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YELLO

Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Outloud! (YELLO) is an exciting and fun, citizenship and leadership conference planned and facilitated by the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors. YELLO! brings together over 300 youth from across Minnesota and the nearby region to hear motivational speakers, take part in hands-on activities, engage in a service-learning project, and explore fun and educational opportunities in the region. Participants get to meet other youth across the region and plan for action in their home communities through a youth-teaching-youth model.
During the week, the participants will engage in leadership activities and a service-learning activity to put into practice some of the skills they learn. Additional activities will allow youth to hear from nationally-recognized keynote speakers, engage in opportunities to meet other youth, learn some dances, and have a field trip experience in the Twin Cities!

Who: Youth grades 6 through one year past high school. See the registration process below.
Where: The Minnesota State Fair Grounds in St. Paul.
When: June 12-15, 2018
Cost: $250 for youth participants. (4-H Leader’s Council to pay the cost).
Fee covers food, housing, activities, transportation and admission for a field trip and service project, an event chaperone and a t-shirt.

Contact Red Lake County Office for information on scholarships, or to inquire about potential transportation to the event (additional charges may apply).
Registration deadline: May 7, 2018 (see attached registration information)  Adult volunteers will be needed to chaperone youth attendees and support the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors and advisors in delivering this year's event. If you or someone you know is interested, please review the 2018 4-H YELLO! chaperone position description contact the Extension Office for more information.

Click on the link below for further information.

 

Contacts

Sharon Weiss
County 4-H Program Coordinator
(218) 253-2895
weiss041@umn.edu
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