(507) 477-3235 9 Sixth Ave SE, Hayfield, MN 55940

Community Education

Student Education

 4-H Cooking Club

The 4-H Cooking Club is a chance for kids to get together virtually over Zoom! Youth will receive instructions prior to each meeting time and will be asked to help prepare their dish for dinner the evening of each meeting. During the meeting we will discuss what worked well, what techniques were used, and if you enjoyed making your dish. Youth will be able to share and plan future meals with their peers. The club will meet five (5) times. See dates below.

Age: Grade 6th and up, Grades 3-5 may participate with an adult present

Class Dates & Times: 7:00-8:00 PM each class

**Thursday, Nov. 10, 19

**Thursday Dec. 3, 10, 17

Fee: $15, Payments made out to Dodge County 4-H and mailed to Dodge County Extension Office, 721 Main St. N. Dept. 602 Mantorville, MN 55955

Registration: https://forms.gle/4M7nBUTao1j7Ngop6Registration Deadline November 2nd




Snow Monster

Canvas & Cookies

This class  is open to all kids who love art & want some more hands-on time to develop their skills and experiment with different techniques. Students will explore the creative process and develop their artistic skills. All supplies and cookies will be provided.

AGES: Grades PK-5

DATES: Thursday, December 3

TIMES: 3:00-4:00 PM

COST: $15

LOCATION: High School Art Room








Christmas Cookie Decorating Take Home Kit

Get into the Christmas spirit by decorating Christmas inspired cookies (stars, bells, & trees)!  Each child will receive 12 delicious, precooked cookies to take home, decorate, and enjoy.  Cookies, frosting, and sprinkles will all be provided. Kits will be sent home with students on Friday, December 4th.

AGES: Grades PK-5

DATES: December 4

TIMES: At Home

COST: $8



Drivers Education

Northgate Driving School will be coming to Hayfield Community Schools for another drivers education session.  Class will be Monday-Friday February 24th-March 6th from 3:30-6:30PM in the High School Media Center.  This class consists of 30 hours of classroom time for $200 and 6 hours of behind the wheel time for $200 for a total price of $400.  There is a $25 discount if paid in full at time of sign-up.

All driving hours will be done in Rochester and they drive 7 days a week.

AGES: 14.5+ years old

DATES: March 19-21


COST: $400 ($200 – 30 hours of classroom & $200 for 6 hours of behind the wheel) $25 discount if paid in full

LOCATION: Virtual Classroom

Any questions please call Northgate at 507-288-5455.


Firearms Safety Class

The firearms safety class consists of a minimum of 12 hours of classroom learning on the safe handling of firearms, hunter responsibility and wildlife conservation.  Students then complete additional field experience.  The field experience consists of seven required scenario-based training opportunities.  These scenarios allow students to learn and demonstrate commonly accepted principles of safety in hunting and handling of firearms.  It includes shooting a .22 caliber rifle on a range.  Upon completion of the course, students will receive a temporary certificate.  This certificate will allow the bearer to purchase a hunting license in Minnesota and other states where certification is required.

Class Dates & Times:

** Friday, March 19 4-9pm

** Saturday, March 20  8-6pm

** Sunday, March 29th 10-3pm – Range Day (Dodge Center Sportsman Club)

Class Location: Hayfield High School & Dodge Center Sportsman Club

Cost: $5.00

Age: 11-14

Instructor: Kevin Selfors