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  • Join a 4-H Community Club

    Looking for more 4-H? After school not work for you? Come check out one of these 4-H Community Clubs...
  • 4-H FLL Robotics teams are Gearing Up NOW!

    Ready! Set! LEGO! 4-H Robotics teams are gearing up in Interntional Falls and Northome!
  • 4-H Cloverbuds Club - Exploring Farm Life

    Youth in grades Kindergarten to 2nd grade are invited to join the 4-H Cloverbuds Club, as we explore life on the farm.
  • Business Meeting & Volunteer Training

    The Koochiching County 4-H Leader Council has a Business Meeting & Volunteer Training starting at 2-pm on OCT 1 at the Littlefork City Hall. This meeting is open all 4-H youth, their parents, and volunteers in the Koochiching County 4-H clubs and Afterschool Programs.
  • Northome 4-H Afterschool - FLL Robotics

    The Northome 4-H Afterschool program being offered this fall is the First LEGO League Robotics.
  • Tech Tuesdays 4-H Club - FLL Robotics

    The Tech Tuesdays 4-H Club will be starting its Afterschool Program year with participating in the FLL Lego Robotics Program.
  • Message from Dorothy: Let’s celebrate the impact of 4-H

    Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman invites you to celebrate your 4-H story during National 4-H Week, Oct. 1 - 7, 2017.
  • It’s time to re-enroll!

    Re-enrollment for 4-H members and adult volunteers is open. The volunteer re-enrollment period is Sept. 16 - Oct. 31. And remember, starting this fall, 4-H volunteer enrollment will last for three years.
  • Learn about the Science of Agriculture Challenge with this new video!

    The newest in the Discover Minnesota 4-H video series is ready just in time to start recruiting participants for the Minnesota 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge.
  • Mark your calendars for 4-H BLU 2018!

    February, 2018 BLU regional leadership workshops dates and locations have been posted. These Minnesota 4-H State Ambassador hosted workshops include hands-on activities, games, small group discussions, and social activities. All youth grade 6 - one year past high school are encouraged to attend!
  • Sign up to attend 2017 Fall Volunteer Training!

    Volunteers are encouraged to sign up to attend an area training for 2017 Fall Volunteer Training. This favorite annual networking opportunity will be held at county and regional locations throughout Minnesota. Find your site!
  • Message from Dorothy: Who in your community needs 4-H?

    Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman encourages members to help new youth and families get connected. In 4-H, youth build the skills they need to lead. Who can you share 4-H with this month?
  • Nominate a 4-H volunteer for a Salute to Excellence Award

    Consider nominating an outstanding volunteer for a 2018 4-H Salute to Excellence Award. This National 4-H recognition award honors volunteers who demonstrate exemplary service to 4-H, while promoting service through volunteerism as both an opportunity and a privilege. All nomination materials are due by Sept. 15.
  • Become a 2018 National 4-H Conference Facilitator!

    Applications are being accepted now through Sept. 15, 2017 for 2018 National 4-H Conference roundtable facilitators. The 2018 National 4-H Conference which will be held in Washington, D.C. April 7-12, 2018. All college students with a desire to participate in this leadership experience are encouraged to apply!
  • Are you due to re-enroll as a 4-H volunteer?

    Beginning this fall, 4-H volunteer enrollment will last for three years! Watch for a message from your regional office in early September about next steps. Re-enrollment for the next term will take place Sept. 16 - Oct. 31.
  • Now is your chance to attend a Minnesota 4-H Shooting Sports & Wildlife leader certification training!

    The Minnesota 4-H Shooting Sports & Wildlife program development committee invites adults and youth (9th grade and older) to attend a leader certification training Oct. 7 - 8 in Alexandria. Be prepared for the new 4-H year with trained volunteers - register by Sept. 22!
  • Apply for National 4-H Conference!

    Minnesota 4-H youth are encouraged to apply by Nov. 10 for the National 4-H Conference to be held in Washington D.C. April 7 - 12, 2018. You must be 15 years old by Jan. 1 and not older than 19 by June 1 (in the year of conference attendance).

  • Plan ahead for Citizenship Washington Focus 2018!

