East Feliciana Parish 4-H Agent
4419 Idlewild Road
Clinton, LA 70722
Joke of the Month: What kind of bean can't grow in the garden?
A jelly bean!
Next club meeting will be Thursday, April 27th at 5:30pm located at the 4-H Office. Everyone please plan to attend as we will be discussing 4-H University schedule and trainings.
Congratulations to everyone that competed at the Regional Shooting Sports matches. 16 athletes have advanced to compete at State this month. Best of luck to everyone at State!
Summer Camp 2023 is open to 4-H'ers that are in grades 4th-6th (2022-2023 school year) and have not turned 13 before January 1st. Our Parish Camp week will be held May 29th-June 1st at Camp Grant Walker located near Pollock, LA. The cost of camp registration is $215.00. Registration Deadline and Camp Payment is DUE Monday, April 3rd. If not received this day, we cannot hold your campers bed reservation. Our camp spots are full, but we are taking waiting list names. Please email Ms. Kayla if you have any questions. She will be sending out camp registration for 4-H Online to those who have paid already.
Monday, May 1st from 9am-1pm at Slaughter Charter Community School. School clubs, grades 4th-12th will gather for a fun time of contests and awards. Contests will consist of Demonstrations, School Club Song & Yell, Best Decorated 4-H Club Banner, Safety Contest from lessons learned this year, along with Educational Booths, and Awards. Club Leaders please let me know if you have any questions. It is going to be a fun day!
The show will be held at the Florida Parishes arena June 27-28. April 1st is the possession date for horses. Nonregistered(grade) and registered horses may be shown. Exhibitors may lease a horse to show, but must submit the lease horse affidavit with their entry. Horse possession will be done using the 4-H Online System. Additional information regarding the show schedule and updated catalog will be sent out at a later date.
Exhibitors in partnership with the Clinton Arena, the East Feliciana 4-H Foundation is excited to announce that East Feliciana will have its own parish livestock show Saturday, January 20, 2024. Since 1997, the Feliciana Livestock Show has included both East and West Feliciana's 4-H exhibitors, and we look forward to having a livestock show dedicated to our parish's exhibitors once again. We plan to continue and expand upon all of the opportunities for our 4-Hers that were available through the Feliciana Livestock Show and the Feliciana Livestock Club, and we appreciate being included in those organizations for so many years. The growth in the exhibitors across all species, as well as the support of the Clinton Arena, has allowed us to expand our program this way, and we are so proud of your hard work and dedication to your 4-H projects. More information will be coming soon, and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Kayla at Kbanta@agcenter.lsu.edu or Foundation President, Carla Sibille at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cookery Recipes for Southeast Regional Cookery are due to Ms. Kayla by Friday, April 14th. All 1st place winners who competed at our Parish cookeries qualify to compete at Regional Cookery on Tuesday, May 9th at the Ponchatoula Lions Club, 750 East Pine Street, Ponchatoula LA. Please email Ms. Kayla if you have any questions.
We will be taking a Parish Field Trip to Louisiana State Capitol on Friday, April 14th at 10am with State Representative Roy Adams. Please sign up via Sign Up Genius link if you would like to attend. Transportation will not be provided so please plan accordingly. We will be having lunch after, location TBD. Louisiana State Capitol Sign Up Link
Each year 4-H members who are in the 8th-12th grade as of August 1, 2022, are eligible to participate in 4-H University to demonstrate their skills in more than 30+ competitive events. It is a cumulation of a 4-H member's year of hard work and dedication. Events range from Demonstrations, Automotive Care, Fishing Sports, Public Speaking, Fashion Revue, and more! Ms. Kayla or volunteer leaders will help train you in your contest area. You will have the opportunity to compete with 4-H'ers from around the state for exciting prizes and trips. The 2023 Louisiana 4-H University dates are Tuesday, June 20th- Friday, June 23rd. Please let Ms. Kayla know if you would like to attend and which contest you would like to compete in. Official rules and information regarding 4-H University is posted to our website.
4-H Fishing Day: April 29th 7:30am-Noon at the Idlewild Lake for fishing. Feel free to bring your own tackle and baits, but we will also have extras. Wear rubber boots and sunscreen! Lunch will be provided. Parent/Guardian must accompany member. This event is for 4-H members only.
Clinton Rodeo: Saturday, May 27th starting at 11am will be Clinton's Arena's 1st Annual Youth Rodeo!! We will have 4-H Informational booth and petting zoo area. If you are available to volunteer during this day please give the 4-H Office a call (225) 683-3101 to sign up and the hours you are available. Wishing you