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Mission Make-It : Georgia 4-H Engineering Challenge

Through the generous support of Lockheed Martin via National 4-H Council, Georgia 4-H is providing this exciting opportunity again in 2017 for students to engage in the engineering design process, teamwork, critical thinking, and positive youth development!

Read more about the 2016 event here: Mission Accomplished! 2016 Headline

Save the Date Promotional Flyer: 2017 Flyer for Counties


DATE: Saturday, April 8, 2017

LOCATION: Rock Eagle 4-H Center, Eatonton

TIME: Registration begins at 9:30 AM, Event begins at 10 AM, and concludes at 4 PM

REGISTRATION: $5.00 per participant. The remainder is covered by the grant and includes lunch! Transportation to and from is the responsibility of local County Extension Offices. Registration is limited and based on funds available. REGISTRATION IS NOT YET OPEN.

*Early lodging will be available at Rock Eagle on Friday 4/7 for $22.50 per person (includes breakfast) and those reservations are the responsibility of the county office and are made and paid directly with Rock Eagle

ELIGIBILITY: Current 6th, 7th, 8th grade 4-H members, must register as a team (3-5 youth) via local County Extension Offices.

TEEN LEADERS: There will be an opportunity for a limited number of high school Certified Teen Leaders to apply to attend and help with the event.

NOTES: Event will include hands-on building opportunities as well as an opportunity to showcase prior work in the area of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics).

COMMITEE ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: This event is made possible because of the efforts of a dedicated planning committee. Many thanks to the following individuals who give their time and talents:

  • Charity Cagle, Lumpkin County
  • Melanie Dabb, Troup County
  • Rebekah Greene, Tattnall County
  • Sonya Jones, Pulaski County
  • Laurie Murrah-Hanson, Fulton County
  • Sara Sercer, Wilcox County
  • Jakyn Tyson, Emanuel County
  • Janet Woodard, Morgan County


Georgia 4-H Science Contact

Melanie Biersmith
Extension 4-H Specialist

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