April / May Junior Leader Chatterbox

4-H Dates to Remember

4/21 – 4-H University/Jr. Leader Meeting

4/21 – 4-H University Application Due

4/30 – Complete Online Camp Counselor Training

5/3 – 4-H Camp Counselor App Due

5/10 – Jr. Leader Officer Nomination Form Due

5/19 – 4-H University/Jr. Leader Meeting

5/26 – Virtual 4-H Day at the Capitol

6/16 – 4-H Day Camp

4-H Day Camp Counselors Needed

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St. Landry and Pointe Coupee Parish 4-H will be hosting a day camp for 4th-6th grade 4-H members on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at the Pointe Coupee Parish Multi-Use Facility located in New Roads, Louisiana. We will need 6 counselors (9th-12th grade) to assist with activities that day. If you are interested, please complete application below.

4-H Day Camp Counselor Application

4-H University & 4-H State Leadership Opportunities

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4-H University contests will be held throughout the month of June 2021 at LSU Baton Rouge and Alexandria. The overall event is being structured as a “come and go” event due to COVID-19 transportation and lodging restrictions. Contestants will be allowed to travel in on their contest day and leave after the completion of the presentation/contest.

4-H’ers in 8th-12th grade can participate. Contact me to receive an application if you are interested in competing in a contest. A meeting, to discuss 4-H U, will be held at 4:00 p.m. at the 4-H Office on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Opportunities are also available to apply for a state board or run for a state office or regional representative position. Talk to 4-H Agents if you are interested in applying.

April Club Meeting

The April Junior Leader Club Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 21, 2021. The meeting will start at 5:00pm following the 4-H University meeting. At this meeting; service project updates and educational program.

Counselor Training

In order to be a counselor, you must have completed camp counselor training and be at least 15 years old. Camp Counselor training is divided into 2 parts (3 hours online training and 3 hours in-person training.) The online training must be completed before the in-person training. Those in grades 8-12th grade can be trained.

Online training instructions are as follows:

  • Go to learn.lsuagcenter.com
  • Log on using a Google ID
  • Click on 4-H
  • Click on Camp Counselor Training
  • You will be prompted to enter a Key which is LACCT
  • Print out or email me your certificate of completion.
  • If you are interested in serving as a counselor, I ask that you complete the online training by Friday, April 30, 2021. A date for in person training will be set after.



    Jr. Leader Club Officer Nominations

    Nominations are being accepted for Jr. Leader Club officer positions for the 2021-2022 club year. If you are interested in applying, please complete the form below.

    Officer Nominations Form

    Virtual 4-H Day at Capitol

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    The sixteenth annual 4-H Day at the Capitol is set for Wednesday, May 26, 2021. This virtual event will include legislative interviews, a Facebook Live event highlighting what’s happening at the Capitol and an interactive activity from the Day at the Capitol in a Box.

    Interested Jr. Leaders will need to register at QR code below to participate. You will receive a Day at the Capitol in the Box package with the following items:

  • An event mask
  • Government related activity sheets
  • Thank you cards
  • How to thank your legislator instructions
  • 10 ways to serve information
  • 3 branches of government activity
  • An activity with supplies to complete that day

  • Virtual 4-H Day at the Capitol Registration



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