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Community Service

Oconee County 4-H members are involved in their community in many ways.  They believe in giving back to their community and participate in many community service projects each year:

Georgia 4-H Pantry Pride Cooking Videos 

Each month a new cooking video will be posted.  The recipes come from the Georgia 4-H Pantry Pride Cookbook.  

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sushi Rolls
Ingredients needed: Bread, Peanut Butter (or peanut butter alternative), and jelly
Supplies: Cutting board, serrated knife, and rolling pin
PB&J Sushi Rolls Recipe for the video.
Click Georgia 4-H Pantry Pride for the recipe.

Apple Slice Delight 
Ingredients needed: Apple, honey, sprinkles, mixed nuts, chocolate chips, caramel toppings, peanut butter, hazlenut spread
Supplies: Corer, knife, spreader, cutting board 
Click Apple Slice Delight for the video.
Click Georgia 4-H Pantry Pride for the recipe.

Chicken Veggie Chili 
Ingredients: Tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, kidney beans, carrots, onions, chili powder, vegetable oil, egg noodles, and chicken 
Supplies: Chili pot, collander, knife, spoon, peeler, can opener 
Click Chicken Veggie Chili for the video.
Click Georgia 4-H Pantry Pride for the recipe.

Livestock Shows

From first through twelfth grade, 4-H members learn to raise, care, and exhibit their animals. Georgia 4-H offers a variety of livestock opportunities.  Email Monte Stephens, Oconee County Extension ANR agent for more informaiton: 

Project Achievement

Project Achievement is one of the most prominent 4-H competitions. It helps 4-H'ers develop both oral and written communication skills while giving them the opportunity to investigate or research a topic of their interest. 5th and 6th grade students will sign up through their club meeting teachers. Read more about Project Achievement.

Georgia 4-H Camps and Conferences

4-H camp is the highlight of the summer for Oconee 4-H members.  Over 9,000 children ages 9 through 19 annually attend Georgia 4-H Camp for a week each summer.

Georgia 4-H has 5 separate 4-H Centers, each with its own camping program. Every camp is a world unto its own, with a theme full of high adventure, friendship, and fun.
The 5 Georgia 4-H Centers are:

Judging Teams 

A wide variety of judging teams gives 4-H'ers the opportunity to learn more about the subject being judged, develop self-confidence and compete on a state and national level. Read more about Judging Teams.

Project S.A.F.E.

Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education

Through Shooting Sports,  participants learn safety skills while developing their abilities in a family-orientated program.  Oconee 4-H members in grades 5 through 8 are involved in the BB program.  Shotgun is available for high school members.  Georgia 4-H Project S.A.F.E. provides curriculum for youth and adult volunteers.

Staff Listing
Kelle Ashley4-H YouthCounty Extension Coordinatorksashley@uga.edu706-542-7078