SU Ag Center set to host Louisiana 4-H Healthy Living Ambassadors Training


2019 Louisiana 4-H Healthy Living Ambassador Training – August 24th in Opelousas, La

The Southern University Ag Center will host its 2019 Louisiana 4-H Healthy Living Ambassador Training from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on August 24th at the Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development Institute (SARDI), located at 1209 Diesi Street in Opelousas, La. 

The 4-H Healthy Living Ambassadors Program aims to help teens learn how to guide their peers and communities into living healthier lifestyles through nutrition, and physical fitness. The training is open to all 4-H Club members, and those teens in the 6th – 12th grades who would like to become members. Local extension offices will provide chaperones and/or transportation to this training. Teens interested in attending the training should contact their local Youth Development Extension Agent.

The theme is “4-H Ambassadors Geaux WYLD with Leadership!”  The training will consist of five interactive sessions for the youth, with lots of fun and physical activity. Workshops to be offered will include:

  • Wild about Leadership – Knowing your leadership style will help you learn about collaborating for yourself, others and your community.
  • Navigating the Jungle – Learn how to empower youth through the use of the HYPE Project Phase: Think, Learn, Act, Share and Evaluate.
  • Elephant Communications – Learn basic communication skills that you need to know to be an effective local/state 4-H Healthy Living Ambassador. This workshop will include making quality video clips to market your 4-H program.

For more information visit, The training is free, and lunch and snacks will be provided.

On-site registration will be available on the day of the event. For more information, please call Nicolette Gordon at 985-748-9381, 225-222-4136, or e-mail her at

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