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Event:
4-H Camp Spring Work Days

More information to come.

Date:April 25 - 27, 2017
City:WASHBURN, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
National 4-H Day of Service

April 2017 is designated across the nation as a month to promote service in 4-H. We will be planning a statewide event and encourage your county to join us in that effort as well as plan how you can meet the needs of the people of your county. Reserve April 29 as National 4-H Day of Service!

Date:April 29, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Sue Quamme

Phone: 701-231-5923
E-mail: susan.quamme@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/national_4_h_day_of_service/
Event:
Senior Speaks Workshop

The Humanities Council, together with the NDSU Extensions Service in Logan County will hold a Senior Speaks workshop on Saturday May 13. The workshop will be three hours long and will include instruction about how to approach storytelling as well as time to write and share work with the instructor and other participants. Participants can be at any level as long as there is an interest in learning about and sharing writing. There will also be time in the afternoon for oral story collection. To register or for questions, call Carmen at the NDSU Extension Service in Logan County at 754-2504.

Date:May 13, 2017
City:Napoleon, ND
Contact:
Carmen Rath-Wald

Phone: 754-2504
Fax: 754-2986
E-mail: carmen.rath.wald@ndsu.edu
Event:
Ambassador Applications Due

Ambassadors are a group of young adults ages 16 to 22 who work to help North Dakota 4-H.

Date:May 15, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 7012317251
Fax: 701-231-7251
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/member_information/4_h_ambassadors/
Event:
Cast-Away-Fishing Camp

Ever wanted to fish your heart out? This camp is for youth who love to fish. Fish every day of this camp on some of the best fishing lakes in the state. In the evenings campers will do tackle crafting, learn fishing knots, and how to use fish biology to increase their catch and more. Transportation and bait is supplied.

Date:June 4 - 8, 2017
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Hilgers

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: natalie.hilgers@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/#c247769
Event:
Livestock Camp

Learn how to show and fit your livestock in preparation for your county fair or achievement day! Learn to groom, clip, and show a variety of livestock. A showmanship contest will be held and awards will be given. We will test your knowledge of livestock with quiz bowl activities. Everyone will make a rope halter to take home. Campers are encouraged to bring their own animals (no rabbits or swine). You will note which species to bring during the online registration.

Date:June 4 - 8, 2017
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Hilgers

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: natalie.hilgers@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/#c247769
Event:
Just Starting to Ride: Wish I Had a Horse Camp

Have you always wanted a horse? This camp is for you, come learn how to saddle, bridle, ride, lead and care for a horse. From grooming demonstrations to a halter show, this if your chance to experience what owning a horse is like. This is a beginner camp for youth interested in horses; an animal is not required.

Date:June 4 - 8, 2017
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Hilgers

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: natalie.hilgers@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/#c247769
Event:
District lll 4-H Communication Arts Contest

Contest will begin at 10 a.m. at the Ramsey County Courthouse & Memorial Building, l524 4th Ave NE, Devils Lake, ND

District 3 includes the counties of Benson, Cavalier, Nelson, Ramsey, Rolette, and Towner.

Date:June 6, 2017
City:Devils Lake, ND
Contact:
Kristi Berdal, Katelyn Hain, Kristen Blasey

Phone: 701-247-2521
Fax: 701-247-2412
E-mail: kristi.berdal@ndsu.edu; katelyn.hain@ndsu.edu; kristen.blasey@ndsu.edu
Event:
4-H Dairy Judging Contest

The dairy judging contest will be held in conjunction with the FFA dairy judging contest during the State FFA Convention.

Date:June 6, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/dairy_judging/
Event:
4-H Meat Judging Contest

This contest will be held in conjunction with the FFA meat judging contest held during the state FFA convention.

Date:June 8, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre or Dr. Robert Maddock

Phone: 701-231-8595/231-8975
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu or robert.maddock@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/meats_judging/
Event:
Archery State Championship

More information to come!

Date:June 9 - 11, 2017
City:WASHBURN, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
Completing the Pattern: Horse Camp

Learn how to improve your riding skills and practice common 4-H horse show classes such as showmanship, equitation, horsemanship, trail and games. Youth will learn about horse nutrition, training, selection and general care. Riding instruction will focus on improving the riders overall balance and control. Campers must provide their own horse and horse must be a well-trained, mannered horse in a group setting away from home. The camper must be able to saddle, bridle, and ride their horse at a lope.

Date:June 11 - 15, 2017
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Hilgers

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: natalie.hilgers@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/#c247769
Event:
Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF)

CWF is a six day intensive summer citizenship program for youth ages 15-19. 4-H’ers learn essential civic leadership and leave with the tools that will allow them to bring about real change in their communities.

