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4-H in McLeod County

  • Message from Dorothy: I pledge my health to better living.
    Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman encourages youth and adults to make healthy choices this month and all year long. Our healthy choices can have a big impact on the community!
  • Horse Arena Etiquette
    Using the Fairgrounds arena for 4-H horse practices is a privilege. We want everyone to be safe, learn new skills, and have fun! Please be sure to review our 4-H arena expectations and etiquette before coming to your first practice. As a reminder, scheduled 4-H horse practices are the only times that the arena is open for 4-H use.
  • Register for the 2017 Minnesota 4-H State Shooting Sports & Wildlife Invitational!
    4-H youth in grades 3-13 who have completed 15 hours of on-line shooting under the guidance of a certified instructor and eight hours of wildlife education are invited to attend the 4-H Shooting Sports & Wildlife Invitational Sept. 8-10 at the Martin County Fairgrounds in Fairmont. This event involves approximately 800 young people and is the culmination of the year-long shooting and wildlife project. Individuals must register by July 17 and teams must register by Aug. 18.
  • Horsin' Around
    Earn prizes for spending time with your horse(s)! We encourage you to participate in our 4-H Horsin’ Around Program. The more time you spend with each horse/rider combination, the bigger the prizes you will receive. See below for more details, the forms needed, and to get started!
  • “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!
  • 2017 State Arts-In registration now open!
    Register by June 23 for 22 days of theater arts for youth who have completed grade 9 - one year post high school at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds starting on Aug. 10. Great for leadership and team building!
  • 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.
  • Join us for a fun afternoon of golf!
    We invite you to help us support Minnesota 4-H youth programs by joining us for the 19th Annual Golf Classic for Minnesota 4-H presented by UnitedHealthcare on Monday, June 19 at the Midland Hills Country Club in Roseville.
  • MQHA's Boot Camp
    MQHA’s 2017 Boot Camp, an intensive three-day program for 4-H members.
  • Interested in Attending 4-H Project Learning Activities Offered Outside of McLeod County?
    Check out 4-H Project Learning Activities Offered Outside of McLeod County

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