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Registration Deadline: BLU 2018 Northeast Location

January 30, 2018

https://mn.4Honline.com

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 - Koochiching County Registration Deadline - Jan 30.
Feb 24 - Southwest BLU in Marshall - Register by Feb 1.

Learn more about BLU.

Registration Fee is $95. 

The following Information is specific to KOOCHICHING COUNTY 4-H members.

Scholarships are available to youth who register by Tuesday, Jan 30 - County Registration Deadline

  • Northern Lights 4-H Club (Northome) will cover $50 of this fee their current members club who register by the deadline.  Club Members cost will be $45.
  • State Tops Stars 4-H Club (I-falls) will cover $50 of this fee for their current members club who register by the deadline.  Club Members cost will be $45.
  • Hardship and Low-Income Scholarships are also available. Please contact me for details.  (Money should never be a reason for youth to miss out on 4-H!)
  • Koochiching County 4-H Leaders Council will be providing and covering all costs of transportation; as well as the optional $15 winter hat (be sure to select it when registering.

Please Note: A Credit/Debit card Payment is optional at time of registration. Payments by check should be addressed to University of Minnesota and returned to the County 4-H office.

To register online: use your 4-H Online member account https://mn.4honline.com to register for the event, or contact Stacy Hall at smhall@umn.edu or 218.324.2709 to have her assist you.

Transportation:  Koochiching County 4-H Leaders Council will be providing and covering all costs of transportation.  Further transportation details will be coordinated after final registration numbers are attained. Transportation will be coordinated after final registration numbers are attained.  

Contacts

Stacy Hall
County 4-H Program Coordinator
(218) 285-0962
smhall@umn.edu
Jacquie Lonning
State Program Director, Citizenship & Leadership
(612) 624-9117
jlonning@umn.edu

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