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
Milk Make-Recipe Contest for 5th and 6th graders only - all you have to do is create a milk drink recipe, have someone taste it(nothing inedible/or un-drinkable should be added). Write the recipe down and e-mail it or drop it by the 4-H office by the deadline – Monday, March 10th.It really is that easy - Enter NOW! The top three recipes will win a T-shirt!!!These recipes will be judged by March 13th.
State 4-H Invitational Sporting Clays Event and Lunch Fundraiser - Saturday March 22nd at the Meadows National Gun Club. Pre-registration was required.
Jr/Sr Leadership Council Meeting and Dinner (7th -12th graders only) March 18th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Please call for further information or to reserve your spot for dinner.
Livestock Judging - This team will compete in a local contest on Wednesday March 19th.
Cloverleaf Camp 5th and 6th grades - Camp spots are all full for this camp. There is a waiting list we can put your child on in case there is space that becomes available. Just a reminder - payments are due on March 27th for this month.
Junior Camp-7th and 8th Grades - Camp spots are filling up, only two spots left as of this printing. June 2-6 at Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island. The cost is $330.00. Call for more information. Come by to register with $100.00 deposit if space available.
Jr/Sr Leadership Council Meeting - (7th-12th Grades only)Tuesday March 18th 6:00-7:30 p.m. Call to reserve your spot or to receive an invitation.
Jr/Sr District Project Achievement - Ten Jr and Sr (7th-12th grades) Monroe County 4-H’ers will be attending this competiton March 14-16 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. They have been working on their projects, speeches and presentations and are ready to compete. Good Luck to you all! If you are interested in participating in next year’s competition, now is the time to start preparing for this project competition. Give us a call at 478-994-7014 and we will give you the 411 on the 2014-15 event.
Upcoming April Events
Rabies Clinic- check out our website or Facebook page for date, times and locations (TBA) www.caes.uga.edu/extension/monroe or on Facebook at
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Any questions?? Give us a call (478) 994-7014 Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00
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’ERS TAKE HONORS AT CLOVERLEAF DISTRICT PROJECT ACHIEVEMENT
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.
MONROE COUNTY 4-H'ERS WIN DISTRICT PROJECT HONORS4-H JUNIOR / SENIOR DISTRICT PROJECT ACHIEVEMENT
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“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.
Monroe County 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Team Participates in State 4-H Competition
The Georgia 4-H State Horse quiz bowl contest was held Saturday, January 26, 2013 in Walton County, Georgia. Monroe County was well represented with two Junior teams competing. The team members are Heather Starr, Hannah Crooms, Paxton Zellner, Sarah Kimsey, Julie Bush, Hailey Beall, Isabel McLaurin, and Hannah Tillman. The teen leaders who assisted with the teams at the contest this year were Ali Goode and Sydney Zellner. This competition is the culmination of many hours of studying and practicing for the participants. Kathy Ivey and Janet Hencely are the coaches who have led them through all of the preparation for this completion.
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.