Activities & Events

IMG_4-H KidsLearn about upcoming events for 4-H members to participate in.  All 4-H activities and events are purposefully created to provide opportunities for youth to learn leadership, citizenship, and life skills.  They are also geared towards meeting the interests and needs of 4-H families throughout the county.




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Fond du Lac County 4-H Events


No Name Arts Festival
  • 4-H invites you and your family to participate in this event filled with art!
    Who: EVERYONE — Youth, adults and non-4-H members are welcome to participate!!!
    When: Saturday, January 30, 2016
    Time: 9:00 am
    Check in: 8:00 am
    Where: UW-Fond du Lac Prairie Theatre and Commons
  • Music and Drama (Dancing, Acting, Singing, Instruments)
  • Communications (Writing, Public Speaking, Demonstrations)
  • Arts and Crafts (Photography, Painting, Drawing, Crafts)

    If you plan to enter or are contemplating the possibility and have questions or need ideas, feel free to contact us for suggestions.

    Music and Drama: Mary Scharinger (920)602-0181 or
    Communications: Marion Blakely (920)948-5263  or
    Arts and Crafts: Susan Buechel (920)583-4404

Awesome Club Officer Workshop


  • Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at UW-Fond du Lac
Family Learning Day
  • Saturday, February 20, 2016
  • UW-Fond du Lac
  • 4-H and other community youth, parents and 4-H leaders are invited to attend.Learn a new skill or gain fresh ideas.
  • Family Learning Day Session Information & Registration Form
  • Pre-registration deadline – January 19
  • Presenter Invitation (Word) Presenter Invitation (PDF)
Basketball Tournament
  • March 2016
Fashion Revue
  • April 2016
Fond du Lac County Small Animal Fun Day
  • Sat., May 2, 2015
  • Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds, Cow Palace
  • Registration 7:30-8:30 am; Judging begins 8:45 am
  • All youth in the poultry, rabbit, and cavy (guinea pig) projects are invited to attend.
  • Details in the March 2015 4-H newsletter (pgs 11-12)
Foods Revue
  • June 2016
Summer 4-H Camp
  • June 8-11, 2016June2015-Camp2
  • Camp Sinawa in Valders, WI
  • 2016 Summer 4-H Camp – Registration Information
  • 2016 Summer Camp Registration Form for Community Youth (Non 4-H Members)
  • Camp Counselor Retreat – Feb 6-7, 2015
  • Application Deadline for Counselors – Jan. 4, 2016
  • Application Deadline for Food Service Assistant – Jan. 4, 2016
  • Camp Counselor Application 2016:
  • Information Sheet and Application (PDF Fillable Form)
  • Adult Application (PDF Fillable form)
Cloverbud Day Camp


Community Events and Other Opportunities

Cedar Crest Create and Name the 2016 4-H Ice Cream Featured Flavor Contest – official contest entry

2015 Multiple County 4-H Cat Fun Show, November 14, 2015 in Plymouth, WI

Advanced Space Camp for 10-12th graders- Click here for the application and more information.

Coloring Your Future Workshop Series-Washington Co

Fond du Lac County Fair

Kettle Moraine State Forest – Nature Programs 

Kettle Moraine State Forest , Northern Unit – Halloween Nature Hike

Fond du Lac Recreation Department


Leadership Conferences

Winter Leadership Camp

Youth as Partners in Civic Leadership


4-H Travel Experiences

Travel information for these trips: Wisconsin 4-H & Youth Conference, Citizenship Washington Focus, National 4-H Congress, National 4-H Conference, American Spirit Experience and New Horizons.


4-H Fundraising Events 

4-H Adult Leader Food Stand
at Fond du Lac County Fair
4-H Teen Leader Food Stand
at Fond du Lac County Fair
  • TLA Food Stand Schedule 2015 (PDF)
  • Shifts available for pre-fair judging days and Tuesday – Sunday of fair week
  • 1 adult and 2 older youth per shift
  • Proceeds go to 4-H Teen Leader Association events, activities & scholarships
Cream Puff Contest & Raffle
  • Cream Puff Eating Contest & Raffle Drawing – Sunday, July 19, 2015
  • Club coordinators to turn in tickets to 4-H office by July 7, 2015
  • Raffle drawing occurs at the Cream Puff Contest
  • Raffle 2015 – family information (PDF, 1 pg)
  • Proceeds support annual countywide 4-H programs
Silent Auction
  • Silent Auction Workers Schedule
  • List of Donated Items for 4-H Silent Auction
  • Contact Cindy Koffman at or 477-5006
  • Proceeds are invested in 4-H Endowment Fund


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