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Events & Opportunities

At the local level, 4-H'ers enjoy numerous opportunities for social, hands-on learning, competitive, and community service events. For your county’s 4-H event calendar, please contact your local 4-H county office. At the state level, 4-H opportunities are generally broken into the three Cs: camps, competitions  and conferences. Several state opportunities don’t necessarily have a “C” category and are highlighted on this page for your convenience.

Upcoming Events

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Jan 21

Career Conversations: Exploring My Future in the 605

South Dakota 4-H is holding a Career Conversations course on its Training House platform to teach various lessons about the career fields in South Dakota.

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Jan 22

Sanborn County Shooting Sports Coaches Training

South Dakota State University Extension will host 4-H Shooting Sports Discipline Certification on Jan. 22 at the Sanborn County 4-H Grounds in Forestburg, South Dakota.

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Feb 28

Youth Mental Health First Aid Course (February 28, 2022)

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an evidence-based public education program. The course introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge.

scrabble tiles arranged to spell mental health
Mar 21

Youth Mental Health First Aid Course (March 21, 2022)

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an evidence-based public education program. The course introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge.

scrabble tiles arranged to spell mental health
May 10

Youth Mental Health First Aid Course (May 10, 2022)

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an evidence-based public education program. The course introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge.