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State Shoot is September 7-9
Mark your calendar for the state shoot taking place on September 7-9 at the Martin County Fairgrounds/Fairmont Trap Club (1300 North Bixby Rd, Fairmont, MN 56031). Click the article to learn more!
Youth Leader Trip
Rock County 4-H is planning a Youth Leader Trip for grades 7-13 at the Blue Mounds State Park! The date will be picked shortly so keep an eye on your email for more details to come!
Mark your calendars for the MN State Fair General Encampment
Rock County's State Fair General Encampment will be Sunday, August 26 to Tuesday, August 28. Mark your calendars and start working on your general projects that you hope to earn a State Fair Trip with. Rock County will have a bus traveling to the state fair this year for general encampment. Also, adults, please start thinking about possibly chaperoning for the state fair. If you are not already a screened volunteer, contact the office and we can help you get started with the screening process!
New changes for the summer
This year Rock County 4-H has a few changes for the summer! Click the article tile for more details.
Special consideration form
Click the article to find the link for the Special Consideration Form. Please have this filled out and turned into the office by Monday, July 16
Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman encourages youth and the adults who support them to explore an agrisciece project this year. It's a great way to build skills, connect with mentors and find real solutions to challenges in your community!
Powerful things happen for youth when they're in a positive relationship with caring adults. The 2018 annual volunteer training, "4-H Grows Relationships," will ready youth and adult volunteers to connect to young people in meaningful ways. Watch for dates and locations across the state this fall and plan to bring a team of youth and adult volunteers.
Congratulations to the 2018 Minnesota 4-H scholarship recipients! These eight outstanding 4-H youth and alumni from across Minnesota stood out among over 100 individuals who submitted applications.
Again in 2018 the Minnesota Livestock Breeders Association will be providing $30 cash awards to all 4-H members who complete a livestock demonstration during 4-H livestock weekend at the Minnesota State Fair. Start planning your livestock demonstration today!
Two scholarships are being offered for Minnesota 4-H youth pursuing post-secondary studies at accredited colleges and universities. Over $58,000 is awarded annually through a competitive application process.