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What is 4-H?

4-H is the youth development part of University of Wisconsin-Extension. Dane County youth and adults learn together to think clearly and make decisions, to care about others, to develop skills for living, and to practice healthy lifestyles. Education happens through 4-H projects, group programs, fun activities, and in-depth learning experiences. 4-H youth and adult volunteers work […]

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Applications now available for the Wisconsin 4-H Leadership Council

Applications for the Wisconsin 4-H Leadership Council are now available on the WLC website. They are due September 30, 2017. The Wisconsin 4-H Leadership Council (WLC) provides a statewide forum for youth and adult volunteer leaders to discuss ideas and provide input to enhance UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development programs at the state, county and local levels. WLC […]

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Create an Ice Cream Flavor Contest

Cedar Crest Ice Cream and the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation have teamed up to present a Create an Ice Cream Flavor Contest. The contest is open to all Wisconsin 4-H members. Entries are due to Cedar Crest Ice Cream no later than October 1, 2017. ***** Who: All 4-H members in the State of Wisconsin What: Develop and […]

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Raspberry Pi Workshop is a Success!

We had a wonderful group of Dane County middle-schoolers join us for our Raspberry Pi Workshop this past Saturday. Student representatives from UW-Madison IEEE (Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers) led the youth in the fundamentals of the tiny computer and how to manipulate/create games using code. Each participant got to bring their Raspberry Pi home with […]

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2017 4-H Dairy Promotion Program

Dane County 4-H clubs are invited to participate in the 2017 June Dairy Promotion Contest, presented by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB). Please read the information below very carefully to ensure that you don’t miss out on the opportunity to earn free dairy promotion merchandise! The 4-H Dairy Promotion Program is open to all […]

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Congratulations to Cambridge 4-H Club!

The Cambridge 4-H has been donating tied fleece blankets to the Dane County Foster Care for a couple of years now.  However, when youth member Isaac shared an article about how children in Foster Care can be relocated so quickly that they may not have time to pack (or if they do their items can […]

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Wisconsin Tops California for National 4-H Avian Bowl Title

Congratulations to Shelby and Sydney Tone! STOUGHTON, WI, Nov. 17, 2016. The Wisconsin State Senior team of Sydney Tone and Shelby Tone were crowned national champions in the 2016 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference Avian Bowl held this week in Louisville, Kentucky Avian Bowl tests knowledge of commercial, domestic, exhibition, game and wild birds, including […]

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Shooting Sports Committee Seeking Support!

The Dane County 4H Shooting Sports Committee is in need of archery equipment and is seeking your support. Every year the Shooting Sports Committee organizes youth archery lessons throughout Dane County for interested youth. Classes are run by state certified volunteer instructors and are open to youth of all ages. We are excited to report […]

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