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    Stay tuned for information on summer programming in Swift County

    Stay up to date and stay tuned for 4-H program offerings during the month of June!

    Federation officer and board positions are open now

    We are accepting nominations for youth and adult positions on the Advisory Board, Horse Board, Livestock Board, and Projects Unlimited Committee, as well as Federations Officers for the 2020-2021 4-H year!

    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.

    Register for the 4-H State Leadership Conference -YELLO...ish!

    YELLO is our annual youth leadership conference led by Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors for youth in grade 7+. YELLO-ish will take place Wednesday, June 10th-Friday, June 12th in an online environment.

    Now offering "Basics to becoming a Super Sitter" as a virtual clinic!

    All youth in grades 5+ (2019-2020 school year), are invited to join us June 8th -June 12th for a virtual baby-sitting clinic.

    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.
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