Mark your calendars for…MERRILL PROJECT DISCOVERY DAY

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018 at the Lincoln County Service Center in Merrill, WI Older youth and adult volunteers watch for information on how to offer a workshop at this event in the June/July 4-H Express newsletter.  Registration information for youth participants will be included in the August/September 4-H Express newsletter.  

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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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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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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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HAVE A PROJECT WORKSHOP!

Plan a project workshop during your regular club meeting (or at a different date).  Plan it far enough ahead that we can advertise it to other clubs.  We would be happy to include it in the 4-H Newsletter.  Most clubs don’t have leaders for every project in which their members are enrolled.  A countywide workshop […]

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Background Checks Repeated Every 4 Years for 4-H Volunteers

Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development has a state policy requiring a background check be conducted every 4 years for all 4-H volunteers.  The UW-Extension office will continue conducting a background check for all re-enrolling 4-H volunteers in their 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24th, etc. year. Please feel free to contact Debbie at the UW-Extension office, […]

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Volunteer Resources — Find the Heart of 4-H

Thank you to all of you who attended one or more of the 2015 North Central Region 4-H Volunteer e-Forums.  The e-Forums are now archived and available for you to view/refer to at your convenience. The heart of Belonging:  During this program, participants learned how to guide youth in developing a list of club or […]

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Host a County Project Workshop

Plan a project workshop during your regular club meeting (or at a different date).  Plan it far enough ahead that we can advertise it to other clubs.  We would be happy to include it in the 4-H Newsletter.  Most clubs don’t have leaders for every project in which their members are enrolled.  A countywide workshop […]

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Resources for Project Leaders

Here are several websites for leaders to utilize in planning 4-H Projects: Wisconsin After School Activity Plans Wisconsin Curriculum Resources – On the “Search Publications” box on the right, search for “Activity Plans”.  Not all projects have plans available. Wisconsin 4-H Project Page –  Choose your project from the list on the right. National Directory of 4-H […]

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