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Fortson 4-H Center: Renting Our Facilities

Meeting and Event Spaces

Dining Hall

The Dining Hall can be used for a variety of meal arrangements and meeting types. Some examples: it can be divided into two classroom spaces, a large lecture, or setup up banquet style. All food service must be through Fortson 4-H Center, but custom menus both formal and casual are available.

Capacity
175-200
Restrooms
YES
Heating & Air
YES
Room Use
Eating, Banquet, Lecture Seating, Meeting
Amenities
Piano

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Little Red Schoolhouse

Ms. Regena's Little Red Schoolhouse is a nice breakout space for conference groups. The building includes two classrooms that will seat around 30. Each classroom is equipped with audio and projection.

Capacity
75
Restrooms
Dining Hall
Heating & Air
YES
Room Use
Eating, Banquet, Lecture Seating, Meeting Seating, Presentations
Amenities
Installed Sound and Projectors

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Chapel

Our chapel is a great place for a wedding anytime of the year. Even if an outdoor wedding is preferred, our Wedding Packages include the chapel as a backup "rain plan" for your on-center wedding. The chapel has a sound system that can be used with the rental of the building.

Capacity
168 (Fixed Pews)
Restrooms
Dining Hall
Heating & Air
YES
Room Use
Wedding, Service, Presentation, Meeting Seating
Amenities
Piano & Electric Organ/ Installed speakers

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Gymnasium

The Gymnasium is an open floor plan for any activity or event you can imagine.  The building has restrooms inside and a mobile stage section on the far side.  This room can even accommodate the Fortson Inflatable Movie Screen for a sit-in movie experience.

Capacity
500
Restrooms
YES
Heating & Air
Heating and Vent fans
Room Use
Eating, Banquet, Lecture Seating, Meeting Seating, Presentations
Amenities
Basketball goals

 

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Amphitheater

The amphitheater at Fortson 4-H Center is a great space for any need for a stage.  The fixed bench outdoor seating area can accommodate 200 people and more can fill in the 30' lawn in front of the stage. The amphitheater has a main curtain,sound system, and 3 color (White, Blue, & Red) stage wash lighting.

Capacity
200 (Bench Seating)
Restrooms
Dining Hall
Heating & Air
Outdoor
Room Use
Fixed Benches for 200 Lecture Seating, Meeting Seating, Presentations, plays
Amenities
Installed Sound system

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Outdoor Locations

Fortson 4-H Center has a pond on site that is stocked with catfish, bass, and bream.

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Swimming Pool

Fortson has a 75,000 gallon pool on property. It is a non-dive pool with a swimmer capacity of 112. When available, the rental fee includes Fortson 4-H Center provided certified lifeguards. pool at fortson

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Lodging Facilities

Dorms 1 and 2

Although Dorm 1 and 2 are under the same roof, each dorm has a separate entrance on the outside. There is no access from Dorm 1 to Dorm 2. Each dorm has 10 bunk beds with a community bathroom. Each dorm also has a chaperone room with 2 twin beds and a private bathroom. Dorm 1 & 2 each can accommodate 22 guests. View Dorm 1&2 Floor Plan and Bed Assignment sheets. There is a coffee maker, fridge, and all linens provided complimentary in the chaperone room.

Capacity
22
Adult Room
2 Beds, fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, private bath
Youth Rooms
1 (20 beds; 10 top bunk & 10 bottom bunk)
Heating & Air
YES

Outside front view:

Dorms 1 and 2

Inside adult room view:

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Dorms 3 and 4

Although Dorm 3 and 4 are under the same roof, each dorm has a separate entrance on the outside. There is no access from Dorm 3 to Dorm 4. Each dorm has 10 bunk beds with a community bathroom. Each dorm also has a chaperone room with 2 full beds and a private bathroom. Dorm 3 & 4 each can accommodate 22 guests. View the Dorm 3&4 Floor Plan and Bed Assignment sheet. There is a coffee maker, fridge, and all linens provided complimentary in the chaperone room.

Capacity
22
Adult Room
2 Beds, fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, private bath
Youth Rooms
1 (20 beds; 10 top bunk & 10 bottom bunk)
Heating & Air
YES

Outside front view:

dorm 3 4

Inside adult room view:

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Rowan House & Smith House

The Rowan House has 6 rooms with 2 bunk beds and a bathroom in each room. There is also a chaperone room with 2 twin beds and a bathroom. View the Rowan House and Smith House Floor Plans and Bed Assignment sheets.  The Smith House has the same sleeping arrangements. Smith & Rowan Houses each can accommodate 26 guests. There is a coffee maker, fridge, and all linens provided complimentary in the chaperone room.

Capacity
26
Adult Room
2 Beds, fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, private bath
Youth Rooms
6; 4 per room (24 beds; 12 top bunk & 12 bottom bunk)
Heating & Air
YES

Rowan House

Smith House

Common & Meeting Space:

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White House

The White House has two large rooms with 8 bunk beds in each. Each room has its own bathroom area. There is also a chaperone room with 2 twin beds and a bathroom. The White House can accommodate 34 guests. View White House Floor Plan and Bed Assignment sheet. There is a coffee maker, fridge, and all linens provided complimentary in the chaperone room.

Capacity
34
Adult Room
2 Beds, fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, private bath
Youth Rooms
2; 16 per room (32 beds; 16 top bunk & 16 bottom bunk)
Heating & Air
YES

White House Outside View

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