Each year, the Louisiana State 4-H Citizenship Board, a group of civic-minded 4-H youth, determine the focus of our statewide service-learning. This year the Citizenship Board is highlighting our military personnel. With Veterans Day just around the corner on November 11th, this is a perfect time to introduce the statewide initiative to your 4-H club.
Ideas for learning about:
Remember according to the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993, service- learning is a method whereby participants learn and develop through active participation in thoughtfully organized service that:
For more resources on developing service-learning projects visit the LSU AgCenter's service-learning page. For additional information and resources on military focused service-learning projects visit the Louisiana 4-H Volunteer resource page.
Special thanks to the following individuals who have contributed to the State 4-H Service Program: Board Military Service Presentation - Christina Bunch, OMK Coordinator and Kasie Dugas, Student Worker; Military Leaflets and Fliers - State 4-H Student Workers, Brittany Babineaux and Peyton Beattie and State 4-H Citizenship Board Member, Kaylee Boswell from Allen parish.