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  • Project Bowl (Dog) - Virginia, MN

    Patterned after the golden-oldie television show "College Bowl", it challenges teams of 3-6 youth on their knowledge of the 4-H dog project area.
  • County Ambassadors

    Next meeting - Sunday, January 21st, 5:00-7:00 pm. Our County Ambassador Team has done a great job at planning many fun and exciting activities for the County this upcoming year. If you are in grades 6 through a year past high school we would still love to have your help.
  • Federation Meeting

    Our next Federation meeting will be Monday, December 18th at 6:30pm.
  • Horse Project Meeting

    Please mark your calendars and plan to attend an *informational meeting on Tuesday, December 19th at 7:00pm- Northland Building in Virginia.
  • Dog Training - Virginia, MN

    The current dog training session for the Iron Range Dog Training Club in Virginia meets on Thursday from 5:30-6:15.
  • BLU - Building Leadership and Understanding

    BLU Registration now open. BLU is open to all youth of 4-H eligibility in 6th grade and above.
  • Facebook

    Did you know that North St Louis Co (NSL) 4-H has a Facebook page?
  • North St. Louis County 4-H Calendar

    NSL Extension Office has created a calendar to keep you up to date on events and deadlines happening in our county.
  • Winter Cancellation Policy for 4-H Events

    Keep the winter cancellation policy in mind as you get ready for 4-H winter fun.
  • Find college scholarships for engineering careers

    High school students pursuing engineering as a post-secondary option – check out this giant list of scholarships, curated by the American Society for Engineering Education.

  • Message from Dorothy: Giving to grow leaders

    Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman shares a story about 12 year old Mela. Because of generous 4-H volunteers, Mela has grown into a confident leader.
  • Participate in 2018 project bowls!

    2018 project bowl information is now available! Form a team and participate in one of the four regional Minnesota 4-H Project Bowls across the state. Check out the website for rules, resources and more to get your team started!
  • Club and project leaders -- know and connect with new members!

    Connecting with new 4-H families is an important part of enrollment. Club and project leaders are reminded that they can use 4HOnline to obtain updated member lists and contact information. User guides and video tutorials are available.
  • Save the date for the 2018 Southwest Animal Science Challenge!

    The 2018 Southwest Animal Science Challenge will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, in Wabasso, Minnesota. This event will include horse and livestock project bowl competitions, hands-on skill-a-thon stations, and workshops on a variety of topics. 4-H'ers can attend as a project bowl team, or as an individual.
  • Plan to attend the 2018 Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) trip to Washington DC!

    Minnesota 4-H youth in grades 9-13 are invited to strengthen their communication, leadership, and citizenship skills at a national level by attending Citizenship Washington Focus in Washington D.C. from June 23-30, 2018. Registration will open Feb. 1, and close when all spaces have been filled, or by Feb. 28, whichever comes first.
  • Order from the Clovermart Winter Sale!

    The 2017-18 Clovermart winter sale is still open! We are accepting orders until Jan. 5. Clovermart is the place to find all of your Minnesota 4-H apparel and merchandise for everyone in the family.
  • Register now for the BLU leadership workshops!

    Register now for the BLU leadership workshops for youth in 6th grade on up! Five BLUs will be held at locations across the state – registration deadlines vary by location. This is a great opportunity to gain leadership skills and meet other youth from the area!
  • Youth Spotlight

    Meet Mikayla S. a member of the Bay Tree Field 4-H Club.
  • 4-H Science of Agriculture

    As we enter fall we also begin the journey into a new 4-H programming year. I wanted to share with you an opportunity for Minnesota 4-H youth who are in 6th grade and above.
  • State Dog Show

    Meet Chance W. a member of the Ely KnightHawks. Recently he shared his experience at the State Dog Show:
  • Volunteer Spotlight

    Meet Chris N. a volunteer with the Wilpen 4-H Club. Recently he shared his experience as a volunteer with the North St. Louis County 4-H Program.
  • Message from Dorothy: Volunteering is a gift we give ourselves

    During a month we often spend expressing gratitude for good things in our lives, associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman encourages adults to add the gift of volunteering to your list.

  • Plan ahead for Citizenship Washington Focus 2018!

