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4-H in Olmsted County

  • Message from Dorothy: 4-H and agriculture: Preparing youth for a lifetime of impact
    Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman encourages youth and the adults who support them to explore an agrisciece project this year. It's a great way to build skills, connect with mentors and find real solutions to challenges in your community!
  • 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. Watch for dates and locations across the state this fall and plan to bring a team of youth and adult volunteers.
  • Extension Development and Minnesota 4-H award eight scholarships
    Congratulations to the 2018 Minnesota 4-H scholarship recipients! These eight outstanding 4-H youth and alumni from across Minnesota stood out among over 100 individuals who submitted applications.
  • Remember livestock demonstration opportunities
    Again in 2018 the Minnesota Livestock Breeders Association will be providing $30 cash awards to all 4-H members who complete a livestock demonstration during 4-H livestock weekend at the Minnesota State Fair. Start planning your livestock demonstration today!
  • Learn about scholarships available for college-bound 4-H youth
    Two scholarships are being offered for Minnesota 4-H youth pursuing post-secondary studies at accredited colleges and universities. Over $58,000 is awarded annually through a competitive application process.
  • 4-H Minneapolis Mystery Trip
    Are you in for an adventure? Come with us for a day of mystery and fun! Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
  • County Fair Updates
    The County Fair is quickly approaching and the information is piling up. Follow this quick checklist to make sure you and your club are still on top of deadlines.
  • Stay Connected with Olmsted County 4-H
    Don't miss out on any 4-H News - Check out the County website and Facebook page.
  • Welcome to New Staff!
    You may see some new faces in the 4-H Office this summer. Olmsted County 4-H Program Coordinator - Kristina Abbas began in May and Summer Intern - Kelsey Henderson will begin in June!
  • Registration is Open - 4-H Day Camps
    Looking for a chance to keep your kids active this summer? All 4-H members AND non-members are welcome to register for our 2018 Summer Day Camps! Each Day Camp has a fee of $20 per child.

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