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Henry County Extension Office:Cartoon "What do the 4 H's stand for?"
4-H Youth Development

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What is 4-H?

4-H Mission:
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 the following core values: Agriculture, Citizenship, Communication Skills, Environment, Family & Consumer Science, and Leadership.

Click here to view an introduction video about the 4-H Club.

Who can join 4-H and how to join?

Henry County 4-H is open to all children ages 9-19. 4-H Pledge Clipart

  • Cloverleaf 4-H
    • All students in the 5th Grade: Program Assistants partner with 5th grade teachers and meet with students in their classroom once a month between August-March. Our In-School 5th Grade Educational Program is designed to meet the Board of Education Curriculum Standards. Any 5th grader interested in joining our 4-H specialty clubs will need to contact our office.
    • 6th Grade: These students will be able to join our after-School Middle School Club as well as other specialty clubs of interest. Meetings are held at the Extension Office once a month.

  • Junior 4-H Club Members- is made up of 7th and 8th grade students who meet monthly after-school at the Extension Office with their 4-H specialty club of choice.

  • Senior 4-H Club Members are made up of 9th-12th grade students who meet after-school at the Extension Office with their 4-H specialty clubs of choice.

Enrollment Information: Contact our office @ 770-288-8421 for details. To view the variety of specialty clubs we offer, click our Clubs link for more details.

4-H Motto: To make the best better!

4-H Vision:
A world in which youth and adults learn, grow and work together as catalysts for positive change.4h

4-H Pledge:
I pledge my HEAD to clearer thinking
My HEART to greater loyalty
My HANDS to larger service,
& my HEALTH to better living
for my club, my community, my country
& my World!

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Hannah Brown and Trey Ables at 4-H State Council

Clubs

Special Interest Activities

4-H @ The McDonough Geranium Festival

Upcoming Events & Activities

4-H Forms

Contact Information

For more information about Henry County 4-H Youth Development Programs,contact the Henry County Extension Office at (770) 288-8421 or email uge2151@uga.edu.

Visit the Georgia 4-H Web site at www.georgia4h.org.

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