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State 4-H Council
June 24-26, 2016

 

Make plans now to join over 500+ of your closest friends at Rock Eagle 4-H Center for State Council. The theme of this year's event is 4-H Mixtape: Music to My Ears. State
4-H Council will be held Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. State 4-H Council is open to all rising 9th graders through those who have just completed 12th grade. 

Event Supporters

Georgia 4-H would like thank the following organizations for their support of State 4-H Council.

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Event Registration

Please send payments to the following:
Georgia 4-H Foundation
Attn: Cindy England / State Council
311 Hoke Smith Annex
Athens, GA  30602

Event Forms

Tentative Schedule

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State 4-H Council is the consitutional meeting of the Georgia 4-H Council and the election of Georgia 4-H State Officers. This annual meeting hosts multiple events, competition and trainings throughout the weekend for youth and adults. Below all additional and concurrent events, trainings, and competitions are listed:

Foods Lab Competition
State 4-H Council hosts the State Project Achievement competition in the foods labs categories on Friday afternoon. More detailed information will be sent at a later date to counties with participants in those categories.

State Officer Nominations and Election
Any Georgia 4-H'ers 9th-12th grade interested in submitting an application to run for the Georgia 4-H Board of Directors (State Officers) should visit the State Officer Nomination website.

Georgia 4-H Dean Awards
Georgia 4-H Dean Awards competition will be held on Friday afternoon, June 24, 2016.Once portfolios are processed (Due May 27th to the Georgia 4-H Office), a schedule for 4-H Dean Awards interviews will be shared with the participants and posted online. Questions about 4-H Dean Awards should be directed to Mandy B. Marable at mmarable@uga.edu. Additional information about Dean Awards is available at the Georgia 4-H Dean Awards Website

Ambassador Tracks
Training for three 4-H Ambassadors will be held at State 4-H Council. The goal of the
4-H Ambassador Program is to prepare 4‑H’ers to become knowledgeable in a specific content area so that they can return to their counties and share what they’ve learned with others. The 4-H Ambassador Program requires a one-year commitment that begins at State 4-H Council. After returning home, 4-H Ambassadors are expected to participate in and report on learning and sharing activities, which they plan and deliver in their communities in the coming year.This year's ambassador tracks include:

  • STEM Ambassadors: Youth interested in science tracks will choose 1 of 3 focus areas:  STEM-Engineering Design Process; STEM-Environmental Science; or STEM-Physcial, Biological, & Earth Science.  Grant funds will support the STEM tracks.
  • Financial Capability: 4-H’ers will focus on developing attitudes, knowledge, skills, and self-efficacy needed to make and exercise money management decisions that best fit the circumstances of one's life.  Grant funds will support this track.
  • Military: The Military Ambassador track empowers young people to advocate and share information with the civilian community about military families.  It also provides opportunities for youth to learn how they can support military families in their communities through 4-H programming

Interested youth must be full-time State 4-H Council delegates and must apply to be a 4-H Ambassador. Applications are available on the Georgia 4-H Ambassador Program website.

Citizenship Ceremony and Chorus
The State 4-H Council Citizenship Ceremony will be a special focus of our Sunday morning assembly. All rising high school seniors and 4-H’ers who will turn 18 before 2017 State 4-H Council should plan to participate. Clovers and Company delegates are required to participate in the chorus. A chorus participant may be any delegate attending State 4-H Council.

Master Club Banquet
The Master Club Banquet will be held Saturday night of State 4-H Council. Youth delegates who wish to attend the banquet can indicate this in event registration. Registration for individuals not attending State 4-H Council can be completed by Cindy England.

Georgia 4-H Foundation
Attn: Cindy England / Master 4-H Banquet
311 Hoke Smith Annex
Athens, GA  30602

Certified Coaches Training
Forestry, Wildlife and Poultry Judging Certified Coaches training will be offered on Saturday, June 25. Please register participants for these trainings within State 4-H Council Event Registration. 

4-H Volunteer Breakfast
Volunteers are invited to join the 4-H Volunteer Breakfast to network with other volunteers, celebrate accomplishments, and review updates for the new program year.  The meal is scheduled for Saturday, June 25th from 7:45 – 9 a.m. in the Clover Room.  Space should be reserved through Event Registration at the local Extension office by June 8th to avoid a late charge.

Questions?
Jenna Daniel
305 Hoke Smith Annex
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-0906
jbrown10@uga.edu

 
The University of Georgia and Ft. Valley State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and counties of the state cooperating. The Cooperative Extension Service offers educational programs, assistance and materials to all people without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. An equal opportunity/affirmative action organization committed to a diverse work force.