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Self-Determined Project

If you find that no single project is quite right for you, you can develop your own. Be your own researcher, scientist, artist, communicator, and evaluator. Ask your local 4-H leader or Extension staff for resources to help create your own project area.

To view county or local club events, visit the county website.

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Minnesota State Fair

At the Minnesota State Fair, 4-H plays a pivotal role in youth development and public education. More than 7,000 4-H youth will have the opportunity to interact with the public and educate fairgoers through 4-H exhibits, demonstrations, performing arts, Arts - In performances, and 4-H promotion. More info.

Other online resources


To get involved with the 4-H Self-Determined Project, contact your county 4-H staff.

Jessica Russo, Extension educator

All resources on this page have been reviewed by our faculty and included for their educational value. No endorsement is intended or implied. Minnesota 4-H does not profit from the inclusion of any commercial project resources.

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