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Upcoming Opportunities

  • The 2018 Clovermart Winter Sale is on now through December 14!  Clovermart is a fundraiser for our Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors, the money they raise through these sales helps them to plan and implement youth leadership retreats (like BLU and YELLO) across the state.  Visit z.umn.edu/clovermartwintersale to check out their inventory and order for the special 4-H’er or 4-H supporter (including moms and dads!) in your life. 

 

  • Our NW Regional BLU (Building Leadership & Understanding) will take place February 9-10 at Castaway Club near Detroit Lakes.  BLU workshops engage youth in grades 6-12 in learning about leadership topics while making new friends from across the region.  They are facilitated by the Minnesota 4-H Ambassadors—fellow youth!  You can register on 4-H Online of by paper.  The deadline to register is January 10.  Contact the office for more information.

 

  • Minnesota 4-H is now seeking delegates for the 2019 National 4-H Conference!  To apply, youth must be at least 15 years old and a sophomore in high school by January 1, 2019.  The conference takes place April 5-11 in Chevy Chase, Maryland.  Applications and references are due by November 16.  More information is available here: https://4-h.org/parents/national-4-h-conference/  Contact the Extension Office for more information.

 

  • Winter Roundup is an exciting three-day, two-night conference focused on adult and youth leadership and 4-H horse project learning.This conference includes speakers and educational workshops with many hands-on activities.  The conference will be held on January 18-20, 2019 (Friday/Sunday) at the Green Lake Bible Camp in Spicer, Minnesota.

In addition to gaining useful information and participating in activities, there are opportunities to share information, network with other horse project leaders and youth, make new friends and have fun! This conference is geared towards 4'Hers in sixth grade and above and adult horse project leaders. Mark your calendars now and join us for a weekend you will remember!  Contact the office for more information.

Topics

  • Leadership skills.
  • Horse care and management.
  • Horse project activities such as horse judging, safety, hippology and Dan Patch.

 

  • The Salvation Army Red Kettle is out at the Crookston Walmart for individuals, groups and organizations to help raise money for the annual holiday effort.  If you’re interested in ringing the bell, call 218-349-4566.

Contacts

Katelynn Robertson
Interim County 4-H Program Coordinator
(218) 563-2465
robe1205@umn.edu
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