Terrebonne 4-H Week

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4-H Week

4-H Week

The 2023 4-H Week theme is

“I 💚 4‑H”, which celebrates everything we love about 4-H.

The positive environment provided by 4-H volunteers ensures that kids from urban neighborhoods to suburban schoolyards to rural farming communities, are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles and are empowered with the skills to lead in life and career.

4-H believes that young people, in partnership with adults, can play a key role in creating a more promising and equitable future for youth, families and communities across the country. In 4-H, all members are given equal opportunity to succeed and are equipped with the skills they need to make a difference in the world.

We all LOVE 4-H and 4-H Week is a great time to promote all the opportunities 4-H has to offer! Terrebonne 4-H Week will be celebrated November 6-11, 2023.

Let’s show Terrebonne Parish why we LOVE 4-H! We hope that your schools allow your 4-H Club to hold a few celebrations throughout the week…...just in case, we have a few parish activities for you to take part in.

Member 4-H Week Activities. Please read the rules carefully.

Rules: 1 entry per member, per day.

4-H Display Contest – Show your 4-H Pride by creating a display at home. Tie a green ribbon on your mailbox, decorate a yard sign, decorate your parent’s car…. these are just a few examples. Bring a picture to the 4-H office or email a picture to Mrs. Cherie. Your name, school/club name, and grade should be written on the back of the picture or in the email sent. If sending an email, the subject of the email MUST read 2023 4-H Week Display, if not, your entry will not count. Mrs. Cherie will reply to your email when received. If you do not receive a reply, please call the 4-H office. Pictures are due to the 4-H office by November 3, 2023. Do not send through your school leader or through Facebook. NOTE: Encourage businesses in the parish to promote 4-H this week. Have them tie green balloons, display 4-H week on their business signs, or make a sign for them to display.

WEAR it Wednesday - Nothing says 4‑H pride like a 4‑H tee! Dress yourself (or the entire family in 4‑H green and clover gear. 4-H members, families, friends, and the community of Terrebonne Parish are challenged to Go Green. Wear as much green or 4-H items as possible.

4-H Clover Hunt – Join us on November 8, 2023, for the Terrebonne Parish 4-H Clover Hunt. 4-H members will search for clover clues to learn more about 4-H. We will meet on the steps of the Courthouse Square (downtown Houma) at 4:30 p.m. 4-H prizes will be given. An adult must stay with the 4-H member.

Service Saturday -Hands to Larger Service- service is defined as the action of helping or doing work for someone. Service is volunteering to help someone in need. We are asking 4-H members to donate items for the animal shelter on November 11, 2023, at the Poultry and Egg Cookery and Pet Show (at Evergreen Junior High). Here is a link to their amazon wish list. Use this link to purchase items or to get an idea of what to donate. https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/NX39LRSWA7AM?ref_=wl_share. We will also have a service activity for you to participate in on that day.

Share your LOVE for 4-H. 4-H members, help us share how awesome 4-H is by creating a short video related to one of the following topics:

1) discuss your favorite 4-H project

2) share a 4-H success story.

Videos may be filmed using a smartphone and recording with the phone in a horizontal position.

Favorite 4-H Project:

Introduce yourself by stating your first name only and school club. In 30 seconds, explain what your favorite 4-H project is and why. Pictures or project items may be included in the video. Example: Livestock project participants may want to include an animal, or a Healthy Living participant could be filmed in a kitchen.

4-H Success Story:

Introduce yourself by stating your first name only and school club. In 30 seconds, explain how 4-H has helped you succeed. Possible examples: National Shooting Sports participants, 4-H Univer­sity blue ribbon winners, Livestock Show winners, growing as a Leader, Learning new things, etc.

Entry Guidelines:

  • One entry per 4-H member.
  • Entries should be emailed to Mrs. Cherie at croger@agcenter.lsu.edu no later than October 30, 2023. The subject line of your email should read: 2023 Share your LOVE for 4-H Entry. In the body of the email, include your first and last name, grade, and school name.
  • We will select a winning video from each division elementary (4th-6th grade), middle (7th – 8th grade), high school (9th – 12th grade). We will select one overall grand champion winner.

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