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Oglethorpe County:
4-H Youth Development

About Georgia 4-H

Georgia 4-H is a program of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Extension System. 4-H is part of a nationwide Extension network.

Georgia 4-H is all about exploring, discovering, encouraging and challenging. 4-H theme

Georgia 4-H assists youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills, and forming attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society. 4-H'ers learn through hands on learning experiences. These experiences focus on agricultural and environmental issues through awareness, leadership, communication skills, food, nutrition, health, energy, conservation, and citizenship.

Cloverleaf (5th and 6th graders)

School club meetings

  • 5th Grade
    • Thursday, January 15, 2015
    • Friday, March 6, 2015
    • Thursday, March 19, 2015
    • Thursday, April 16, 2015
  • 6th Grade
    • Friday, January 16, 2015
    • Friday, February 20, 2015
    • Friday, March 27, 2015
    • Friday, April 17, 2015

Other Cloverleaf Activities

  • Cooking to Share:
    • Monday, January 26, 2015
    • Thursday, February 26, 2015
    • Thursday, March 26, 2015
  • Cloverleaf DPA
    • Cloverleaf CPA
    • Wednesday, 21, 2015 (3:00 - 6:00pm)
    • Cloverlead DPA Competition
    • Saturday, February 14, 2015 (call the 4-H Office for more info)
  • Horse Quiz Bowl
    • Competition Saturday, January 24, 2015

Cloverleaf Newsletter

Junior & Senior (7th through 12th grade)

  • Junior & Senior DPA
    • Friday, March 6th - Sunday, March 8th (Rock Eagle 4-H Center)

Club Meetings at the 4-H Office

  • Wednesday, January 14, 2015 (3:30pm - 5:00pm)

Junior/Senior Newsletter

Other Junior/Senior Activites

  • Horse Quiz Bowl
    • Competition ( Saturday, January 24, 2015)
  • Portfolio Workshops (please call to schedule an appointment)
  • Shotgun Competition (Saturday, May 9th)

Home School 4-H (for all ages)

All 4-H'ers

  • Poultry Judging
    • Competition (Friday, April 17th)
  • Archery
    • Competition (Saturday, April 25th)
  • Horse Judging
    • Competition (Saturday, May 2nd)

2015 4-H Summer Camps

(sign up for ALL camps will be Monday, February 2, 2015)
  • Cloverleaf Camp
    • Rock Eagle 4-H Center ($295 ) June 15th - 19th
  • Junior Camp
    • Fortson 4-H Center ($340) June 1st - 5th
  • Senior Camp
    • Fortson 4-H Center ($335) June 29 - July 3rd
  • Senior Extreme Camp
    • Rock Eagle 4-H Center ($320) June 8th - 12th
  • Marine Resource Camp
    • Burton 4-H Center ($330) July 20th - 24th
  • Wilderness Challenge Camp
    • ($345) July 6th - 10th

Livestock Exhibitors Information

  • Next 4-H & FFA County Livestock Meeting
    • TBA

GEORGIA LIVESTOCK 4-H PROGRAM INFORMATION: (SHOWS AND ENTRY FORM INFO)

2014 - 2015 Georgia State Livestock Show

 

State Entry Deadline Show Date
Goat    
Beef October 1, 2014 February 18 - 22, 2015
Dairy November 15, 2014

February 18 - 22, 2015

Hog December 5, 2014 February 18 - 22, 2015

 

County Entry Deadline Show Date
Oglethorpe Co. Beef, Dairy & Swine Show   Tuesday, February 17, 2015
     

 

Other Livestock Shows (dates and entry form info)

For more information about any of these activities, please call the 4-H Office at (706) 743-8341.

Georgia 4-H Camps

The University of Georgia 4-H P Hrogram has five centers for education located in different areas of the state. Each center offers 4-H Environmental Education.

4-H Center Location
Rock Eagle Eatonton, Georgia
Jekyll Island Jekyll Island, Georgia
Fortson Hampton, Georgia
Wahsega Dahlonega, Georgia
Burton Tybee Island, Georgia

Forms

Georgia 4-H Website

Georgia 4-H Homepage

University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES)