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    Tracks, Scat and All of That: Animal tracks and scat

    October 24, 2020

    10:00am - 10:30am

    Zoom

    Explore and learn about nature and wildlife in these free 30 minute weekly sessions. We will include topic lessons, speakers and activities to do on your own. Youth will be asked to submit photos of their completed project for a chance to win prizes.

    Down on the Farm: Swine

    October 24, 2020

    10:30am - 11:00am

    Zoom

    Explore the wonderful world of animal science through hands-on activities and guest speakers. We’ll learn about swine, sheep/goat, horse, beef cattle, poultry and dairy cattle from industry professionals as we tour their facilities.

    Youth Leaders Meeting

    October 25, 2020

    3:30pm - 4:30pm

    TBD

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    Council Meeting

    October 25, 2020

    5:00pm - 6:00pm

    TBD

    Help make decisions about the Pope County 4-H Program. Attend the 4-H Leaders Council meeting on Sunday, October 26, from 5:00-6:30 pm. Meeting will be lead by our new 2020-2021 officer team to approve our County 4-H Charter and discuss our business items. Meeting is open to all Pope County 4-H Members and Volunteers.

    Explore Minnesota: History

    October 26, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Virtual Exploring Campus Immersion

    October 26, 2020

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Registration is open for youth in grades 6-12 to learn more about the campus experience through a three session series in October.

    Tasty Tuesday: Fall Sweet Crisps

    October 27, 2020

    6:30pm

    Zoom

    Learn how to make delicious crunchy crisps. We will also talk about apple varieties, including Minnesota's famous Honeycrisp apple!

    Fuel Up, Tune Up, Groove Up: Delicious Dairy

    October 29, 2020

    5:15pm - 5:45pm

    Zoom

    This interactive 6-week program focusing on our “health for better living” is sure to get them up and moving, as well as offer recipes K-3rd graders can make on their own.

    Club Charter Deadline

    October 31, 2020

    Pope County Courthouse, Extension Office

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    Tracks, Scat and All of That: Bats

    October 31, 2020

    10:00am - 10:30am

    Zoom

    Explore and learn about nature and wildlife in these free 30 minute weekly sessions. We will include topic lessons, speakers and activities to do on your own. Youth will be asked to submit photos of their completed project for a chance to win prizes.

    Down on the Farm: Beef

    October 31, 2020

    10:30am - 11:00am

    Zoom

    Explore the wonderful world of animal science through hands-on activities and guest speakers. We’ll learn about swine, sheep/goat, horse, beef cattle, poultry and dairy cattle from industry professionals as we tour their facilities.

    4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure: Spring Prep

    November 2, 2020

    4:00pm

    Zoom

    At the beginning of each month, join a live Zoom session to learn the month's topic and to ask questions. Weekly challenges will be sent via email to all registrants.

    Explore Minnesota: Values

    November 2, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Fuel Up, Tune Up, Groove Up: Vigorous Veggies

    November 5, 2020

    5:15pm - 5:45pm

    Zoom

    This interactive 6-week program focusing on our “health for better living” is sure to get them up and moving, as well as offer recipes K-3rd graders can make on their own.

    Tracks, Scat and All of That: Birds of Winter

    November 7, 2020

    10:00am - 10:30am

    Zoom

    Explore and learn about nature and wildlife in these free 30 minute weekly sessions. We will include topic lessons, speakers and activities to do on your own. Youth will be asked to submit photos of their completed project for a chance to win prizes.

    Down on the Farm: Horse

    November 7, 2020

    10:30am - 11:00am

    Zoom

    Explore the wonderful world of animal science through hands-on activities and guest speakers. We’ll learn about swine, sheep/goat, horse, beef cattle, poultry and dairy cattle from industry professionals as we tour their facilities.

    Explore Minnesota: Stereotypes

    November 9, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Animal Science 101: Birth and Reproduction in Livestock

    November 10, 2020

    4:00pm - 4:30pm

    Zoom

    Open to youth in grades 7+. Register online at z.umn.edu/4h-ansc101.

    Tasty Tuesday: Pumpkins and table setting

    November 10, 2020

    6:30pm

    Zoom

    Learn how to make "pumpkin in a bag" and a variety of pumpkin recipes. We will share how to set a proper table setting as part of the Food Revue Project.

    Find the Leader in You: What is Leadership

    November 10, 2020

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Zoom

    We will examine leadership styles and the qualities of prolific leaders across the globe and in your own community. Registration can be completed at https://z.umn.edu/SWLeadership2020.

    Green Superheroes of Science: Slime

    November 12, 2020

    5:00pm - 5:30pm

    Join this four session series as a green superhero of science! Youth in grades K-3 will engage in fun experiments that spark curiosity and discovery.

    Fuel Up, Tune Up, Groove Up: Fabulous Fruit

    November 12, 2020

    5:15pm - 5:45pm

    Zoom

    This interactive 6-week program focusing on our “health for better living” is sure to get them up and moving, as well as offer recipes K-3rd graders can make on their own.

