We are excited about the 2024 Achievement Day and cannot wait to see everyone at Midland High on April 29, 2024! All youth attending will get the opportunity to take part in the fun and educational activities throughout the day! For more details contact your school club leader. We cannot wait to see you there!

Don’t forget that we are collecting can pop tops for our Achievement Day Service Project! All clubs will turn in the pop top donations at Achievement Day. All proceeds will go to the Ronald McDonald House in Memphis, Tennessee. Many children and their families from St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital use this location.

The Outstanding Member and Volunteer Banquet is being held on April 23, 2024, at the Rayne Civic Center. This banquet is to recognize all of this year’s outstanding 4-H members and 4-H volunteers for all of the hard work that they put in throughout the year. If you were nominated by your school club as an outstanding member, you will receive an invitation to the banquet in the mail, so be on the lookout!

Once again, we will be hosting a summer sewing camp open to all 4-H members in Acadia Parish at the Acadia Parish Extension Office (157 Cherokee Drive Crowley, LA 70526) on June 24, 2024. No sewing experience necessary! Due to the limited space, 4-H’ers will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis with a paid registration fee and all completed forms. Registration will open on May 1, 2024, and close on May 15, 2024. Registration forms are included in the registration link Drop off is at 8:45 am and pick up is at 3:00 pm. The registration fee is $25 (non-refundable) and covers snacks, water, and some supplies. Youth will be responsible for bringing their own lunch! Youth can bring a sewing machine if they have one. If not, sewing machines will be provided by the 4-H office. Once registration closes, a required supply list will be sent to all participants.

LOST Camp is back and being held July 29- August 1, 2024! Registration for LOST Camp will open in the 4-H Online system on April 15, 2024. The deadline to register for camp is June 30, 2024. THERE WILL BE NO LATE REGISTRATIONS ALLOWED. Cost to attend is $175 this year including a t-shirt. LOST Camp is open to all active Louisiana 4-H members who will be completing grades 7 and 8. These spots will be filled on a first come first serve basis. Contact the 4-H Office to register. Youth will be able to participate in one of these track options: Food and Fitness, Artificial Intelligence, ATV, Outdoor Adventures, Wetlands-Explore Louisiana Wetlands, and SeaPerch. Campers will also have recreational time to play various sports, archery, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and line dancing. Other choices include team-building activities, performing arts, visiting with friends, and shopping for souvenirs in the Camp Store. Evening programs include skits a talent show and Vespers.

Get ready for an unforgettable adventure as Acadia Soil and Water Conservation District and Louisiana Project WET team up to bring you an exciting day camp like no other!

Join us on July 10, 2024, at the Acadia Parish Adult Education Center, 2122 N. Parkerson Ave, Crowley, LA 70526 for a day filled with exploration, learning, and fun!

What's in Store for You? Hands-On Activities: Dive into interactive sessions where you'll roll up your sleeves and get involved in creating your very own solar oven and more! Conservation Classroom: Step into and embark on a journey to discover the secrets of watersheds and the importance of conservation. Swimming: Cool off and make a splash with a refreshing swim session!...and much more surprises await you throughout the day! Who can attend? Calling all 4th to 6th graders in Acadia Parish! Whether you're a nature enthusiast or just curious to learn more about our environment, this camp is perfect for you! The cost to attend is $35 (includes lunch). Registration opens on May 1, 2024, and closes on May 15, 2024. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to connect with nature, learn valuable conservation skills, and make new friends along the way! Spaces are limited! Use this link to secure your spot when registration opens, Let's make a positive impact on our environment together!

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