For over 100 years, Louisiana 4-H has provided enriching, hands-on experiences for our youth — and others have noticed.
Jessica Parker was taken by surprise when she heard the news that she was chosen as the 2021 Southeast Region 4-H Volunteer of the Year.
A list of donors who make 4-H programming possible.
The Arlene and Joseph Meraux Charitable Foundation and Cleco have a long history of philanthropic involvement with 4-H.
The 4-H horse project is a well-known and beloved project that encourages mastery inside and outside of the arena.
For the past two years, Drs. Charles “Chuck” and Ashley Edwards have teamed up with Union Parish 4-H Agent Brandon Reeder to conduct grilling workshops.
Each year thousands of adults provide time, expertise and resources to reach youth in all communities of the state.
Kathleen “Kathy” Landry has been involved in the Louisiana 4-H program for more than 40 years. Her involvement instilled in her a spirit of service.
Jessica Parker was taken by surprise when she heard she was chosen as the 2021 Southeast Region 4-H Volunteer of the Year.
During the 2020-21 academic year, lesson study leaders conducted programs across 60 parishes and advised 83 agents within Louisiana 4-H.
The Louisiana 4-H Program is on the hunt for innovative, business-minded students to compete in the 4-H University Tiger Tank Entrepreneurship Contest.
Agriculture education programs do not only teach students how to be gardeners and farmers.
Every year 4-H’ers make a pledge to devote their “hands to larger service,” promising to step back from their own personal needs and serve others.
Staci Mitchell, Randi Gleason, Ryan Bourriaque, Brett Wicke Bordelon, Ryan Perkins, Cody Hood, Daniel McFarland, Gabriel Stelly, andAriel Bergeron.
While it wasn’t done in consecutive years, the Louisiana 4-H Shooting Sports Program has once again been crowned national champions.
Nestled in the Kisatchie National Forest in Grant Parish, Camp Grant Walker hosts educational programs, corporate meetings and 10 weeks of summer camp.
This year Louisiana 4-H added multiple opportunities to participate in various days of service, enabling youth and adults to make a greater impact.
Volunteers generously craft high-quality educational programs, serve as program leaders, maintain advisory positions and more.
Chris Mensman has raised funds for scholarships and helped support his daughter’s school-based club. Now he’s serving on the Louisiana 4-H Foundation board.
4-H is a tradition in Paige Hamilton’s family. In a recent interview, she discussed why the program has meant so much to her family.
"Sportsman’s Paradise” is one of the many nicknames for our great state.
The Louisiana 4-H Wetland Ambassadors Team acts as ambassadors for wetlands while developing professional and leadership skills.
Members of the Louisiana 4-H Science, Engineering and Technology Board and the Wetland Ambassadors Team learned about water testing.
DNA Discovery, a cutting-edge science curriculum created by Acadia Parish 4-H agents, puts students in the lab with scientists.
In early 2019, Louisiana 4-H began exploring the creation of a livestock ambassador program to advocate for agriculture.
4-H'ers make their mark on the world. Here's a look at a blacksmith, livestock participant, club president and mask makers.
A safe and supportive school setting for children to learn respect and experience cognitive, social and emotional growth.
Madison Parish 4-H Agent Trey Newsome is actively working to combat unhealthy habits in northeast Louisiana through education.
Through her four decades serving Louisiana 4-H, Ann Keene has served in many capacities.
Named as a 2020 Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame inductee from St. James Parish, Denise Hymel has been serving 4-H for over 50 years.
Maurice Gipson, Beattra Wilson and Paul Coreil embody leadership.
4-H professionals have been flexible in meeting the needs of 4-H youth.
4-H Livestock Home Visit Checklist for Agents.
This publication discusses the differences between three different types of beef cattle projects and what their projected outcomes might be.
This publication explains the purpose, objectives, requirements and life skills learned from the 4-H Beef Cattle Project.
