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4-H clover 4-H ATV Safety Project

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What you’ll do

  • How to safely operate an ATV
  • Choose the right protective gear
  • Interact responsibly with the environment
  • Learn Minnesota ATV laws and regulations
  • Take safety certification course (for grade 6+/age 10+)

Upcoming events

There are no upcoming events. Check out other 4-H events.

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Interested in leading a 4-H ATV club?

Are you interested in being certified in forming or leading a 4-H ATV club? Is 4-H ATV safety a part of your current program? We developed a three-step process with options to help busy adults get the required certification needed to lead 4-H youth in this project area.

Components of the 4-H ATV Safety Leader Certification process

1. Attend a Minnesota DNR ATV Instructor Certification course. Choose one of two options:

2. Attend the 4-H ATV Safety instruction. Choose one of two options:

  • Virtual training on Aug. 16, 7-9 p.m.
  • In-person training on Oct. 9, 5-7 p.m.

3. Attend a one day in-person training. The next scheduled training is Oct. 9, 1-5 p.m.

Registration for all components will be available in August and posted on this page. We are exploring options for spring of 2022. If you have additional questions, please contact Nicole Pokorney at pokorney@umn.edu.

Reviewed in 2020

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