4-H Summer Camp – Open to All Lincoln County Youth in 2nd – 8th Grades

Lincoln County will be camping with Taylor, Portage and Waupaca Counties.  Registration information is available below.  Registrations for camp are due May 15th. Junior Camp (June 9 – 10th) The purpose of Junior Camp is for youth (open to 4-H and non 4-H youth) in 2nd – 4th grade to gain life skills through hands-on activities, […]

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2017 Dates Announced for Lincoln County 4-H Robotics Group

Have you ever wanted to build a robot and then program it to do some thing? The Lincoln County 4-H Robotics group was organized in 2016 to provide an opportunity for youth to discover the world of robotics by building and programming robots.   4-H Leaders, Pat Chieves and Peter Schuetze have established the following […]

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Summer Camp Opportunities Available at Upham Woods

Upham Woods will be providing a variety of camp programming this summer open to participants state wide.  Programs are available to 4-H and non 4-H youth and adults.  Whether this is the first time or part of a long tradition make this summer a chance for an amazing Upham Woods camp experience.   For details on […]

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I’m worried that my child isn’t growing the way he should. Should I bring it up to my child’s doctor?

Yes. Always share any worries you have with your child’s doctor. If you feel like your worries aren’t being taken seriously, don’t be afraid to bring it up again. Many signs of developmental delays aren’t obvious. Trust your gut. Get tips on how to talk to your child’s doctor about development at: https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/pdf/help_pdfs/cdc_talktodoctor.pdf

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Injury Data Fact Sheets

The Children’s Safety Network (CSN) has released state-by-state injury data fact sheets for 2016 that contain analyses of childhood injury fatalities and hospitalizations. Each sheet includes a description of the intent, mechanisms, incidence, and rates of hospital-admitted injury; a summary of the top five leading causes of injury fatalities and hospitalizations; and information on the […]

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Now is the Time to Enroll in 4-H

Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development programs provide fun, hands-on learning in a safe, welcoming atmosphere, giving youth the support and space they need to master the necessary skills for future success.   4-H is open to all youth (5-year old kindergarten through one year beyond high school graduation and not to extend beyond the age of 19 […]

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Back-to-school food safety tips

Students will soon be heading back to school, and many of them will be carrying lunches packed at home. Barbara Ingham, food science specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension and UW-Madison, has some tips to help ensure that your child’s home-packed lunches are always safe to eat. Wash your hands and areas used to prepare […]

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New Report– Parenting Matters: Supporting Parents of Children Ages 0-8

A committee of experts—convened by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine—was assembled to examine the state of the science with respect to parenting knowledge, attitudes, and practices that support positive parent-child interactions and healthy development of children ages 0–8; strategies for supporting parents and helping them engage in parenting practices associated with healthy […]

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Keeping Kids Safe on the Road

Summer means family road trips! Everyone travels somewhere over the summer, even if it is just around town. Whether you are driving 3 miles or 300, you should always be sure to keep kids safe on the road. Regulations on proper car seats and booster seats can be confusing for many parents. The good news […]

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