    Minnesota 4-H youth in grades 9-13 are invited to strengthen their communication, leadership, and citizenship skills at a national level by attending Citizenship Washington Focus in Washington D.C. from June 23-30, 2018. Pre-application materials will be available online Jan. 10, 2018.
  • Sign up for the BLU regional youth leadership workshops!

    Register for a regional youth leadership workshop for youth in grades 6-12 at one of five locations across the state. Activities are planned and facilitated by the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors!
  • Clovermart winter sale now open!

    Did you miss your favorite Minnesota 4-H styles at the state fair? Are you thinking of holiday gifts for 4-H loving people in your life? Good news - Minnesota 4-H Clovermart is open for a winter sale through Dec. 14.
  • 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.
  • Consider applying for an AMC 4-H Community Leadership Award

    The Extension Committee of the Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC) will select two 4-H club projects that will each receive awards of $500 in recognition for their contributions and service to their communities. The application deadline is Jan. 22.
  • Members - It's Time to Re-enroll!

    Enrollment for the 2017-2018 year has begun. Before you can participate in any 4-H meetings or events you need to be enrolled in 4-H online.
  • 2017 Fall Volunteer Training

    2017 Fall Volunteer Training: Expanding Our Roots - Growing New Opportunities Monday, October 30, 2017 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Northland Office Center, Room 3F
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Volunteer Re-enrollment and Safety of Minors

    New for 2017-2018: • Volunteers only need to re-enroll once every 3 years. • Safety of Minors training will be part of volunteer re-enrollment.
  • 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.

  • 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 Spotlight

    Meet Molly J. a member of the Cherry Clinton 4-H Club and part of the North St. Louis County Ambassadors. Recently she shared her experience in 4-H.
  • Volunteer Spotlight

    Meet Seija Packila Wavrin a Volunteer with the Ely Knighthawks 4-H Club. Recently she shared her experience as a volunteer with the North St. Louis County 4-H Program.
  • Project Fun Day Recap!

    On Saturday, May 13th, the North St. Louis County ambassadors hosted a project fun day for grades K-5 in Mountain Iron, Minnesota.
  • Horse Project Mini Clinics

    Calling all NSL 4-H Horse Riders! To help you prepare for the NSL County Horse Show, monthly mini clinics will be offered.
  • 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.
  • Summer 4-H Dog Training

    4-H Dog Training is a great opportunity to train your dog in obedience, showmanship, or agility.
  • 4-H Dog Project rally materials have been revised

    Make sure you are using the updated materials!
  • County Photos Online

    Want to see what 4-H has been up to in North St Louis County? We now have a Smug Mug site!!!
  • Sign up NOW for 2017 4-H Rube Goldberg Challenge!

    Sign up now for 2017 4-H Rube Goldberg Challenge!
  • Heart and Hooves Horse Clinic

    Itasca County 4-H has invited you to join them for the annual 4-H Horse Project Heart and Hooves Clinic.
  • College Bound 4-H'ers: Apply for Scholarships Now

    Looking to attend college in the fall or know someone who is? You are encouraged to apply for Minnesota 4-H Foundation scholarships. We award more than $20,000 annually, and only 4-H members are eligible.
  • Market Beef and Market Dairy ID's

    Market Beef and Market Dairy ID's are due online by February 15.
  • Agricultural Communication & Marketing at the U of M

    The University of Minnesota in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences is offering a new major in Agricultural Communication and Marketing.
  • Regional Project Bowl Competition

    Patterned after the golden-oldie television show "College Bowl", it challenges teams of 3-6 youth on their knowledge of 4-H project areas: Dairy, Dog, General Livestock, Horse, Lama, Poultry, Rabbit, Wildlife.
  • Online Re-enrollment is Open!

    Members and volunteers - please begin to re-enroll online.
  • Youth Program Quality Assessment (YPQA)

    As a youth development organization we are always looking for ways to improve ourselves and our clubs. One great way of doing that is through quality observation of clubs.
  • 4-H Science of Agriculture

    The Minnesota 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge is entering its third year and registration for individuals who wish to participate is now open. Individuals must be in 6th grade or higher.
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