    Engage in Project Learning volunteer gathering

    November 12, 2020

    6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Register for the virtual volunteer gathering “Engage in Project Learning” scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 12 @ 6:30 p.m. OR Monday, Nov. 16 @ 7:30 p.m. This gathering will highlight strategies to implement project learning experiences while social distancing.

    Tracks, Scat and All of That: Turkeys

    November 14, 2020

    10:00am - 10:30am

    Zoom

    Explore and learn about nature and wildlife in these free 30 minute weekly sessions. We will include topic lessons, speakers and activities to do on your own. Youth will be asked to submit photos of their completed project for a chance to win prizes.

    Down on the Farm: Dairy

    November 14, 2020

    10:30am - 11:00am

    Zoom

    Explore the wonderful world of animal science through hands-on activities and guest speakers. We’ll learn about swine, sheep/goat, horse, beef cattle, poultry and dairy cattle from industry professionals as we tour their facilities.

    Explore Minnesota: Communication

    November 16, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Club Leadership Learning: Creating a healthy & welcoming environment

    November 16, 2020

    6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Training and support for 4-H club officers & leaders held via Zoom from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. on: Nov. 16, Jan. 21 & March 15.

    Engage in Project Learning volunteer gathering

    November 16, 2020

    7:30pm - 8:30pm

    Register for the virtual volunteer gathering “Engage in Project Learning” scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 12 @ 6:30 p.m. OR Monday, Nov. 16 @ 7:30 p.m. This gathering will highlight strategies to implement project learning experiences while social distancing.

    Animal Science 101: Selection and genetics

    November 17, 2020

    4:00pm - 4:30pm

    Zoom

    Open to youth in grades 7+. Register online at z.umn.edu/4h-ansc101.

    Find the Leader in You: What makes a good leader

    November 17, 2020

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Zoom

    We will examine leadership styles and the qualities of prolific leaders across the globe and in your own community. Registration can be completed at https://z.umn.edu/SWLeadership2020.

    Green Superheroes of Science: Waterproof object

    November 19, 2020

    5:00pm - 5:30pm

    Join this four session series as a green superhero of science! Youth in grades K-3 will engage in fun experiments that spark curiosity and discovery.

    Fuel Up, Tune Up, Groove Up: Power Protein

    November 19, 2020

    5:15pm - 5:45pm

    Zoom

    This interactive 6-week program focusing on our “health for better living” is sure to get them up and moving, as well as offer recipes K-3rd graders can make on their own.

    Explore Minnesota: Power and Privilege

    November 23, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    4-H Explorers In Agriculture kick-off

    November 23, 2020

    7:00pm

    Are you interested in agriculture? Would you like to learn about farming practices around the world? If you answered yes to either of these questions the "Explorers In Ag" opportunity is for you! Watch for registration to open November 9th!

    Animal Science 101: Animal handling and care

    November 24, 2020

    4:00pm - 4:30pm

    Zoom

    Open to youth in grades 7+. Register online at z.umn.edu/4h-ansc101.

    Tasty Tuesday: Pumpkins and Cranberries, Oh My!

    November 24, 2020

    6:30pm

    Zoom

    Breads, cookies and muffins are on the menu! Learn how to measure dry and liquid ingredients.

    Find the Leader in You: Community leaders

    November 24, 2020

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Zoom

    We will examine leadership styles and the qualities of prolific leaders across the globe and in your own community. Registration can be completed at https://z.umn.edu/SWLeadership2020.

    Basics to Being a Super Sitter! virtual clinic

    November 30, 2020 to December 11, 2020

    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

    Zoom

    All youth in grades 5+ (2020-2021 school year), are invited to join us November 30; December 2,4,7,9,11.

    Explore Minnesota: Leadership

    November 30, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Community involvement volunteer gathering

    November 30, 2020

    6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Community involvement is part of the 4-H pledge, “I pledge my hands to larger service”. Hear how staff and volunteers are involved in their community through service and community engagement activities. Discuss with other volunteers your ideas and questions about organizing community projects.

    Animal Science 101: Nutrition

    December 1, 2020

    4:00pm - 4:30pm

    Zoom

    Open to youth in grades 7+. Register online at z.umn.edu/4h-ansc101.

    Tasty Tuesday: Holiday Sweets

    December 1, 2020

    6:30pm

    Zoom

    Almost everyone has a sweet tooth! Learn how to make traditional treats and healthy alternatives.

    Find the Leader in You: Community mapping

    December 1, 2020

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Zoom

    We will examine leadership styles and the qualities of prolific leaders across the globe and in your own community. Registration can be completed at https://z.umn.edu/SWLeadership2020.

    Green Superheroes of Science: Bio-plastic ball

    December 3, 2020

    5:00pm - 5:30pm

    Join this four session series as a green superhero of science! Youth in grades K-3 will engage in fun experiments that spark curiosity and discovery.

