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Showing posts from October, 2018

Minnesota 4-H: Growing True Leaders to air Oct. 11

During National 4-H Week, Pioneer Public Television will air a new edition of Minnesota 4-H: Growing True Leaders, a program to celebrate the accomplishments of Minnesotan 4-H'ers and showcases the values and mission of our organization.

Hosted by Libby Montreuil, this edition of Minnesota 4-H: Growing True Leaders highlights the Milan Navigators 4-H Club, which recently took part in a special national initiative to improve community health.

The program also features interviews with 4-H'ers at the Minnesota State Fair talking about their projects and experiences in 4-H. This year’s program features 4-H'ers from 10 different counties: Blue Earth, Washington, Pennington, Nicollet, Olmsted, Stearns, Washington, Martin, Wright and Carver.

As Minnesota's largest youth development organization, 4-H strives "to make the best better" through hands-on projects in areas such as science, health, agriculture, citizenship and the arts. 4-H programs provide a safe, fun …

From Jennifer: It’s a new season of doing in 4-H

A monthly letter from Minnesota 4-H interim state leader Dr. Jennifer A. Skuza

Dear 4-H youth, families and volunteers,

As we step into this new season, with the changing color of leaves and cooling of the air, it feels to me like a fresh start. My daughter just began a new year of school and enrichment activities are on our mind. Sports, STEM, creative arts, community service. There are so many choices.

4-H also begins anew in this season. October 1st is the start of our new program year. Just like each January when many of us set intentions for the coming months, now is the perfect time to identify how we want to change, and perhaps improve, our 4-H experience.

What are you curious and excited to learn and explore this year? Will you try something new?How might you use your growing knowledge and passion to do for yourself, your family and club, your community and our world?
How might you encourage greater levels of learning and leadership in the youth you influence? How …