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Monroe County Extension Office:
4-H Youth Development

 

I am Georgia 4-H LogoCloverleaf Class Club Meetings
Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging
DPA Preparation
Forestry Judging
Horse Team - Judging and Quiz Bowl
Junior/Senior Leadership Council
Livestock Judging and Show Teams
S.A.F.E. Shotgun Team
Summer Camp

 

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News and Events

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Jewelry Sale-4-H Jewelry Sale –All New items and only $1.00! Thursday Dec. 4th and Friday Dec. 5th-8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at the Monroe County Extension Office-90 Martin Luther King, Jr Drive.

Cloverleaf DPA-WOW-We had a great day at Rock Eagle. We had 29 participants compete in 19 different project areas. Cloverleaf 4-H’ers competing were: Ethan Payne, Ava McKallip, Grant Pixley, Ansley Lawson, Stormie Martin, Sarah Boyer, Maggie Leigh Sanders, Savanna Bittick, Brandy Buchanan, Rachel Casteel, Alexis Chambers, Hannah Colvard, Troy Davis, Mara Emami, Maggie Forrester, Caroline Hampton, Adrian Hughley, Rebecca Johnson, Maci Joiner, Brandy Nix, Kaylun Palmer, Kyle Pierson, Julia Rainey, Skyler Sandefur, Savana Sanders, Katie Thomason, Amaya Web, Madison Whitehead, and Matthew Woodberry. We are so proud of how hard these 5th and 6th graders worked on their projects. We have submitted a group photo to the Reporter newspaper & it will be on our website as well. Teen Leaders that assisted at the contest were: Wilekia Mayes, Aiyana Smith, Lindsey Martin, Rilyn McKallip, Naomi Sanders, Hamilton Darden, Ali Goode, Kayla Pierson, Peyton Rogers, Meg Strickland and Grace Anne Pixley. Monroe County 4-H Certified Adult Volunteers that assisted with Judging were: Sue Ann Pannell, Neva Shannon, Kim Pierson and Jill McKallip.

Jr/Sr Leadership Council Meeting-Tuesday December 16th 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the 4-H Office. This is for 7th-12th grade students in Monroe County. We will complete a Community service project, enjoy Dinner and have a meeting. There is no fee for this activity. Please call/e-mail by Monday December 15th to reserve your seat. Please bring gently used clean coats for the coat drive.

Poinsettia Sale-The top sellers were: Hamilton Darden-$35.00 in 4-H money, Ellie Wangerin-$20.00 in 4-H money and Peyton Rogers-$10.00 in 4-H money. Way to go! The plants will be ready for pick-up this Wednesday December 3rd -Friday December 5th, at the 4-H office from 8:00-5:00. Please remind your customers to pick them up.

Fall Forum-December 13-14, 2014. To be held at Rock Eagle. This is for 9th-12th grade 4-H’ers only. Cost is $75.00 per student. Please call the 4-H office by December 4th if you are interested in attending.

Jr/Sr DPA-Portfolio Workshop-Friday December 19th from 3:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. at the 4-H office. This is the final workshop for the year. Please let me know if you will be attending this workshop (the competition is in March). We will work on Portfolios, eat Dinner, go to The Rock Ranch to see the Holiday Lights, come back and work some more, play XBOX, and eat some more! We are looking forward to working with you on this project. Please call for information on what to bring-information, pictures, etc. from home. We will pick you up from school. We will have one final day to put the finishing touches on portfolios on January 2, 2015.

***********No Class Club meetings this month for 5th or 6th Grade Students.*********

Upcoming Activities for January 2015 for 4-H’ers

Horse Team- continues to meet and prepare for Horse Quiz Bowl competition in January.

S.A.F.E. Shotgun Team-Registration meeting- Sunday January 11th -2:00 p.m. This is for 7th-12th Graders (not over 19 on January 1st 2015)-This is the registration meeting for those

4-H’ers eligible to participate. There is a fee to be on this team. More information will be available in the January newsletter.

Monroe County 4-H would like to wish your Family a very Happy and Joyous Christmas Season

2015 Monroe County 4-H Summer Camp Opportunities

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http://www.fortson4h.org/ee/images/DSCF1326_000.JPG 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.

http://www.burton4h.org/images/burton_main.jpgMarine 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.

http://wahsega4h.org/galleries/images/colorbear.gifWilderness 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.

http://educationalist.net/sites/default/files/imagecache/product_big/eaglewithofficialbelly.jpg 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

 

CL DPA

MONROE COUNTY 4-H’ERS TAKE HONORS AT CLOVERLEAF DISTRICT PROJECT ACHIEVEMENT

 

2014 Horse Quiz Bowl picture

Monroe County 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Team Participates in State 4-H Competition click here for article                         

 

2014 Cloverleaf Campers

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.

 

 

 

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 agricultural and environmental issues, agriculture awareness, leadership, communication skills, foods and nutrition, health, energy conservation, and citizenship.

4-H Motto:

To Make the Best Better

4-H Pledge

4-H Pledge

Emblem

4-H Emblem

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.

 

Colors

Green and White

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

 

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