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October 2020

Happy Fall Y'all!

This newsletter has got some fun and new information! You have spoken and we have listened! We have added new specialty clubs just for you!

Be sure to read the whole newsletter and see what opportunities we have for you! 

4-H Year Update :

If you have not submitted these forms please do so!

The new 4-H program year started on August 1st! Although some things will look different this year because of COVID-19, the fundamentals of 4-H have not changed! Georgia 4-H has implemented some guidelines and protocols to ensure the health and safety of youth, volunteers, and staff. 

What can you do to prepare for the new 4-H program year? We need updated paperwork on all students. Fill out the following forms and return them to the Houston County Extension Office (801 Main Street | Perry, GA 31069) or scan and email them to us at samprice@uga.edu
Enrollment Form
Virtual Programs: Electronic Consent
Virtual Programs: Waiver Form 

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask.
Together we will continue to Make the Best Better! 

Club Meeting Update:

4th-5th Grade 4-H'ers:
You will be having your clubs virtually in the classroom. Your teachers have received videos that have the newsletter update and your lesson for the month! Feel free to check it our here!
6th-12th Grade 4-H'ers:
We invite you to our meeting on Monday, October 5th at the Sonic Restaurant on Hwy 96. At this meeting your child will get to meet other 4-H'ers, engage in minute to win it games, participate in community service projects and plan events for the year!

Please let us know if you can or cannot come! If you are unable to make it, I will get al the information that we cover to you! Fill out this form here
 

Are you missing upcoming events?

Want to keep up to date on all things 4-H? Make sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook. We are always posting new flyers and information about upcoming events and practices on social media as well as sending out texts on Remind. Not signed up? Look below to find out which remind you should join!

Elementary School: 
Text "@hococlo" to 81010

Middle & High School: 
Text "@hoco4h" to 81010

Livestock 4-H'ers: 
Text "@hocoliv" to 81010

Visit our Website!

We are so excited to share our website that also highlights all of 4-H! Find all kinds of information about club meetings, Jr/Sr meetings, livestock, upcoming events and activities, ways to get involved, registering for events and even ways our community can support our county programs! 
 
Visit the site here to start exploring all the cool things we have to offer here in Houston County!

Livestock Update

If you need an ear tag, please fill out the order form and we will schedule a time to come out and  https://ugeorgia.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_73WMy88qCkzLLPn

Georgia National Fair Livestock Show: If you registered for the show, you all have be approved. All the information, rules, and regulations can be found here. GNF Livestock Show

Interested in showing livestock? We want to help you find the perfect livestock project for you! Visit our site and learn about the different projects available. If you have any questions, let us know!
Click here to learn more

Upcoming Events for Middle and High School!

Calling all 6th-8th graders: Junior Conference brings together 4-H delegations from across the state of Georgia, giving the chance to meet new friends across county lines. 4-H'ers will engage in hands-on workshops and educational sessions, participate in recreation and hear a performance from Georgia 4-H Clovers and Company.

Register by November 3, 2020 | $95.00
Click here for the registration form and turn it in to the 4-H office.


Calling all 9th-12th Grade 4-H'ers: Join us for 2020 Weekend in the Classic City: Everyone Has a Place! Weekend in the Classic City is a future-focused virtual program for high school aged 4-H’ers to explore pathways to higher education.  In conjunction with Georgia Collegiate 4-H Chapters, this event showcases the University of Georgia, in Athens, and allows youth to gather a firsthand experience of campus and higher education. 
All participants registered for the event will receive supplies in a package mailed to their county 4-H office.

Register by October 28th to reserve your spot. Registration is $10.
Register Here


Let us know if you can or cannot make it!

It's never to early to be working on your portfolio! We hope that all 7th-12th graders will join us for Jr./Sr. Project Achievement! Check out this video to learn more!

Ready to be working on your portfolio? Sign-Up for a date to come in and complete it here.

Upcoming Events for 4th-6th Graders!


We are looking for 4th-6th graders to compete at Cloverleaf Project Achievement on November 19th in Tifton, GA! This competition is so much fun and gives you the chance to showcase your talents and interest. Whether you want to perfect your public speaking, want to preform for judges or show off your culinary skills, there is something for everyone! 

If you want more information, fill out this form and we will be in touch! 

Upcoming Events for EVERYONE!


We are excited to be having an archery team this year! Come to the interest meeting to find out more information about our team! The meeting will be October 19th at 6:30pm. Spaces on the team are limited. The fees for the team are $90. All other information will be provided to you at the meeting.


Many of our 4-H'ers have expressed interest in learning new languages and about other cultures! If you are interested in diversity and opening the windows to the world, join us on October 14th for our 1st ever cultural club meeting. This club will meet once a month, dates will be announced at the 1st meeting. 
Register here to get a reminder!

Houston County 4-H is so excited to start a Happy Hoppers Rabbit club! We are going to have so much fun learning about different breed, rabbit nutrition, how to take care of a rabbit and even some tips on showing them! This club will meet at least once a month and is opened to all 4th-12th graders! 

You do not need to have a rabbit to be in the club.

The meeting is October 13th at 3:00pm on the lawn at the 4--H office. 801 Main Street | Perry, GA 31069.
Register here to get a reminder!

Horse club is coming back! Join us for another year of fun and education! First meeting is October 20th at 6:00pm at Sandbed Stables. Please bring your $20 annual fee with you. 

You do not have to own a horse to be in the club.

Register here to get a reminder!


Enjoy drawing and winning money? Don't forget your drawing is due by October 5th! Registration form is here!


Fundraiser Opportunity

It definitely feels like fall outside, but our minds are already on summer camp for 2021! We want you to have every opportunity there is to fundraise your way to camp! This fall we are pre-selling car wash tickets! 



To receive the order form and more information, fill out the form!

In This Issue:

4-H Year Update
Club Meeting Update
Join Remind
Livestock Update

Upcoming Events Middle and High School:
Junior Conference
Weekend in the Classic City
Middle & High School Meeting
Portfolio Workshops 

Upcoming Events Elementary School:
Cloverleaf Project Achievement

Upcoming Events EVERYONE:
Archery Interest Meeting
4-H Cultural Club
Happy Hoppers Rabbit Club
Houston Horse Club
Holiday Card Contest
Other:
Summer Camp 2021 Fundraiser

 

Contact Us

Houston County 4-H
UGA Extension, Houston County
801 Main Street
Perry, GA 31069
478-987-2028

Sam Price
4-H Agent
samprice@uga.edu

Michelle Fowler
4-H Program Assistant
Livestock & Shooting Sports
michelle.fowler@uga.edu

Jarius Sanford
4-H AmeriCorps State Member
jarius.sanford@uga.edu
 

Important Forms

Code of Conduct
Medical Release Form
Enrollment Form
Intake Screening Form
Spanish Enrollment Form
Virtual Program: Electronic Consent
Virtual Program: Electronic Waiver
 
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension
Our mailing address is:
801 Main Street
Perry, GA 31069
Call us if we can help! 
478-987-2028
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