Cloverleaf Class Club Meetings
Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging
Horse Team - Judging and Quiz Bowl
Junior/Senior Leadership Council
Livestock Judging and Show Teams
S.A.F.E. Shotgun Team
News and Events
Monroe County 4-H January 2015 Newsletter
S.A.F.E Shotgun Team Registration/Information meeting-7th grade and up (not over age 19 on Jan.1, 2013)-Sunday January 11, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Monroe County Extension Office. This is for registration and orientation for new members and parents/guardians. There is a registration of $70.00 and weekly shell fee for participating on this team. It will be due by the first practice January 25, 2015. It is required by Georgia 4-H S.A.F.E. program that all participants complete the Hunter Safety Course. We will have a deadline that will have to be met for this. Please call prior to the meeting or join us for more information. (478) 994-7014.
Horse Quiz Bowl Contest-The Horse team has been busy preparing for this competition on January 24th. Mrs. Kathy Ivey will be coaching this team for the competition assisted by Ms. Janet Hencely. Good luck Horse Team!
Jr/Sr Leadership Council 7th -12th grade only-Tuesday January 20th from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Please RSVP by Friday January 16th, 5:00 p.m. to save your seat for dinner and the meeting. Our Community Service project is a shoe drive. Please bring new or gently used clean shoes to donate to a Youth project.
Livestock Judging Team-5th grade and up-Would you like to learn about judging Cows, Sheep and Hogs? Then you may want to become a member. This team will start meeting January 28th from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at the 4-H office. To sign up for this judging team (there is no fee) please call the 4-H office by Tuesday, January 27th (478)994-7014.
4-H Scholarships are available to active 4-H’ers who are graduating. The deadline to apply is in February. The link to the website is: http://www.georgia4hfoundation.org/scholarships.htm
2015 Monroe County 4-H Summer Camp Opportunities
Junior Camp-Fortson 4-H Center in Hampton, GA. This is for 7th & 8th Graders-June 1-5, 2015. Cost is $350.00. Activities include a bowling trip, dinner and activities at Stone Mountain, and a night out at the Hard Rock Café in downtown Atlanta This includes transportation to and from camp and all activities.
Senior Camp-Fortson 4-H Center-June 29-July 3, 2015. 9th-12th Graders. Cost is $335.00. This includes the cost of educational field trips and on and off-site social and service activities at Fortson. Transportation to & from camp is not included.
Marine Resource Camp-Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island, GA. July 20-24, 2015. Cost $330.00. This includes a marsh trawl, Sea Turtle Center activity, shark dissection and other class “upgrades”, and a swim shirt. Transportation is not included to & from camp.
Wilderness Challenge Camp at Wahsega 4-H Center, July 6-10, 2015 for students who have completed the sixth, seventh or eighth grades (Wilderness Challenge campers must be 12-years-old on or before July 6, 2015).Cost is $345.00. Activities include an overnight caving trip and a whitewater rafting trip. Transportation will be provided to all activities during the week of Wilderness Challenge Camp and is included in the camp cost. Transportation to & from this camp is not included.
Senior Extreme Camp-Rock Eagle-Frank Fitch Pioneer Camp- June 8-12, 2015-9th-12th grades. Cost is $330.00.
Transportation to & from camp is included.
Cloverleaf Camp-Rock Eagle-Eatonton, GA June 22-26, 2015. This is for 5th & 6th graders. Cost is $320.00. Activities to be announced in January during class club meetings in Monroe County public schools. Transportation to & from camp is included.
Most of the camps have not confirmed all activities. Please call the 4-H office for more details. 478-994-7014
Monroe County 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Team Participates in State 4-H Competition click here for article
2104 Cloverleaf Campers at Rock Eagle
Monroe County Cloverleaf 4-H’ers camped at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, the largest 4-H center in the world, June 29-July 3, 2014.
For fulll article click here.
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, agriculture awareness, leadership, communication skills, foods and nutrition, health, energy conservation, and citizenship.
To Make the Best Better
The emblem is a four-leaf clover with the letter "H" on each leaf.
The letters in the emblem represent head, heart, hands and health.
Use of the emblem is approved per regulations by the state 4-H office.
Green and White
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