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    Adult Volunteer Opportunities in 4-H

    Information for new and current 4-H volunteers.

    4-H club reports showcase happenings in club programs!

    4-H club reporters share highlights from their monthly meetings.

    4-H Tech Wizards: Mentoring Program

    Tech Wizards is a FREE program for Fridley and Columbia Heights area 5th through 8th grade youth engaging them in small group mentoring that uses access to technology and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) concepts to teach young people life skills.

    Anoka County 4-H Youth Teaching Youth – Application Instructions

    4-H Youth Teaching Youth is a cross-age teaching program taught by high school students to elementary and middle school students. It is part of the University of Minnesota Extension, Anoka County 4-H Program. Teen teachers deliver research-based curriculum to youth and in the meantime, they develop leadership, public speaking, and teamwork skills.

    Message from Jennifer: It’s a new season of doing in 4-H

    Interim Minnesota 4-H state leader Jennifer Skuza celebrates all the ways youth and adults can take action in 4-H. As the new program year begins, set your intentions for a year full of doing.

    Apps for the state horse and dog shows

    The 4-H State Horse Show will be on Sept. 14-17. The 4-H State Dog Show will happen Sept. 22-23. Will you be there? Download the app before you go!

    Plan and develop your club’s budget

    It’s time for 4-H clubs to develop their annual budgets. Budgets provide a written plan for raising and spending money to accomplish club goals. Sharing budget reports with your club throughout the year is a great way to help all 4-H members understand where and how funds are being used.

    Keep youth safe when participating in 4-H programs

    Now is the time of year to plan for risk and keeping youth safe as they participate in a variety of programs, activities and events. Use our online planning tool and risk management materials to ensure safe and healthy environments for youth and adults participating in 4-H programs and activities.

    Plan to attend annual volunteer training this fall

    Powerful things happen for youth when they’re in a positive relationship with caring adults. The 2018 annual volunteer training, “4-H Grows Relationships,” will ready youth and adult volunteers to connect to young people in meaningful ways. Dates and locations are planned across the state this fall. Be sure to bring a team of youth and adult volunteers.

    Create a 4-H video to win a $50 gift card!

    The First Generation Initiative team is excited to announce a video contest to highlight the great work being done by 4-H'ers to recruit and orient folks new to 4-H! Submit your video by Dec. 15 for a chance to win a $50 Visa gift card!
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