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  • 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.

  • Apply for National 4-H Conference!

    Nov. 10 is the deadline for MInnesota 4-H youth to apply 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 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.
  • Shop with Santa

    Shop with Santa will be held on Saturday, December 2 from 8 AM until Noon at St. John Lutheran Church.
  • 2017 Livestock PDC Plan

    The Livestock PDC (Project Development Committee) meetings are planned for the new 4-H year! Remember these meetings are open to all who would like to share in the planning, education, and rules review of each livestock species area.
  • Club Charter Work Session

    Coming together as Club Leaders to work on your club charter pieces (financial reviews) and a YPQA Freestyle.
  • Cloverbud Adventures

    Cloverbud Adventures are for those 4-H members who are in Kindergarten through 2nd grade. All meetings are held at the Steele County Community Center from 6 to 7 pm. Parents are welcome to attend or leave, whichever is most suitable for your child.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Enrollment/Re-enrollment for the 2017-2018 4-H Year

    Enrollment/re-enrollment begins today!
  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.
  • “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.
  • 4-H Dog Project rally materials have been revised

    Make sure you are using the updated materials!
  • 2017 4-H Dog Training

    Important Information for 4-H'ers interested in the dog project.
  • 2017 Summer Camp Counselor

    Be a camp counselor for Summer Camp 2017. Application deadline is February 24, 2017.
  • LQA&E Training

    Livestock Quality Assurance and Ethics workshops. Do you need to complete it this year?
  • 4-H Gold Key Award

    The 4-H Gold Key Award is one of the most prestigious awards that is offered in the 4-H program. It recognizes 4-H youth for the leadership and service through 4-H.
  • 4-H Regional 'Amazing Fall Outing'

    Do you want to have an AMAZING good time? Then check out the details for the 5 County Regional Fall Outing and register by Friday, October 14, 2016.
  • 4-H Goat Project Day

    A FREE 4-H Goat Project Day will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 9 a.m. until 12 noon at the beef barn on the Steele County fairgrounds.
  • Steele County 4-H Clover Update - March, 2016

    The county 4-H Clover Update monthly newsletter contains the latest news and information about 4-H events, deadlines, training, scholarship opportunities, projects and other activities for members, families, and volunteers in your county.
  • Steele County 4-H Clover Update - 02/01/16

    The county 4-H Clover Update monthly newsletter contains the latest news and information about 4-H events, deadlines, training, scholarship opportunities, projects and other activities for members, families, and volunteers in your county.
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