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4-H Youth Development


Muscogee 4-H takes home District Honors

Columbus-Muscogee County 4-H’ers competed alongside 274 middle school students and 326 high school students, in Georgia Northwest District Project Achievement, winning district honors. In this competition, students must submit a portfolio or resume of their project work over the past year. This includes community service, leadership, citizenship and extra-curricular organizations. The students then travel to Rock Eagle 4-H Center to compete with a presentation to a panel of judges. Lexi Sherrer, competing in Performing Arts, will be advancing to State 4-H Congress for state competition.

The students from left; Top; Danny Fisher, Chattahoochee County Middle School, Companion Animal Science; Bottom; Elijah Jenkins, Rothschild Leadership Academy, Sports; Ashleigh Day, University of Georgia 4-H Agent; Drea Singleton, Brookstone High School, Sports; Zabria Roberts, Shaw High School, Communications; Lexi Sherrer, Columbus High School, Performing Arts; Teira Williams, Shaw High School, Arts and Crafts; Vincent Jones II, Columbus High School, Human Development; Benjamin Anyaegbunam, Arnold Magnet, Workforce Preparation and Development.

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.