2018 4-H Dairy Promotion Program

2018 4-H Dairy Promotion Program  Presented by the Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin All 4-H youth organizations in Wisconsin are invited and encouraged to participate in the 2018 Dairy Promotion Program, presented by the Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin. Please read the information below carefully to take advantage of the opportunity to earn dairy promotion merchandise. The […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

Free Meeting Room Available for 4-H

Susan Williams, the new General Manager at the Boarders Inn & Suites in Merrill contacted me to let me know that they have a Banquet/meeting room at the Hotel they would like to offer free of charge to any of the 4-H clubs to use for there meetings or for any county 4-H meetings. Contact […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

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. […]

Read More...

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    

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...