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Entomology Project

Bugs - butterflies, spiders, bees, dragonflies and more - make up more than one-third of all organisms on earth. In this project, identify insects, make a collection net or jar, pinning block, spreading board and display case. Learn about experiments, research and careers.

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4-H Camp Counselor Training

Camp counselor training is designed to provide the skills and knowledge to be an effective camp counselor and leadership team member. Training topics include: role of camp counselor, theme and program development, recreation leadership, group facilitation, conflict resolution, outdoor environment and nature programming, and much more. More info

Minnesota State Fair

4-H plays a pivotal role in youth development and public education at the Minnesota State Fair. Over 7,000 4-H youth have the opportunity to interact with the public and educate fairgoers through 4-H exhibits, demonstrations, performances, and 4-H promotion. More info.

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