    Minnesota 4-H youth interested in joining thousands of young people from across the United States at next summer’s CWF in Washington D.C. should plan ahead. Pre-application materials will be online Jan. 23, 2018 – mark your calendars so you don't forget!
  • Message from Dorothy: Volunteering is a gift. Who will you share it with?

    Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman encourages caring adults to share the joy of volunteering with others. When more adults volunteer, more Minnesota youth can build the skills they need to lead for a lifetime.
  • Congratulations to the 2017-18 Minnesota 4-H State Ambassador team

    Through citizenship education and leadership activities, the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors contribute meaningfully to 4-H and to their communities. Welcome the 2017-18 Minnesota 4-H State Ambassador team.

  • Message from Dorothy: Volunteers help youth learn and discover.

    Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman celebrates the critical role volunteers play in helping youth learn and discover. Are you a 4-H volunteer? You are making a difference!
  • Discover Minnesota 4-H!

    Check out the new Discover Minnesota 4-H video series on YouTube! This collection of short videos is designed to help new 4-H families better understand our program, and to recruit new members!
  • Congratulations scholarship recipients!

    The Minnesota 4-H Foundation is pleased to announce 2017 scholarship recipients. Find out which youth and alumni from across Minnesota received this special honor.
  • Youth Leaders attended Hooked on Fishing training

    4-H youth leaders and adult volunteers from North St. Louis, South St. Louis, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Itasca, Koochiching counties and the Fond du Luc Tribal Program attended the Hooked on Fishing – Train the Trainer Program event at Bear Head Lake State Park outside of Ely on Saturday, June 10.
  • Coaches EV3 Workshop coming in July

    Calling all 4-H FLL Robotics Coaches! You are invited to participate in an EV3 Programming Workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Northome Public School. This hands-on, interactive class where you will learn techniques tips and tricks that make programming the robot easier and more dynamic.
  • Koochiching County 4-H fair registration now open!

    The 2017 Koochiching County 4-H Fair Registration at https://koochiching.fairentry.com is now open and will close on Friday June 30.
  • “Expanding Our Roots - Growing New Opportunities” is the 2017 fall volunteer training topic!

    “Expanding Our Roots - Growing New Opportunities” is the 2017 fall volunteer training topic for youth and adult volunteers to explore our roots and gain resources for a welcoming and supportive 4-H program. Watch for local details about this favorite fall networking opportunity to be held at county and regional locations throughout Minnesota!
  • New support for the 2017 Engineering Design Challenge: Rube Goldberg

    New curriculum is available online now to help volunteers guide teams through understanding and building Rube Goldberg contraptions for the Engineering Design Challenge.
  • Remember the State Animal ID deadline is May 15.

    All breeding beef, dairy, dog, dairy goats, meat goats, horse, lama, poultry, rabbit, sheep and swine animal projects need to be identified by May 15.
  • Register now for 4-H YELLO!

    Registration is now open for the 4-H Youth Exploring Leadership & Learning Out loud! (YELLO!) conference on June 14-17, 2017, in the 4-H Building on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul. YELLO! is an annual statewide, four-day leadership conference with group discussions, workshops, service opportunities, challenging speakers and hands-on activities designed for youth
  • Don't forget our Risk Management Training and Fair Business Meeting on May 7

    Safe youth programs don’t just happen! 4-H Youth Leaders and Adult Volunteers are invited to come learn more about some of risk management practices and tools that our 4-H youth program has to offer. Then stay for our council’s Fair Business meeting.
  • Announcing 2017 Helping Hands Grant award recipients

    23 grants were awarded across Minnesota
  • 4-H Dog Project rally materials have been revised

    Make sure you are using the updated materials!
  • Start thinking about County Fair!

    As the 4-H Afterschool programming draws to end, now is the time to start thinking about how you would like to participate at the County Fair this summer. Here are some steps to simplify the process…
  • Celebrating True Leaders in Service!

    This April, Koochiching County 4-H pledges our hands to larger service all month long! Youth across the county are lending helping hands through neighborhood clean-up, beautification projects and much more. You can find out how the members of Koochiching County 4-H are giving back to their communities.
  • Come plan a Community Service Project with us!

