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    Project Paper Runway

    New this year: 4-H is partnering with the Grand Rapids Herald Review Newspaper to bring you the Paper Clothing Competition. Design an outfit made out of Herald Review Newspaper. Item must be able to be worn. Judging will take place during the Evening of Opportunity/Lion's Club Picnic.

    Basic horsemanship clinic with Hearts and Hooves

    Itasca County 4-H Horse PDC is offering another great learning opportunity for 4-H'ers interested in horse. This program will be for people who are just beginning their horsemanship journey and will be a great opportunity to expand their horse knowledge and horsemanship skills.

    Itasca County 4-H Evening of Opportunity and Lions Picnic

    Families, come and enjoy our annual picnic with the Lion's Club while watching our youth show their skill in several different project areas. With a Fashion Revue, Performing Arts, Newspaper Dress Contest, and Communication Arts Festival, you will be sure to be entertained at this fun event!

    The Fair is Coming!

    School is letting out for the summer and fair season is coming! Be prepared with the 4-H fair information you need!

    Itasca County 4-H Shooting Sports Summer Series

    Registration is open for this summer's Shooting Sports disciplines.

    Federation Minutes Here - July 2018

    Get your copy of the Itasca County 4-H Federation Minutes here!

    Save the Date

    Check here for upcoming 4-H events in Itasca County!

    Horse Gaming Clinic

    Enrolled 4-H members grades 3+ can come and learn gaming techniques at this clinic with Bambi Egle and Tammy Hofsommer on July 21-22, 2018 at the Itasca County Fairgrounds. Camping is available at the fairgrounds and there is a $75 per horse/rider combination fee and a $20 returnable stall fee. RSVP now at

    Heart and Hooves

    The Heart and Hooves Clinics focus on strengthening the partnership between horse and enrolled 4-H riders grades 6+ using groundwork, obstacle course work and riding basics. These clinics offer an amazing opportunity for equestrian and equine to advance their skill level, no matter their previous experience. Clinics I & II will take place June 23-25 and Clinic III will be September 15 & 16 at the Heart and Hooves Horsemanship Arena and Obstacle Course in Deer River, MN. The $400 fee for Clinics I & II and $250 for Clinic II includes meals and camping onsite is available.

    Itasca County 4-H Ambassador Program

    Are you in grades 6 through 12 and have a passion for 4-H? Then sign up to be a part of the Itasca County 4-H Ambassador program at! Our 1st meeting will be Sunday November 19 from 5:00-7:00pm at Caribou Coffee and will meet the 3rd Sunday of each month.
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