Sherburne County 4-H Information
4-H Printable Calendar of Events
2011-2012 complete, printable, calendar of events for:
Important 4-H Deadlines
If you are dropping off registrations or other paperwork, and we are not in the office, those items can be slid under the door or you can use the drop box outside door B (make sure they are in a clearly marked envelope) here at the Government Center.
NOTE: Items put in the drop box or slid under our door the day they are due will be considered late. We do not receive the mail from the box or from under the door until the following business day. If you are going to mail in your paperwork, it must be postmarked by the date they are due or it will be considered late (no meters).
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Questions? Contact Joe Rand, 4-H Program Coordinator
2012-2013 Sherburne County 4-H Federation Officers
2012-2013 Sherburne County 4-H Ambassadors
4-H Finance Committee
4-H Clubs in Sherburne County
If you are interested in joining 4-H in Sherburne County please feel free to check out as many of our clubs below as you would like! Any of our 4-H Club leaders will be able to assist you in answering any questions you might have. When you are ready to sign-up, attend a club meeting and your new club leader will provide you with the information you need to enroll in 4-H. If you have any questions regarding this process call Joe Rand, 4-H Program Coordinator at 763-765-3077 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. For even more information check out our New Family Handbook for details regarding judging, ribbons, glossary of terms, etc.
Becker Go-Getters (Becker)
The Becker Go-Getters 4-H Club has a wide variety of projects and interests.We have a lot of different animals that the kids show; we also have a Cloverbud program.We have about 14 kids from the Becker, Clear Lake, Big Lake and St. Michael area.This club meets at 4:00 pm, the second Sunday of each month at the Becker Community Center.For more information, contact Pam Schendel at 612-282-8526.
Busy Bees (Elk River)
The Busy Bees 4-H Club is a group with interests in computers, livestock, dog, photography, home sciences, aerospace, youth leadership and more. Members live in Big Lake, Princeton, Zimmerman, Elk River, Becker, Rogers and Otsego. In general, this club meets at 3:00 pm the third Sunday of every month at St John’s Lutheran Church in Elk River. Some of our club activities include a food drive, ditch cleaning for community pride, as well as exhibiting at the county and state fairs. Club members are very active in county leadership, and participate in summer residence and day camps, both as counselors and campers. For more information about this club please contact Vicki Simcoe at 763-241-9472 or email@example.com.
Happy Hoofbeats (Becker)
The Happy Hoofbeats 4-H Club is a club in the Becker & Clear Lake area.Many of the dozen youth members are involved in horse and/or horse related projects.Other areas of interest include swine, dog, poultry, fine arts and crafts, and knowledge bowls.We meet at members' homes on the first Monday of the month at 6:30 pm.members are encouraged toan active role in the meetings and in presenting demonstrations for the club.have a growing number of Cloverbuds and provide activities for them. We also enjoy participating in community service. For more information, contact Jackie Schulz at 763-262-4499.
Home Explorers (Big Lake)
The Home Explorers 4-H Club have been in existence since 1994.Our members are involved in public presentation, performing arts, arts-in, photography, dog project, shooting sports, & family consumer science.Our monthly meeting consists of a short meeting followed by a couple of members speaking on projects or an educational guest speaker.Everyone looks forward to an active game or relay followed by refreshments.Members work in committees overseen by an involved parent to make it fun and effective.Currently a majority of our club are home-schoolers.We have members coming from Becker, Big Lake, Clearwater and Monticello areas.We meet at Bethany Bible Church in Big Lake the first Tuesday of each month at 3:00pm. For more information, contact Karen Schurter at 763-262-1027.
Navigators (Elk River)
The Navigators are comprised of experienced and beginning 4-H’ers.Our youth have a variety of project interests and our meetings are geared to encourage and support the exploration of existing interests as well as new project areas.We have a firm commitment to community service and to providing opportunities for youth and families to interact and grow in their 4-H experience. We meet the first Wednesday of the month at 10 am in Elk River at the Methodist Church and warmly welcome new members! For more information, contact Kelly Vrchota at 763-441-8919 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Stacy Manning at 763-633-1023 or email@example.com.
Northwest Metro (Big Lake)
We are a new club for the 2011-2012 4-H year. Our members range in age from K-6 and mostly reside in the Big Lake and Elk River communities. We are going to explore all project areas of 4-H. NWM4H meets at Saron Lutheran Church in Big Lake the last Thursday of the month at 1:00pm. For more information, contact Alicia Blakstvedt at 763-360-5556 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Refuge Rangers (Big Lake)
The Refuge Rangers 4-H Club range from Cloverbuds (grades K-3) to Senior High from the Big Lake, Clear Lake and Becker area.Members have varied interests including, but not limited to: Performing arts, gardening (both indoor and outdoor), photography, woodworking, sewing, craft & fine arts, fishing, foods & nutrition, metal shop, small engines, and shooting sports and wildlife.The club stresses the importance of youth in partnership with adults and youth leadership.The Refuge Rangers meet the first Sunday of the month at the Big Lake Lions Community Park, 21960 County Road 5, Big Lake at 4:15pm.Activities of this club include:Fun gatherings, field trips, and community service. If you have any questions about this club or their next meeting, please call Lori Schafer at 320-743-4723 or email at email@example.com.
Ricochet Riders (Zimmerman)
The Ricochet Riders 4-H Project Club is focused on youth and their horses.All members are highly engaged and involved.It is youth lead and youth driven.Members enjoy getting together for activities such as; riding workshops, field trips and trail rides.Members volunteer their time for community service.Our club encourages youth leadership and development. Project club meetings are the second Tuesday of the month at the American Legion in Zimmerman at 7:00pm.If you have questions about this club, please call Sheri Packer at 612-741-9026 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Sheri Ziebol at 612-205-6134 or email@example.com.
Zimmerman Adventurers (Zimmerman)
The Zimmerman Adventurers 4-H Club is a group of youth with interests in a variety of project areas.In general, this club meets at 10:00am on theSaturday of the month at the Zimmerman Evangelical Free Church.Our club encourages and adult leadership.Some club activities include community service projects, 4-H Camp clean-up and participating in the Wild West Days parade. Our website is: www.ZimmermanAdventurers.com. For more information contact Sue Morse at 763-856-9655 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Patty Lemke at 763-856-5302 or email@example.com; or Julie Pouliot at 763-856-5599 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
4-H Weather Related Cancellation Line
The following are guidelines used for canceling county-wide 4-H meetings or activities threatened by inclement weather:
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