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UGA Extension: Georgia 4-H

Burton 4-H Center

General Information

The Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island reaches more than 8,000 students and adults through our Environmental Education and Summer Camp programs. Our Environmental Education Program provides biological and environmental education opportunities for school groups, while Summer Camp provides Georgia 4-H agents and campers an unforgettable 5-day learning adventure.

High School Homeschool Club

A special club for 13 through 17 years old students only. Classes coming up this January 2016. See our Homeschool Club page for more info.

Reservations for Next School Year - Call Us January 6, 2016

We are currently taking reservation through December 31st of 2016. We will begin taking reservations for the spring (January - May) of 2017 starting January 6, 2016 at 9 am. We will only accept reservations by telephone call. When you call please have a very good attendance estimate ready. We expect a very high call volume and it may take you up to one hour to get through on telephone lines!

Fall 2015 Homeschool Days

An Environmental Education field study designed specifically for homeschoolers. Bring your family to the beach for an educational vacation at a great value. Our environmental education program teaches over 7,000 students a year for over twenty years. We have reserved space during these days exclusivley for individual homeschool families to sign up directly with us. For more information, please visit our Homeschool Days page.

To register please use this link: Fall 2015 Home School Days.

Public Camping on Tybee Island

There is no public camping at the Burton 4-H Center. The Burton 4-H Center is private property. The only public camping on Tybee Island is at River's End Campground.

Facility Rentals for Girl/Boy Scouts, School or Church Groups, etc.

Your group can rent our dormitories or classroom space for a trip or conference on Tybee Island. You can also register for our hands-on environmental education classes or have food service in our dining hall. For more information, visit our Facilities and Rentals webpage.

Visit Other Georgia 4-H Centers

Rock Eagle 4-H Center (Eatonton, GA)
Fortson 4-H Center (Hampton, GA)
Jekyll Island 4-H Center (Jekyll Island, GA)
Wahsega 4-H Center (Dahlonega, GA)


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