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Bibb County Extension Office:
4-H Youth Development

Hello  Welcome to Bibb County 4-H on green background 
Explore our website to discover the many opportunities awaiting youth ages 9-19 who reside in Bibb County. 4-H is open to all youth in this age group regardless of race, color, sex, handicap or national origin. (Complete eligibility requirements may be reviewed here — Eligibility Guidelines.)

Bibb County 4-H Club Meetings

4-H info on signBibb County 4-H offers in-school clubs to all Bibb County public elementary schools (5th grade) and middle schools, as well as private schools. Participation is decided by individual schools. For students who do not have school clubs available, two community clubs (Sigma Lambda Chi — 9th-12th graders and County Council — students 9 years old and 5th-8th graders) meet once monthly usually at the 4-H office, 145 First St. Upper Level, Macon, GA 31201 the first Monday of each month (unless this falls on a holiday) 7:00-8:00 p.m. Occasionally these meetings may be held at different locations or times.

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How to become a Bibb County 4-H Club Member . . .

Garfield in Uncle Sam Suit saying 4-H Wants YouA student must complete a 4-H enrollment card for the current school year. 4-H participants in school and community clubs complete the enrollment cards at their September meetings.

Other youth who are not already members through any of these clubs may pick up an enrollment card at the 4-H office, 145 First St. Upper Level, Macon, Georgia 31201 or download one here. All completed cards must be returned to the 4-H office.

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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. Bibb County 4-H Exhibit Board with pictures and handoutsThe 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.

4-H is a major outreach program of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Extension System and is part of the nationwide Extension network. 4-H works in cooperation with the public school system, the University of Georgia, and partners in the state and county government.

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Bibb County 4-H is a supported United Way agency.
Logo used courtesy of United Way of Central Georgia

 

 

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4-H News

Several Bibb County 4-H'ers who participated in DPA and/or Cotton Boll had a great time on their All Star Reward Trip to Stone Mountain recently.

Bibb County 4-H'ers on top of Stone Mountain

 

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Also, become a member of the Bibb County 4-H Group to stay in touch and find out more detailed information on upcoming events and happenings!

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4-H Newsletters

Clover Times-Cloverleaf 4-H'er Newsletter

  • August Edition
  • September Edition
  • October Edition
  • November Edition
  • December Edition
  • January Edition
  • February Edition
  • March Edition
  • April Edition
  • May Edition

The Junior Journal 4-H'er Newsletter

  • August Edition
  • September Edition
  • October Edition
  • November Edition
  • December Edition
  • January Edition
  • February Edition
  • March Edition
  • April Edition
  • May Edition

Sigma Lambda Chi Gazette -Senior 4-H'er Newsletter

  • August Edition
  • September Edition
  • October Edition
  • November Edition
  • December Edition
  • January Edition
  • February Edition
  • March Edition
  • April Edition
  • May Edition

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4-H Forms

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Opportunities for 4-H Members

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4-H Youth Centers

4-H Centers map

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4-H Volunteers needed . . .

Red Heart Clipart with Volunteers are the heart of 4-HIf you would like to become a Bibb County 4-H Volunteer Leader, please click here for further info and an application to complete. Applications should be returned to our office at 145 First St. Upper Level, Macon, GA 31201. A background check is done by UGA Human Resources in Athens. Two reference recommendations are also required. In addition, overnight chaperones must complete a training course (approximately 2 hrs.) before becoming certified leaders.

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Contact Us

For more information about Bibb County 4-H Youth Development Programs, contact Kelle Ashley, Bibb County 4-H Agent , or call (478) 751-6338.

For information about 4-H programs in counties other than Bibb, contact your local Extension office.

Visit the Georgia 4-H website at www.georgia4h.org.

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