April 4-H Chatterbox

4-H Calendar of Events

April 2021

1st - Horse Possession Deadline

4th – Easter

13th - 17th – State Shooting Sports Match

21st – 4-H University Applications Due

21st – 4-H University Info. Meeting, Ext. Office, 4:00 P.M.

21st – Junior Leader Meeting Extension Office, 5:00 P.M.

21st – Club Point Sheets & Treasurers Report Due 4-H Office

May 2021

3rd – 4-H Day Camp Application & Registration Fee Due

6th – SET Club Meeting, Extension Office, 4:30-6:00 P.M.

19th – 4-H University Meeting, Extension Office, 4:00 P.M.

19th – Junior Leader Meeting, Extension Office, 5:00 P.M.

26th – Virtual 4-H Day at the Capitol Event

June 2021

5th – Tri-Parish Horse Show, Ag Arena, Opelousas

10th - 24th – 4-H University Contests

16th – 4-H Traveling Day Camp St. Landry/Pointe Coupee

Parish (4th-6th Grade), New Roads Multi Use Facility

July 2021

1st - 3rd – Acadiana District Horse Show, New Iberia

6th - 9th – State Horse Show, Gonzales

4-H Day Camp

Attending summer camp at Camp Grant Walker is the highlight for so many Louisiana 4-H youth. Unfortunately, due to damage caused by two hurricanes in the fall of 2020, Camp Grant Walker is not well enough to welcome campers back this summer. However, camp must go on! Thanks to the Louisiana 4-H Program, Camp Grant Walker is leaving Pollock, Louisiana and coming to Pointe Coupee Parish to hose a St. Landry / Pointe Coupee Parish 4-H Day Camp on June 16, 2021.

4-H Day Camp is open to 4th - 6th grade 4-H'ers. The cost of the camp is $25.00 which includes snacks, lunch, and a t-shirt. The day camp will be held at the Pointe Coupee Parish Multi-Use Facility in New Roads, Louisiana. Transportation to and from the camp will be the responsibility of the 4-H'ers parents/guardians.

Applications and $25.00 registration fee are due to the 4-H Office by Monday, May 3, 2021. Applications can be received from the 4-H Office or from your 4-H Club leader at school. A limited number of slots are open for our parish. Slots will be filled as applications are received. For more information contact the 4-H Office at 337-948-0561.

4-H Leaders

Please turn in your club’s point sheets and treasurer’s reports by April 21, 2021 at the Extension Office . You should have received a copy of the forms earlier in the school year in the 4-H Leader Handbook.

Point sheets are used to determine which clubs will receive “Superior” or “Outstanding” club awards for the 2020-2021 club year. Trophies will be awarded to clubs in May.

4-H University

The first meeting for 2021 State 4-H University contestants will be held Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. at the Extension Office.

4-H University contests will be held from June 10-24, 2021. Contestants must be 8th-12th grade to participate. 4-H University applications are due to the Extension Office by April 21, 2021.

Junior Leader Meeting

The April meeting will be Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM at the Extension Office.

Paper Clover Sales at Tractor Supply

Please help support your parish 4-H program! Visit your local Tractor Supply Store April 28, 2021 through May 9, 2021 and donate $1.00 at check out. Money raised during the paper clover sales helps support 4-H youth programs throughout the year.