office.
    • No animals are required to participate                                          

4-H Educational Events and Civic Engagement

  • 4-H State Council:  This annual meeting is where the elections of Georgia 4-H State Officers occur as well as multiple events, competitions and training for any current 8th-12th grade 4-H member.
  • 4-H State Congress, is the premiere competitive and recognition event for high school age Georgia 4-H’ers.  Held each year in Atlanta, State Congress is a four-day event that hosts various contests, recognizes 4-H scholarship recipients, and honors state 4-H winners in a variety of projects and competitions.

Knowledge Quiz Bowl Opportunities

  • Dairy Quiz Bowl-
  • Horse Quiz Bowl- The Georgia 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl contest is this January in Morgan County. Teams of either four or five members from one county compete in a game show type format and answer questions related to equine subject matter.

        Play consists of double elimination tournament style matches where two teams compete at a time. A county can bring up to two senior and two junior teams to the area contest. Junior (4-8 grade) and Senior (9-12 grade) 4-H members are eligible to compete in Horse Quiz Bowl. Members of the winning senior division team become master 4-H’ers and go on to compete at Western National Round Up in Denver, CO.

For specific details call Lucy Ray, Morgan County Extension: 706-342-2214.

District Project Achievement-Public Speaking and Presentation Skills Competitions

Learn More

Youth Leadership Programs  

Livestock Showing with Morgan County 4-H

Showing Livestock with Morgan County 4-H (tri-fold brochure)

  • If you are interested in showing livestock with 4-H we have show teams for the following:
    • Market Goats
    • Breeding Ewes
    • Breeding Does
    • Market Hogs
    • Registered Beef
    • Commercial Dairy Heifers
    • Poultry

Call our 4-H office to sign-up.  706.342.2214.

 

Fundraising

  • 7th Annual 4-H Fruit Bearing Plant Sale has begun! Aug-October 25, 2019:  For information and an order form please select: 2019 4-H Fruit Tree Order Form
  • Thank you for your support!

Six Flag and White Water Summer Discount Tickets support Georgia 4-H!

Please select this link:  Six Flags Tickets

Username: 

Morgan4HOG

Password: SixFlags10

Note: password is Numeric and Case Sensitive)

You will see information on how to log-in to the Six Flags 4-H Special ticket pricing website.  You will be able to print your tickets on your printer and take with you to the Park.

To see the dates the park is open and operating hours use this link:  sixflags.com

Have Fun!


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Upcoming GA 4-H Events
  • Sep 19 - Sep 20 SRTLC - Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference The Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference (SRTLC) is the first-of-its-kind, multi-state 4-H conference created to bring together 4-H teens and adults to empower and inspire them to make a positive change across the Southern Region through leadership development and youth-adult partnerships. https://georgia4h.org/programs/focus-areas/citizenship/military-programs/schedule-of-events/southern-region-teen-leadership-conference/ Crossville, GA - (183.0 Miles)
  • Sep 21 - Sep 22 Communications & Technology Team Retreat The Georgia 4-H Communications & Technology Team members are invited to a weekend retreat to complete projects in the areas of photography, videography, podcasting, computer graphics, and GPS/GIS. Eatonton, GA - (19.0 Miles)
  • Sep 21 - Sep 23 Communications & Technology Team Retreat The Georgia 4-H Communications & Technology Team members are invited to a weekend retreat to complete projects in the areas of photography, videography, podcasting, computer graphics, and GPS/GIS. Eatonton, GA - (19.0 Miles)
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