There are two 4-H clubs at Frost School, elementary 4th for grades 4th and 5th and Jr High 4-H for grades 6th, 7th, and 8th. Below are descriptions of each.
ELEMENTARY 4-H – OPEN TO 4TH AND 5TH GRADERS
Dues are $25. Requirements to join are : complete a project book, 3 posters, and participate in fundraisers sponsored by 4-H. This will help offset field trip costs. Members are invited to attend a few field trips throughout the school year.
Going to the nursing home to decorate doors for the residents, Achievement Day, and one additional trip will be announced later in the school year. Students must supply their own decorating supplies to decorate doors at the nursing home. Students must complete and turn in their 4-H record book to attend Achievement Day.To attend the last field trip, the students must attend Achievement Day. Many other opportunities are available at the parish level that students will be notified of once they become a member Come join the 4-H fun!!!
JR HIGH 4-H – OPEN TO 6TH, 7TH AND 8TH GRADERS
Dues are $25. Requirements are: complete 3 posters as directed by the leaders by the leaders by the fall. Complete a project book by March 1, 2015. Participate in cake bingo on Friday October 24, 2014. Students will receive further instructions at their first meeting in September.
The Jr High 4-H club has committees that plan activities monthly, make sure to sign up for at least one committee.
The purpose of the Association will be to provide its members with opportunities to inform, educate, and support each other and the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Staff to better serve the 4-H Youth of Louisiana. Membership in the Association is open to every 4-H volunteer who works directly or indirectly with the 4-H Youth.
4-H is the Cooperative Extension System’s dynamic, nonformal, educational program for today’s young people. The program partners the cooperative efforts of youth, volunteer leaders, state land-grant universities, state and local governments, 4-H Foundations, and the Cooperative State Research, Educational and Extension Service of the US Department of Agriculture.All partners are working across the country to assist youth in developing knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable them to become productive and contributing members of society.
4-H impacts youth from all ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds who live in rural, suburban, and urban communities.4-H is one of the largest youth organizations in the United States with more than 6.8 million participants and more than 610,595 youth and adult volunteers working directly and indirectly with youth. Universally recognized by its four-leaf clover emblem, 4-H serves youth through a variety of methods including organized clubs, school-enrichment groups, special interest groups, individual study programs, camps, school-age child care programs, and instructional television programs.
To date, more than 45 million people are 4-H alumni.4-H has spread internationally through the International 4-H Youth Exchange (IFYE) program. This is an in-depth learning experience in which 4-H alumni and other young adults live with host families in other countries to increase global awareness, develop independent study interests, and improve language skills.
Programs vary from country to country, with some emphasizing an agricultural work experience, volunteering at an adult training center, or working with a local youth development program similar to 4-H.
Youth can participate in more than 110 program areas, including:
- community service
- consumer and family
- environmental education
- earth sciences
- healthy lifestyle
- plants and animals
- science and technology