Summer Community Youth Opportunities

Litchfield Public Library

-Kick off for Summer Reading Program- June 9 -stop in and sign up for summer reading and receive a sheet to track your reading.  Then bring the sheet back completed and receive a prize!

-Professor Marvel-Magic Show  6/20 at 10:00am

-Brickheads Jr. Lego Building Club, ages 4-7 at 6:30pm

    June 12, July 10, August 14

-Brickheads Lego Building Club- 6:30pm, ages 8-14

     June 26, July 24, August 28     

-Beginner Book Club- pick up the book at the library, read it, and then meet on June 12, July 10, August 14 for fun activities

    3:00-4:00pm, Grades 1-3 (new book each month)

-Book to Movie Club- 3:15pm-5:00pm, grades 4-8

     June 9, July 14, August 11

-Gaming night, every Monday, 6-8pm, ages 10-adult

-Fun with 4-H @ the Library- June 25, July 9, July 23 at 3:00pm, grades K-5

-Murder Mystery Book Club – June 17, July 15, August 19

    2:00pm-3:00pm, grades 9-12

-Family Movie Night- for families with children of all ages

     June 16, July 21, August 18 at 6:00pm

For more info about library programming call 320-693-2483 or visit


Litchfield Community Education

-Pick up a program guide or or call 320-693-2354

There are scholarships available to families who qualify.  They use the same eligibility requirements as the school uses for free and reduced lunch.  If eligible, each child may sign up for one community education class.  For more information and to determine eligibility call 320-693-2354.


Meeker County 4-H

Join a 4-H Club: 

Acton Buzzers- Grove City- call Melissa Slinden/Tina Renne at 320-974-8150 or 320-857-2235

Forest City Livewires- Forest City- call Warren/Mia Stenmark 693-3436 or 320-434-0114

Litchfield Satellites- Litchfield-call Amy Nelson/Jean Fischer at 693-9531 or 593-3789

Sign Up for a One Day 4-H Camp:

MinnAqua Day Camp- Litchfield – West Ripley Park: Thursday, July 17th, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.    Location: Park Shelter -for youth completing grades K-6, Cost: $7

How’s It Made?- Litchfield- Thursday, August 7th, 

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cost: $15 for 4-H members and 4-H friends. 
Deadline: Tuesday, July 29th   Limited to first 25 registrants

Mystery Day Camps- Litchfield: Monday June 16th, 10:00a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Meeker County Fairgrounds 
(4-H Foodstand)  Cost: $7  For youth completing grades K-5

I Wish I Had a Horse Camp- For youth completing grades 1-5. 
Location: Meeker County Fairgrounds in Litchfield 
Tuesday, June 24th, 12:30-3:00 p.m. 
Cost: $15    Limited to first 20 registrants.


For questions or to register, please call at 320-693-5275 or email  For more info on these day camps or other 4-H activity opportunities go to



Local Vacation Bible Schools- check with local churches


Summer Camp Scholarship Opportunities

-PACT 4 Families Collaborative is offering scholarships for summer over night camps through the Pohlad Foundation.  It is available on a first come basis, and you can get a scholarship application or ask Amy for an application.  

1.  only children from age 7-16 can receive scholarships (PACT 4 is targeting ages 10-15) 

2. a maximum of $500 per child may be spent on camp tuition for 1st time campers and $300 for repeat campers

3.  the majority of scholarships must be provided to youth who have never attended a residential summer camp

4.  the camp needs to be one on the accredited camp list.  The list can be found at

Any questions, please contact PACT 4 directly at 320-231-7030.


Workforce Center about the Minnesota Youth Program-

Youth can apply for a paid internship with a local employer.  The Minnesota Youth Program serves low-income and at-risk youth who need support in the building of academic and “applied skills” considered critical for current and future workplace needs.  Call the Litchfield Workforce Center- located in the Meeker County Family Services Building at 320-693-2859 for more information.

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