September 2022

This Year’s Dates and Events


(9/1-10/25) Parish T-Shirt Fundraiser

(9/17) Bash on the Bayou

(9/11) National Day of Service

(9/19) Junior Leader Mess Fest

( 9/22)Shooting Sports Parent Meeting


(10/2-8) National 4-H Week

(10/3) Sweet Potato Sales Start

(10/13) Chef Club Sign Up

(10/13) Cookery Contest

(10/14) 4-H Fall Festival

(10/17) Junior Leader Meeting

(10/27) State Fair


(11/7) Beef, Sheep, Goat, Dairy Possession/Validation

(11/8) Sweet Potato Forms Due

(11/11) Pick up Sweet Potatoes

(11/16-19) Allen Parish Fair

(11/14-15) Turn in Fair Craft Items

(11/16) Turn in Fair Food Items

(11/21) Chef Club Meeting

(11/21) Junior Leader Meeting


(12/2) Swine Possession/Validation

(12/16-18) Shooting Sports Camp

(12/19) Junior Leader Meeting

12/19) Chef Club

(12/20) Babysitting Workshop


(1/20-22) State Fashion Camp


(2/13) Junior Leader Meeting

(2/20) Chef Club

(2/24) Demonstration Day


(3/4) Stat Rabbit Show

(3/11-19) Southern Regional

Shooting Sports Meet


(4/10) Junior Leader meeting

(4/10) Chef Club

(4/15-23) State Shootings Sports Match


(5/12) Achievement Day


(6/12) Camp

(6/20-22) 4-H U

Dates are subject to change


If you are planning to show livestock this year, please register by clicking on the QR Code. By registering you will receive information by email/remind. Also please go like our livestock face book page: Allen Parish Livestock Information Page

4-H Livestock Program is a unique opportunity to use animals and educational projects to enhance youth development.


Livestock Show Dates!

Parish Show: January 13-14

Market Sale: January 19

District Show: January 31-February 4

State Livestock Show: February 11-18

4-H Club Bulletin Board Contest!

  • The Bulletin Board should promote Allen Parish 4-H.It should also provide a creative way to display events and information going on each month.
  • Leaders! If you are interested in working on your bulletin board during your October club meeting, please let your 4-H Agent know. Please Email a Picture of Bulletin Board to by: Friday October 21,2022
  • Winning Club Will Receive an Ice Cream Party!

4-H Club Enrollment Contest!

4-H is the greatest thing since Sliced Pizza!

Your club can win a Pizza Party!

The club with the BIGGEST enrollment increase based on last year’s enrollment wins!

Winner will be announced at the February Club Meeting!

This is one cheesy party you won’t want to miss.

National 4-H Week

For over 100 years, 4‑H has inspired families, shaped careers, and impacted communities. On October 6th through 12th, we will celebrate the impact of 4‑H during National 4‑H Week. How can your club Celebrate? We encourage each club to do some type of community service during this week! Please send photos to your 4-H agent so that we can share all the wonderful things your club is doing!

The Allen Parish Fair!

November 16th-19th

We are excited to announce the 4-H office will be selling Ride Bracelets for $20.00! 4-H Junior Leaders will receive a portion of the sales. Also, by purchasing from 4-H you will receive a $5.00 discount verses purchasing at the Fair. We would like to thank Mitchell Brothers Carnival for giving us this opportunity. Check out our next newsletter for Bracelet Sale Dates!

Allen Parish 4-H Fall Fest!

October 14, 2022,4:30-6:30p.m.4-H Office

Everyone is welcome to attend!

  • Pumpkin Decorating Contest
  • Pet Show (5:00pm)
  • Educational Stations!
  • Candy/Game Stations
  • Halloween Costume Contest
  • Photo Booth

4-H Summer Camp

June 12th

Calling all 4th-6th Grade Members! Camp Grant Walker is such an important part of being a 4-H Member. Our summer camp program continues to be a beloved tradition for the 4-H youth in Louisiana. We continue to offer every camper the opportunity to gain new experiences and independence, learn to appreciate the outdoors, form friendships, and have a chance to participate in educational tracks and recreational activities.

Chef Club

What is Chef Club? Chef Club is an after-school project club.4-H Members learn how to cook healthy, fun recipes! They also experience some form of physical activity! The club meetings are led by experienced Junior Leaders, Volunteers, and 4-H Agent.

We meet up at the 4-H office! Scheduled meeting dates are posted on the first page of this newsletter.

This year we will be learning about food science experiments that are super cool and delicious!

Does it cost to join Chef Club? Membership Fee:$25! Your membership fee will cover all chef club activities. The member will also receive a T-Shirt at Achievement Day! Please sign up by using the QR Code. Please join us October 13th, 9:00am at the 4-H office. You can come by, pay dues and see if this is the club for you. Parents feel free to come by and ask questions.

Chef club

Shooting Sports

If you enjoy the outdoors and hunting, you’ll love the shooting sports project! This project covers firearm safety and teaches responsible handling and use. Get ready because this project is hands on. This year we are hoping to offer Archery, Shotgun, BB Gun, and Small-Bore Riffle. At this time only 10 participants will be able to participate in Shot Gun unless we have more Parent Volunteers. If you are interested in signing up for this program or as a volunteer, please attend our meeting on September 22nd at the 4-H Office. You may come by the office anytime from 3:00pm-6:00pm.This is a time for you to pay, ask questions, and receive additional information.

Please Register by Clicking the QR Code.

Shooting sports

Junior Leader Mess Fest!

Attention 7th-12th Grade!

Join us and prepare to get messy! Invite a Friend!

Our annual Mess Fest will be held at the 4-H Office on September 19th, at 5:30pm-7:00pm!Please bring towel and clothes that you can get dirty in!

Allen Parish Junior Leaders are gearing up for a great year. Junior Leader members learn leadership skills, work on service-learning projects, serve as camp counselors and are offered many other leadership opportunities. This year our club will be focusing on Food Security. The officers of this club have decided they want to make healthy food accessible to all!

Membership Dues:$20 and includes a club t-shirt!

Sign up by using the QR Code!

Jr Leader sign up

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