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Opportunity to Share 4-H Story with the Public

We recently receive the following information from Robert Mentzer, Storytelling Editor at the Wausau Daily Herald: Each Sunday, the Wausau Daily Herald publishes “Bulletin Board,” featuring community contributed photos from recent events. We love hearing from nonprofits, service clubs, and just about anyone who has a photo to share. It’s a good place to get […]

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Transitioning to a New State 4-H Youth Development Website

The State 4-H Youth Development Program area is in the process of migrating to a new State 4-H Youth Development website.  This process to a new format will load correctly on mobile devices and make it easier for users to locate items they are interested in.  During the process of migration, you may need to use […]

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Where to Find Lincoln County, WI 4-H Information on Facebook

It has been brought to our attention that there is some confusion about where to find information about Lincoln County WI 4-H happenings on Facebook.  As a program of the Lincoln County UW-Extension office, we post Lincoln County WI 4-H information on our Lincoln Uw Extension profile.  So if you are wanting to receive information […]

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2015-16 Wisconsin 4-H Leadership Council – Applications Due September 28th

The 2015-16 Wisconsin 4-H Leadership Council application with election information has been posted to http://fyi.uwex.edu/wi4hvolunteers/wi-4-h-leader-council/. For the first time this year, both adults and youth will complete an application for the new combined Council. Please help us identify great candidates. The deadline for applications is No later than September 28th. Electronic files sent to terry.boehner@ces.uwex.edu are […]

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Jefferson County Hosts Dairy Challenge for 4-H and FFA Members

On behalf of the Cream of the Crop 4-H Club in Jefferson County all 4-H, FFA, Jr. Breed or other youth organization are invited to participate in the fifth annual Cream of the Crop Dairy Challenge. This event will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015. The event location is about 40 minutes east of […]

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Muzzleloading Course and Rendezvous

4-H youth and adults in Wisconsin are being offered a chance to learn traditional muzzle load shooting and participate in a trappers’ rendezvous as was done over a century ago. The Rendezvous is a national qualifying event. The Muzzleloading workshop session will be from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on September 17th , 9:00 a.m. […]

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Digital Observation Technology Skills Training, September 2 at Upham Woods

Join us at Upham Woods on Wednesday, September 2 for a day on Blackhawk Island and participate in our DOTS (Digital Observation Technology Skills) training. Benefits to attending: Hands on experience with the DOTS kit Become eligible to participate in the DOTS kit loaner program to run a DOTS program in your county Ability to effectively […]

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Skynet Junior Scholars Training Workshops

Would you like to engage your youth in observing the Universe with professional telescopes? Join a Skynet Junior Scholars Professional Development Workshop and learn how! SJS online workshops will give you practice in operating world‐class telescopes, build your confidence in leading astronomy activities, and give you the tools to guide your youth through an exploration […]

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Lincoln 4-H Hosted Two Open Houses in August

Lincoln County 4-H hosted two 4-H Open Houses during the month of August. The first on Saturday, August 8th at Memorial Park in Tomahawk and a second on Saturday, August 22nd at Normal Park in Merrill.  Thirty-one youth and parents/guardians learned about 4-H, participated in projects and received information about how to join 4-H.   […]

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“Every Kid in a Park” Initiative

A new national initiative starting in September, “Every Kid in a Park”.  This school year, fourth graders in the United States and their families will be entitled to free admission to America’s national parks, federal lands and waters.  The program is part of the White House’s “Every Kid in the Park” initiative, in collaboration with […]

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2015-16 4-H Charter Renewals Due November 1st

Information and forms for the 2015-16 Club and Group Chartering process have been posted to the Club Organizational page of the Lincoln County UW-Extension .  The following items need to be submitted to the UW-Extension office by the November 1st deadline for each 4-H club and all 4-H groups that maintain their own financial account(s): Completed […]

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“After the Bell” Program to Start Tuesday, September 8th

For the 2015-16 school year, the “After the Bell” program will begin on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.  This free program is available for all middle school students whether they attend public or parochial school from 3:05 – 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday in Room 111 (enter the school through Door 13) at the Prairie River […]

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Interested in Becoming a 4-H Shooting Sport Project Leader

The 4-H Shooting Sports program is only successful when adults volunteer to work with youth in this project and when youth are given the opportunity to develop safe shooting skills and develop a better understanding of wildlife ecology. To serve as a 4-H Shooting Sports Leader, individuals must complete the Youth Protection process, be at […]

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