Kandiyohi County 
Clover Update
May 2019
Here's what's new on the Kandiyohi County 4-H website this month!
May Leader's Council meeting date

Save the date for our next Leader's Council meeting!


McCamus Scholarship for Seniors!

Are you a Senior?


May 15th Animal ID Deadline Approaching

Are you planning on showing livestock at the county fair this year? Make sure to complete your animal ID's on 4HOnline by May 15th!

Register today for the Kandiyohi County Horse Clinic

Looking to learn more about your horse and prepare for the county fair? Check out the annual Kandiyohi County Horse Clinic held May 18th and 19th at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds in Willmar. 

4-H on Wheels!

Youth Leaders and Parents~ Would you help host 4-H on wheels across the county? We'll provide the training, materials, publicity and support.

WOW Event-Performing Arts, Share the Fun Demonstrations, Livestock Demonstrations, Food Revue, Fashion Revue.

Pencil in July 24th for our 3rd Annual WOW event, that combines Performing Arts, Share the Fun, Demonstrations, Livestock Demonstrations, Food Revue and Fashion Revue all in one day!

Join us at YELLO!

Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Outloud! (YELLO!) is an exciting and fun 4-H citizenship and leadership conference.

State Arts-In!

Are you interested in exploring performing arts, leadership, goal-setting and teamwork? Do you want to perform with like-minded youth across the state at the MN State Fair?

More 4-H news this month
A 4-H Crop Scouting event will be held on Monday, July 29, 2019 in rural Benson for 4-H and FFA youth currently in grades 7-12.

4-H Agronomy tours will be held on July 10 (Renville area) and July 17 (Benson area).

Any youth in grades 3-6 are invited to attend camp, June 18-20 at the University of Minnesota, Morris Campus. Registrations accepted through May 10.

A spark is very special. Read Jennifer Skuza's reflections on why finding your spark, and encouraging its discovery in our youth, is one of the best ways a 4-H volunteer can spend their time.
 
National 4-H's Raise Your Hand promotion is here once again until May 15. Take a couple of minutes to cast your vote for Minnesota 4-H to win up to $20,000!
 
4-H club and project leaders can use 4HOnline for management and communication. Learn more on the "Using 4HOnline" web page.
 
All youth currently in grade nine - one year post high school are invited to participate in a 22 day theater arts/leadership/team building experience at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. The 2019 Arts-In experience begins Aug. 8.
 
Register now for 4-H Dog Supersession! 4-H'ers in third grade and up, their families, trainers, and youth and adult dog project leaders are invited to attend 4-H Dog Supersession on May 18 at the Twin Cities Obedience Training Club in Minneapolis. Registration and payment are due by May 11.
 
Minnesota 4-H is offering 4-H livestock day camps at six different locations in May and June. 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.
 
Summer activities and outings require planning ahead to avoid risk. Utilize the "keeping youth safe" risk management planning tool, guidelines, and policies before activities and outings are offered to 4-H members.
 
Register your team by May 15 for the 2019 Minnesota 4-H Engineering Design Challenge! The challenge is designed for youth in grades 3 through one year past high school. Great for developing team building, communication and decision making skills, all while having fun!


Calendar

Check out all of the upcoming events in Kandiyohi County on our website. The events are in chronological order and can be filtered by subtopic at the top of the web page.

Kate Zimmer / Katie Petty |4-H  Program Coordinators |320-231-7890 | kzimmer@umn.edu egger183@umn.edu | www.extension.umn.edu/county/kandiyohi

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