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4-H in Cottonwood County

  • Three-day Horse Clinic
    Come to learn and enjoy some time with your horse and friends!
  • SW Regional Livestock Judging Contest
    All youth grades 3-13 are invited to participate in the SW Regional General Livestock Judging Contest.
  • SW Regional Consumer Decision Judging Contest
    What is Consumer Decision Judging? Seldom a day goes by that you do not have decisions to make. When you buy groceries, you must constantly choose between brands while considering quality, size, and cost in making a purchase. The 4-H Consumer Decision Judging program provides a venue for youth to learn and practice the life skill of decision making. In 4-H, judging is essentially a matter of comparing four similar items and deciding which is better and why. The goal of the Consumer Decision Judging program is to teach 4-H members how to make wise consumer choices. Class scenarios involve items of personal care, entertainment & leisure, clothing & textiles, consumerism & personal finance or nutrition.
  • Babysitting/Child Care Clinic
    Learn about child development, nutrition, safety/first aid, CPR basics, playtime and discipline.
  • Under the Sea 4-H Day Camps
    Come, explore the ocean at 4-H day camp!
  • Stained Glass Art Workshop
    We’re excited to welcome back 4-H alumni Chelsey Johnson for a fun morning of learning the art of stained glass.
  • Safety of Minors training required for volunteers by July 1
    All current Volunteers must complete this training by July 1 in order to continue volunteering.
  • Keeping Youth in 4-H: The power of 4-H projects and fair conference judging
    Keep youth involved in the 4-H program with relationships, projects and fun!
  • Regional Dog Project Workshop June 6 - Nobles County Fair Grounds-Worthington
    Nobles County 4-H is offering a day FULL of learning for beginners, intermediates and seniors in the Dog Project Area with training in Agility, Obedience, Rally, Showmanship and much more from the MN 4-H Dog Experts. Whether you are new to the dog project or almost a pro, there will be something for everyone! Pre-Registration due by May 6th. Check out the flyer!
  • Cottonwood County May 4-H Clover Update now available
    The Cottonwood County 4-H Clover Update monthly newsletter contains the latest news and information about 4-H events, deadlines, training, scholarship opportunities, projects and other activities for members, families, and volunteers in your county.

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