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    July 4-H Day Camps

    We are offering 2 day camps for 4-H'ers in grades 3 to 6. Friday, July 20th - A Day at the Beach 9 to 3 at Mineral Springs Park Friday, July 27th - Under the Big Top - Circus Day Camp 9 to 3 at Mineral Springs Park

    2018 County Fair Registration

    Its that time of the year that Fair Registration is open! "Fairentry" is open from June 18 to July 16 to register for the Steele County Fair 4-H projects. The Steele County Fair starts on Monday, August 13th and ends Sunday, August 19th.

    2018 4-H Summer Project Workshops

    We are partnering with Owatonna Community Education for Summer Project Workshops and Camps. Please for registration and payment of workshops, please refer to the Owatonna Community Education website at

    2018 4-H Horse Training

    Horse Training will be held every Monday night at the Steele County Fairgrounds Horse Arena.   Please note the schedule and times for you to be in the arena.  ​5:30 - Warm up  6-6:30 - Cloverbuds (in warm up arena space near barn) 6-7 - Beginner Rider/ Green Horse Arena time 7-8 - Advanced Rider Arena time 

    2018 Dog Project

    Steele County 4-H Dog Project Identification Process & Training Information

    Steele County Shooting Sports & Wildlife Program

    A tentative schedule is attached for the 2018 shooting sports program. Archery & BB gun practice starts March 3 and is every Saturday through April starting at 8:30 at the "@0" Rifle & Pistol Club & Straight River Archery Club.

    2017 -2018 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.

    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.
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