    Do you enjoy helping those in need? Do you want to be part of making our community better place to live? The State Top Stars 4-H club will be meeting on Tuesdays starting April 11 to learn firsthand what needs to get done to make a successful Community Service project happen! If you would like to be a True Leader in Service, register to join us by April 7.
  • LQA&E Training Locations

    All youth participating as a State Fair 4-H livestock exhibitor in beef, dairy, sheep, swine, poultry, rabbit, meat and dairy goat, and llama must have completed the Livestock Quality Assurance and Ethics workshop. Because we anticipate few participants needing this training, our county program will encourage any members that wish to receive the training to attend in neighboring counties.
  • 4-H Cloverbuds Club - Healthy Living

    Youth in grades Kindergarten to 2nd grade are invited to join the 4-H Cloverbuds Club, as we explore these basic health living principles that help get young people on the right track to managing their long-term health.
  • Northome 4-H Afterschool - Simple Machines

    Youth in grades 3rd to 6th are invited to join us on Mondays as we investigate the operation of simple and compound machines found in everyday life: gears, wheels and axles, levers and pulleys.
  • Gearing up the Simple Machines

    Koochiching County 4-H will be offering STEM based Afterschool programming for 3rd to 6th graders in Indus, International Falls, and Northome.
  • Indus 4-H Afterschool - Simple Machines

    Youth in grades 3rd to 6th are invited to join us on Thursdays as we investigate the operation of simple and compound machines found in everyday life: gears, wheels and axles, levers and pulleys.
  • Tech Tuesdays 4-H Club - Simple Machines

    Youth in grades 3rd to 6th are invited to join us on Tuesdays as we investigate the operation of simple and compound machines found in everyday life: gears, wheels and axles, levers and pulleys.
  • Results of the 2016-2017 FLL Robotics Season

    The youth members of Koochiching County 4-H cleaned up the High Tech Kids’ Regional FLL Robotics Tournament!
  • Team 29054 - Lightening Bolts

    Results of the High Tech Kids' Regional FLL Robotics Tournament in Northome on Dec 10, 2016
  • Team 2820 - 3R's

    Results of the High Tech Kids' Regional FLL Robotics Tournament in Northome on Dec 10, 2016
  • Team 2819 - I Like Turtles

    Results of the High Tech Kids' Regional FLL Robotics Tournament in Northome on Dec 10, 2016
  • Team 2818 - Genius Lego Minions

    Results of the High Tech Kids' Regional FLL Robotics Tournament in Northome on Dec 10, 2016
  • Team 2817 - Master Builders

    Results of the High Tech Kids' Regional FLL Robotics Tournament in Northome on Dec 10, 2016
  • Team 2816 - Stackers

    Results of the High Tech Kids' Regional FLL Robotics Tournament in Northome on Dec 10, 2016
  • Littlefork Lumberjacks 4-H Club

    Just bring yourself and be ready to have a great time! We’ll provide a snack and some fun enrichment activities geared towards 4-H project areas for the fair. All kids grades K-12th are welcome!
  • Remembering the 2016 Fair Season

    This is where to find Koochiching County's Grand and Reserve Champions, placements for State Fair, and the State Horse Show
  • Placing at Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show

    Koochiching County had 3 youth participate in the 2016 Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show. See their placings here.
  • State Fair results for General Encampment

    Koochiching County had 2 youth participate as State Fair Exhibitors in 2016. Their placing are listed here.
  • County Fair Grand Champions and Champion Reserves

    This article summarizes the Grand Champions and Champion Reserves of the 2016 Koochiching County Fair. As well as listing those who will be advancing to the Minnesota State Fair and State Horse Show.
  • Koochiching County 4-H Fair

    Looking for information, downloads, and events for the 2017 Koochiching County 4-H Fair. This article is a continuing location source for everything Fair 2017!
  • Looking for a 4-H Club in Koochiching County

    4-H Clubs and Afterschool Programs are gearing up across Koochiching County. See what is available near you!
  • State Fair results for Livestock Encampment

    Koochiching County 4-H and the Northome Northern Lights 4-H Club wish to congratulate Brandy Hensch for earning 3rd place with her Mini Lop Senior Buck and placing 5th in the Senior Class Showmanship.
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