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Register now for the BLU leadership workshops!

The 4-H Building Leadership and Understanding (BLU) program is an exciting and fun leadership adventure that brings together youth from across the state of Minnesota. Hosted by the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors, each retreat uses a youth-teaching-youth model to teach a leadership topic, participate in team-building activities, and meet other youth from their region.

All youth enrolled in grades 6-12 and first-year college students are welcome to attend. Non-4-H youth are encouraged to participate.

Five BLUs will be held at various locations throughout the state:

  • Feb 3-4 - Central BLU in Paynesville - Register by Jan. 8.
  • Feb 3-4 - Southeast BLU in Stewartville - Register by Jan. 10.
  • Feb 17-18 - Northwest BLU in Detroit Lakes - Register by Jan. 10.
  • Feb 24-25 - Northeast BLU in Palisade - Register by Feb 1.
  • Feb 24 - Southwest BLU in Marshall - Register by Feb 1.

Contact your local 4-H office to check which BLU youth are planning to attend from your area.

Register and pay online by credit/debit card through 4HOnline.

Learn more about BLU.

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BLU 2018 Central Location

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Camp Koronis, Paynesville

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BLU 2018 Southeast Location

February 3, 2018 to February 4, 2018

Ironwood Springs, Stewartville

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BLU 2018 Northeast Location

February 24, 2018 to February 25, 2018

Long Lake Conservation Center, Palisade

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BLU 2018 Southwest Location

February 24, 2018

Southwest Minnesota State Univesity (SMSU), Marshall

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