Georgia 4-H works to create a world in which youth and adults learn, grow, and work together as catalysts for positive change!
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.
Exploring and discovering, encouraging and challenging, that's what
Georgia 4-H is all about. 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.
are known for sharing their research-based knowledge and technology to
people where they live and work. 4-H combines federal, state, and local
expertise and resources.
In Georgia, Extension faculty members based on the campus of the
University of Georgia and in most Georgia counties work directly with
adult and teen volunteer leaders to implement the 4-H program at the
local level. For more information about Georgia 4-H, contact your local
county Extension Office or the Georgia State 4-H office.