Georgia 4-H operates five 4-H Centers around the state of Georgia and
is responsible for two other land holdings. The total usage of the 4-H
facilities in FY 2001 was 95,995 people, of this total 59,180 users participated
in an actual 4-H-sponsored event or activity. Many of the other adult
user groups are related to University, Extension, Board of Regents and
other educational conferences throughout the year.
- Fortson -- Hampton, GA --Fortson
4-H Center is located in Henry and Clayton Counties, near Atlanta Motor
Speedway, in the city of Hampton.
- Jekyll Island -- Jekyll
Is., GA -- Come to the coast to rediscover how much fun
learning can be. Small group size allows all students to be involved.
Students of all abilities can share in the wonder and the drama in
an outdoor classroom of ocean, maritime forest, dunes and marsh.
- Rock Eagle -- Eatonton,
GA -- Extend the classroom into Georgia's heartland. Engage
students in captivating and diverse habitats of the Piedmont. Explore
the lake, streams, and forest of Rock Eagle.
- Burton-- Tybee Is.,
GA --The center is surrounded on three sides by beautiful
marshland. Examine marine animals, explore the marsh and beaches
and discuss current coastal issues. Use the dune machine to teach
students how dunes form. Get up close to the tidal creek environment
on the floating dock. Study human influences on fragile barrier islands.
- Tidelands -- Jekyll
Is., GA --Tidelands Nature Center offers hands- on marine
environmental science programs for the general public and school
groups. Drop in and meet a juvenile loggerhead sea turtle, fish,
snakes and other creatures that can be found along Georgia's coast.
Sea kayak and canoe rentals are available for exploration of the
lake on site.
- Wahsega-- Dahlonega,
GA -- Active, intense classes focus on the earth's environment
and mountain ecosystem. Waterfalls, forest, mountains, and streams
create a compelling outdoor classroom.
- Conference Groups
- Rock Eagle-- Eatonton,
GA --Rock Eagle 4-H Center is located north of Eatonton,
Georgia, adjacent to the Oconee National Forest. Its 1,428
acres of forested land, including a 110 acre lake, make Rock
Eagle a natural meeting site away from everyday life.
Lodge -- Eatonton, GA-- Enjoy the serene
setting of the new founders Lodge at Rock Eagle 4-H Conference
Center for your next business retreat.