UGA Extension Office

4-H Youth Development

Why 4-H?


Our youth develop many workforce skills including leadership, decision-making, record keeping, public speaking, and teamwork.  

Who is eligible?

Any youth, ages 9-19, may join. Stewart County 4-H has more than 1,000 members.

  • 4-H'ers in grades 4-6 are referred to as Cloverleafs.
  • 4-H'ers in grades 7-8 are referred to as Juniors.
  • 4-H'ers in grades 9-12 are referred to as Seniors.

What do we do?

Our youth participate in a number of activities and events including summer camp, in-school club meetings, project achievement, workshops, field trips, community service projects and much more!

How much does it cost?

There is no charge for general membership. Optional events, activities and some clubs may have a nominal charge.

Can parents be involved?

Of course! Parents are an important part of 4-H activities and are always welcome and encouraged to volunteer. Additional costs at events may apply. Please visit our volunteer page for more information.


Meet Your 4-H Associate
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