2018 State 4-H Obedience and Showmanship Dog Show

The 2018 State 4-H Obedience and Showmanship Dog Show will be hosted by Portage County. It will be held at the Central Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Marshfield, WI, on October 12-14, 2018.  Complete details and the 2018 State 4-H Dog Show Entry Book will be posted on the State 4-H website at https://fyi.uwex.edu/wi4haganimalscience/state-4-h-dog-show/ when available. Questions should be directed […]

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Area Animal Science Days Dates for 2018

Regional animal science educational opportunities available to Wisconsin 4-H members. Specifically, Area Animal Science Days is a series of day-long events held around the state in June where youth in the beef, dairy, horse, sheep and swine projects increase their decision making skills and knowledge of animals through judging and grading experiences. Events include evaluation […]

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COME JOIN US FOR THE YOUTH GARDEN GIANTS PROJECT

Do you have a green thumb? Do you like to play in the dirt? Participating youth will be able to grow and harvest giant kohlrabi, cabbage, carrots, radishes, and many more vegetables. All youth are welcome to participate. Planting date will be late May or early June 2018. If you are interested, please contact the […]

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JUNE DAIRY BREAKFAST NEWS!

The Lincoln County June Dairy Month Breakfast will be held on Sunday, June 10th, at the MARC (1100 MARC Drive, Merrill). Breakfast will be served from 8am until 12 noon. Menu includes all you care to eat Dad’s Belgian Waffles with toppings and maple syrup, cheesy scrambled eggs, sausage links, locally produced cheese curds, chocolate […]

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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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Hosting an Academic Year-Long Student

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to open your home and life to the exciting world of international exchanges?  Learning about other cultures and countries and sharing your cultures and traditions can be done in your own home by hosting a year-long student through Wisconsin 4-H.   Please contact us to discuss this great opportunity […]

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Expand your Family’s Horizons and Host an Exchange Student this Summer!

Is your family looking for something fun to do this summer? Why not host a student from Japan, Korea, Finland, Costa Rica or Mexico!  Wisconsin 4-H is offering the experience of a lifetime for 75 families to host youth and adults from around the world. These young people are anxiously waiting to get to know their new host family […]

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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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4-H’ers Develop Their Communication Skills

Youth from throughout Lincoln County were provided with an opportunity to practice and enhance their public speaking skills during this year’s Communication Contest.  During this pre-fair event, youth were able to share an illustrated talk, give an original speech, read poetry or prose and perform a puppetry act.  The contest was held on Saturday, February […]

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Lincoln County 4-H Robotics Group

Have you ever wanted to build a robot and then program it to do some thing? The Lincoln County 4-H Robotics group was organized in 2016 to provide an opportunity for youth to discover the world of robotics by building and programming robots.   4-H Leaders, Pat Chieves and Peter Schuetze have established the following […]

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