Youth Programs


Putnam County Extension Office

663 Godfrey Road

Suite 101

Eatonton, GA 31024

4-H Agent:

Phone: 1.706.485.4151

Fax: 1.706.485.4861



4-H is part of the UGA Extension in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.  4-H assists young people to acquire knowledge, develop life skills, and form attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society through “hands-on” learning experiences.


Boys & Girls Club


The Boys & Girls Club promotes and enhances the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence.


Boy Scouts Troup 132

(Sponsored by the American Legion Post 583)

Ages: 11-18


Boy Scouts Troup 310

(Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club)

Ages: 11-18

Cub Scouts – Pack 0034

Meets at FUMC

Ages: 7-10


Cub Scouts – Pack 0583

Ages: 7-10


Georgia National Guard

Youth Challenge Program

Phone (Ft. Gordon): 1.800.278.2233

Phone (Ft. Stewart): 1.912.876.1722



The mission of the Georgia National Guard Youth Challenge Program is to intervene in and reclaim the lives of at-risk youth to produce program graduates with the values, skills, education and self-discipline necessary to excel as adults.  Currently, there are two locations in the state offering the program: Fort Gordon (Augusta, GA) and Fort Stewart (Hinesville, GA).  A Milledgeville location will also be available in the near future.


The program is a military model that lasts 22 weeks.  Children must be between the ages of 16 and 19 as of the first day of class.  The Admissions Office continuously accepts applications.


Girl Scouts

Contact Charlotte Williamson


The Connect Clubhouse

River Edge Behavioral Health Center (Baldwin)

60 Highway 22 West

Milledgeville, GA 31061

Phone: 1.478.451.2786


  • School Year:
    • M – F (2:00pm to 7:00pm)
  • Extended hours are offered during the summer


The Connect Clubhouse supports the mental health recovery of youth between 7 and 16 tears of age residing in Baldwin, Putnam or Wilkinson counties.  The clubhouse includes a basketball court, game room, music, computer lab, as well as a warming kitchen and dining area.  Clubhouse activities also include dance, art, music and outings.





Anchor Club


Membership in an Anchor Club allows high school students to make a difference in their community through volunteer service.  Anchors learn valuable skills, gain opportunities to lead and organize service projects and have active roles in club programs.  The Pilot Club is the parent club of the Anchor Club.


Fellowship Of Christian Athletes



Key Club


Key Club is the high school organization sponsored by Kiwanis International.  Key Club assists Kiwanis in carrying out its mission to serve the children of the world.  High school student members of Key Club perform acts of service in their communities, such as cleaning up parks, collecting clothing and organizing food drives.  They also learn leadership skills by running meetings, planning projects and holding elected leadership positions at the club.