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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 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 safe shooting skills while developing their abilities at all skill levels. Currently, Oconee County 4-H offers a shotgun S.A.F.E. Team and is available for Oconee County residents in 7th - 12th Grade. Georgia 4-H Project S.A.F.E. provides curriculum for youth and adult volunteers.