October 2017 Big Stone County Clover Update
Here's what's new on the Big Stone County 4-H website this month!
I Can! You Can! We Can! 2017 National 4-H Week

National 4-H Week is October 1-7. Look for the activities happening in Big Stone County next week!

Engineer It! Challenge open house event being held

Join us for an Engineer It! Challenge open house on Wednesday, October 4th from 3:45-5:30 pm at the Ortonville Library.

Make plans now to attend the October Federation Meeting

4-H Federation has been scheduled for Monday, October 9th at 6 pm at the Clinton Memorial Building.

Fall babysitting clinic date has been set

The Fall Babysitting Clinic will be held on October 19, 2017 from 9:00 am - 2:30 pm.

Join us for the Mad Hatter Black-light Halloween Party!

The annual Big Stone County 4-H Halloween event has been scheduled for October 28th from 5 pm - 11 pm at the Clinton Memorial Building.

It's time to kickoff our after school 4-H programs!

The Big Stone County 4-H After School programs are all set to kick-off in October. Dates and times vary by location so please read the article for more information!

Community Club contact information is now available

For families looking for information on the 2017-2018 Club Organizational Leaders.

Big Stone County Extension Office Hours

The Big Stone County Extension Office hours are 10 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Thursday.

More 4-H news this month
Enrollment is now open for the 2017.2018 4-H program year! It is important that every member (youth and adult) enrolls as soon as possible to ensure you receive pertinent information to your 4-H membership.
The 2017 Fall Leader Training will be held in LqP County on Sunday, October 29th.
Adults from Big Stone, LqP, Pope, Stevens, and Swift counties are invited to a 4-H Project Leader Training on Saturday, December 2nd at the WCROC - Morris.
Plans are already underway for the 2018 Regional 4-H Camp in Morris and we will be looking for camp counselor applicants starting in November.

Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman invites you to celebrate your 4-H story during National 4-H Week, Oct. 1-7, 2017.
The newest in the Discover Minnesota 4-H video series is ready just in time to start recruiting participants for the Minnesota 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge.
February, 2018 BLU regional leadership workshops dates and locations have been posted. These Minnesota 4-H State Ambassador hosted workshops include hands-on activities, games, small group discussions, and social activities. All youth grade 6 - one year past high school are encouraged to attend!

Check out all of the upcoming events in Big Stone County on our website.  The events are in chronological order and can be filtered by subtopic at the top of the web page.
Suzanne Souza | 4-H Program Coordinator | 320-839-6380 | souza004@umn.edu | 
http://www.extension.umn.edu/county/ big-stone

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