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UGA Extension: Georgia 4-H

Fortson 4-H Center

Atlanta's Outdoor Classroom

Right around the corner in Hampton, Georgia, lies Fortson
4-H Center. There are 75 acres of forest, field, pond, and wetlands just waiting for your kids to explore the wonders of nature and get dirty!

Fortson 4-H Center is Hiring

Interested in working for 4-H at Fortson 4-H Center.  Check out our Employment Opertunities for full and part time employment.

Environmental Education Program


We offer engaging and hands-on classes to immerse students in the natural environment to actively apply concepts learned in the classroom. All groups are welcome including public, private, home-based, religious and Montessori schools, as well as clubs and scouting groups. Our calendar open for reservations! We hope to see you at Fortson 4-H Center very soon.

Contact: Alex Bond

Spring 2017 Homeschool Club

We are taking reservations for our Spring 2017 homeschool club, please find more information here.

Registration Form

Contact: Jessica Simoneaux (

Renting our Facilities

Fortson 4-H Center offers a variety of facilities to suit the needs of many types of groups. Fortson's seven cabins, all with central heat and air and modern restroom facilities, can sleep up to 174 people.

Find out more information here.  

Making the Best Better

Georgia 4-H is the largest youth organization in the world, please check-out our public value statements: Public Value Statements as well as the eight year study conducted by Tufts University on the value of the 4-H Program: The 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development.