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
4-H YARD SALE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Come by the 4-H office April 9, 10, 11 and shop from 8-5. We have new clothes and jewelry. All jewelry $1 and clothes $2. Thanks for your support.
Monroe County 4-H April 2014 Happenings
Spring Rabies Clinics - Saturday April 12th at various locations around the County. Dr. Brandon Pinson of Animal Medical Clinic of Forsyth will be the Veterinarian we are working with for this Clinic. This is also a fund-raiser for Monroe Co. 4-H.
Jr/Sr Leadership Council Meeting & Dinner (7th-12th grades only) - Tuesday April 15th from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the 4-H office. Call to reserve your seat! 478-994-7014.
S.A.F.E shotgun Qualifying Match-Saturday April 26th - Griffin Gun Club. Members will receive more information via e-mail as soon as it becomes available to me.
Summer Fun Planning Meeting -Tuesday April 22nd-3:30-5:00 - All Certified Teen Leaders are invited to attend a planning meeting for Summer Fun activities for this summer. We will be setting up the calendar and choosing activities for rising 5th-7th grade youth of Monroe County as well as some rising 8th-12th grade activities. If you are interested, please call the 4-H office to let us know how many Teen Leaders to expect.
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State Horse Judging Competition - Saturday May 3rd, 2014- Athens. This team of 4-H’ers is preparing for the State contest. Mrs. Kathy Ivey is leading this team again this year. Good Luck to these 4-H’ers! They have been working towards this since February.
4-H Photography Contest - April-June 1, 2014 - Georgia 4-H Photography Contest Click on this link for more information. Website to be updated soon.
Clovers & Co. Auditions - Musicians, singers and dancers needed for this 4-H performing Arts Group. AUDITION LOCATIONS: Auditions will be held in 2 locations this summer: June 12 at Fortson 4-H Center in Clayton County and June17th at Rock Eagle 4-H Center.State pre-registration deadline for application is required by May 29th- Click on this link for more information: http://www.georgia4h.org/public/edops/cloversandcompany/auditions.html
Summer Camp reminder - If your child is registered for 4-H Summer camp final payments are due by April 30th.
Want to become a Teen Leader? – We will have a training session in May for those who are interested in this opportunity. Watch for the May newsletter. Must be rising 8th- 11th grader.
Any questions?? Give us a call (478) 994-7014 Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00
MONROE COUNTY 4-H'ERS WIN DISTRICT PROJECT HONORS AT JUNIOR / SENIOR DISTRICT PROJECT ACHIEVEMENT
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MONROE COUNTY 4-H’ERS TAKE HONORS AT CLOVERLEAF DISTRICT PROJECT ACHIEVEMENT click here for full article
Monroe County 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Team Participates in State 4-H Competition click here for article
4-H'ers in Monroe County tested their knowledge in consumer trends at the Area
4-H Cotton Boll & Consumer Jamboree. The annual competition was held November 6th at the National Fairgrounds in Perry. Click here for article
The Mary Persons FFA and Monroe County 4-H 2013 Middle Georgia Market Lamb Show was held Saturday, September 28, at the Mary Persons School Farm with 13 participants. Ricky Wheeler was the judge for this event.
MONROE COUNTY 4-H’ERS COMPETE IN DISTRICT FORESTRY JUDGING CONTEST
Five Monroe County 4-H’ers spent two months learning all they can about forestry and forestry related activities in preparation for the District Forestry Field Day. The contest was held Tuesday September 10th in Rockdale County. Monroe County competed against 12 other teams in the Northeast/Northwest District.
The Junior team members were: Hunter Hall, Ava McKallip, Kristen Snyder & Laurel Sparks. Courtney Copeland represented the Senior Team.
Mr. Bill Waldrep, Monroe County 4-H Certified Volunteer, assists with this team. Mrs. Abbie Bunn, Monroe County 4-H Associate & Mr. John Pope, Monroe County Extension Coordinator accompanied the team.
At the contest, the 4-H’ers competed in compass and pacing, insect and disease identification, tree identification and tree volume estimation. This group of 4-H’ers will be recognized at the Annual awards program next Fall for their team accomplishments.
4-H Forestry Field Day is sponsored by the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service For additional information on this event and our local 4-H program, please contact Monroe County Cooperative Extension @ 478-994-7014.
Monroe County 4-H Cloverleaf Campers “Set their Sails” for Summer camp at Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island
On Monday June 24th, Forty Nine, Fifth and Sixth grade Monroe County
4-H’ers along with Four Adult Leaders and two Teen Leaders boarded a bus and headed south for a much anticipated week of 4-H camp at the beach.
They all enjoyed classes including: Crabs & Critters, Reptiles, Squid Dissection, Beach Ecology, & Marsh Ecology. They also enjoyed daily trips to the beach, a Savannah River Boat cruise, Bonfire w/s’ mores, A Historic Tour of Fort Pulaski, Shopping on Historic River Street, Swimming at the Beach each day, Sand Castles building contest, Camper Talent show, Counselor Variety Show and Slide Show of all the week’s events.
Georgia 4-H holds summer camps for children in 5th-11th grades at the five camps located in Georgia. For more information about Georgia 4-H contact the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension office in Monroe County (478)994-7014.
“The Race is ON!”
Monroe County Jr 4-H’ers attend Summer Camp at Fortson 4-H Center
Eight- 7th and 8th grade students from Monroe County attended camp at Fortson 4-H Center in Hampton June 3-7th. They joined 160 other campers from the Middle Georgia area. The week was filled with activities planned especially for this age group. Classes for the campers were: Herpetology, Healthy Lifestyles, Farm 2 Table & Wilderness Survival. Opportunities also available to campers were: Climbing Wall, Zip-line, Archery, “Dive-In Movie” night, canoeing, trips to White Water, Stone Mountain & Atlanta Motor Speedway. The week was finished with Talent/Variety Show put on by the campers & counselors.
Monroe County 4-H’ers attending: Courtney Copeland, Rachel Hampton, Tyler Evans, Lindsay Martin, Keajia Campbell, Russell Lynch, Wilekia Mayes & Erin Hampton.
2013 S.A.F.E. Shotgun Team
Monroe County 4-H shotgun team members competed in the State 4-H shotgun match close to Rock Eagle 4-H Center on May 11, 2013
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
Visit the Georgia 4-H website at www.georgia4h.org.