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4-H in Mille Lacs County

  • April Happenings
    A supplementary newsletter article to accompany your monthly postcard!
  • Message from Dorothy: When youth partner with adults, they become better leaders
    Meet Evan, a 4-H'er who's using his voice to impact youth across Minnesota. Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman reflects on the importance of youth getting to lead alongside caring adults.
  • Announcing the 2018 Engineering Design Challenge (formerly Rube Goldberg)
    The 2018 4-H Engineering Design Challenge is here! Youth across the state in grades three and up can participate in this fun, team focused STEM based challenge. Join one of three webinars being planned over the next few months to update volunteer coaches and teams about this year’s challenge!
  • Registration for YELLO! 2018 now open - Don't miss this opportunity!
    Registration opened on March 19 for Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Outloud! (YELLO!) The event is open to students who have completed grade 6 - one year past high school and will take place June 12-15 in the 4-H building at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds! Registration closes May 7.
  • Apply to be a 2018 - 2019 Minnesota 4-H State Ambassador!

    The 2018 - 2019 Minnesota 4-H State Ambassador team application process will open in mid-April. This is a fantastic leadership opportunity for youth currently in grades 10-12. Apply by May 20! Read more

  • Raise your hand for 4-H in Minnesota
    Help us grow the next generation of true leaders—vote for Minnesota! The Raise Your Hand campaign is a nationwide call to action for alumni and friends to "Raise Your Hand" and empower our youth with the skills to lead for a lifetime. The campaign runs April 1 - May 15. Each hand raised is a vote towards a $20,000, $10,000 or $5,000 award for the three states with the most hands raised.
  • Create a video and win a $50 Visa 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 July 1 for a chance to win a $50 Visa gift card and have your video showcased at the state fair!
  • Pledge your hands to larger service
    4-H clubs, Ambassador programs and other 4-H groups are encouraged to plan service projects in April for True Leaders in Service month!
  • Celebrate service - thank you, Volunteers!
    Join us April 15-21 for National Volunteer Week as we celebrate the thousands of volunteers who support youth in developing their passion and important life skills. Thank you to all Minnesota 4-H volunteers!
  • Help spread the word about the spring Tractor Supply Paper Clover Campaign
    Tractor Supply's spring Paper Clover Campaign will run from April 11-22. Make donations online or in stores to help raise money for 4-H programs.

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