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

Writing Contest This contest is open to all 4-H members who are passionate about writing, are creative, and/or want to improve their writing skills.  Youth have the opportunity to submit an essay or a poem about any topic they choose. Deadline for submitting entries is December 12, 2014.  See the November 4-H newsletter for details.

Club Officer Workshop
  • Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm at UW-Fond du Lac



Drawing Contest Throughout the 4-H year we produce booklets, such as the program for Achievement Night, Leader Banquet, the Enrollment Guide and Music and Drama Festival.  Because there are many talented members, we are inviting you to submit your artwork to be used for these and other covers during the upcoming year.This is open to all 4-H members, not just those in art or drawing projects.  Any member, age 5 to 19, may submit entries.  The entry must be on a white sheet of paper 8½” x 11″.  It needs to be done in black ink or black marker.  The artwork should be original.  Be sure to sign your work.  You may send in as many entries as you would like.  Any type of design is acceptable. It is okay to fold it.  Include your name, club, current age and address with the entry.  Winning entries will receive a $10 gift certificate and the honor of having your artwork printed for public viewing.Mail entries to the 4-H Office by Sept. 30.


Family Learning Day
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)
Music & Drama Festival
Speaking & Demonstration Contest
Summer 4-H Camp
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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