HALL COUNTY 4-H CLUB
Upcoming Events

Cloverleaf County Project Achievement (CPA)  
Rescheduled for Tuesday, February 4th

ALL 5th and 6th grade Hall County students can compete at 4-H County Project Achievement.  CPA is an annual speech and performance contest sponsored by the 4-H Club.  To compete, students prepare an informative speech or a demonstration on a subject of their choice, make a poster and bring an item to share or show related to the topic. Speeches/demonstrations are no longer than 6 minutes and performances are no longer than 4 minutes. Performances do not require visual aids. Ribbons are awarded at the county level.  This event is provided to you at no cost and includes games and refreshments for the participants.  Pre-registration is not necessary for participants.
Tadmore Elementary, 3278 Gillsville Hwy, Gainesville, 30507, 6 pm

1st Year Shooter’s Invitational – Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center – February 8

4-H BB Rifle competition, members only.  Good luck and have fun!

Poultry Judging

Judging practices will be held on February 3, 10 and 17 this month, 6:30 – 7:45 pm. If you’re interested in joining the team, call the 4-H office.

Valentine’s Day Carnation Sale – Flower Preparation Day – February 9 at the 4-H office

Junior and Senior 4-H’ers attending DPA are to help prepare carnations for our annual flower sale at West Hall Middle School. The prep work will begin at 5:30 and, if all goes well, we should be done around 6:45 pm.  4-H will provide refreshments.  Bring hedge clippers if you have them.  Mark your calendar.

NEW – DOG CARE & TRAINING CLUB  for 5th and 6th graders  

 Do you like Dogs? If YES, then mark your calendar for the Dog Care & Training Club. You’ll learn lots about dogs and have fun too! There will even be meetings that you can bring your dog too! The first meeting will be on Feb. 11 at 6:30pm at the Chicopee Agricultural Center, 1855 Calvary Church Rd. Gainesville, 30507. If you have any questions, call us at the 4-H office or email Miss Head at krhead@uga.edu
DO NOT BRING YOUR DOG TO THE FIRST MEETING.

Hall County 4-H “COPS & KIDS”  BB Rifle Challenge – Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, February 22, 4-H BB Team members challenge local law enforcement officers to a “shoot-off.”  Spectators welcome, 9:30 am

Cloverleaf DPA Participants – Mandatory meeting

All Cloverleaf DPA participants are asked to come to the 4-H office on Monday, February 24 with your demonstration.  You will present your demonstration for the 4-H staff and receive some final tips.  You will also receive your DPA packet that gives the directions for the contest on March 1st.  Stop by the 4-H office anytime from 2:30 – 7 pm.

Summer Camp Registration 

4-H Summer Camp registration begins on Friday, February 28.  Our office will open at 7am and close at 6pm.   After the 28th, call the 4-H office to check on availability.

5th and 6th graders – Cloverleaf Summer Camp (click here)

6th, 7th and 8th graders – Wilderness Challenge Camp (click here)

7th and 8th graders - Summer Camp at Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island (click here)

High School /Senior 4-H Summer Camp at Wahsega 4-H Center (click here)

High School/EXTREME Camp at Rock Eagle 4-H Center (click here)

Cloverleaf District Project Achievement – March 1

Watch for upcoming information after CPA is completed.

Intent to Show forms due – Tuesday, March 7
Hall County 4-H Horse Club members interested in competing at the State 4-H Horse Show this summer in Perry need to submit an Intent to Show form for each horse they may plan to bring to the show.  Forms are due into the Hall County office no later than March 7th.  Intent to Show forms will be handed out at the February 4-H Horse Club meeting.

Senior 4-H Mandatory DPA Day – Sunday, March 9, by appointment only  

The schedule for the mandatory DPA practice and meeting is available.  Sign-up early so you get the spot you want.

Junior 4-H Mandatory DPA Night – Monday, March 10, by appointment only

The schedule for the mandatory DPA practice and meeting is available.  Sign-up early so you get the spot you want.

Junior/Senior District Project Achievement Weekend – March 14 – 16

Watch for additional information.

2014 Hall County 4-H Spring Western Horse Show

Click here for show information and entry forms. 
Entry form deadline: MARCH 14

4-H Store Day – March 29, only

Do you have 4-H money you want to spend?  If so, you’re invited to come to the 4-H office on Saturday, March 29th, 9 – 11 am to “shop ‘til you drop.”  There will be all sorts of cool items to buy such as t-shirts, toys, pins and other fun knick-knacks.  We’ll also have a few items for Mom’s and Dad’s.  This is the only day we will have the store so make sure to put it on your calendar!

CLOVERLEAF AND JUNIOR (5th – 7th grade) DPA PARTY DAY
If you attend DPA this spring, you will be invited to a DPA Party Day on scheduled for Saturday, March 29th.  Invitations and details will be mailed

COMING UP IN APRIL

BB State Target Challenge Day – April 4

Senior Conference at Fortson 4-H Center – April 5 & 6

Area Poultry Judging Contest – April 11

Traditional Archery Eggstravaganza Day – April 13

Final Camp Payment due – April 18

4-H PET SHOW – April 19

Rimfire State Target Challenge Day – April 26

Junior Rally – Wahsega 4-H Center

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