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:
|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
Connect: Virtually on Zoom; pre-registration required
Contact: Pam Bloch @ firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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.
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
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