FOND DU LAC & WASHINGTON COUNTY POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT EXTENSION EDUCATOR

The Positive Youth Development Extension Educator serves the people and communities of Wisconsin by addressing local, statewide and national issues, improving lives through research-based education, fostering partnerships and action, and facilitating positive impacts that support: Thriving individuals and families Effective organizations; Healthy and vibrant communities Strong economies Click here to find out more about this […]

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4-H Family Times November 2018 Newsletter

Highlights in the November Family Times 4-H newsletter include:  Club Officer Workshop, Annual Volunteer Training, Seeking Presenters for Family Learning Day, Winter Leadership Camp, Creative Arts Festival, Cloverbud Pumpkin Contest  

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Make an Impact – Volunteer with 4-H!

Do you know how to do simple car maintenance, crochet/knit, or sand and paint a piece of wood? Have you ever decorated a cake, grown vegetables, or created scale models of trains/cars? Would you be interested in learning with youth how to build a rocket, how to work with animals, or how to make balloon […]

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4-H makes an impact in the life of youth

UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development integrates research, education, and community-based partnerships to help youth learn and practice skills to be productive citizens. There are four essential elements that are critical to a successful learning experience: a sense of belonging, independence, mastery and generosity. It is important that youth feel that they are a valued part of […]

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4-H Family Times October 2018 Newsletter

Highlights in the October Family Times 4-H newsletter:  National 4-H Week, Educational Travel Experiences, Join TLA, Officer Training, Annual Leaders Meeting, Learn about Llamas, Leaders Banquet & Recognition, Achievement Program, Cloverbud Pumpkin Contest

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Annual Club Officer Training on November 10th

I’m a Club Officer… Now What? All 4-H club officers elected for 2018-19 are invited and encouraged to participate in the annual club officer training. It will be held on Saturday, November 10th from 10 am – noon at the UW-Extension office. Free pizza lunch will follow the workshop! Participants will learn the responsibilities of […]

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Cloverbud Pumpkin Contest

Attention Cloverbud member and parents! The annual 2018 Pumpkin Contest will be held on Sat. Oct 20th at Hounsell’s Greenhouse, located 1½ miles north of Fond du Lac on Highway 45. Check-in and weigh-in of pumpkins is from 12:30 to 1 pm. This past spring, Hounsell’s donated pumpkin seeds to our Cloverbud members and now […]

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4-H Educational Travel Opportunities

Did you know that 4-H offers amazing educational travel opportunities for youth in grades 6-13 (and adult leaders) to experience the world beyond Fond du Lac county? From a statewide conference at UW-Madison to a trip to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, there’s an opportunity for you! Fond du Lac County […]

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4-H Family Times September Newsletter

Highlights in the September Family Times 4-H newsletter:  Welcome to our new 4-H Program Coordinator, National 4-H Week, Fall Forum, Educational Travel Experiences, Raffle Winners, Celebrate Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month & Independence Day  

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Join 4-H to “Learn by Doing”

As summer wraps up and fall comes our way, it is a perfect time to join 4-H. 4-H is an educational youth organization for youth in 5K up to one year past high school. 4-H is open to anyone and everyone! Despite what some people think, you don’t have to live on a farm or work […]

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