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4-H clover 2021-2022 Meeker County 4-H County Meetings

All meetings are held at the Meeker County Extension Office located on the Meeker County fairgrounds, 1230 N. Armstrong Ave, Litchfield, MN 55355

Meeting dates are subject to change. 

Meeker County 4-H Federation

Federation is the overall governing body of the Meeker County 4-H program. They oversee all of the financials, make decisions on events and programming opportunities for our youth, develop guidelines, promote youth in learning and leadership exploration, and more! 

These meetings are open for all 4-H families to attend.

Meeting Dates

  • October 18, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m.  Agenda  Minutes
  • March 21, 2022 @ 7:00 p.m. 
  • May 16, 2022 @ 7:00 p.m. 
  • July 25, 2022 @ 7:00 p.m. (clean-up night)  
  • September 26, 2022 @ 7:00 p.m. (officer elections)  

Meeker County 4-H Leaders Council

Council consists of the 5 elected county youth officers (President, Vice President, Secretary, Reporter, Treasurer), the Adult Treasurer, and the 8 Council zone representatives.  The 8 county 4-H clubs are divided into 4 zones, with one youth and one adult representing each zone. Each zone representative will serve a two-year term. 

Zone 1: Danielson Hustlers & Koronis Eager Beavers
Zone 2: Dassel Lamplighters & Valley Victors
Zone 3: Cosmos Comets, & Kimball Kruisers
Zone 4: Forest City Livewires & Litchfield Satellites

Officers and zone representatives meet to discuss program direction, events, activities and issues that will help to build and strengthen the county 4-H program. The Council is an advisory committee that makes recommendations to the federation on budget, programming, fundraising, and other business items. 

Meeting Dates

  • November 15, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m. - Agenda  Minutes
  • April, 18, 2022 @ 7:00 p.m. 
  • June 20, 2022 @ 7:00 p.m. 

Meeker County 4-H Ambassadors

This group of youth leaders in grades 6+ promote 4-H and help support the program at a county.

Meeting Dates

  • October 11, 2021  Kickoff Event
  • November 8, 2021 - meeting canceled due to Officer Training 
  • December 13, 2021  Agenda  Minutes
  • January 10, 2022  Agenda  Minutes
  • February 14, 2022  
  • March 14, 2022  
  • April 11, 2022  
  • May 9, 2022  
  • June 13, 2022
  • July 25, 2022  
  • September 12, 2022  

Exhibit Building Committee

This group consists of at least one adult and one youth representative from each club. They are responsible for the 4-H Exhibit Building - making updates, changes, maintaining displays, layout, and more! They typically meet in April, May, June, and September prior to the Federation/Council meeting.

Meeting Dates

  • April 18, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m. 
  • May 16, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m. 
  • June 20, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m.  
  • September 26, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m. 

Foodstand Committee

With representation from each club of one adult and one youth, this group works to help make our 4-H Foodstand run smoothly during fair. They work very closely with our foodstand manager to secure item donations, decide menu and item pricing, equipment maintenance and upgrade needs, and more! They typically meet in March, April, May, June, and September prior to the Federation/Council meeting.

Meeting Dates

  • March 21, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m. 
  • April 18, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m.  
  • May 16, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m. 
  • June 20, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m.  
  • September 26, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m.   

Livestock Committee

This committee’s meetings are open to any 4-H livestock family, but typically are geared more toward the 4-H Livestock Superintendents to meet and plan for the County Fair. Discussion can range from choosing judges, to premium book changes, policy issues, and process changes. They typically meet in March, April, July, and September following the Federation/Council meeting.

Meeting Dates

  • March 21, 2022 @ 8:00 p.m. 
  • April 18, 2022 @ 8:00 p.m. 
  • July 25, 2022 @ 8:00 p.m.  
  • September 26, 2022 @ 8:00 p.m.

Meeker County 4-H Constitution and Bylaws

Questions? Contact the Meeker County Extension Office

Meeker County Extension
1230 N Armstrong Ave, Litchfield, MN 55355

320-693-5275
mnext-meeker@umn.edu

Cassidy Martin, Extension educator, 4-H Youth Development
ctmartin@umn.edu

Kayla Huhn, Extension support staff
mehuhn@umn.edu

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