St. John Parish 4-H Clover Chronicle March 2013

Joseph Sylvain, Bock, Mariah

Achievement Day 2012-2013

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
 West St. John High School
10:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. Program will begin
10:05 a.m. Parade of School Banners
10:15 a.m. Song and Yell Competition
10:45 a.m.—11:45 a.m. Workshops

Group 1
John L. Ory
Emily C. Watkins
Riverside Academy
West St. John Elementary
East St. John High
Our Lady of Grace

Group 2
East St. John Elementary
St. Joan of Arc
Fifth Ward Elementary
Laplace Elementary
West St. John High

Group 3
St. Peter
Lake Pontchartrain Elementary
Ascension of Our Lord
Garyville Magnet
Leon Godchaux

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Lunch
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Awards

NOTE:  Each St. John Parish 4-H Club should have the following:
* 4-H Club T-Shirt
* 4-H Club Song & Yell
* 4-H Club Banner

Upcoming Events

March 1, 2013            Scholarship Applications for Graduating Seniors are due to the 4-H Office
March 9-10, 2013       Frisco Fest
March 16, 2013           4-H Pet Show

4-H Summer Camp

Experience the Fun!!!
Camp Grant Walker
June 10-14, 2013

St. John 4-H’ers will camp the week of June 10-14, 2013 this year. We are looking forward to a great camp again this summer. Camp is a wonderful time to meet new people, have a lot of fun and participate in various activities. If you are interested in camp—please inform your club leader and submit the attached registration form with a $30.00 deposit by Friday, March 15, 2013. Please send a Check or Money Order, no cash will be accepted!!! Unfortunately we cannot take all of our 4-H’ers, so available spaces will be given on a first come basis!!! All eligible campers will receive a camp packet with forms that will need to be returned with the following fees. The total fee for camp is $160.00. This includes registration, lodging, transportation, and all meals at camp. Additional fees for T-shirts ($10.00), camp picture ($5.00), and camp store (no more than $20.00) are not included in the price of camp! All monies will be due by Friday, May 3, 2013. If parents are interested in helping at camp, please give the 4-H Office a call at (985) 497-3261. Take the virtual tour of camp or see pictures of camp at\en\4H\camp\photos_and_tours. (Registration Form is attached)

4-H University

It's Time To Start Thinking
About 4-H University!!!
When: June 18, 2013-June 21, 2013
Where: LSU Campus, Baton Rouge
Who: 4-H’ers who are 13 years old before January 1, 2013

Louisiana 4-H’ers will compete for best in the state in more than 40 events ranging from plant identification, photography and computer simulation to speechmaking and fashion design. During 4-H U, participants will be introduced to aspects of life that college students experience on an everyday basis. Students will tour a working dairy, a biomedical center and athletic facilities. Students will also get to see how college students live during the week by residing in campus dormitories, eating at campus dining halls and even going through the rigors of scheduling classes. 4-H members who were 13 years old before January 1 are eligible to attend 4-H University to be held on the campus of LSU in Baton Rouge. 4-H U gives you the opportunity to meet 4-H'ers from throughout the state and compete for trips and prizes through a variety of project-area contests. If you are interested, please complete and return the attached registration form with a $50.00 deposit by Friday, March 15, 2013. Please send a Check or Money Order, no cash will be accepted!!! (Registration Form is attached)

L.O.S.T. Camp

Louisiana Outdoor, Science & Technology Camp
Camp Grant Walker
Aug. 5-Aug. 9, 2013

Attention 7th and 8th graders! L.O.S.T Camp is looking for you! This camp is a hands on learning scientific and discovery camp that will allow you the opportunity to learn more about science, engineering, and technology and participate in associated educational tracks, filled with engaging activities and experiments! Have we gotten your attention yet? If so, each parish has been guaranteed space for only a limited amount of girls and boys. You must have completed the 7th and 8th grades as of May 2013. Available spaces will be given on a first come basis. The total fee to cover camp is $160.00. A non-refundable deposit of $30.00 must be paid by Friday, May 10, 2013. Please send a Check or Money Order, no cash will be accepted!!! If you are interested in attending L.O.S.T. Camp, please contact the 4-H Office. Remember space is limited!!! (Registration Form is attached)

4-H Fashion & Fun Show

4-H Fashion & Fun Show

On Saturday, February 23, 2013, St. John Parish 4-H hosted 4-H Fashion & Fun. This exciting event gave 4-H’ers the opportunity to learn the basic principles of sewing. The workshop was instructed by Mrs. Robbie Tomeny, St. John Parish’s 4-H Hall of Fame Volunteer.

4-H Pet Show

Calling all 4-H’ers with four legged friends!!! The St. John Parish 4-H office welcomes all dogs, cats, fish, and lizards to participate in our Pet Show. You don’t want to miss this event. The annual Pet Show is scheduled for Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Highway 51 Park in Laplace, located at 2920 New Highway 51, Laplace, LA 70068.

March 2013 Newsletter
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