September 2022 Jefferson Parish Clover Connection

Welcome to the New 4-H Year!

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Hello everyone! We hoped that everyone had an amazing summer. We want to welcome all Jefferson Parish 4-H members whether you are new or returning members! We have a lot of new activities and events planned for you this year. If you thought last year was fun, then this year will blow your socks off! For those who are looking for more information, our website can be found at: You can also find a digital version of the newsletter on that site as well! We also have a Facebook page at: If you have any questions, you can contact the Jefferson Parish 4-H agents.

4-H Online Registration

Louisiana 4h onlinepngWe are updating how we do registrations for the 2022- 2023 year. Before, members would fill out a paper form and submit it to their parish office. Now families, including members and volunteers, will register online at: This new system will make it easier for families to sign up for events/camp! We are still making adjustments to this system, so please register your family as early as you can. Instructions for signing up can be found here: A YouTube video guide can be watched here: Members and volunteers must be enrolled in 4-H Online if they are to participate in state and regional events Any questions can be directed to Dillon Howell at

Challenge Camp 2022

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If you are a 7th – 8th grader looking for an awesome opportunity to enjoy a variety of activities such as canoeing, ziplining, hiking through trails and more! Come meet a bunch of other 4-H members from across the Louisiana Southeast Region at this overnight camp at Lion King Retreat Camp in Amite, LA. The camp will take place on Nov 8. – Nov. 9 and cost is $40. For more information and how to pay please visit our website at:

Bash on the Bayou Tailgate 2022

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Have you ever wanted to see an LSU game? Come join us for a family friendly tailgate on September 17th! 4-H and FFA will have booths available for families to participate inside Parker Coliseum throughout the day. The Louisiana 4-H Executive Board and FFA will have silent auction items available to be bid on. Families will have the opportunity to experience a Barn Dance that will highlight line dances that both 4-H and FFA members love. FFA will host an Ag Olympics relay event that parishes may sign up to compete in. To register and purchase tickets please visit: Please email with any questions.

Southeast Region Volunteer & Leadership Training

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The annual Southeast Area Leader Training will be held on September 21 at the 4-H Mini Barn on LSU Campus. 91 Ag Center Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 from 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM. . For those of you who are unfamiliar, the Southeast Area Leader Training is a meeting in which club leaders and 4-H agents from all over Southeast Louisiana meet to provide training and guidance for their 4-H club. It is not required to come, but it is an excellent opportunity for all new and returning club leaders. Topics include 4-H Online, School Enrichment, Service Learning opportunities, Youth Opportunities and more. Please email for registration directions.

Fall Fundraisers

There are two ways this fall to help us raise money for our foundation this year. One of they ways you can support us is by buying some Pointe Coupee Pecans from us. These were a huge hit last year. We are selling plain pecan pieces, chocolate covered pecans, and a variety of flavored pecans! The deadline to order pecans is October 25th, 2022. Additionally we are holding two raffles for handmade blankets. One is LSU themed and the other is Saints themed. The drawing for the blankets will be on November 18th, 2022. For more information, visit or call our office at 504-736-6519.

Member Spotlight: hrilina r.

We would like to congratulate Jefferson Parish 4-H member hrilina r. becoming the 2022 – 2023 Louisiana 4-H Executive Board as a Historian/Reporter. In this state-wide leadership role, hrilina will be working with 4-H members across the state to plan multiple events and programs for Louisiana 4-H. hrilina has been a Jefferson Parish 4-H member for many years and has held several officer positions in the Junior Leaders Club. We know that she will do an amazing job this year! Congratulations!

Special Accommodations

If you require special accommodations due to a disability in order to participate in our activities, please notify the 4-H office @504-736-6519 at least 48 hrs. prior to the event.

**For overnight events and camps, please notify the 4-H Office at least 2 weeks in advance.


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