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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 […]


WI 4-H Foundation Scholarship Application Period: 12/1/2018-3/15/2019

Apply for a Scholarship! The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation will award more than $10,000 in scholarships to outstanding Wisconsin students pursuing higher education in 2019.  To be considered for financial support, applications must be received by the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation via email by Friday, March 15, 2019, 5:00 pm. Wisconsin 4-H Foundation scholarships are awarded to […]


Leadership Washington Focus Experience offered for summer 2019

Leadership Washington Focus (LWF) is a 4-H leadership program for youth currently in grades 6-8 (2018-19 school year). The program will take place at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center, just 1 mile from the Washington, D.C. border. For more than 50 years, thousands of 4-H’ers have participated in our high school program, Citizenship Washington […]


Youth Archery – Poynette

Start Date:   January 5, 2019 Classes run for 5 weeks Times: 8:00am        9:15am        10:30am       11:45am (advanced) Equipment available, with instructor, for safe learning! Cost: $25.00 Class fill up fast – register soon! Registration form can be found below or at www.poynettebowhunters.com Poynette Bowhunters Association Registration Print out the form and mail with check to […]

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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 […]