Discover what's happening in youth development!
July 15, 2019
4-H State Director Jennifer Skuza talk about the many youth who have visited her at University of Minnesota this summer. Visiting college campuses is a fun and valuable experience. Learn why!
July 4, 2019
A youth development program that starts in kindergarten and ends in grade ‘thirteen’ has the potential to make a big impact on a young person’s life. For Lexi Gloege, an eighth grader from Lac qui Parle County, 4-H is doing just that.
July 3, 2019
Our team at the Extension Center for Youth Development was curious about the impact of being a 4-H volunteer. My colleague Sam Grant, along with other 4-H youth development professionals, set out to answer this question. Over 200 of you responded to our research survey. Here’s what you told us.
July 2, 2019
Congratulations to the 2019 Minnesota 4-H scholarship recipients! These fifteen outstanding 4-H youth and alumni across Minnesota stood out among over 120 applicants.
June 27, 2019
More than 200 youth attended the 2019 Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Out Loud! (YELLO!) state leadership conference in St. Paul. This year's theme was "Out of this World."
May 29, 2019
Tim Caines' passion for educating youth transformed into a career helping youth become better citizens through 4-H. Read about his journey to being the St. Louis County 4-H program coordinator.
May 22, 2019
Acts of violence are all around us. As caring adults, how do we help youth to process tragedy and maintain a sense of safety? Dr. Jennifer A. Skuza offers suggestions.
May 22, 2019
Goodhue County Dairy Project Bowl Coach Rebekah Mathews is a volunteer with a strong passion for the future of the dairy industry.
May 15, 2019
Ph.D. student Sarah Kostick reflects on her time in 4-H and how the skills she developed have helped her to her success today.
May 8, 2019
Ten incredible Minnesota 4-H Youth traveled to Washington, D.C. last month to serve as delegates for the National 4-H Conference. They learned about the process to develop and present briefings to federal agencies as well as attended workshops, heard speakers, and built friendships!