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Extension is expanding its online education and resources while in-person events and classes are canceled.



4-H in Grant County

    State Fair cancellation
    Extension is creating alternate experiences for 4-H'ers and others. "It won’t replace the Fair but we are committed to meaningful programming," says Dean Durgan.
    Notes from Minnesota 4-H director Jennifer A. Skuza
    A brief update on summer showcases, 4-H at home and the role of volunteers in the midst of difficult times.
    Register for 4-H performing arts #AtHome
    A new 4-H performing arts series is coming to you #AtHome this summer! This engaging series of performing arts sessions will kick-off with a live session on Thursday, June 18, right from your home. Learn from teaching artists working in the field, receive resources on all things theatre, and connect with 4-H performing arts members across the state! Registration is free and required for participation.
    Participate in new 4-H Stock Talks!
    Join this new virtual animal science presentation experience for all Minnesota 4-H youth (grades K-13). A 4-H Stock Talk is a short video presentation about an animal science topic of your choice. Giving a talk is a great opportunity for you to share your learning with others and practice your demonstration skills! Videos must be submitted between June 1 and June 30. Sign-up today!
    2020 Minnesota 4-H SS&W Leader Certification updates
    We are launching a new 3-step SS&W Leader Certification process that you can start online! Please note requirements for each step. Watch for additional details in future Clover Updates.
    Build a Rube Goldberg-type machine
    There are some new ways that you can participate in the Minnesota 4-H Engineering Design Challenge during these challenging times – check them out! The Engineering Design Challenge is designed for youth in grades 3 and up.
    Keep youth safe in online group environments
    Many 4-H clubs, groups, and programs are connecting online. As more virtual programs are planned and delivered, use these practices for keeping young people safe online.
    Congratulations 2020 Helping Hands award recipients!
    Extension development and Minnesota 4-H are happy to announce 2020 Helping Hands Award recipients. Of the 18 applications we received, all projects were awarded - giving $25,882 to 4-H clubs from 21 counties across the state.
    Don’t forget these 4-H agronomy opportunities
    Don’t forget these great opportunities in 4-H agronomy -- they’ve been created to provide you with ways to enhance your project experience!
    Attend one-day 4-H livestock day camp this July
    Minnesota 4-H is offering 4-H livestock day camp at two different locations in July. The trainings will focus on youth grade 6 and up, but younger members will be welcome if they bring a parent or adult chaperone. Event and registration due dates vary by location.

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