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4-H Youth Development

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Currently fifth grade 4-H lessons are taught in 30 elementary schools in Clayton County. 4-H staff introduces 4-H to fifth graders at the beginning of the year and continues meeting with each class once a month until May. Below you will find an overview of the 4-H program in the 5th grade classes and individual lesson plans.

Fifth Grade Club Meeting Lesson Plans

  1. Welcome to 4-H
  2. Knock-Out (4-H) Projects/Public Speaking
  3. Financial Sector
  4. Marketing
  5. Information Technology
  6. Government & Public Administration

Cloverleaf County Council

Cloverleaf 4-H’ers are able to participate outside of their school’s 4-H lessons by Cloverleafattending a monthly meeting at our 4-H office in Jonesboro. We meet every second Tuesday of the month from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. During Cloverleaf County Council students are able to meet other Cloverleaf's from around the county, participate in other educational lessons, community service, and learn about other opportunities for their age group.

Project Achievement

4-H’ers are encouraged to complete a speech with at least 1-4 posters or a triboard on any topic of their choice. 5th grade 4-H’ers are exposed to projects during the Knock Out Projects lesson in November or December. During this lesson fifth graders learn about what a 4-H project is and how to complete one.

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After completion of the project 4-H’ers are able to compete at their school to earn a spot to District Project Achievement which is in Eatonton, GA on a Saturday in February. Transportation is provided to and from District Project Achievement by Clayton County 4-H along with a reward trip that will be announced at a later date.

Cloverleaf District Project Achievement (Oratorical Competition)

Saturday, February 13, 2016
7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: Rock Eagle 4-H Center

The 4-H'ers who participate in DPA in Douglasville will receive a free reward trip to Starlite Family Fun Center.

How to Get Started?

Cloverleaf Project Achievement for 4th-6th graders

Step #1: Click the link above and select Cloverleaf Project Achievement

Step #2: Select Cloverleaf Project List and chose a category that interests you. You can create a topic that is related to your category
For example: Project: Archaeology/Topic: Mummies

Step #3: After selecting a topic think of three main topics that are most important to help the audience understand your topic.

Step #4: Use an outline to help you organize your presentation. The following pages are helpful when planning your project and posters:

Step #5: Write out your presentation and put it on index cards.

Step #6: Prepare your visual aids (posters, props, etc.)

Step #7: Practice your demonstration: take a deep breath and begin with a smile.      

Cloverleaf Camp

4-H Camp

Cloverleaf Camp is for 5th & 6th grade 4-H'ers. In 2016, Clayton County will attend Rock Eagle 4-H Center during one week in June 6-10, 2016. The total cost is $325. Cloverleaf 4-H’ers have a blast at the weeklong overnight camp where they attend educational classes of their choice, meet camp counselors, and new friends.

Important Forms


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