In 2019, for the first time, Team Louisiana took home the highest award at the 4-H Shooting Sports National Championship, the championship sweepstakes.
A closer look at those who serve.
To increase awareness about the state’s wetlands and the threats they face, the 4-H Wetland Ambassadors Team was developed.
Louisiana 4-H’ers are exploring careers in different areas of science, engineering and technology at their monthly club meetings.
Reaching new audiences helps the 4-H program expand its impact. First-generation members may not have history with 4-H, but they quickly recognize the benefits.
With over 30 years of service, Ruby Miller was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Traveling exhibit at Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center focuses on water and its importance.
For more than 20 years, 4-H has partnered with military youth and families to provide positive programming to support military readiness.
The Louisiana 4-H Youth Development Mentor Program is designed to provide a professional, educational and personal support system for new 4-H professionals.
Every year since 1974, Louisiana 4-H members have exhibited livestock at the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky.
Through the Northeast 4-H Regional Leadership Board, 41 youths from 12 northeastern parishes helped children facing illnesses and those in foster care.
The Louisiana Beef Industry Council is working with 4-H to introduce more young people to the variety of careers in the meat science world.
The new Louisiana 4-H embryology supplemental curriculum helps to provide a high-quality science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy program in Baton Rouge at Louisiana State University is a program that prepares young people to own businesses.
Students at Green Oaks Performing Arts Academy in Shreveport are getting some real-world experience.
At the 55th Governor’s State Conservation Awards ceremony, Chris Pearce, Sabine Parish 4-H agent, was awarded the Conservation Educator of the Year.
Cloverbuds is a developmentally appropriate program that serves children in kindergarten through third grade, meeting the needs of younger children.
“Take what you need, leave what you can.”
After months of challenging, but successful treatments, Colin finally attended 4-H camp in 2019
To increase awareness and appreciation of agriculture among youth and adults, LSU AgCenter extension and research faculty provide various opportunities.
Louisiana 4-H Foundation Financial Statements
Louisiana 4-H Foundation Recognition 2017-2018
Louisiana 4-H Foundation Annual Donors.
4-H State and Parish Scholarship Winners.
News from the Louisiana 4-H Foundation.
The Youth Wetlands Program was created with the intent to develop the next generation of coastal stewards.
After her cancer diagnosis, Winn Parish 4-H alumna Savannah Green worked with Louisiana 4-H to educate others about the disease.
The Louisiana Council of Farmer Cooperatives has partners with 4-H and FFA to teach the importance of cooperative businesses.
4-H Agent Lekeisha Lucas-Powell is fighting for the future of young people in East Carroll Parish through career preparation.
4-H’ers traveled to the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston after studying aerospace through the 4-H lesson study program.
LSU student body president and 4-H alumnus Stewart Lockett reflected on 4-H impacts on his life and college career.
Louisiana 4-H is addressing educational needs by creating curricula for teachers and connecting students through hands-on learning experiences.
Adriana Drusini was recognized as 2018 Louisiana 4-H Agent of the Year.
Louisiana 4-H recognizes 2018 Hall of Fame honorees for their dedication to youth development.
Fran Castille was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Teens from the Louisiana 4-H Fashion Board traveled to New York City to explore the fashion industry.
Youth represented Louisiana 4-H at Citizenship Washington Focus, a comprehensive leadership program in Washington, D.C.
The Premier Exhibitor Awards recognize outstanding livestock exhibitors.
Through shooting sports, youth practice responsibility, leadership and sportsmanship while learning how to safely handle a firearm or bow.
Paula Guidry, a fifth-grade teacher at L. Leo Judice Elementary School, has been working with the Lafayette Parish 4-H School Garden program for nine years.
The Hathorn Fitness and Nature Trail at Grant Walker Educational Center received a makeover.
Louisiana 4-H Summer Camp encourages youth to make friends, learn responsibility, develop independence and engage in exciting educational opportunities.
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