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Berrien County Extension Office:
4-H Youth Development

About Berrien County 4-H

Berrien County 4-H'ers have had a busy time between statewide conferences, district events, and local activities.  Berrien County 4-H, a partner in public education, is youth and adults learning, growing, and working together to experience and accomplish the extraordinary.  4-H in Berrien County means livestock shows, judging events, shooting sports, public speaking, project achievement, service activities, summer camp, and much more. 

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General Info

Georgia 4-H is a world in which youth and adults learn, grow, and work together as catalysts for positive change! Georgia 4-H, a partner in public education, is youth and adults learning, growing,and working together to experience and accomplish the extraordinary.

Research confirms that all young people have certain developmental needs. As a program used in and after school to supplement learning, 4-H is uniquely positioned to meet such needs. Nationwide 4-H has embraced training centered on four elements

  • Belonging - Positive relationships with a caring adult in a safe and inclusive environment.
  • Mastery - Engaging in learning by providing the opportunity to succeed.
  • Independence - Ensuring that youth see themselves as active participants in the future by encouraging self determination.
  • Generosity - Providing opportunities to value and practice service for others.

What is the Mission of Georgia 4-H?

The mission of Georgia 4-H is to assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills, and forming attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society. This mission is accomplished, through "hands on" learning experiences, focused on agricultural and environmental issues, agriculture awareness, leadership, communication skills, foods and nutrition, health, energy conservation, and citizenship.

Exploring and discovering, encouraging and challenging, that's what Georgia 4-H is all about. As a program of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Cooperative Extension System, 4-H is part of the nationwide Extension network.

4-H Motto: To Make the Best Better

4-H Pledge

4-H Pledge


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4-H Newsletters



2013 Market Hog Show and Sale - November 11th & 12th - Berrien County Ag Center

Grand Champion Winner

John Haven Stalvey - Grand Champion

Reserve Champion Winner

Beau West - Reserve Champion

2014 - 2015 Georgia 4-H and FFA State Livestock Shows

4-H Forms

Fun Times With Berrien Co. 4-H

Sailing at Rock EagleRock Eagle Cloverleaf Camp Dance

Rock Eagle Cloverleaf Camp Girls Cabin2013 Cloverleaf Campers Rock Eagle

2013 Cloverleaf Camp at Rock Eagle


2013 Cotton Boll Judging

2013 Cotton Boll & Consumer Jamboree



For more information about Berrien County 4-H Youth Development Programs, email Patrick E. Willis or call (229) 686-5431.

Visit the Georgia 4-H website at

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