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    Message from Jennifer: Discovering your flow in 4-H

    Minnesota 4-H state director Jennifer Skuza encourages us to discover and pursue what makes us flow.

    Attend spring 2019 SS&W Leader Certification Training

    4-H SS&W Leader Certification Trainings will be held April 6-7 in Isanti County and April 27-28 in Jordan. These trainings are designed for adults and youth that lead or would like to lead training in shooting sports, wildlife, or ATV safety. Deadlines for registering for the trainings are March 22 and April 12. Disciplines fill quickly, so make sure registration forms are sent in early!

    Communicate winter weather cancellation plans

    Review and communicate winter weather cancellation plans of 4-H programs, activities and outings to help ensure the safety of 4-H members and families during the winter months.

    Engineering Design Challenge task announcement

    The 2019 Engineering Design Challenge task and handbook will soon be posted on the Engineering Design Challenge website. While you're waiting, get your team going by working on activities in the Engineering Design Challenge learning guide.

    Animal Science Project Meeting

    Interested in helping plan the 2019 County Fair Livestock Shows? Come to this meeting to learn more. Each species will go through the first stages of planning the shows and any educational opportunities they might want to offer.

    Share-the-Fun

    Our annual Share-the-Fun event is coming up soon! Along with club skits, we welcome any individual or small-group talent acts to perform between club skits. Included in this mailing is a registration form for individual talent acts.

    Camp Counselor Applications

    Would you like an opportunity to build leadership skills while having a ton of fun this summer!? Becoming a camp counselor is a great way to make new friends and participate in cool activities while being a great role model to younger youth. 

    Project Workshop Day—Volunteers Needed

    Volunteers (adult & youth leaders) are needed to help teach sessions at the Project Workshop Day on Sunday, March 10 from 1-4pm.  Do you have a hobby or talent you'd like to share with 4-H members? Then we need  you! Workshop sessions will be approx. 45 minutes in length and include hands-on activities. Need an idea? The office has project kits that you can use to teach a session. All the supplies are included and no experience is necessary. Contact Kelly (strei016@umn.edu) at the Extension Office if you are interested in helping.

    Federation Meeting and Roundtable Discussion

    Wright County 4-H is looking for your input! We will be hosting a roundtable discussion to identify areas that desire more focus, needs for change, opportunities for further programming or partnership, and more. The input provided will help direct staff, the advisory council, volunteers, and clubs in the coming year(s). We hope youth and adults from across the county come to share your experience, feedback, and general input. 

    Science of Ag Challenge

    In The Minnesota 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge is a program where 4-H youth work on teams of 2 - 5 to identify an agricultural issue in their communities and come up with ideas for a solution. Teams work with a volunteer mentor from the topic area they chose and with one or more adult volunteer coaches. Teams use Science and Engineering practices to guide their project and create a presentation to share in their communities.
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