Pope County 4-H Clover Update
August 2020
Here's what's new on the Pope County 4-H website this month!
Congratulations to Leah Hagen and the rest of the 2020-21 Minnesota 4-H State Ambassador Team

Introducing your 2020-21 Minnesota 4-H State Ambassador Team.

Check out these fun summer opportunities!

We know the summer months are more fun with 4-H! Check out all the great summer opportunities you can do virtually or at home on your own (or with a team) throughout the summer!

2019-2020 Pope County 4-H record and awards resource page

Record keeping encourages reflection which is a critical step in the learning process.

Notes from Minnesota 4-H director Jennifer A. Skuza 

Jennifer highlights how 4-H is reintroducing in-person programs, provides an update on showcase events and clarifies 4-H eligibility.

Spring into action for our planet!

Register today to join 4-H for a fun, engaging 4-week family learning series, Green S.T.E.A.M. Superheroes! Families will explore science, technology, engineering, art and math (S.T.E.A.M) activities that ignite a spark for the planet. Group will meet online every Tuesday at 4:30 between July 21 and August 11.

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Check out the NEW 4-H crop scouting opportunity

The 4-H Crop Scouting event has been changed. Please read for more details!

Register for exploring racial justice, protests, and us 

Join this workshop for an opportunity to have respectful conversations about the George Floyd murder and the protests that resulted from it around the world.

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Explore the role of a teen teacher in training

Are you interested in being a teacher, coach, or manager? Do you love working with young people? Join 4-H Youth Teaching Youth teen teachers as they discuss their experience working in a classroom!

More 4-H news this month
Staff and volunteers must report suspected child neglect and abuse
Staff and 4-H volunteers have an important role to keep young people safe. All 4-H volunteers and staff, no matter their role or job duties, must promptly report suspected child abuse or neglect to local law enforcement or to the appropriate social services agency.              

Register for 4-H performing arts #AtHome
The new 4-H performing arts series continues to you #AtHome this summer! This engaging series of performing arts sessions continues every Thursday in August starting at 1 p.m. via Zoom. Join us to deepen your appreciation of performing arts while connecting with youth across the state!

Choose your 2020 4-H outdoor adventure!
Do you love the outdoors? Do you want to take a deeper dive into different outdoor adventures? Join us Mondays throughout the summer at 7 p.m. on Zoom.

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. More information will continue to be communicated to volunteers and staff.             


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

Stephanie Grimes | Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Pope County | 
320-634-7734 | sagrimes@umn.edu |  http://www.extension.umn.edu/pope

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