Cameron 4-H Focus Newsletter September 2022

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The entry process for livestock shows is changing this year. Make sure to fill out the form by clicking the button above so you can get the latest information.

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Upcoming Events


12- South Cameron Meeting
13- Johnson Bayou and Hackberry Meetings
14- Grand Lake Senior and Junior Meetings
15- Grand Lake Elementary
17- Cameron Parish Beach Sweep- Rutherford and Holly Beach 8:30AM
17- 4-H Tailgate and LSU Game
18- Junior Leader Mess Fest
22-25- Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference- Crossville, TN
2- Shooting Sports First Practice- 1:30 PM
3- South Cameron Meeting
3- Challenge Camp Registration Opens in 4-H Online
4- Johnson Bayou and Hackberry Meetings
5- Grand Lake Senior and Junior Meetings
6- Grand Lake Elementary Meeting
10- Junior Leader Meeting 6 PM
16- Shooting Sports Practice- 1:30 PM
26- Nov 6- State Fair of Louisiana Livestock Shows- Shreveport
31- Last Day to Register for Challenge Camp in 4-H Online
31- South Cameron Meeting

4-H Club Meeting Lessons: Teamwork

Our club meeting lessons this year will focus on leadership development and communication. There will be lots of fun challenges and more! But before we can get into those lessons, we will learn proper parliamentary procedure for our club meetings, and we will get to make a fun snack to enjoy: Trail Mix!

4-H Online Enrollment

4-H enrollment has changed this year to 4-H Online. It’s easy to enroll online by creating your own family profile and adding family members as 4-Hers or volunteers. Click the button How to Enroll in 4-H Online for Cameron Parish for step-by-step instructions on how to enroll. All 4-Hers belonging to their school club must pay their school $10 club dues to join.

All of our camp and event registration will take place in this system. If you’re having trouble accessing the website or completing an enrollment, we have a desktop computer in our office available.

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Junior Leader Club

Pick up a trifold at your club meeting and join us Sunday September 18 from 4-6 PM at the 4-H Office for our annual Junior Leader MESS FEST! Any 8th-12th grade 4-H members in the parish can join. Must be enrolled in 4-H Online in a school club or as an at-large member to join.

President- Kaden Jackson
Vice-President- Jolie Dupuie
Secretary- Julie Boenig
Treasurer- Delinda Landry
Reporter- Ariana Castillo
Parliamentarian- Luke Richard
Service-Learning Chair- Kinsley Sibille

Club Meeting Schedule 2022-2023 School Year

  • South Cameron: Mondays at 2:00-2:44 (All members) September 12, October 3, October 31, December 5, January 9, March 13, April 17
  • Johnson Bayou: Tuesdays at 10:00-11:00 (All members) September 13, October 4, November 1, December 6, January 10, March 14, April 18
  • Hackberry: Tuesdays at 2:00-3:00 (All members) September 13, October 4, November 1, December 6, January 10, March 14, April 18
  • Grand Lake (9th-12th): Wednesdays at 7:49-8:39 (1st hour) September 14, October 5, November 2, December 7, January 11, March 16, April 19
  • Grand Lake (7th-8th): Wednesdays at 1:16-2:06 (6th hour) September 14, October 5, November 2, December 7, January 11, March 16, April 19
  • Grand Lake (4th-6th): Thursdays at 1:15-2:00 September 15, October 6, November 3, December 8, January 12, March 17, April 20

National 4-H Week Celebration

October 2nd -8th Show your 4-H Spirit by building a shoebox float! Entries due at October Club meeting. Bring to School!

•Floats are to be built for the narrow ends to represent the front &back of float.
•Floats that are built sideways will be disqualified.
•Names are to be placed ONLY on bottom of the float.
•Floats using a picture of the applicant as decoration will be disqualified.
•Float must be made of a cardboard shoebox no larger than 13” x 9”.
•A complete decorated float should not exceed 16 1/2 inches tall.
•Do not put wheels on float.
•Do not put float on truck body.
•Do not put shoebox on a piece of cardboard larger than shoebox.
•Do not use motorized toys on float.
•Do not use anything edible on float.
•Only one applicant per float.
Failure to comply with these rules as stated above will lead to disqualification.
Anyone participating in this contest by way of entry, hereby agrees and consents to the use of any picture of contestant in any or all publications, TV, publicity brochure, internet, etc., that the Cameron 4-H Office may desire.
Samples of Materials:
Paper-Mache, cloth, foil, fringe, petal paper, etc. Most craft stores have a wide variety of things you can use. Let your imagination soar.
Completed floats must be brought to the school club leaders by the end of school on Thursday, October 3. They will be judged and delivered back to 4-Hers during club meetings the following week.
Please include name, telephone number, and grade on bottom of float (ONLY ON THE BOTTOM.)
All entries will be on display at local schools to promote National 4-H Week.
Group I: Elementary (Grades 3rd – 6th)
Group II: Junior (Grades 7th – 8th)
Group III: Senior (Grades 9th – 12th):
Judging Criteria:
•Originality •Neatness •Overall Appearance •Craftsmanship •Use of Materials

Southwest Region Challenge Camp (7th-8th Graders)

Challenge Camp Dates: November 15-16, 2022
Location: Acadiana Baptist Center, 1202 Academy Dr, Eunice, LA 70535
Eligible Campers: 7th and 8th graders. * Priority given to first time campers.
Quota is 13 campers and 3 counselors. Adult volunteers welcome!
Registration will be on 4-HOnline
Registration Site Opens: October 3, 2022
Registration Site Closes: November 1, 2022
Fees:13 campers (on scholarship): $84 each made payable to Cameron 4-H

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