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    Apply for 2021 Helping Hands Awards by March 1

    2021 Helping Hands grant applications are now open! Interested 4-H clubs or federations should work with an Extension educator in their county to apply for this award. Applications must be postmarked or emailed by March 1.

    2021 Minnesota 4-H scholarships available for college-bound 4-H youth

    Extension development and Minnesota 4-H offer several scholarships for 4-H youth who are pursuing post-secondary studies at accredited colleges and universities. Over $20,000 is awarded annually through a competitive application process. Visit the scholarship website for detailed information and applications. All applications are due to the Extension development office by April 1.

    Communicate winter weather cancellation plans

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

    4-H Choose Your Outdoor Adventure Deep Dive Series

    Youth of all ages are invited to join us for the new 4-H Choose Your Outdoor Adventure Deep Dive Series! Register today!

    Nominate a 4-H Volunteer for Salute to Excellence

    Volunteers give much to the 4-H program! Consider nominating an outstanding volunteer for a 2021 4-H Salute to Excellence Award. All nomination materials are due by Jan. 10.

    Sign up for the Growing YOU Leadership Series

    Registration for the Growing YOU Leadership series is now open. Youth in grades 3 through one year post-high school are invited to join participants from all over Minnesota for these one-hour virtual workshops offered in December and January. Participate in activities, receive resources, and discover tips to help grow YOU!

    Are you looking for work experience in the youth development field?

    We are offering county-based 4-H summer intern and 4-H agronomy intern positions throughout the state of Minnesota. Each internship will provide an excellent opportunity to learn more about University of Minnesota Extension and explore job opportunities in 4-H Youth Development. Positions run from 8 - 13 weeks, with flexible starting dates.

    Join us Tuesday Nights Live from the Bunny Barn

    Want to learn a little more about your rabbits? Maybe you don't have rabbits but have always wanted to learn about them. Or maybe you have some free time on your hands and just want to check out the Bunny Barn. We are going to have a little fun in the bunny barn sharing our knowledge with others!

    Regional Camp Counselor Applications

    If you are in 9th grade or above and would like to have an opportunity to utilize your leadership skills this summer, make friends and work with youth...then we need you as a camp counselor!

    Career & College Exploration Workshops

    Join in on conversations and workshops about job readiness, career exploration, and higher education exploration.
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