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Livestock Judging and Show Teams
S.A.F.E. Shotgun Team
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February 2015 Happenings for Monroe County

4-H The Stepping Stones to Success

Activities and News for your 4-H’ers

4-H Livestock Judging TeamsLivestock Judging Team(5th-12th grades)-Practice for this team is underway. They will be making farm visits each week, weather permitting. They meet once a week on Wednesday from 3:30-5:00. This team will compete in March at the State Livestock Judging Contest. Please call the office for more information.

4-H Horse Judging TeamHorse Judging Team-(grades 5-12)-This team meets Thursdays from 4:00-5:00 at TG Scott Media Center. No horse necessary. Please call or e-mail the 4-H office for more information.

4-H Award RibbonCongratulations to our Horse Quiz Bowl Junior Team! They placed Third in the State at the State competition! Way to go team and Coaches!

4-H SAFE Shotgun TeamS.A.F.E. Shotgun Team-All spots for this team are filled. Team members and families: Please remember shell fees are due in advance of weekly practice sessions at the Extension/4-H office. We are open Mon-Fri from 8:00-5:00.

4-H/Tractor SupplyTractor Supply Neighborhood Appreciation Day-Saturday February 7th, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. We will have a booth there to promote 4-H programs in our county and “Gypsy” the goat will be there for pictures. Stop by to see what 4-H’ers have been involved in with Monroe County and meet Gypsy.

4-H Wants YouJr/Sr Leadership Council Meeting and Lunch (7th-12th grades only)-Monday February 16th (school Holiday) from 12:00-4:00p.m. at the 4-H office. We will be involved in a Community service project. Invitations will be sent out later this week. If you have any questions, please call for more information. 478-994-7014

4-H Public SpeakingJr/Sr DPA March 6-8 -We have eleven 4-H’ers participating this year! We will head to Rock Eagle 4-H Center for the weekend to compete. These 4-H’ers will be working on their presentations, demonstrations, performances, etc. for this competition. If you would like to learn how you can earn a Free weekend at Rock Eagle give us a call!

4-H CampCloverleaf Camp(5th and 6th grades only)sign-up day-Thursday, February 26th starts at 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. We have a limited number of spots available this year, but this is first come, first serve for the available spots. This summer 5th and 6th grade 4-H’ers that register for camp will be spending 5 days and four nights at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton. As in the past those 5th and 6th graders that participated in Cloverleaf Project Achievement (DPA) will have the opportunity to sign-up before this date.

Fortson 4-H CampJunior Camp 7th and 8th Grades only)sign-up day- Thursday, February 26th starts at 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. We have a limited number of spots available this year, but this is first come, first serve for the available spots. This Year Junior camper will be heading to Fortson 4-H Center in Hampton, GA.

********************Upcoming Events*******************

4-H Shooting TeamsState 4-H Invitational Sporting Clay shoot-Saturday March 21st at The Meadows National Gun Club in Smarr. You must be a member of the Monroe County 4-H S.A.F.E. Shotgun Team. This is an individual competition, not part of our shotgun team qualifying. Information will be sent out to shotgun team members when it becomes available. There is a fee for this special event. Monroe County 4-H will have a food booth at this event as a fund-raiser.

Any Questions? Please call (478) 994-7014 or e-mail
Ms. Abbie or
Ms. Laurie at the 4-H office.

I am Georgia 4-H

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. 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. 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





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.





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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