HALL COUNTY 4-H CLUB
Upcoming Events

Horse Quiz Bowl Team Practices & Contest
The Hall County 4-H Quiz Bowl Team will hold practices at the 4-H office throughout the month January.  Contact Mrs. Woodard if you need the dates.  Many thanks to our amazing team coaches: Mrs. Woodard and Mrs. LaVelle.  Good luck to our Junior Team: Gracie McBride, Cody Woodard, Kyra LaVelle and Taylor Rudeseal.  The State Horse Quiz Bowl Contest will be held January 24th.

.22 Rimfire Team - January 10
All High School students interested in joining the 4-H competitive .22 Rimfire Team must attend the orientation and safety meeting on Saturday, January 10, 2pm at the Ten Ring Sporter Range, 4212 Roy Parks Road, Gainesville, 30507.  For additional information please contact Mr. Sherman Pass at 678-618-0660.

JUNIOR AND SENIOR DPA UPDATE MEETING - January 11
Junior and Senior DPA'ers and their parents
 are asked to attend a DPA Update meeting on Sunday, January 11, 4-5pm at the 4-H office.  This meeting will be right after the Senior County Council meeting.  More information will be sent.  Please be watching for it.

COUNTY PROJECT ACHIEVEMENT - January 27 DON'T MISS THIS!
ATTENTION:  ALL 5th and 6th grade
 Hall County students are invited to compete at 4-H County Project Achievement.  CPA is an annual speech and performance contest sponsored by Hall County 4-H.  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 can be no longer than 6 minutes and performances 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.  Mark your calendar NOW and plan to attend!  January 27, Tadmore Elementary School, 3278 Gillsville Hwy, Gainesville, 30507, 6pm.  Junior and Senior 4-H'ers are asked to help provide leadership for this event.  (Bad weather date: 2/3)

What is Project Achievement and what is a Portfolio?  February 2, 6:30pm
ATTENTION new 4-H'ers or 4-H'ers in 6th or 8th grade!  Please join the 4-H staff for an informative meeting designed to help parents and youth understand what Project Achievement is, what a portfolio is and what kind of commitment is needed to participate in Project Achievement.  Desserts will be served, yum!
Please register for this event by either calling the 4-H office or emailing.

Valentine's Day Carnation Sale - Prep day: Sunday, February 8, 4-5pm
All Junior and Senior 4-H'ers are asked to help prepare carnations for our annual flower sale on Sunday, Feb. 8 at the 4-H office.  Bring red, white, pink or purple curling ribbon and garden clippers.

PIZZA AND A MEETING - Junior and Senior DPA UPDATE MEETING - February 8, 5-6pm
Parents, please join us at the 4-H office right after the carnation prep day for a DPA update meeting.  It'll be a good night for pizza!

Poultry Judging Team - February 9, 6:30pm
It's time to join the Poultry Judging Team.  We're looking for students who are interested in the chicken and egg business.  Team orientation to be held Monday, February 9th, 6:30pm at the 4-H office.  Details about team practices and the contest will be given out at the orientation.  We are thrilled to have Mr. Griffin coaching the team again!  Click here for the informational flyer.

Valentine's Day Flower Sale at West Hall Middle School - February 12
The 4-H staff will selling carnations at West Hall Middle School on Thursday, February 12 in the morning (7:30am) and during lunch (10:30am - 1pm) at the school.  We could use a little extra help.  If you are available to help, please let us know.  The 4-H'ers are in school so we're mainly looking for adults who can help.

4-H Fun Trip to the University on Georgia - February 13
5th and 6th graders are invited to join the 4-H staff on a FUN trip to the University of Georgia!  If you love UGA sports, you'll love this trip.  Click here to see the informational flyer and the registration information.  Space is limited.  Last day to register is February 10th.

1st Year Shooter's Invitational - February 14 - more information to come

Mandatory SENIOR 4-H DPA Meeting - By Appointment Only - Sunday, February 22, the appointment schedule will be shared at the January meeting.


Mandatory JUNIOR 4-H DPA Meeting - By Appointment Only - Monday, February 23, the appointment schedule will be shared during January.

Leadership Day and 4-H Day at the Capitol - February 23
Please check out the information about 4-H Day at the Capitol

http://www.georgia4h.org/public/edops/capitol4hday/default.htm
Let us know if you are interested in attending.  We do not suggest paging on this day.  Schedule to page on a different day when it is not so crowded.  Remember, check it out!

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION DAY - February 27
4-H Summer Camp registration BEGINS on Friday, February 27, 7am until 6pm at the 4-H office.  Spaces fill very quickly, come early.
5th & 6th Summer Camp - June 1-5, Rock Eagle 4-H Center (Click Here)
6th, 7th and 8th grade Wilderness Challenge Camp - July 6-10, Wahsega 4-H Center (Click Here)
7th & 8th Grade Summer Camp - June 22-26, Fortson 4-H Center (4-H members only) (Click Here)
High School 4-H Summer Camp - June 29, Fortson 4-H Center (4-H members only) (Click Here)
High School EXTREME Camp - June 8-12 Rock Eagle Pioneer Camp (4-H members only) (Click Here)

Walton County BB Practice Match - February 28

Junior and Senior District Project Achievement - March 6, 7, and 8, Rock Eagle 4-H Center
Georgia 4-H State Horse Show Intent to Show forms due March 10
Cloverleaf Mandatory DPA Meeting
 - March 12
Cops & Kids Exhibition Shoot - March 14
Cloverleaf District Project Achievement - March 21
Hall County 4-H Spring Horse Show - March 28
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