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[Image: 2014 Challenge Camp Registration Form]2014-15 Challenge Camp
4-H Challenge Camp is a weekend camping experience focusing on 6th, 7th and 8th graders specifically. About 250 youth and adult volunteers from 12 Northeast Louisiana parishes attend the 3-day/2-night event. Parishes participating include Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union and West Carroll.
[Image: Leader Forum Flyer image]Volunteer Leader Forum
Volunteer training is essential so that volunteers not only understand the expectations of their role but have the skills, competencies, and information necessary to be successful. The LSU AgCenter is committed to providing opportunities for youth and adult volunteers to participate in quality professional development training designed to meet their specific needs.
[Image: 2014 Talking Points]4-H Project-based Learning
Use this flyer to promote the 4-H Youth Development Program in Louisiana and Madison Parish.
[Image: h]Madison Parish Office Staff
The LSU AgCenter's Madison Parish staff members are available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the office or e-mail us. Our number at the office is 318-574-2465 or email at
FCS Advisory Council
Provides list of members and links to meeting minutes for the Family and Consumer Science Advisory Council.
[Image: Project Guide]4-H Project Guidebook
Selecting a 4-H project is an important first step when becoming a 4-H Club member. Your project should reflect your interests and goals. There are many 4-H projects to choose from. Use this revised Project Selection Guide to help you choose the project that is best for you. If you have difficulty selecting the project you're interested in, see if completing the Pick-A-Project activity at the back of the guide will help.
[Image: 2014 Co-Op Camp ]Co-Op Leadership Conference
The 2014 Co-Op Leadership Conference will be held March 28-30, 2014 at Camp Grant Walker. While attending camp you will share and learn techniques and resources from professionals working in cooperative forms of business. The cost is $30 for 8th-12th Graders. An Educational trip and cash awards will be presented to top leaders.
[Image: JLC]2014 Junior Leadership Conference
Junior Leadership Conference is a youth driven educational experience that features workshop tracks targeting leadership development, communication, teamwork, service-learning, youth-adult partnerships and time management. JLC camp is March 7-9, 2014 at Grant Walker Educational Center on February 3, 2014. Must be 14 years or older and is limited to 8 4-H members. Registration deadline is February 3, 2014 and will cost $80
[Image: October Newsletter]October 4-H Connections
4-H Connections is a monthly newsletter that will inform you of exciting events ahead.
[Image: 2014 Ag Photo Contest ]4-H Agriculture Photography Contest
Win Cash Prizes! 3 Categories to enter: 1. Farm Animals , Horticulture, Plants or Crops 3. Any Other Agriculture Deadline: January 6, 2014
[Image: 2014 Food and Fitness Camp ]2014 Food and Fitness Camp
Food and Fitness Camp weekend is a team experience! Youth and adults work together as a team to learn and develop skills in nutrition, diet, and fitness. Teams consist of one camper in grades 4-6 and one adult partner, which can be a parent, grandparent or other caregiver. Register right away! Deadline to register is January 31, 2014.
[Image: Camp Grant Walker]Tour Camp Online!
The Louisiana 4-H Camp Grant Walker Web site has recently undergone a complete redesign. Come take an online tour of the Camp Grant Walker facilities. View photos of the different buildings. Pan the campgrounds, and print a map of the campgrounds.
[Image: 2013 Citizenship Camp ]2013 4-H Citizenship Camp
The 4-H State Citizenship Board is offering an exciting opportunity to whip you into shape while learning more about the special needs of our military heroes and their families. Don't miss the chance to get involved in a BIG way in support of this year's 4-H state-wide service initiative.
[Image: 2013 State Fair]4-H at the Fair
4-H club members in grades 6-12 only. Parent chaperones are welcome! Contact the 4-H Office for more about chaperone fees.
[Image: 2013 4-H Fashion Camp ]Styling the Globe, 4-H Fashion Camp
Join the 4-H State Fashion Board and travel the world of fashion! There's lots of fun projects to help you learn basic sewing skills. The camp is limited to the first 25 campers. Only one camper per parish on a first come, first serve basis.
[Image: Spring 2014 Newsletter]Northeast Region Ag News
This newsletter provides timely updates about the LSU AgCenter's ongoing research, field days, and extension activities throughout the year.
[Image: 4-H]Three Ways to Support Madison 4-H Youth Opportunities
Learn about the different ways you can support your local 4-H club. Opportunities for support include the 4-H Strawberry Sale, the 4-H Opportunity Scholarship Fund, and the 4-H University and Clover College Opportunity Scholarship.
[Image: 4-H Day at the Capitol]Teens leaders support 4-H at the LA State Capitol
Madison 4-H Teen Leadership Club members joined almost 1,500 youth and volunteers on Wednesday, May 30, in Baton Rouge celebrating the state bi-centennial and supporting Louisiana 4-H Youth Development at 4-H Day at the Capitol.
[Image: Madison 4-H U Participants]Hollywood lights shine at 4-H University/Clover College
4-H University and Clover College featured a ‘star-studded’ theme this year celebrating the more than 1,400 students participating in 43 contests, 12 Clover College educational sessions and other educational programs. The 4-H premier teen event is held over three days on the LSU campus from June 19-21.
[Image: EVC]LSU AgCenter Extension Volunteer Corps (EVC)
The LSU AgCenter has established the Extension Volunteer Corps (EVC). The EVC will allow us to draw upon a wealth of experience and expertise by engaging LSU AgCenter retirees (both research and extension) and other qualified retirees from state land-grant universities as volunteers to assist us in continuing to meet the needs of our clients.
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