September 2019 Clover Chat

Grant Parish Extension Office

513 8th Street
Colfax, Louisiana 71417
(318) 627-3675 (phone)


Calendar of Events


2 Labor Day Holiday

3 Junior Leader Meeting 6:30pm

14 Back to School Dance 4th-6th

28 MESS FESS for Jr. Leader Teens


8 Livestock Meeting

9-13 Rapides Parish Fair

1 Junior Leader Meeting/ 6:30

24 Shooting Sports sign up Meeting 6:00 pm

4-H Spring Livestock Show!

If you have livestock and are interested in showing in the 4-H livestock shows, please contact the 4-H office at 627-3675. 2019 Central District Livestock Show Jan. 30th Grant Parish Show and January 31st- _February 1, 2020 final showing and auction.

The 2020 validation fee is $5.00 per validation. Exhibitors showing market, and commercial sheep, goats, dairy, or beef. Kits for tags will be taken at the meeting. Return kits to the 4-H Office by November 1th. No grace period. Exhibitors showing market or commercial hogs may pick up their validation kits after November 15th. Possession date/Validation date is Dec.4, 2019. Return kits to the 4-H office by December 2nd .no later.

Livestock Meeting

October 8, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. at the 4-H Office
LSU AgCenter Office
513 8th St Colfax, LA 71417

All exhibitors and parents please try to attend this meeting. We will discuss fundraisers at this meeting.

Shooting Sports

Parent/student sign up will be October 24th at 6:00 pm. Camp Grant Walker Multipurpose Building. Fee of $25.00 sign up and $10.00 for t shirt.

If you like the outdoors and want to learn about firearm safety and improve your marksmanship while competing against other 4-H’ers, you need to join the 4-H Shooting Sports Team. Here you will participate in workshops and contests related to archery, rifle, shotgun. Practice dates are usually every Sunday from 2-4 at Camp Grant Walker and start dates will be announced at a later date. Like our Grant Parish Shooting Sports page on FB for information. You must be signed up for 4-H. We need adult Volunteers for coaches to be trained.

Contact us if you can volunteer to help.

Congratulations: Clara Anderson-National 1st Place Louisiana Team Winner Archery ReCurve in Nebraska Shotgun Team. Congrats!

Back to School Dance

September 14, 2019

4TH TO 6TH Grades

Theme: Heroes and Villians

TIME: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Place: Camp Grant Walker

Cost: $10.00

Concession will be open. $1.00 per item. Come Dresses as your favorite Hero or Villain, No face masks.


We will be offering a new program this year.

After school program. 5:30pm – 6:30 pm

Dates: Oct.1, Dec 3rd, Feb 4th and April 7th. Cost $5.00 per session.

Grant 4-H Office. Please pre-register at 318-627-3675 at least a day before each class.

4-Her’s will learn how to cook healthy recipes and experience some form of physical activity.

Mess Fess!

September 28, 2019 from 2-5pm.

Junior Leader Recruitment Party.

Join us for Jr. Leaders this year. We hold monthly meetings and volunteer for many activities in our community. Lots of fun for teens.

Mark your calendars for this day. Location to be announced at later date. Free admission.Wear white t-shirts. Come out and get messy with us.

Calling All Junior Leaders!

Would you like to help younger 4-H members to have some of the same opportunities that you have had in 4-H club work? Would you like to be a leader in your community while making new friends? Are you interested in 4-H trips, awards, and scholarships?You can develop your abilities to plan, to organize, and to reason while you become better acquainted with the entire 4-H Club program!Any 4-H member who is in 8th – 12th grade is eligible to join! Must be 13 yrs. old as of January 1, 2020. All it takes is your enrollment and involvement in the Junior Leadership Program.

Junior leaders meet once a month at the 4-H Office in Colfax on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. This is a GREAT opportunity and club for junior and high school students. Junior Leaders get to attend 4-H University (which is held on LSU campus for 4 days), attend Junior Leader Retreat, and train to be a camp counselor for younger 4-H’ers, and attend the end of the year JL TRIP.

Yearly Fee: $20.00. If you are interested in joining the Junior Leadership Program, please call the 4-H Office at 318-627-3675 or at your school club meeting.

AgMagic Cenla

Open to 3rd Graders

November 20-21, 2019 8:30am.-1:30 pm

Need to register at a school.

State Evacuation Shelter, 8124 US 71,

Alexandria, LA

Kids will learn about the important connections among Agriculture, the environment and their lives. Interactive, visually stimulating, educational experience.

Schools register at:

No admission Fee.

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