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Ware County:
4-H Youth Development

2015 DPA

Welcome!

4-H is the world’s largest youth organization. 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. While 4-H once began as a Boys Corn Club and a Girls Tomato Canning Club, today the mission is accomplished through “hands on” learning experiences focusing on the core values of agriculture, citizenship, communication, environment, family and consumer sciences, and leadership.

Ware County 4-H is dedicated to providing youth development opportunities to students ages 9-19. 4-H offers a variety of in-school and out-of-school educational and fun opportunities. 4-H is the Youth Education Program of the University of Georgia (UGA). It is administered by UGA Extension which is part of the UGA College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.

Take a minute to watch this quick video presented by National 4-H: 4-H the Solution

Who is Eligible/How to Join

Ware County 4-H is open to all children ages 9-19.  4-H welcomes any person, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, or disability.I Am Georgia 4-H

  • Cloverleaf 4-H Club: All 4th-6th grade students. These students will be able to join at the beginning of each school year as part of an in-school club held during school hours. 4th grade in-school curriculum focuses on Healthy Lifestyles, 5th grade curriculum focuses on Career and College Readiness, and 6th grade curriculum focuses on Financial Literacy.
  • Junior 4-H Club: is made up of 7th and 8th grade students who meet monthly after school with our senior 4-H members at Junior/Senior County Council Meetings.
  • Senior 4-H Club: is made up of 9th-12th grade students who meetafterschool.
  • Pre-4-H Club: is made up of students in the 1st grade through students 8 years of age. Pre-Club members can participate in livestock showing programs.
  • Home School: Students who are home-schooled are welcome to participate in all 4-H activities for their age group.

4-H does not charge dues or require uniforms. However, there are fees and dress associated with certain events and programs outside of the classroom. If you have just moved to Ware County, please call the 4-H office at (912) 287-2456 to receive enrollment information. You can fill out an enrollment card that is located on the “forms” page.

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Need a Reminder?

Remind! Ware County 4-H has joined Remind. It is a free confidential messaging service. You can join via text or email. Personal cellphone service data rates apply. There is also a free Remind app for both IPhones and Android To join via text:

Enter this number: (912) 501-3028 with this message: @9b9da
To join via email visit this link: www.remind.com/join/9b9da

Newsletters

Cloverleaf-The Dawg Bone Junior/Senior County Council
  • January 2015
  • December 2014
  • October 2014
  • September 2014
  • August 2014

 

Contact

For more information about Ware County 4-H Youth Development Programs, call (912) 287-2456 or email Jackie Nunn at jrnunn@uga.edu or Tatum Sikes at tsikes@uga.edu.

Visit the Georgia 4-H website at www.georgia4h.org.

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