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Monroe County 4-H May 4-H dogActivities and Events

Horse Judging team-This team will be competing Saturday May 2nd in Athens. Good luck to these team members. Mrs. Kathy Ivey and Ms. Janet Hencely lead this team.

Shotgun Team-The shotgun team had 36 participants in District Qualifying on Saturday April 25th. Twenty three members will move on to State competition Saturday May 9th. Good Luck to this group and all the coaches.

Awards program-The Annual Awards program will be held Monday May 18th at TG Scott Elementary school. If your 4-H’er participated in any competitions for the 2014-15 4-H year, they will receive an invitation in the mail.

Jr/Sr meeting- Tuesday May 19th, 6:00-7:30 p.m.-7th-12th graders only. This will be the final meeting of the school year. We will have dinner and announce the summer fun plans. Community service project will be to bring gently used backpacks for the “Back Pack Buddies” school program.

Summer Fun prep & workday-Thursday May 28th -12:00-3:00(lunch included). This is for Teen Leaders that are leading or assisting with a summer fun class. Please let us know you are attending.

Teen Leader training workshop-Rising 8th-11th graders-Do you enjoy working with younger 4-H’ers? Then you may be interested in becoming a Certified 4-H Teen Leader. Training will be Thursday May 28th- 8:30-11:30 at the 4-H office. Reservations are required. Must have at least three participants to hold this training.

4-H Summer Fun Activities-Be on the lookout on our Website, Facebook page, your 4-H’ers book bag (4th, 5th & 6th graders) or in the local paper to see what Fun activities we have in store for the youth of Monroe County. There are fees for these activities.

Clovers & Co-Do you Sing, Dance, play a musical instrument or are interested in Lights and sound/technical stuff? Then you may want to audition for Clovers & Co. Georgia 4-H’s own super talented youth performing group. You must apply on line-info below. AUDITION LOCATIONS: Auditions will be held in 2 locations this summer: June 12, 2014 at Fortson 4-H Center in Clayton County and June 17, 2014 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. The application deadline for our county is May 27, 2014. Website:

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4-H Photography contest-We are pleased to announce that this year’s Georgia 4-H Photography Contest is now open. Again, this year, the contest will be completely online. The photography contest website is Deadline to enter June 2nd. This contest provides an avenue for youth and adults to showcase their photography skills through a variety of categories. Remember, 4-H’ers of all ages, from Cloverbuds to extension agents, are invited to participate.

GA National Fair-Do you like to win Money??-Then think about entering some of the 4-H contests at the GA National Fair! Now is the time to start! You can check out last year’s contests on the Georgia National Fair website to get an idea of what contests are available to enter. We will hold an information meeting this summer to show what they are all about and how you can enter! Keep an eye on your e-mail and our Facebook page!

Jakes Shoot-SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2015-Ever wanted to try shooting sporting clays? This is your opportunity to come out and try your hand at one of the most exciting and challenging shooting sports. This opportunity is free for current NWTF JAKES members. Not a member yet? You can still participate for free by signing up as a member at the event. THE ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP IS ONLY $10. See attached flyer

State 4-H Council-June 26-28-This is for 9th-12th grade 4-H’ers. The cost is $50.00 for the weekend. Give us a call for more information. This is a great activity. Tate 4-0414

Jr/ Sr DPA workshops-Watch for an e-mail with information on the website, Facebook page, send us an e-mail or call Ms. Abbie or Ms. Laurie.

Our Facebook page is: UGA Extension Monroe County

This will be the last Monthly Newsletter until August 2015! Happy summer! Hope to see you soon!


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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