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Hello from the Lincoln County 4-H Office

Hello Lincoln County 4-H Members and Leaders, I’m excited to introduce myself to your 4-H community as I begin my new role with in the UWEX program as your 4-H Program Coordinator.  This new 4-H Program Coordinator role is a 50% time position, which may be an adjustment at first for the Lincoln County 4-H […]

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2018-19 4-H Charters Due November 1st

A 4-H Charter indicates the 4-H Club or Group is organized in accordance with objectives of the 4-H program.  The University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension grants 4-H charters which formally authorizes the 4-H Club or Group to use the 4-H Name and Emblem for educational purposes in accordance with laws and regulations established by Congress […]

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2019 COORDINATORS NEEDED!!

The arrival of the new 4-H year means that we are in need of volunteers to coordinate county events/activities for the upcoming 2018-2019 year. Communications Contest – Usually held on a Saturday in mid-February. This includes the Speaking, Demonstrations, Illustrated Talks and Puppetry entries. Drama, Music and Lip Sync Festival – Usually held on a […]

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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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4-H Enrollment Process for 2018-19

4-H Enrollment process for the 2018-19 will begin on September 10th.   At the beginning of September, everyone in the system will be set to “Inactive” in 4-HOnline.  When you log in to re-enroll, you will need to update your Personal Information screen (the system will increase age, grade and year in 4-H automatically by 1), […]

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2018 4-H Recognition Banquet – Reservations due September 30th

The Barnes Creek Buccaneers 4-H Club will be hosting this year’s Lincoln County 4-H Recognition Banquet on Saturday, October 27th.  This year’s banquet will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall at 1104 E  3rd. Street in Merrill.  (Enter the parking lot off of 4th Street.  Enter through the doors by the car port.  Take […]

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4-H Online for Families

4HOnline is the online enrollment and registration system for Wisconsin 4-H.  This is where you enter family and individual information that is used by your county and the state 4-H offices to manage and record your participation in the 4-H Youth Development Program. Access your 4HOnline Profile at wi.4honline.com. Help with 4HOnline Did you forget […]

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Club and/or Project Printouts

With the 4-H Online enrollment system, all club general and project leaders are now able to access their own membership lists.  Club project leaders should have access to seeing all members within your own club that have enrolled in the project you are leading.  If you are the chair of a countywide key committee, you […]

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Where to Find 4-H Information

Often we are asked where can I go to find out about all that 4-H offers.  There are several places … For people who have access to information in an electronic format, we created the Lincoln County 4-H News blog – http://fyi.uwex.edu/lincolncounty4H/ . When items come in we post them to the Lincoln County 4-H […]

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4-H Broadcast Emails from 4-H Online

One way the UW-Extension Office has been trying to communicate information to a majority of families in the 4-H Program is through sending emails from the 4-H Online system.  We understand for some, these emails have been pushed to junk email folders. Please add no-reply@4honline.com to your list of email addresses that are ok to […]

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Lincoln County 4-H Cancellation Policy

With the arrival of winter we wanted to remind everyone of the policy for the cancellation of Lincoln County 4-H programs (county, club and groups) that was adopted by the Lincoln County 4-H Board of Directors in January 2014. Lincoln County 4-H Cancellation Policy Lincoln County 4-H Programs (county, club and groups) are automatically canceled […]

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Calendar of Events Feature Added

We have added a new feature this Lincoln County 4-H News blog and our  Lincoln County website page called the Calendar of Events.  We will include all county and state 4-H opportunities as well as other Lincoln County UW-Extension opportunities to the best of our abilities.  If you click on an event listed on the calendar, […]

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4-H Board of Directors Sticks to Deadlines

The 4-H Board continues to discuss the importance of deadlines for various 4-H events/activities and other information.  Deadlines are put in place to allow sufficient time for preparations for events/activities and to send communications back out to participants.  The 4-H Board of Directors continues to abide by all deadlines.  Please be sure to read carefully […]

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Cultivating Creativity – Planting Pumpkins Party

Cultivating Creativity!   Let’s begin a new adventure in Horticulture.  We will be collaborating with the Marathon and Langlade county 4-H Programs to bring several workshop to you.  The first is “Planting Pumpkins Party”. See the flyer for more information. Limited to 25 youth! Click here for the pdf version of the flyer – Planting Pumpkins FLyer

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2018 4-H Annual Leaders Meeting & Elections

Mark Your Calendars! Our 4-H Leaders Association Annual Meeting will take place on November 12, 2018 beginning at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Each club should have an adult and older youth in attendance. There will be program updates as well as elections. It’s time to recruit for new 4-H Board Members. Adult […]

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2018 4-H Charter Renewals – Due November 1st!

Don’t forget: All 4-H Clubs or Projects with a charter must have their charter renewal forms in to the 4-H office no later than November 1st!  If you have any questions, please contact Holly before November 1st. holly.luerssen@ces.uwex.edu or 715-539-1076

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4-H International Program is seeking 2019 Host Families

Summer 2019 4-H International Exchange Opportunities! Published on September 27, 2018 by amber.rehberg Have you ever thought about traveling abroad? Are you interested in learning about other cultures and lifestyles? Would you like to make international connections? If you said yes to any of the above questions, then you should consider participating in the Wisconsin 4-H Summer Homestay […]

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4-H Maker Mentor Team – Now forming in Lincoln County

It’s time to create a team of older youth and adult leaders to lead Lincoln County 4-H be trained as 4-H Maker Mentors in the Emmett Project. Do you like science, technology, engineering, and math? Do you like building things? Do you like to be creative with a wide variety of supplies? Maybe you just […]

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Parenting Class ACT Raising Safe Kids Program Offered

This 10 session class supports parents in creating a safe, healthy, and stable environment for children and families. Learn how to identify your parenting style, promote positive behaviors, guide media use, understand and manage anger. ACT Raising Safe Kids Parenting Program

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Archery Project Leaders Needed

Archery Project – Leaders Needed We are excited to kick start the new Lincoln County 4-H Archery Project. Are interested in joining the new leadership committee for the Archery Project? We are looking for leaders that know and understand the skill of archery, as well as, those that are interested in Wildlife Ecology.  Wildlife Ecology […]

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Share your Service Project Story!

Share your Service Project Story! Have you done an outstanding service project and want to share your story?  The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation is looking individuals and clubs to share their story.  See more information…. https://blogs.ces.uwex.edu/4hyouthline/2018/09/18/share-your-service-project-story/

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Older Youth Trip and Awards Information – Update

Would you like to travel?  Have you been honored for the great work you do in 4-H?  Now is your chance. Youth in 6th grade and older may now complete the resume and cover letter for various trips and awards in Lincoln County. If you have any questions about the trips, awards, or the packet […]

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