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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

 

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Monroe County 4-H April 2015 Happenings

$1.00-Jewelry Sale- April 1st -3rd (Wed-Fri), 2015-8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.-at the Monroe County Extension/ 4-H Office at 90 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. All items are new and are only $1.00! Come check it out and get your Spring or Prom Jewelry while helping raise money for Monroe County 4-H.

Spring Rabies Clinics-Saturday April 11th-Various locations around the County. Dr. Brandon Pinson of Animal Medical Clinic of Forsyth will be the Vet we are working with for this Clinic. Flyer attached. This is also a fund-raiser for Monroe Co. 4-H.

Jr/Sr Leadership Council Meeting and Dinner (7th-12th grades only) -Tuesday April 21st 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 April 25th-Griffin Gun Club. Members have received informationthrough the mail or in person at the 3/24/15 practice. Further information will be e-mailed as the competition date is closer.

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State Horse Judging Competition- Saturday May 2nd, 2015- in 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-June1, 2015-The photography contest website is www.georgia4h.org/photocontest. This website contains rules, directions, and reminders.

Clovers & Co. Auditions-Musicians, Singers & Dancers needed for this 4-H performing Arts Group. AUDITION LOCATIONS: Auditions will be held in 2 locations this summer: June 11th at Fortson 4-H Center in Clayton County and June 23rd at Rock Eagle 4-H Center.State pre-registration deadline for application is required by June 1st- 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, the 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.

Keep up to date with other news and activities by checking out our Facebook page @ UGA Extension Monroe County or our website @: www.ugaextension.com/monroe For further information or questions call 478-994-7014 or contact us by e-mail:bunna@uga.edu or ledh038@uga.edu

 

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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