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Bleckley County:
4-H Youth Development

What is 4-H?

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

If you are interested in learning more about 4-H, please take time to search through our website, and email our 4-H agent if you have any questions. 



How do I join 4-H?


In Bleckley County, all youth between the age of 9 and 19 may be 4-H members, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex or disability.  As a partner in public education, students in grades 5-12 may enroll in 4-H at school.  We even have a home school club for interested families.  There are no membership fees.

  • Cloverleaf 4-H'ers: 5th and 6th grade
  • Junior 4-H'ers: 7th and 8th grade
  • Senior 4-H'ers: 9th-12th grade




S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness Fun and Education) TeamsSAFE

  • BB
  • Shotgun
  • Archery - Practices begin Nov 2

For Registration information, please contact the 4-H Office at (478) 934-3220.


Project Achievement

4-H Camp - Registration will begin toward end of February. Watch for announcements Camp

  • Cloverleaf Camp, Grades 5 & 6
  • Junior Camp, Grades 7 & 8
  • Wilderness Challenge, Grades 7 & 8
  • Senior Camp, Grades 9-12
  • Senior Extreme Camp, Grades 9-12


Current Activities/Registrations/Deadlines

Nov 2 Archery practices begins
Nov 3 5th Grade Officer Training @ BCES
Nov 5 6th Grade Officer Training @ BCES
Nov 10 Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging District Competition in Perry
  5th Grade Club Meetings
Nov 11 6th Grade Club Meetings
Nov 14-15 Junior Leadership Conference at Rock Eagle (Grades 7 & 8)
Nov 17 Junior Club Meeting (Grades 7 & 8)
Nov 20 Drawing for 20+Layer Chocolate Cake (Ski Trip Fundraisier)
  Ag Day at BCES (Work/Community Service opportunity for Grades 7-12)
  Registration deadline for Fall Forum (Grades 9-12)
Nov 23 Portfolio Workshop (Grades 7-12)
Dec 4

Christmas Parade - Grades 5+

Dec 8 4-H After School - Christmas Crafts and Cookies, 5:00 @ 4-H Office
Dec 12-13 4-H Fall Forum - Grades 9-12
Dec 18 Portfolios Due!!
January Demonstration Preparation for Project Achievement competitions
Jan TBA Shotgun & BB Teams begin Registration
Jan 29-31 Junior/Senior District Project Achievement (grades 7-12)
Feb 5-8 Reward Ski Trip - Grades 7-12 (Registration Closed)
March TBA Camp Sign-up, All Ages
TBA Cloverleaf District Project Achievement (DPA), Grades 5 & 6



4-H Caring and Sharing

"Only a life lived in the service to others is worth living" - Albert Einstein

  • Pop Tab Collections
  • Homefront Hugs
  • Bucket of Care for South Carolina


For more information on these activities and a complete list of events in 2015-2016, contact the Bleckley County 4-H Office at, or Brandi McGonagill at



Look for the Facebook group Bleckley County 4-H for the most recent announcement of activities and opportunities.

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To Contact Us:

For more information about Bleckley County 4-H Youth Development programs, contact, or call (478) 934-3220.

or visit the Georgia 4-H website.

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