Carver County 4-H
January 6, 2023
Carver County 4-H is a group of families with a common goal "To make the Best, Better" . Please join me in sending my sympathy and support to the Brandenburg Family, a fellow Carver County 4-H Family, who suffered a tremendous loss this past week.
- January 6-Llama Project Bowl Practice, 7PM, Carver Co Public Works Building
- January 7 - PV Club's Crafting and Scrapbooking Extravaganza
- Jan 8 - Horse Bowl Practice 3-5 PM, Carver County Public Works Building
- Jan 9 State-wide Livestock PDC webinar, 7:00 p.m. Zoom
- Jan 10 Horse PDC mtg, 7:00 p.m., Zoom
- Jan 11 Livestock PDC mtg, 7:00 p.m., Carver Co Public Works Building/ agenda/ Zoom
- Jan 19 SSWL Guns and Grub Kick Off Party, 6:00 p.m., Carver County Public Works Building
- January 23-Federation Hybrid Mtg, 7:00 p.m., Public Works Building/ Zoom
- January 29 - Sew Sew Club, 2-4:00 p.m., Carver Co Public Works Building
- February 3 - Quad County Lock-In, Chaska Community Center
- February 2-23 - Virtual Cake Decorating Series 6-7:30 p.m.
- February 15 - Animal ID Deadline for Market Beef (beef steers, market heifers and dairy steers). See article below.
- February 21 - Dog Project Information Night, 7:00 p.m., Carver County Public Works Building
- February 25 - "Get Frosted" Cake Celebration Event, 9 a.m.-Noon, Carver County Public Works.
Welcome to the new 4-H Educator for Carver County!!!
Devarati will start January 9!
Horse Project Bowl Information
WHEN: Sunday, January 8, 3-5 p.m.
WHERE: Extension Office
If you missed the info meeting on Dec 2nd, come to the first practice to learn what horse bowl is all about!
Carver County Shooting Sports and Wildlife Project Kick-Off
Interested in learning more? Come to the Guns and Grub kick off party on January 19, 2023, 6 PM at the Carver County Public Works Building (Extension Office). Let us know you are coming so we can plan food! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B45AFAA22A6FD0-guns
Stay up to date with SSWL at https://z.umn.edu/CCSSWL
2023 SS& WL Leader (Instructor) Certification Trainings - Carver County needs instructors! Carver County 4-H SSWL Program pays 100 % of the reg. fees for instructor trainings.
Carver County Sew-Sew Club
In these Learn-to-Sew sessions we will complete a useful project that will progressively enhance your sewing skills each month! We will start with the basics in October, then build on basics each month. If you missed the Oct, Nov and Dec sessions, contact Chellie firstname.lastname@example.org for information on joining!
January 29, February 19 and March 12, 2023 registration is now open.
Cake Decorating Series
Join us to learn more about cake decorating. It will be a time to share and practice what we learn from one another.
There will be four virtual sessions from 6 to 7 p.m. (with an optional half hour from 7 to 7:30 p.m.) on the following Thursdays: Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23.
4-H youth in grades K-13 Note: Parent/guardian support may be needed for those in grades K-3.
Cost: $15 per household
Location: Virtual Series
Registration is open in 4Honline.
Carver County Get Frosted
Watch for more details and registration to open soon in 4HOnline
Market Beef ID deadline-February 15.
Find all the information on the Animal ID website, including the 2023 Beef information sheet, ID requirements, and Animal Science Updates. If you need ear tags you can call the office or fill out this form and tags can be sent to you. Cost is $2.00 per tag.
4-H Judges Training
High School Senior Scholarships from Compeer
Youth Education Opportunities
Farm Service Agency loans available for youth - The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers loans for individual young people to start and operate income-producing projects of modest size in connection to their participation in 4-H clubs, FFA, a Tribal youth group, or similar agricultural youth organization. Projects financed with an FSA youth loan need to provide an opportunity for the young person to acquire experience and education in agriculture-related skills.
Statewide 4-H Photography Contest -Select your best winter wonderland photo (with no or minimal editing) from the 2022-2023 4-H year and submit it with up to two (2) sentences that explain the photo! January 31, 2023 Deadline to submit photo.
Central Region 4-H Catalog of Opportunities - Find all in-person and virtual opportunities here.
4-H Youth Leadership Event Opportunities
BLU Building Leadership and Understanding (BLU) BLU is for youth in grades 6-9. They will participate in hands-on activities where they build leadership skills, form relationships with other youth, learn to work together and make a difference in their communities. BLU is facilitated by youth leaders from the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassador program and supported by a team of adult chaperones.
TEEL Teens Engaged in Emerging Leadership (TEEL) is a workshop for youth in grades 10+ to gain valuable leadership skills while connecting with peers from other counties and regions. This workshop builds on the leadership skills older youth have developed at BLU and through their lived experience both within and outside of 4-H. Teens will engage in large and small group discussions. It is designed and facilitated by a team of older youth and young adult leaders.
YELLO Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Opportunities (YELLO) is a 4-H leadership conference for youth in grade 7+ that prepares youth to learn and lead in their communities. YELLO is planned and facilitated by the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors. The conference will be held June 13-16 at Bemidji State University.