Joining 4-H

Youth in five year old kindergarten through one year past high school graduation (unless you reach age 20 before January 1, 2018) can enroll as 4-H members.   Members join one of the 14 4-H Clubs throughout Waushara County. Contact information and meeting information for our clubs is found at  Waushara County 4-H Clubs 2017-18.   Please contact the organizational leader or visit a club meeting (call first to verify date, time and location) to learn more about the clubs you are considering joining.  Each club determines what community service, educational programs and fun activities they wish to do.   For additional information about our 4-H clubs scroll down on this page or contact the Waushara County UW-Extension office at 920-787-0416 or email heidi.henselbuntrock@ces.uwex.edu

Families reenrolling will find infomration on the process at 4HOnline ReEnrollment Instructions. Directions on Enrolling in 4HOnline as a NEW family will assist you in completing your initial enrollment.   The site for enrolling is Wisconsin 4-H Online.  Members can enroll in a number of different projects to learn more about a favorite hobby, raise and care for an animal and learn skills they will use through out their lifetime.   The list of projects can be found in the 2017-18 4-H Project Enrollment Guide (please consider downloading this file to your computer)

 

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 A Little Info About the Clubs In Waushara County

Aurora Busy Bees meet at 5:30 p.m. every third Sunday of the month at The First Lutheran Church in Poy Sippi.  They currently have 20 members ranging from 1st grade to 12th grade.  An interesting fact about the club is that we are very active in community service projects and even though we are a small club, we take on large projects

  • Some of the community service projects we are involved in are:  Grandparents Day picnic, Christmas goodie bags & Christmas Caroling, May Day Flowers, Cemetery clean-up, Collect donations for the local food pantry, Make placemats & crafts for meal site, and volunteer at the June Dairy Breakfast.
  • Project areas include: swine, dairy, beef, sheep, poultry, rabbits, Legos, drawing, ceramics, dog obedience, cooking, and more.

Blazing Stars meet on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 4:30pm in the Courthouse Demonstration room.  They currently have about 14 members ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade.  An interesting fact about the club is that the membership is primarily female and home schooled youth.

  • Some of the community service projects we are involved include:  Raking leaves for senior citizens, June Dairy breakfast, and providing music to Heartland House residents.
  • Horses are the lead project area with an interest in theater and music.

 Cedar Valley meets on the 1st Sunday of every month at 2:00pm at Aurora Town Hall (off Hwy 21 just west of the Hwy 21 and Hwy 49 intersection). They currently have 15 members ranging from kindergarten through 12th grade.

  • Community Service Opportunities.
  • Variety of project areas.

Coloma Dynamites meet on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 1:00 pm at the Coloma Community Center.  They have approximately 25 members ranging in age from Kindergarten through 11th grade.  They also host Lego Club during the winter months.

  • Some of the community service projects include:  Highway clean up three times a year, Chore Day, the Holiday parade in Coloma, Coloma Chicken Chew: clean up 3 times, provide recycling bins, donate sour cream and participate in the parade, and help with the Ice Age Trail Candlelight hike in February.
  • Project areas include:  horses, rabbits, livestock, and vegetables.

Cross Country meets on the 2nd Sunday of every month at 4:00pm at Emmaus Lutheran Church in Poy Sippi during the school year and at 7:00 pm during the summer months.  They currently have 24 members ranging from kindergarten through 13th grade.  An interesting fact about the club is that it was organized in 1912 and is still going strong with several 2nd and 3rd generation members.

  • Some of the community service projects include:  Yard clean up each spring and fall, Christmas card creations for the Waushara County Meals on Wheels recipients, Gifts for the Community Christmas project, Promotion of the dairy industry each June, work at the Waushara County 4-H food stand, and facilitate a yearly car wash and donate the proceeds to a charity.
  • Project areas include:  dairy, beef, swine, sheep, rabbits, art & crafts, foods and mechanical sciences.

Loyal meets on the 3rd Sunday of each month in the afternoon dependent upon members schedules in the Aurora Town Hall.  They currently have 16 members ranging from kindergarten through 12th grade.  Leaders are willing to provide transportation for members to monthly meetings, special events or camps.  An interesting fact about the club is that even with few members they do many projects and have a diverse project interest.  They have also had a gold standard for community service projects for many years.  Our animal project members take advantage of the state offered camps, exhibit at the WI State Fair, while our younger members have attended and enjoy 4-H camp in the Wisconsin Dells.

