Fond Du Lac County 4-H

400 University Drive
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Telephone: (920)929-3170
711 for Relay
Fax: (920)929-3181

4-H Staff

Denise Retzleff
4-H Youth Development Educator

Araceli (Shelly) Oswald
4-H Youth Development Assistant

Ann Kaiser
4-H/Administrative Secretary

Our 4-H Program Values

Honesty & Integrity


A 4-H project is a series of experiences that allow youth to explore, create, and demonstrate the skills gained from applying their new-found knowledge. With over 50 projects to choose from, there is something for everyone!
Listed below are some of the projects that have county leaders with ongoing events. Many clubs have their own project leaders & meetings, which are not listed below.  A complete list of projects is available in the 2017-2018 Fond du Lac County 4-H Project Enrollment Guide. If you are wondering if there is a project leader for a certain project or club, we have the following two lists you can view:
Project Leaders Sorted by Projects
Project Leaders Sorted by Clubs







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Top 3 Popular Projects

The top 3 popular 4-H projects in Fond du Lac County, according to enrollment numbers are:
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Photography
  • Foods & Nutrition

Arts & Crafts Projects

Cat Project

Communications Project

Dairy Project

Dog Project

Food & Nutrition Project

Horse Project

Meat Animal Projects

 Photography Project

Quilting Project

  • Contact Person is Cindy Heuer at (920) 602-6941.

 Sewing/Clothing Project

Shooting Sports Project

Small Animal Projects

2017 Educational Requirements Attendance for Small Animal Project updated 7/7/17
2016-2017 Small Animal Project Committee Members
Washington Family Rabbit & Cavy Fun Day  – Sat., April 8, 2017 (2 points)
Set-Up for Small Animal Fun Day – Fri., May 12, 2017, 5:30 pm, FdL County Fairgrounds Cow Palace
(2 points)
Fond du Lac County Small Animal Fun Day – Sat., May 13, 2017 (2 points)
Rabbit & Cavy Entry Form
word or pdf     Poultry Entry Form – word or pdf
Mandatory Small Animal Project Meeting – Mon., June 5, 2017, 6:30 pm, room AE-205/206 UW-Extension (2 points)
Small Animal Barn Set-Up, Sat., June 24, 2017, 9:00 am, Small Animal Barn at FdL County Fairgrounds
(2 points)
Small Animal Auction Requirements Check Off Sheet
Small Animal Project Out-of-County Activity Form
Small Animal Project in County Activity Sign in Sheet
Small Animal Project Committee and Bylaws
Small Animal Project Scholarship Application
Dorothy Wilke-4-H-Small Animal Project Award Application
Bunny Hopping at the Wisconsin State Fair – View Video: Rabbits hop over hurdles in daily demonstrations in the Dairy Barn at the Wisconsin State Fair. Video by Alison Sherwood.

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