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Georgia 4-H at Camp Jekyll

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General Information about the EE program

The Georgia 4-H Environmental Education Program at Camp Jekyll is administered by UGA Extension on Jekyll Island. Camp Jekyll is located on 10 acres on the south end of Jekyll Island, Georgia between the beach and maritime forest and uses the entire island as an outdoor classroom. Jekyll Island State Park is operated by the Jekyll Island Authority. During the 2013-2014 school year, more than 12,000 students enjoyed our day and residential environmental education programs. All education groups are welcome including public, private, religious, Montessori, homeschool, and scouting groups.

Quick Links

Below you will find the following resources about our Georgia 4-H Environmental Education Field Studies:

All-Center EE Video and GA 4-H EE Articles

Click Here to view our All-Center EE Video. This 6 minute long video produced in 2012 highlights the Georgia 4-H Environmental Education Program and introduces each of our five 4-H Centers (before the Camp Jekyll renovations)!

Check out these two articles from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences Southscapes Magazine about the Georgia 4-H Environmental Education Program:


Georgia 4-H at Camp Jekyll Brag Book - A Great Introduction for Teachers and Parents

Check out our "Georgia 4-H at Camp Jekyll Brag Book" (26-page PDF document) for a special preview of our facilities and programs. Pictures include the dorm rooms, dining hall, and class candids (coming soon).


How to Plan a Homeschool Field Study to Camp Jekyll

Would you like your homeschool student to experience an Environmental Education Field Study at Camp Jekyll? Click here for more information!


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