Dobbins ARB Military Resiliency Event
Georgia 4-H, Georgia National Guard Family Program, Dobbins ARB Family Support Center, and Project YES! are providing this exciting event for 8-14-year-olds military dependents to engage in healthy living lessons and skills that build their individual resiliency! Project YES! interns will be leading the interactive lessons. Participants will be supported by caring adults from each partner group and teen leaders from the Georgia National Guard State Youth Program. This event will be an in-person event at Dobbins Air Reserve Base at Verhulst Hall.
Participation in the event is free and welcome all youth who are connected with Dobbins ARB so that we support the joint nature of Dobbins ARB families.
Registration and Fees: FREE
Registration fees are covered by the Department of the Air Force 4-H Military Partnership Program, which is supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, 4-H National Headquarters; U.S. Department of the Air Force Child and Youth Programs; and the Cooperative Extension 4-H Program through grant funding at Kansas State University. The program is also supported by Project Yes!. The grant covers refreshments, supplies, and insurance for participants.
The event is open to any 8-13-year-old military dependents connected to Dobbins ARB. Civilians working on Dobbins ARB children can also attend the event. Registration is now open and will remain open until Monday, April 11, 2022, (at 5:00 pm). Contact Laura Goss at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Applicants will be managed on a rolling acceptance.
Step 1: Registration Link: https://bit.ly/resReg16
You can electronically complete the following forms or complete them on paper. Completed forms should be sent to Laura Goss via email at email@example.com and/or provided onsite at Dobbins. Please check your child in before departing to ensure forms were received and to meet staff prior to departure.
Step 2: Code of Conduct (COC) https://secure.georgia4h.org/documents/CodeOfConduct.pdf. Please complete the Code of Conduct form prior to the event or before drop off. We will have COC forms onsite as needed or you complete the form download here: https://secure.georgia4h.org/documents/CodeOfConduct.pdf
Step 3: Medical Form: A Medical Information and Release Form (MIRF) should be completed for each youth participant. The medical form can be downloaded here: https://secure.georgia4h.org/documents/MedicalForm.pdf
Event Location: Dobbins ARB at Verhulst Hall
Go through the main front gate, ID access is required
Verhulst Hall is the first building on your right
Verhulst Hall, Building Number: 813
If you are having a hard time locating the building the day of contact Laura Goss at 404-783-8514
The Resiliency event will run from 9 AM – 4 PM. From 9 AM – 3 PM, youth will participate in interactive lessons and activities led by Project Yes! interns. Parents are invited to join the final hour of the program from 3 PM – 4 PM.
The Army National Guard State Youth Council members will be sharing prepared personal resiliency speeches with the group. Light refreshments and a social will conclude the event.
Parent Drop Off: 9 AM
Youth Speech and Family Social: 3 PM
Event Concludes: 4 PM
The mission of Georgia National Guard State Youth Program is to prepare Georgia #MilKids for success in a dynamic global society by providing leadership responsive to the unique needs of our military youth.