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4-H in Big Stone County

    MN 4-H Fall Photo Challenge
    Fall colors are beginning to develop, so now is a great time to get your camera or phone focused on a cool picture! Red apples, orange pumpkins, and the golden leaves of fall make for awesome pictures, especially when you include your favorite people, animals or landscapes. Open to youth in grades K-13.
    Tracks, scat and all of that!
    Join us as we explore and learn about nature and wildlife geared for youth in grades 4 - 6. These free 30 minute sessions will be held on Saturdays, from 10 am - 10:30 am. Register
    Down on the farm starts October 10
    Youth in grades K-3 are invited to join us for weekly Zoom sessions to explore the wonderful world of animal science. Register at:
    Join us for Fuel Up, Tune Up, & Groove Up!!
    Want engaging activities to keep your kindergarten-3rd grader revving down the healthy life speedway? Get them registered for this exciting six-week program!
    Register now for “Animal Science 101”
    Have you ever wondered why some cows have long hair and some have short hair? Or thought about what part of the animal your steak came from? Youth in grades 7+ are invited to an exciting six-week introduction to the world of animal science! Register at
    Find the Leader in YOU!
    Join us for six sessions (Nov. 10-Dec. 15) to find the leader in you! We will examine leadership styles and the qualities of prolific leaders across the globe and in your own community. You will also have the opportunity to connect with youth leaders across the region as you work together to develop a service project to lead in your own community.
    Notes from Minnesota 4-H director Jennifer A. Skuza
    Looking back at an inspiring summer and looking ahead to a fall of learning and service.
    Planning a safe virtual or in-person 4-H experience
    The beginning of the 4-H year is an important time to plan for a variety of programs, activities, and events. Use these tools to safely plan your virtual or in-person 4-H programs.
    Sign up for "Let’s Start Sewing"!
    Ready to learn how to use a sewing machine? Sign up for Let’s Start Sewing and learn to make cloth napkins. Registration will be open Oct. 1-16 at for members in grades 3 and up.
    Register for 4-H Ag and Hort afternoon adventures
    Make plans to attend the next 4-H Ag & Hort afternoon adventure on Monday, Oct. 5 at 4 p.m. Don't worry if you missed the first one, you can still join us! Go to the 4-H Agronomy & Horticulture web page and sign up today!

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