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Ware County Extension Office: 4-H Youth Development

OKEFENOKEE AREA AGRICULTURAL FAIR:

fairThe Fair booklet with all rules, events, and registrations can be found at this link.

The Time is NOW… for Fair Mini-Booths!!!: The Okefenokee Agricultural Fair is fast approaching…November 11th-16th, 2014 are the set dates. If you are interested in creating a minibooth to be on display at the fair, now is the time to get started. You can contact the 4-H office to register. We are also taking appointments to work on your mini-booth at the 4-H office. We will be happy to assist you and your parents with all of the info needed to complete this project. This is a great way to earn lots of Dawg Buck Points (30!!) for prizes at the end of the school year!!! Spaces are limited make your appointment asap to secure your spot!

Community Service

4HCan/Pop Tabs: Aluminum can tabs are collected for the Ronald McDonald House program in Georgia. (15 points per pint bag donated)

Dollars for Scholars: Donate $1 each month to help support Camp Scholarships. (5 points each month you donate $1 or more.)

Lvestock News:

Please contact the 4-H office at 287- 2456 if you are interested in showing animals in the county or state shows this fall.

Ware County Farm Bureau Goat Show Goat

Entry Deadline: September 5th
Entry Fee: $20.00 per goat
Late Entries: $30.00 per goat after Sept 5th
Event Date: September 20th 8:00- 10:00 am @ Waycross Exchange Club Fairgrounds
Contact Ware County 4-H for Rules.

Other:

4-H Holiday Card Contest: All budding artists are encouraged to create a drawing for the Georgia 4-H Holiday Card Artwork Contest. Entries can be turned in during the September Club Meetings. All entries must be turned in to the Ware County 4-H office by 5 PM on
September 26th. The rules are: Drawing must be student’s original work and drawn on an 8½ x 5½ inch (or 5½ x 8½ inch) sheet of white, unlined paper; it must include 4-H in the theme and be a universal holiday theme; it must be colorful; it must be accompanied by
an official entry form available from the 4-H office. If you don’t follow these rules, the drawing will be disqualified. All 4-H members are eligible to participate. Please contact the
4-H staff at 912-287-2456 if you have any questions about this contest.

attentionRemind! 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

 

4-H Publications

Livestock & Horse - Information and Forms

Forms

Are You Ready?

R U Ready 4 4-H?

To learn more about 4-H and how you can become involved, call Ware County Cooperative Extension at (912) 287-2456, come by the office at 3225 Harris Rd Waycross St 31503



About Georgia 4-H

What is Georgia 4-H?

A youth organization for ages 9 to 19, 4-Hers explore and discover, are encouraged and challenged in their judging competitions, project work and activities. As a program of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Cooperative Extension System, 4-H is part of the nationwide Extension network.

What is the mission of Georgia 4-H?

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.

Contact

For more information about Ware County 4-H Youth Development Programs, call (912) 287-2456. Visit the Georgia 4-H website at www.georgia4h.org.

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