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Effingham County Extension Office:
4-H Youth Development

4-H creates a world in which youth and adults learn, grow, and work together as catalysts for positive change! 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 and awareness, leadership, communication skills, food and nutrition, health, and citizenship.

4-H Groups

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Upcoming Events

Date
Event
Target Group
June 25 Kids in the Kitchen: Summer Edition Cloverleaf
June 26 Multi-County Teen Leader Training JR & SR
June 29-July 3 Senior Camp Senior
July 1-2 Hunter's Safety Course  
July 8 Archery Practice  
July 14-18 Junior Camp Junior
July 15 Archery Practice  
July 22-25 State Congress  
July 25 Archery Practice  
July 29 4-H Junior Adventure Rising 7th

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4-H Information

4-H Forms

Forms listed above are in pdf format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader

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General Information

What is 4-H and how can I join?

4-H is open to youth ages 9-19 and there is no cost to be a member. All students in the 5th and 6th grade will join 4-H at the beginning of each school year as part of an in school club held during the school day. Youth in the 7th - 12th grades will also be given the opportunity to join 4-H during open house events each year at each middle and high school. Any other eligible youth may contact the Effingham County Extension Office at (912) 754-8040 to receive enrollment information.

4-H Pledge

I pledge...
My HEAD to clearer thinking,
My HEART to greater loyalty,
My HANDS to larger service,
And my HEALTH to better living,
For my CLUB, my COMMUNITY, my COUNTRY, and my WORLD!!!

4-H Motto:

To make the best better!

4-H Slogan:

Learn By Doing

4-H Information Videos

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4-H Youth CentersGeorgia 4-H Centers

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Contact Us

For more information about Effingham County 4-H Youth Development Programs contact Abby Smith, Effingham County 4-H Agent, awsmith@uga.edu or call Phone: (912) 754-8040.

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

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