The 2011-2012 State 4-H Citizenship Board is offering a new and exciting opportunity to take a road trip through Louisiana and learn about our culture, government, and people! Kickoff with the “Carnival of Culture.” The event will be held on December 9-11, 2011, at the Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center for 7th-9th grade 4-H members. You will have the opportunity to explore our unique culture playing musical games with Louisiana’s very own music. Some of Louisiana’s famous paintings will be introduced and you will have a chance to include your own style by participating in a recreational painting session. The importance of Louisiana in World War II will be discussed where you will participate in a mock WWII maneuver and you will get a closer look at how our government works. Finally, leave your mark on our wonderful state by planting trees around camp that will continue to grow for many years to come!
Theme of the Event: LA Connections The Citizenship Board is excited to showcase a variety of opportunities that will connect our 4-H youth to Louisiana’s richest traditions and cultures.
Schedule: The schedule kicks off on Friday, December 9, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. and concludes at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, December 11. Check-in will be in the Multi-Purpose Building.
Camper/Volunteer Eligibility: Each parish has the opportunity to send a team of 4-H campers who are in 7th-9th grade. There is no limit on the number of campers you can send.
State Citizenship Board Member: The State 4-H Citizenship Board members will be conducting the workshops and presentations.
Registration Forms, Fees and Deadlines: The fee is $70.00 for each participant, $25.00 for each volunteer and $25 for each Citizenship Board or other State Leadership Board members (as assigned). The registration deadline is November 15, 2011.
Contact Karol Osborne for more information.
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