We have moved back home! The 4-H Office is now back at 502 First Street and our phone lines are working.
Disability Awareness is our state and parish service-learning focus for the 2019-2020 year. Opportunities will be offered for you to participate in our statewide focus. Let’s get busy making a difference in our community and state.
Clay Pierce was selected to attend the 2019 Livestock Educational Trip in Louisville, Kentucky where he participated in the North American International Livestock Exposition. Congratulations, Clay! Thank you for representing East Carroll Parish.
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Sunday, December 8 marked the Annual Day of Service for 4-H programs across the state of Louisiana. In the Northeast region, it marked the 3rd Annual Dreams Come True of Louisiana Christmas party. Northeast 4-H Regional Leadership Board members, along with five LSU AgCenter agents, co-hosted the party in Monroe. The mission of Dreams Come True, Inc. is to restore the beauty found in the dreams of children by providing dreams to children with life-threatening illnesses.
Create a card to be given to residents at Shady Lake Nursing Home. Bring your card to the February 4-H Club meeting.
“Say Aloha to JLC” – March 13-15, 2020
The conference is open to 9th-12th graders. Each parish may send a maximum of 8 delegates with preference being 4 males and 4 females. Workshop tracks are filled as registration is received by earliest date. Deadline to register is February 10 and cost is $45.
“Own It” – Sharpen your leadership, marketing, money and management skills as you compete with your team to build and manage your own cooperative business. Educational Award Trip and Cash Prizes will be presented to top business leaders. Deadline to register is February 10 and cost is $30.
The mask must be made by the 4-H’er! It must be made using the paper template provided by your 4-H agent. Divisions will be 4th-5th and 6th-12th grades. Awards in each division will be 1st ($15); 2nd ($10); and 3rd ($5). Masks are due February 21.
Submit completed Scott Foundation Scholarship applications by 4:30 p.m. on March 2 at the 4-H office.
The 4-H Beef Poster Contest is open to all 4th-12th grade 4-H’ers. Deadline for submission is March 27. Only one entry per category! Your poster must be on 22 inches by 28 inches white poster board only. Do not attach anything to the poster that is more than ½ inch thick. All entries must be properly tagged with a label. See your 4-H leader or Mrs. Powell to get a label. Important: Do not use commercial brand names or products on the poster; do not portray negative images of other food products such as pork, chicken, turkey, etc.; and, do not use jingles, slogans, signs or pictures that are trademark or copyright protected.
Division 1 – 4th, 5th & 6th grades; Division 2 – 7th & 8th grades; Division 3 – 9th-12th grades. First place winners will receive a rosette ribbon and $10. All entries will receive participation ribbons which will be awarded at 4-H club meetings.
A club member may win this award only one time. The purpose of this award is to encourage project growth and to recognize a broad program of 4-H club members who have shown outstanding leadership ability in their club and parish.
The 4-H Golden Clover Award is for Junior 4-H members. A club member may win this award only one time.
The 4-H Dairy Billboard Contest is open to all 4-H members 4th-12th grades. Deadline for submission is April 17. Only one entry per category, please. Your billboard must be on 22 inches by 28 inches poster board. It must promote milk and milk products – tell about healthy eating with dairy. Do not attach anything to the poster that is more than ½ inch thick. All entries must be properly tagged with a label. See your 4-H leader or Mrs. Powell to get a label. Important: Do not use commercial brands of products on the poster and do not use jingles, slogans, signs or pictures that are trademark or copyright protected.
Division 1 – 4th, 5th & 6th grades; Division 2 – 7th & 8th grades; Division 3 – 9th-12th grades. First place winners will receive a rosette ribbon and $10.
Let's get ready for 4-H Summer Camp!
4-H members who were 13 years of age before January 1 are eligible to attend 4-H University. 4-H'ers can experience an exciting week on the LSU Campus in Baton Rouge. This event will give students the opportunity to compete in contests, explore the LSU campus and visit academic departments. 4-H U will be held June 21-24. The cost is $95. A deposit of $50 is due by May 1.
Download a printable version The Clover Journal February 2020pdf