2017 4-H Summer Camp Information

Still a few days left to register for this year’s  Summer Camps. Registrations are due Monday, May 15th for both Junior and Intermediate camp. Lincoln County will be camping with Taylor, Portage and Waupaca Counties.  Registration information is available below and included in the April/May 4-H newsletter.  Registrations for camp are due May 15th. Junior […]

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2017 Fill the Gazebo

Fill the Gazebo is a huge community-wide food drive, huge enough for donations to fill the gazebo at Normal Park in just three hours.  This year’s event will be held on Saturday, August 5th from 9 a.m. to Noon.  See the flyer below for more information about how you can get involved. 2017 Fill the […]

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2017 Wisconsin State Fair Day Camp Counselor Needed

Leadership opportunity as a State Fair Day Camp Counselor: Who can apply? Wisconsin youth entering 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th or 13th grade. What would I do? Assist the State Fair Day Camp staff with Camp operations by joining the State Fair Camp Counselor Team. Counselors will enhance leadership skills, strengthen communication skills, and gain confidence […]

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WI 4-H International Exchange = Global Citizens

Critical for the success in the 21st century workforce is the knowledge and understanding of other countries, cultures, and languages (U.S. Department of Education, 2012).  International exchange programs for youth have the potential to contribute to this most important need by providing authentic experiences for youth that promote the development of culturally aware, global citizens […]

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June Dairy Breakfast – Opportunities for 4-H Clubs

The Lincoln County June Dairy Month Breakfast will be held on Sunday, June 11th, at the MARC(1100 MARC Drive, Merrill). Breakfast will be served from 8am until 12 noon. Menu includes all you care to eat Dad’s Belgian Waffles with toppings, cheesy scrambled eggs, sausage links, locally produced cheese curds, chocolate and white milk, cranberry […]

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Adult Chaperones Needed for 4-H Summer Camps

An important role during summer camp is the adult chaperone.  We cannot run camp without devoted adults.  In past years, there has been a need for more adults to volunteer, especially adult male chaperones. We will need 1 adult per 10 campers as mandated by the state.  Adult chaperones must be 21 or older and […]

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Youth Tractor Safety Course Offered

UW-Extension is presenting the Tractor & Machinery Safety Course for youth ages 12-16 at the Resource Center in Antigo in June 2017. The course includes classroom and agriculture hazards safety instruction for tractors and farm machinery operation, hazard recognition and correction, general farm safety knowledge, and how to approach farm safety with a positive attitude. […]

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Dairyland Stand and Raffle Information

Beth Krueger and Jeanne Schmidt, Lincoln County 4-H Board members have stepped forward to coordinate the 4-H Dairyland Stand at this year’s fair.  Dawn Smith and the Merrill Busy Bees 4-H Club have stepped forward to coordinate this year’s 4-H raffle. This year’s 4-H Dairyland Stand will again be run by 4-H entirely.  The profits […]

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New 4-H Volunteer Leaders Wanted

Volunteers are critical partners to the overall success of 4-H and making a difference in the lives of young people. 4-H relies on caring, active adults to provide hands-on guidance and mentoring to build confidence, leadership and a sense of responsibility in young people who participate in 4-H.  As partners with UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development, […]

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