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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


Monroe County 4-H is taking orders for gorgeous poinsettias for the Christmas season. Click here for more information.




Happy Fall

Poinsettia Sale-11th Annual Poinsettia sale/Fund-raiser-Pre-orders can be placed through Tuesday November 11th by coming to the 4-H office. These plants have been beautiful over the past several years; please consider either selling or placing an order for some. Prices are $20.00 for Large & $15.00 for Medium size plants. They will be in full bloom & will be ready for pick-up December 4-5 at the 4-H office.

Call for more information 478-994-7014. This fund-raiser helps support our programs we offer to the Youth of our County.

Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging-This team has been preparing for competition on Wednesday November 5th in Perry at the National Fair Grounds. Good Luck to the team & their coaches: Laurie Harris & Dana Lynch.

Cloverleaf Project Achievement-Saturday November 22nd. We have a great group of 5th & 6th graders signed up for this competition. This group of 4-H’ers will present their selected projects at Rock Eagle in Eatonton. All 5th & 6th graders in Monroe County were invited to participate and were given a “Friends Finding your way to Project Achievement” book during class club meetings in October as well as an invitation for their parents to attend a meeting in order for them to participate in this contest. Good Luck to all of these Cloverleaf 4-H’ers!

Jr/Sr Leadership Council- Tuesday, November 18th. This is for 7th-12th grade 4-H’ers only. 6:00-7:30 p.m. We will have dinner, meet and work on a community service project. More details will be sent to 4-H’ers eligible to participate.

Jr/Sr Portfolio workshop- Monday Nov. 24th 9:30-12:30 or 1:00-4:00. This workshop is for 7th-12th grade 4-H’ers that have committed to participate in Project Achievement at the Jr/Sr level. Please call to reserve your seat by Thursday Nov. 20th. Please bring all your information you may need to put in your project portfolio.

4-H December Classic @ Rock Eagle-Dec. 13 & 14, 2014-For Sr 4-H’ers only-(9th-12th grades)-Attend activities: Workshops led by 4-H’ers for 4-H’ers, Exhibit Fair & Community Service Projects, 4-H 4K Color Run/Walk, Clovers & Company performance, Glow party dance & Hundreds of your 4-H friends from across the State! Cost is $70.00 by Monday Dec. 1st deadline.

Pop tab collection-We are collecting Pop-tabs from aluminum cans for the Ronald McDonald House. If you have a collection you would like to donate, please let us know or drop them by the 4-H office. This is an on-going Community Service that our 4-H’ers participate in all year long. So start saving those pop tabs now! We will deliver our collection already accumulated later this month with other 4-H clubs from all over Georgia.

Coke Rewards-We are collecting Coke Rewards points for future 4-H activities, if you or your family are not participating in this program and are willing to save these for us we would appreciate it. Just drop them off at the 4-H office or send to school with your 5th or 6th grade 4-H’er.

Jr & Sr 4-H’ers that have attended or are attending DPA (District Project Achievement) –your help is needed to assist Cloverleaf 4-H’ers with their presentations, typing, gluing, listening, etc., This is great material for your portfolio! Call/e-mail to see when this will take place.

Upcoming Events-early December

Jewelry Sale/Fund-raiser- Dec. 4th& 5th –9:00-5:00-Everything is $1.00 & new! Free Holiday gift wrapping with $10.00 or more purchase.

Come start your Holiday bargain shopping here & support Monroe County 4-H!

Jakes Shoot @ The Meadows-Saturday Dec. 6th -9:30 a.m.-final flight starts at 12:30. See attached flyer.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Please call 478-994-7014/e-mail bunna@uga.eduwith questions about any of basket of leaves and squirrelthe information listed above.



SAFE Shotgun Team




Jr Sr DPA Photo 2014

for full article click here

2013 Cloverleaf DPA Photo



2014 Horse Quiz Bowl picture

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


Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging Participants 2013

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

2013 Middle Georgia Market Lamb Show participants

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.


                           Forestry Judging Participants


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.

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.




2013 Jr Camp

Junior Camp

“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.


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


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.



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