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Youth Programs in St. Louis County

St. Louis County supports a number of youth programs.

St. Louis County - 4-H

For information about 4-H programs in St. Louis County, contact the St. Louis County Extension Office in Virginia at 218-749-7120 or the St. Louis County Extension Office in Duluth at 218-733-2873.

Click here for St. Louis County 4-H - Duluth Office

Click here for St. Louis County 4-H - Virginia Office

St Louis County - The 4-H Incredible Exchange

The 4-H Incredible Exchange is a program designed for youth ages 13-15 to volunteer in the community in exchange for a recreational or cultural activity.  Participants volunteer at local non-profit organizations such as day camps, community centers, nursing homes, and local tourist attractions.  Upon completion of the program (25-50 hours), the participant receives an Exchange Certificate redeemable for an activity of their choice, as well as the skills learned and relationships built through their volunteering experience.  For more information visit the University of Minnesota 4-H Incredible Exchange page here or contact Katie Ecklund at 218-733-2876 or

St. Louis County - Youth in Action

Youth in Action (YIA) is a youth organization in St. Louis County.  This program encourages youth of high school age to participate in service learning and community projects. YIA projects and activities were designed to develop the kind of character responsibility and public service values leading to civic engagement for a lifetime. 

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