Youth-Adult Partnership Spotlight-Summer 2024

Tell Me a Story. . . “I find that most people know what a story is until they sit down to write one.” –Flannery O’Connor The same is true of a learning activity.  Similar to a story, the author must provide an environment where the participant can practice skills, learn what information to pay attention […]

Youth-Adult Partnership Spotlight-Spring 2024

I was in advanced classes all through school, but at a certain point I remember battling a sense of failure.  Not because I wasn’t achieving, but because I was achieving in traditionally ‘female’ spaces.  If I was the kind of change agent I imagined myself to be then I should be attacking with vigor the […]

Youth-Adult Partnership Spotlight-Winter 2024

We asked 100 people ‘Name something you associate with an island’. Vacation Danger Empty I can’t confirm that Family Feud never asked this question. However, community programs and outreach do ask themselves. We choose how to define this island without recognizing the task most days. We envy those setting off on vacation to tropical islands–that […]

VIP Training Available!

Attention volunteers that still need VIP (Volunteers in Preparation) training! You can find open training session dates at this website: Available for 2023: One session is available December 19 and two sessions are available December 28, 2023

Youth-Adult Partnership Spotlight-Fall 2023

Fall Back Fall is a time many look forward to, AND it is also a time when others begin to dread the winter days ahead.  For this blog post, we are not looking ahead to winter, but back.  The winter 2023 Youth-Adult Partnership blog post focused on being intentional about describing who we are.  As […]

Youth-Adult Partnership Spotlight-Summer 2023

June 21 is the start of summer, the longest day of the year.  In a year defined by a dry pattern, sun shines most days.  However, it’s been uncharacteristically cool.  If the sun is shining, why is there no warmth?  I always say that I prefer cold weather to warm, because I can put more […]

Youth-Adult Partnership Spotlight-Spring 2023

The winter Youth-Adult Partnership blog post focused on being intentional about describing who we are.  This spring as sunlight lengthens and warms our efforts, that language can be turned into helping describe what we need?  And after we ask for what we need, how do we engage each other to get those things? The experiential […]

4-H Livestock Team Updates 2023

Opportunities for All 4-H Members–Especially Those in Beef, Sheep, Swine and Meat Goats! Upcoming livestock educational events:  Saturday, March 25, 2023:State Livestock Quiz Bowl and Skillathon Contest: UW-Madison Campus – All day  Opportunity for Juniors, Seniors and Mixed Teams to take care of 2 state contests in one day!Below are links to the resource guides […]

Important YQCA Information! Time Sensitive!

YQCA is available as an online program for youth everywhere in the United States. YQCA is also offered as an instructor-led training and as a test out certification. Contact the entity requiring your YQCA certification to see which is available in your state, or contact Learn more about each type of training here. Please contact YQCA […]

Travel Abroad!

Wisconsin 4-H International Programs provide the incredible opportunity to gain the rich cultural experience of traveling abroad while staying with a host family! In the summer of 2023, the featured countries are Costa Rica, Japan and South Korea! The deadline for youth and adults (who would like to chaperone) to apply is December 16. For […]

We Want to Know How 4-H Has Helped You Thrive!

In November, Wisconsin 4-H will be inviting members (ages 13-18) to complete a survey about their 4-H experience. The survey was developed by National 4-H Leaders ( and will help Wisconsin 4-H to learn about the quality of our programs. The information will help to show how 4-H helps young people to learn new things, […]

Wisconsin 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Certification Training Workshop

Are you a 4-H Volunteer (at least 21 years old) who is interested in becoming certified in: Archery? Pistol/Air Pistol? Rifle/Air Rifle? If so, plan to attend the Southeastern Workshop from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 pm, Saturday, February 4 at the Washington County Fair Park, West Bend. Registration Deadline is Thursday, January 27. Financial assistance may be available. For […]

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