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Month of the Military Child

Georgia’s Military Installations

Georgia is home to many military installations, six of which have Child & Youth Services offices or Family Member Programs offices. These six installations actively participate in 4-H programming as part of the 4-H/Military Partnership. The following counties work with installations based in their county:

Counties with Installation Based Programs
Installation County
Fort Benning Muscogee County
Fort Gordon Richmond County
Fort Stewart Liberty County
Hunter Army Airfield Chatham County
Moody Air Force Base Lanier and Lowndes County
Robins Air Force Base Houston County

** Lanier County is the Point of Contact for Moody AFB Staff.  However, Lowndes County and Lanier County offer 4-H programming to military residents for Moody AFB.

Upcoming 4-H Military Events

Adulting 101 Program

Ages- 7th-12th Grade Georgia Residents

Cost: Free

Connect: Virtually on Zoom; pre-registration required

Contact: Pam Bloch @ schingoe@uga.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Georgia National Guard State Youth Program

All high school military dependents are welcome to join the Army National Guard Youth Program. The group meets virtually and face-to-face to support youth from all over Georgia with leadership, character, and personal skills. The Georgia National Guard Youth Program has various clubs that support member interests like movie creation and robotics. Program leaders are 4-H volunteer certified and are supported with 4-H professional development and curriculum.

To learn how your high school military dependents can connect with other military youth contact Mark Richards at mark.d.richards17.nfg@mail.mil

Virtual 4-H Military Kids Club

Open to All Ages Bi-Monthly in the Evenings on Zoom

Are you a military family with children who live or go to school in Columbia or Richmond County? Do you enjoy working with veterans in your community & socializing with other military families? Would you enjoy the opportunity to participate in activities focused on topics specific to the needs of military kids and their families? If you answered YES to these questions, the 4-H Military Kids Club is for you!

This club is open to all ages & will meet every 4 to 6 weeks either virtually or in-person as COVID-19 regulations allow.

When: Bi-Monthly
Who: Military dependents of active and retired, all students welcome!
Location: Zoom (Password Protected shared 24hrs before the meeting)

Register Online via Eventbrite https://tinyurl.com/4-HMilitary

Camp

Check out our 4-H Military Camp page to learn about upcoming military-specific camp opportunities. Also, reach out to your local 4-H County Extension Office to learn about local and state 4-H camp opportunities.

Hoke Smith Annex
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
Phone:706-542-4444
Fax: 706-542-4373
milcamps@uga.edu