The Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island Environmental Education Program is administered by UGA Extension and is located on six acres of the small, barrier island, Tybee Island, Georgia which is only 3 miles x .5 mile. Our Environmental Education program offers hands-on learning experiences for all school types and grades, with a focus on our local, coastal ecosystems. Each program is customized per specific objectives requested by the visiting group. Every year, we host thousands of guests from all over the southeast in which students get to learn about the natural world around them. 

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Georgia 4-H Environmental Education

The Environmental Education Program is customized per specific objectives requested by the visiting group. The objectives of the Environmental Education Program are to:

  • Develop an awareness, knowledge and appreciation for the natural environment.
  • Cultivate curiosity, critical reasoning and evaluation skills.
  • Develop positive relationships between students and their teachers.
  • Make the school program more meaningful by applying knowledge and skills required in the classroom to real-life situations.
  • Provide experiences in scientific processes, such as observing, measuring, classifying, etc.
  • Develop self-confidence and physical fitness.
  • Develop an appreciation for the local and natural history of an area.

Georgia 4-H Environmental Education

The Environmental Education Program is customized per specific objectives requested by the visiting group. The objectives of the Environmental Education Program are to:

  • Develop an awareness, knowledge and appreciation for the natural environment.
  • Cultivate curiosity, critical reasoning and evaluation skills.
  • Develop positive relationships between students and their teachers.
  • Make the school program more meaningful by applying knowledge and skills required in the classroom to real-life situations.
  • Provide experiences in scientific processes, such as observing, measuring, classifying, etc.
  • Develop self-confidence and physical fitness.
  • Develop an appreciation for the local and natural history of an area.

Georgia 4-H Environmental Education

The Environmental Education Program is customized per specific objectives requested by the visiting group. The objectives of the Environmental Education Program are to:

  • Develop an awareness, knowledge and appreciation for the natural environment.
  • Cultivate curiosity, critical reasoning and evaluation skills.
  • Develop positive relationships between students and their teachers.
  • Make the school program more meaningful by applying knowledge and skills required in the classroom to real-life situations.
  • Provide experiences in scientific processes, such as observing, measuring, classifying, etc.
  • Develop self-confidence and physical fitness.
  • Develop an appreciation for the local and natural history of an area.