Project Description

Georgia 4H Centers

SAMPLE COURSES

ECOLOGY

  • BEACH Studying beach changes through erosion and deposition
  • FOREST Understanding interdependency and life cycles in forest ecosystems
  • LAKE Understanding the characteristics on lakes and lake organisms

LIVING HISTORY

  • PIONEER LIFE Investigating early pioneer daily life, culture, and associated skills
  • NATIVE AMERICAN SKILLS Absorbing the skills and culture that were integral to Native American life
  • GOLD PANNING Introducing the early history of Georgia and the role of gold in the relations between Native Americans and colonists

OUTDOOR SKILLS

  • CANOEING Understanding canoeing techniques, water safety and procedures
  • ORIENTEERING Exploring basic orienteering skills like orienting a compass and pacing
  • SURVIVAL SKILLS Learning skills and techniques essential for subsistence in the wild

TEAM BUILDING

  • CHALLENGE COURSE Focusing on the principles of teamwork by progressing through team-based activities
  • NEW GAMES Enabling students to increase physical skills, trust, and cooperation within a group using non-traditional activities
  • TEAM INITIATIVES Using teamwork to set goals, solve problems and build trust

4H CENTERS TO CHOOSE FROM

Wahsega, Dahlonega
Fortson, Hampton
Rock Eagle, Eatonton
Burton, Tybee Island
Camp Jekyll, Jekyll Island
Tidelands Nature Center, Jekyll Island

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.

Wahsega 4H Center

Offers Forest and Stream Ecology, Team Building, Pioneer Life and more

Fortson 4H Center

Offers Ecology, Living History, Team Building, Survival Skills and more

Rock Eagle 4H Center

Offers Forest and Lake Ecology, Living History, Survival Skills, Team Building and more

Burton 4H Center

Offers Marsh and Beach Ecology, Invertebrate Studies, Hydrology and more

Camp Jekyll 4H Center

Offers Marsh, Beach and Forest Ecology, Invertebrate Studies and more

Tidelands 4H Center

Offers Marsh, Beach, Forest Ecology, Herpetology and more