    Fuel Up, Tune Up, Groove Up: Go, Go Grains

    December 3, 2020

    5:15pm - 5:45pm

    Zoom

    This interactive 6-week program focusing on our “health for better living” is sure to get them up and moving, as well as offer recipes K-3rd graders can make on their own.

    Community involvement volunteer gathering

    December 3, 2020

    7:30pm - 8:30pm

    Community involvement is part of the 4-H pledge, “I pledge my hands to larger service”. Hear how staff and volunteers are involved in their community through service and community engagement activities. Discuss with other volunteers your ideas and questions about organizing community projects.

    4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure: Indoor plants

    December 7, 2020

    4:00pm

    Zoom

    At the beginning of each month, join a live Zoom session to learn the month's topic and to ask questions. Weekly challenges will be sent via email to all registrants.

    Explore Minnesota: Connection

    December 7, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Animal Science 101: 4-H projects - Animal Health and Diseases

    December 8, 2020

    4:00pm - 4:30pm

    Zoom

    Open to youth in grades 7+. Register online at z.umn.edu/4h-ansc101.

    Tasty Tuesday: Holiday treats

    December 8, 2020

    6:30pm

    Zoom

    From traditional family sugar cookies to quick mixes, this session has something for everyone.

    Find the Leader in You: Service projects

    December 8, 2020

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Zoom

    We will examine leadership styles and the qualities of prolific leaders across the globe and in your own community. Registration can be completed at https://z.umn.edu/SWLeadership2020.

    Green Superheroes of Science: Plastic litter

    December 10, 2020

    5:00pm - 5:30pm

    Join this four session series as a green superhero of science! Youth in grades K-3 will engage in fun experiments that spark curiosity and discovery.

    Fuel Up, Tune Up, Groove Up: Dynamic Desserts

    December 10, 2020

    5:15pm - 5:45pm

    Zoom

    This interactive 6-week program focusing on our “health for better living” is sure to get them up and moving, as well as offer recipes K-3rd graders can make on their own.

    Explore Minnesota: Capstone

    December 14, 2020

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    “Let's Explore Minnesota” Global Connections program registration is now open! Youth in 6th-13th grade can sign up to learn about different cultures, leadership, and communication. This new opportunity will feature guest speakers, diplomats, and food. Sessions start Monday, Oct. 19; register by Oct. 16th.

    Animal Science 101: 4-H projects - What happens after I sell my animal?

    December 15, 2020

    4:00pm - 4:30pm

    Zoom

    Open to youth in grades 7+. Register online at z.umn.edu/4h-ansc101.

    Find the Leader in You: Service leadership

    December 15, 2020

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    Zoom

    We will examine leadership styles and the qualities of prolific leaders across the globe and in your own community. Registration can be completed at https://z.umn.edu/SWLeadership2020.

    4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure: Greenhouses

    January 4, 2021

    4:00pm

    Zoom

    At the beginning of each month, join a live Zoom session to learn the month's topic and to ask questions. Weekly challenges will be sent via email to all registrants.

    Club Leadership Learning: Club leadership dynamics in a meeting

    January 21, 2021

    6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Training and support for 4-H club officers & leaders held via Zoom from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. on: Nov. 16, Jan. 21 & March 15.

    Morris Regional 4-H Camp Counselor applications due

    January 28, 2021

    4:30pm

    The search is on for qualified youth to serve as 2021 Regional 4-H Camp Counselors. Online applications DUE at 4:28 p.m. on January 28, 2021.

    4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure: Plant selection

    February 1, 2021

    4:00pm

    Zoom

    At the beginning of each month, join a live Zoom session to learn the month's topic and to ask questions. Weekly challenges will be sent via email to all registrants.

    4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure: Planting seasons

    March 1, 2021

    4:00pm

    Zoom

    At the beginning of each month, join a live Zoom session to learn the month's topic and to ask questions. Weekly challenges will be sent via email to all registrants.

    4-H Explorers In Agriculture celebration

    March 8, 2021

    7:00pm

    Are you interested in agriculture? Would you like to learn about farming practices around the world? If you answered yes to either of these questions the "Explorers In Ag" opportunity is for you! Watch for registration to open November 9th!

    Club Leadership Learning: Regroup & Celebrate!

    March 15, 2021

    6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Training and support for 4-H club officers & leaders held via Zoom from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. on: Nov. 16, Jan. 21 & March 15.

    4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure: Soil readiness

    April 5, 2021

    4:00pm

    Zoom

    At the beginning of each month, join a live Zoom session to learn the month's topic and to ask questions. Weekly challenges will be sent via email to all registrants.

    4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure: How we use our plants

    May 3, 2021

    4:00pm

    Zoom

    At the beginning of each month, join a live Zoom session to learn the month's topic and to ask questions. Weekly challenges will be sent via email to all registrants.