Date:June 11 - 17, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-8595
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/national_trip_opportunities/citizenship_washington_focus_cwf/
Event:
Extension Youth Conference

The Mission

To energize and empower North Dakota youth with the tools necessary to form partnerships among youth, volunteers, Extension staff and communities.

Who Should Attend? YOU, if…

you have completed the seventh grade,
are willing to share new ideas with others, and
want to be among those who will gain the most from the experience and who can provide leadership.
Youth do not need to be enrolled in 4-H to attend.

Date:June 19 - 22, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/overnight_tripscamps/extension_youth_conference/
Event:
National Shooting Sports
Date:June 25 - 30, 2017
City:Grand Island, NE, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Roughrider Days Fair & Expo/4-H Division

4-H static, horse and livestock exhibits judged and on display at the Dickinson State University indoor arena, Biesiot Activities Center and the new Stark County Fairgrounds arena south of Dickinson.

4-H events schedule is available on the webpage shown below.

Date:June 26 - 29, 2017
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Kurt Froelich

Phone: 701/456-7665
Fax: 701/456-7670
E-mail: kurt.froelich@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/starkcountyextension/4h-and-youth
Event:
Tri-County Fair

Events include:
July 13th – Open Class FFA Exhibits

July 14th – McIntosh County 4-H Achievement Day
McIntosh County 4-H Animal Show
4-H, FFA & Open Class Horse Show
4-H Parade of Champions & Market Livestock Premium Sale

July 15th – Tri-County 4-H Archery Tournament
Open Small Animal Show (Cats, Dogs, Rabbits, Poultry)

July 16 – Kiddie Calf Show

Date:July 13 - 16, 2017
City:Wishek, ND
Contact:
Crystal Schaunaman

Phone: 701-288-5180
E-mail: NDSU.McIntosh.Extension@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://tricofair.com/
Event:
North Dakota State Fair
Date:July 21 - 29, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre (for 4-H events)

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://ndstatefair.com/
Event:
State Land Judging Contest

The land judging contest is held with FFA. The 2017 contest is tentatively set for the Dickinson area. It moves to a new location each year. Check back for updates. Dr. Franzen is working on a revision/update to the manual.

Date:August 3, 2017
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre or David Franzen

Phone: 701-231-8595
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu or david.franzen@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/land_judging/
Event:
Shotgun State Championship

More information to come!

Date:August 12, 2017
City:Bismarack, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
ND 4-H Camp 50th Anniversary

4-H Alumni and friends of 4-H will come to participate in an outdoor cooking class, archery, geocache, evening musical entertainment, reunion social and much more.

Date:August 19 - 20, 2017
City:Washburn , ND
Contact:
Alice Amundson

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: alice.amundson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
4-H NYSD Training

We are pleased to introduce the 2017 4‑H National Youth Science Day challenge: Incredible Wearables.

Developed by University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Incredible Wearables is a hands-on STEM project that challenges young people to build a wearable fitness tracker that will help people lead healthier lifestyles.

To complete the challenge, kids must work together to design, build and refine a wearable health-tracking device that is low-cost, easy-to-use and aesthetically appealing.

Incredible Wearables is perfect for both classroom and out-of-school learning. The 75 to 90-minute hand-on project is highly adaptable and is suitable for 4th-12th graders.

Date:August 29, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Lindsey Leker

Phone: 701-231-7039
E-mail: lindsey.leker@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Foundation Century Family Applications Due

Any family whose years as a 4-H member, leader, and/or volunteer add up to 100 or more are eligible.

Date:August 31, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Alice Amundson

Phone: 701-231-7280
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: alice.amundson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/foundation/recognition/
Event:
Foundation Hall Fame Applications Due

This award is given to outstanding leaders and volunteers that have been involved in 4-H for 15 years or more at the local, county, or state level.

Date:August 31, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Alice Amundson

Phone: 701-231-7280
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: alice.amundson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/foundation/recognition/
Event:
National 4-H Week

More information to come!

Date:October 1 - 7, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Lindsey Leker

Phone: 701-231-7039
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: lindsey.leker@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
National Youth Science Day

More information to come!

Date:October 4, 2017
City:Fargo , ND
Contact:
Lindsey Leker

Phone: 701-231-7039
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: lindsey.leker@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Ambassador Applications Due

Ambassadors are a group of young adults ages 16 to 22 who work to help North Dakota 4-H.

Date:October 15, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 7012317251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/member_information/4_h_ambassadors/
Event:
2018 Extension Youth Conference

More information to come!

Date:June 18 - 21, 2018
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 7012317251
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
2019 4-H Extension Youth Conference

More information to come!

Date:June 17 - 20, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 7012317251
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
2020 4-H Extension Youth Conference

More information to come!

Date:June 15 - 18, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 7012317251
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/