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Minnesota 4-H Adult Volunteer Association


2016 Conference - Keen, Green, Lean

March 17 - 20, 2016 - Best Western/Bigwood Event Center, Fergus Falls

Registration will be available after November 1.

The Minnesota 4-H Adult Volunteer Association (M4-HAVA) is a non-profit organization for 4-H adult volunteers, 4-H alumni, Extension staff and other people interested in promoting youth development in Minnesota.


  • Promote 4-H Youth Development in Minnesota
  • Provide training and support for 4-H adult volunteers
  • Recognize exceptional 4-H work


Brenda Carlstrom
1530 Roving Hills Dr
Red Wing, MN 55066

View or download list of board members and their contact information.
(updated 7-6-2015)



Volunteers and clubs are extremely critical to the success of our work in 4-H, so M4-HAVA is pleased to make award opportunities available.

  • Blue ribbon club award (PDF or MS-Word)
    ... recognizes clubs for their involvement in the Minnesota 4-H Program
  • Blue ribbon county award (PDF or MS-Word)
    ... recognizes counties for their involvement in the Minnesota 4-H Program
  • Blue ribbon adult volunteer award (PDF or MS-Word)
    ... recognizes adult volunteers for their involvement in the Minnesota 4-H Program (membership in M4-HAVA not required)


Join M4-HAVA

Why become a M4-HAVA member?

  1. To stay in touch with trends and news affecting your 4-H work
  2. To shape the future of this growing organization
  3. To meet other great people who have the same interests you do
  4. To accept leadership opportunities within the association
  5. To be challenged with new ideas and expand your vision
  6. To develop your skills and increase your expertise
  7. To be rewarded and recognized for your leadership

Membership fees

  • Annual - $10
  • Lifetime - $100

Membership entitles you to a yearly subscription to the M4-HAVA newsletter “MINNESOTA VOLUNTEER” and reduced registration fees for M4-HAVA events.

M4-HAVA membership form



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