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  • Re-enroll as a 4-H Volunteer

    September 16, 2017 to October 31, 2017

    The re-enrollment period to continue in your volunteer role will be Sept. 16 - Oct. 31.

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  • Fall Leader Training

    September 26, 2017

    6:00pm - 8:30pm

    West Central Research & Outreach Center, Morris

    The annual required Fall Leader Training will be held on Tuesday, September 26th starting at 6:00 p.m. at the WCROC in Morris. A meal will be provided. Each club must have at least one adult member in attendance to receive your club charter for 2017.2018.

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  • National 4-H Week

    October 1, 2017 to October 7, 2017

    October 1-7

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  • Shooting Sports & Wildlife Leader Certification Training

    October 7, 2017 to October 8, 2017


    The Minnesota 4-H Shooting Sports & Wildlife program development committee invites adults and youth (9th grade and older) to attend a leader certification training Oct. 7 - 8 in Alexandria. Be prepared for the new 4-H year with trained volunteers - register by Sept. 22!

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  • 4-H Awards Program

    October 8, 2017

    3:00pm - 5:00pm

    DeMarce Theatre, Benson

    Everyone is invited to the annual 4-H Awards Program on Sunday, October 8th at 3:00p.m. at the DeMarce Theatre in Benson. This is a great time to come celebrate 4-H accomplishments from the past 4-H year!

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  • Junior Leadership Workshop

    October 19, 2017 to October 20, 2017

    Junior Leadership Workshop - October 19-20

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  • Club Charters Due!

    November 1, 2017

    Don't forget to turn your club charters in by November 1st!

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  • Ambassador Kick-Off

    November 7, 2017

    7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Extension Office (1214 Atlantic Ave. - Old Lewis Drug building)

    4-H Ambassadors are an important part of the 4-H program in Swift County. We encourage members who are currently in 7th grade and over to consider becoming an Ambassador. Our first Ambassador meeting will be Tuesday, November 7th at 7:00p.m. at the Extension Office.

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  • National 4-H Conference Youth Application Deadline

    November 10, 2017

    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.

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  • 4-H Club Officer Training

    November 13, 2017

    6:00pm - 8:00pm

    E Free Church, Benson

    Join us for Club Officer Training on Monday, November 13th from 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m. at the E Free Church in Benson. All officers are invited and encouraged to attend the officer training for tips, helpful ideas and to learn what your responsibilities are.

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  • Horse Project Bowling Party

    November 19, 2017

    4:00pm - 6:00pm

    Benson Bowler

    Come join your fellow horse members for some bowling, pizza and fun! A short meeting will also be held to discuss the upcoming year.

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  • 4-H Project Leader Training

    December 2, 2017


    4-H Project Leader Training, December 2

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  • Ambassador Holiday Party

    December 8, 2017

    5:00pm - 8:00pm

    E Free Church, Benson

    Ambassador Holiday Party, December 8

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  • Cloverbud Slumber Party

    December 8, 2017

    6:00pm - 7:30pm

    E Free Church, Benson

    Come in your pajamas or comfy clothes for a fun night with your 4-H friends. We will watch a holiday movie, make crafts that can be given as gifts, have snack and more!

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  • Winter Project Day

    December 28, 2017

    E Free Church, Benson

    Winter Project Day, December 28

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  • Fruit Sales Begin

    January 16, 2018

    It is that time of year again – fruit sale time!

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  • Market Beef Weigh-In/ID

    January 27, 2018

    8:00am - 9:00am

    WEB Livestock

    Market Beef Weigh-In/ID day, January 27

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  • Camp Counselor Applications Due

    February 2, 2018

    All youth in Grades 7-12 are encouraged to apply to be a 2018 4-H Regional Camp Counselor. Applications will be available by November 1st. Watch your monthly Clover update for more details in upcoming months!

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  • Fruit Sales Money/Order Forms Due

    February 13, 2018

    Fruit Sales Money/Order Forms due on February 13

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  • Market Beef/Dairy Steer ID's Due

    February 15, 2018

    Market Beef and Dairy Steer ID's are due to the office by February 15

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  • Horse Board Meeting

    February 20, 2018

    6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Horse Board Meeting, February 20

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  • BLU

    February 24, 2018

    Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU), Marshall

    The 4-H Building Leadership and Understanding (BLU) program is an exciting and fun leadership adventure, hosted by the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors, that brings together youth from across the state of Minnesota in a leadership workshop. 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.

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  • Federation Meeting

    February 26, 2018

    Federation Meeting, February 26

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  • National 4-H Conference

    April 7, 2018 to April 12, 2018

    Washington DC

    The National 4-H Conference is a working conference in which youth and adults, at the invitation of the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, assist in the development of recommendations to help guide 4-H Youth Development programs nationally and in their communities.

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  • Citizenship Washington Focus

    June 24, 2018 to June 30, 2018

    Washington DC

    Thousands of young people from across the United States come to the National 4-H Youth Conference Center every summer to participate in Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), a citizenship and leadership program held in Washington, D.C.

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