4-H is open to kids from age 9 to 19
- Cloverleaf (5th & 6th grade)
- Junior (7th & 8th grade)
- Senior (9th - 12th grade)
Teen Leaders are any Junior or Senior
4-Hers that would like to participate in
more activities than just the competitions.
Dougherty County 4-Hers participate in many local, district, state, and national activities...
- Green Ribbon Week
- Stash the Trash
- Make a Difference Day
- Youth Summit
- Kid's Expo
- Competitions on all levels
- Visit Nursing Homes
- Summer Camps
- Cloverleaf Camp
- Junior Camp
- Work with pre-schoolers
- Financial Literacy
- Ag Expo in Moultrie
- Water Festival;
Check out these local activities...
- State Congress
- The Governor's Urban/Rural Exchange Program
- Georgia National Fair
- Junior Conference
- Senior Conference
Check with Mr. Randy West, or Ms. Jessica Dorsey, for more information on activities available for your age group.
Georgia's 4-H Centers
With an area of 59,441 square miles, Georgia is the largest state east of the Mississippi River. The latest estimates indicate that there are now over 7.4 million people in our state. We have mountains, beaches, farm land, timber land, urban centers, rivers, lakes, rolling hills, and marshes. The University of Georgia 4-H program has five centers for education located in different areas of the state. Each center offers 4-H Environmental Education and Summer Camp.
(You can click on a camp name to go to their Website)
- Rock Eagle 4-H Center is the largest 4-H Center in the world; it is located in the Piedmont area of our state near Eatonton, GA. Rock Eagle is named for a 2,000+ year old white, quartz rock mound in the shape of an eagle. You can swim, hike, canoe, sail, play ball, miniature golf, and compete for the famous Tribal Shield. You can study the life of Native Americans and make craft items.
- Jekyll Island 4-H Center is on one of Georgia's Golden Islands. In the land of millionaires you can learn many exciting things about ocean and marine life. Travel through the maritime forest, tour the millionaires village, have fun at the water park, and participate in beach games on the coast.
- Fortson 4-H Center is just outside Atlanta, near the Atlanta Motor Speedway. It offers swimming, white water, adventure courses, and learning about our capital city.
- Wahsega 4-H Center has a high ropes course, a zip line, basketball, wading in a mountain stream, hiking, learning mountain lore, and about plants and animals in the hills of Georgia.
This center is nestled in the Appalachian Mountains near Dahlonega, GA.
- Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island is a beautiful place near Savannah, GA. It's the site of fun, sun, and great learning about the wildlife-rich tidal marshes. Play volleyball in the sand, catch some rays on the beach, and learn about the coastal birthplace of our state.
For more information about Dougherty County 4-H Youth Development Programs,
contact any of the following people at (229) 436-7216 or email them at:
Randy West, 4-H Agent, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit the Georgia 4-H Website at www.georgia4h.org.