4-H University will be moving to a virtual platform this year!
Please see the information listed below and contact Mrs. Alayna if you are interested in participating!

Leadership Board Applications are due May 11, 2020 - the application packet is attached below

Citizenship Board

Assist with the development of educational programs that provide opportunities for exploring citizenship and cultural awareness on local, state and national levels; developing and increasing leadership, social, emotional, and character skills; and building a sense of civic engagement.

Food and Fitness Board

Promote the Louisiana Healthy Living Program and serve as its teen advisory group.

Fashion Board

Assist with the development of educational programs that provide opportunities to explore careers in fashion: textile science, apparel design, merchandising and related industries; develop leadership abilities and character; build self-confidence and poise by improving ability to make wise consumer purchases and financial decisions regarding apparel; recognize quality and predict performance of textile and apparel products; expand and share textile and apparel knowledge, including technical and creative skills; and improve public-speaking and presentation skills.

SET Board

To empower members with the tools and opportunities needed to explore, create, and gain valuable experience in the fields of Science, Engineering, and Technology.

Shooting Sports Ambassador

Represent 4-H and specifically 4-H Shooting Sports for public relations purposes at special events; at donor/supporter functions and with the general public, peer groups, 4-H groups, community service groups, schools and media contacts. Serve as spokespersons for the 4-H Shooting Sports program at their respective levels of participation – national, regional, state, parish - helping to make 4-H Shooting Sports programs more visible.

Executive Board & Regional Representative

(Regional representative for the Northeast Region is a great way to begin your leadership at the state level!)
Applicants will be elected for the 5 officer positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary, Historian/Reporter, and Parliamentarian. In addition, 3 regional representatives will be elected for each of the 5 regions for a total of 15 regional representatives.

National 4-H Conference Delegate

National 4 H Conference is the pinnacle experience in 4 H civic engagement, providing the opportunity for young people to connect, learn, engage, lead and impact their communities, their nation, and their world. The conference is administered by 4-H National Headquarters of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The conference serves to develop the next generation of U.S. leaders. Delegates attend training workshops, become acquainted with government, and meet with state leaders. Four delegates will be chosen to represent Louisiana 4-H at the National 4-H Conference in Chevy Chase, MD, on April 10-15, 2021

Prior to 4-H University:

Fashion Contests and 4-H Has Talent

Monday, June 22:

Agriculture Demo, Family and Consumer Science Demo, Public Speaking (any other and cooperative), Outdoor Skills

Tuesday, June 23:

Career Preparation, Consumer Foods Judging, Sports Broadcasting, Automotive, Consumer Decision Making

Wednesday, June 24:

Louisiana Chef, Photography, Teens Driving Teens, Dog and Cat Science, Fishing Sports, Meats Judging

Thursday, June 25:

Environmental Conservation Talk & Insect Identification

Saturday, August 29 (please note the date):
Dairy Judging, Horse Judging, Horticulture Judging, Livestock Judging, and Poultry Judging

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