  • Some of the community service projects include:  Roadside clean up twice a year, National 4-H week display, Christmas decorating at Nursing Home, Donating to the food pantry, BINGO at the nursing home, June Dairy Promotion and Breakfast, Valentine decorating and cookie making, Tie blankets and pillow cases for Project Linus, Poy Sippi Egg Hide, Blue Ribbon Kids Day games, plant and maintain flower beds and exhibit at the fair.
  • Some of the main project areas include:  dairy, beef, poultry, swine, rabbits, foods, flowers, vegetables, cultural arts, clothing and photography.

Mt. Morris Pioneers meet on the 2nd Sunday of every month at 6:30pm in the Mt. Morris Community Center at 6:30pm.  They currently have 52 members ranging from kindergarten through 12th grade.

  • Community Service Opportunities.
  • Variety of project areas.

Oasis Prairie Ramblers meet on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 6:30pm at the Oasis Town Hall.  They currently have 41 members ranging from Kindergarten through 13th grade.

  • Some of the community service projects include:  Highway clean up, leaf raking, crafts for the nursing home, ringing the bell for the Salvation Army, senior citizen luncheon, Christmas gifts for the less fortunate, and caroling at the nursing home.
  • Some of the main project areas include:  sheep, beef, swine, archery, leather craft, rabbits, photography, vegetables, woodworking, and arts and crafts.

Pine River Rainbows meet on the 1st Sunday of every month at 6:30pm in the Leon Town Hall. The Cloverbuds & Explorers meet at 5:30 p.m. with the regular club meeting at 6:30 p.m.

  • Community Service Opportunities.
  • Variety of project areas.

Richford Busy Beavers meet on the 2nd Sunday of every month at 4pm in the Richford Community Center.  They currently have 12 members ranging from 1st grade through 12th grade.

  • Community Service Opportunities.
  • Variety of project areas.

Springwater meets on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 4:00 PM (4H@4) at Rosemore Village 830 High Street Wild Rose WI.  They currently have 12 members ranging from 2nd Grade through 11th Grade.  An interesting fact about the club is they are a small diversified athletic club, that is very busy and do very well at the Waushara County Fair.  Members love to have a good time and get outdoors for Fall Fest – Hay Ride/ Pumpkin Carving and Potluck, 4-H Ski/Tubing Day at Nordic Mountain, and Beat the Winter Blahs with Bowling in March or April.  Check us out on our Facebook page- Springwater 4H Club.

  • Some of the community service projects include:  Planting flower posts for display in Wild Rose, Adopt-A-Highway roadside cleanup, June Dairy Breakfast, June Dairy Promotion, Birthday Celebrations and Christmas Decorations at Wild Rose Manor.
  • Project areas include:  shooting sports, archery, photography, horse riding, and Market Animals-swine and beef.

 Warren Future Citizens meet on the 1st Sunday of each month at 6:30pm at the Warren Town Hall.  They currently have 25 members ranging from 3rd grade to 13th grade.  There is a strong community service component.

  • Some of the community service projects include:  Planting flowers at the Post Office, Raking leaves for the elderly, the angel tree, playing BINGO with Preston Place residents, June Dairy Month Promotion, and a fundraiser/craft show.
  • Project areas include:  a heavier involvement with beef, swine, sheep, and poultry. In addition, arts & crafts, photography, vegetables, and drawing are notably strong areas too.

Wautoma Roadrunners meet on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 6:30pm at the Wautoma Fire Station.  They currently have 30 members ranging from kindergarten to 11th grade.  An interesting fact about the club is that they have MANY projects areas represented.  There is a strong emphasis with the Cloverbuds and Explorers program.

  • Some of the community service projects include:  Highway clean up, Christmas caroling, June Dairy breakfast and promotion, Community Christmas Project, Blue Ribbon Kids Day, Make a Difference Day, 4th Saturday Luncheon and M & I Cookies.
  • Project areas include: are photography, arts and crafts and foods.
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