Crow Wing County 4-H
February 13, 2023
Save the Date! 15th Annual Crow Wing County 4-H Rabbit Fun Show
Local offering | all ages
Save the Date!
The 15th Annual Crow Wing County Rabbit Fun Show is to be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023.
Registration begins at 8:30 am with pre-registration available in 4-H Online starting March 1, 2023. Tattooing is available all day for just $1 per rabbit.
Trevor Sypnieski will be providing education on registering rabbits and will be available to register for $6 per rabbit.
Silent auction, food stand, and rabbits for sale. You don't want to miss this event!
Held at the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds, in the curling building.
Contact the Extension office or Sherry Bock at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions!
2023 Fair T-shirt Design Contest
Fair time will be here before you know it and the Extension office has already started to plan. We need your help! 4-H youth of any age are invited to design the next 4-H fair t-shirt!
T-shirt design guidelines:
The design must include the words “Crow Wing County 4-H 2023”.
Must be your original work.
Draw the design on an 8 ½ by 11” piece of paper.
The design will be on the FRONT of the shirt. Sponsors are placed on the back.
The top three designs will be selected by the Extension office and be voted anonymously by Crow Wing County 4-H members.
Must be enrolled in Crow Wing County 4-H.
The winner gets to choose the t-shirt color this year and will win an additional t-shirt! Please submit your designs via email to email@example.com on or before March 1, 2023, by 4:30 pm. NO LATE ENTRIES will be accepted!
We can't wait to see your designs!
College Bound 4-H Youth, Apply for Scholarships by April 1
Extension Development and Minnesota 4-H offer several scholarships for 4-H youth who are pursuing post-secondary studies at accredited colleges and universities. Eligible 4-H youth are encouraged to visit the Extension 4-H scholarship website for detailed information on the applications, letters of recommendation needed, and amounts awarded.
Please note that applications are available and accepted online only. The online application form does not auto-save. We suggest applicants prepare their responses in another document and copy/paste them into the scholarship form when they have enough time to complete the process. Scholarship applications are no longer accepted via email or mail.
Application deadline: April 1.
4-H Quilt Quest 2023
Youth in grades 4+ are invited to join us for a fun-filled quilting adventure. Participants will meet virtually, to make a quilt top using the fat quarter fizz pattern. Together we'll explore tips and techniques for quilt-making. Adult guidance is recommended unless you are an experienced sewer.
There may be supply costs: a sewing machine, needles, thread, material, etc. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
Sessions will be held via Zoom from 5 to 6 p.m. on the following Sundays: Feb. 26, March 5, March 12, March 26, April 2, April 30.
In addition to the virtual sessions, how-to videos will be available for assistance.
Registration deadline: Feb. 22.
In search of Camp Counselors!
All youth in grades 8-13 are welcome to apply by March 1 at https://z.umn.edu/ne4hcampcounselor. For more information about the NE 4-H Camp @ LLCC, visit https://z.umn.edu/ne4hcamp or contact Alli Hansen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715.297.2140 (cell)
Needle Felting Gnomes
During this two-session workshop, learn the basics of needle felting, the types of materials used and where they come from, and how to further your project learning in the needle arts.
Walk away with a ready-to-enter fair exhibit and the knowledge to share with a judge on how to needle felt.
The two sessions are on Thursday, February 23, and Tuesday, February 28 from 5:30-8:00 pm at the Land Services Building [322 Laurel Street Brainerd, MN 56401].
The cost is $10 per person, check or cash, by Feb. 16 to the County Extension Office [326 Laurel Street Brainerd, MN 56401].
A light snack and juice box will be provided. Grades 5+. Registration closes on Monday, February 20, 2023. To learn more and register: https://z.umn.edu/needlefelting
Your springy gnome is sure to light up any room!
Minecraft Gaming Project Club
Interested in coding, different gaming platforms, and socializing with other gamers? Join this Ambassador-led six-session Minecraft gaming project club to learn more!
Sessions will be held via Zoom and participants must have a computer or laptop with Minecraft available. Online safety will be weaved throughout the program and adult volunteers will be present.
The cost to participants is free and members will have the opportunity for additional play times outside of the gaming club.
Session times are Fridays from 6:00-7:30 pm on Feb. 17, Mar. 3, 17, 31, Apr. 14, and 28. Grades 5+.
Zoom links will be sent via email the Wednesday before each session. Registration is from Jan. 30 to Feb. 14, 2023, and the program has a maximum of eight participants.
To learn more and register: https://z.umn.edu/MinecraftGaming
Crow Wing County 4-H Yearly Calendar
Access the Yearly Calendar events HERE.
- Last day for Fruit and Meat Sales | Monday, February 13th
- Daggett Brook 4-H Club | Monday, February 13, 2023, from 6:30-8:00 | Daggett Brook Town Hall
- Cuyuna Range Miners 4-H Club | Thursday, February 16, 2023, from 6:00-7:30 pm | Location TBD
- General PDC | Tuesday, February 21, 2023, from 6:00-7:30 pm | Land Services Building
- Local Ambassadors | Thursday, February 23, 2023, from 6:30-8:15 pm | Extension office
- State Ambassadors Applications Open | Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Events and news are separated into county items and regional/statewide items. Please click on each of the links to view county and statewide events.
Events in Crow Wing County – calendar of events
Statewide news - learn about what's going on across Minnesota
Extension Office/Window Hours
Monday: 12:30 - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: No office/window hours
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday: 8:00 - 4:30 pm
Friday: 12:30 - 4:30 pm