National 4-H Day of Service – April 28th

The 2nd annual True Leaders in Service / National 4-H Day of Service initiative was just announced.  Go to www.4-H.org/true-leaders-in-service for all the information and resources. 4-H’ers from around the national will register for and engage in service projects throughout April 2018.  The month of service will culminate with the National 4-H Day of Service on Saturday, April […]

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Grants Available to 4-H Clubs and Groups

Mutual of Wausau Insurance Corporation is now accepting applications for their 4-H Club Grant program.  The purpose of this program is to support 4-H clubs in youth development and to promote civic and leadership responsibilities.  Grants will be awarded in the amount of $400 per club.  In order to be considered for a grant, your […]

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Tree Seedlings Available for 4-H Clubs

The Wisconsin DNR – State Nursery Program would like to encourage 4-H clubs and other youth groups to plant trees. Trees provide a home for wildlife, protect our soil and water, and help clean our air. The State Nursery Program has a long tradition of providing tree seedlings to 4-H, FFA and other youth groups. […]

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2018 Event Coordinators Filled

THANK YOU to everyone who volunteered to coordinate this years 4-H County events/activities for the upcoming 2017-2018 year!  Communications Contest – Usually held on a Saturday in mid-February. This includes the Speaking, Demonstrations, Illustrated Talks and Puppetry Contests (Peter and Maxine Schuetze will coordinate.) Drama, Music and Lip Sync Festival – Usually held on a Saturday in […]

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2016-17 Secretary Awards

Congratulations to Taylor Zastrow of the Merrill Busy Bees 4-H Club for submitting her club secretary book.  She received the Runner-up Secretary Award. Youth who were elected as Club Secretaries for the new 4-H year should go to the Club Officers page of our website.  On this page, you will find several resources for Club […]

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Youth Leadership

One of the unique aspects of 4-H is the club meetings are run by youth officers!  This is an excellent opportunity to become confident talking in front of groups helping 4-H members get to know one another, determine what your club will do to make your community a better place to live and to have […]

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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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Installation Ceremonies

Leaders looking for some new ideas for installation of officers should check out Missouri 4-H Installation Resources for some great ideas.  They also have an initiation ceremony as a welcome for new members available. Other good ideas can be found at: Florida Installation Ceremonies Texas 4-H Installation Ceremonies    

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Adopt-A-Highway Safety

With the approach of springtime and (hopefully) better weather, many 4-H groups will participate in Adopt-A-Highway projects. We want to encourage our volunteers and parents to address safety concerns when working on the roadsides. There are educational resources on the Wisconsin Department of Transportation website that address safety issues. This includes information related to portable […]

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Welcoming New Families to Your Club

Making new families in your 4-H Club feel welcome will help your club be more successful.  Here are some ideas you can implement to make sure new families feel welcome: Play interactive games to get acquainted. Establish a welcoming committee—an ideal group might be the club officers. They greet people as they come to meetings […]

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