Youth Tractor Safety Virtual Courses Available!

If you or someone you know is interested in Youth Tractor Safety Courses, please visit the UW-Madison Division of Extension Farm Management website. Currently, there is not an in-person course offered in our area. Please consider enrolling in the Virtual Course, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Monday, July 11-Friday, July 15 with driving exams to be determined. The Wisconsin […]

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4-H Means Belonging. Belonging Means All Youth

June is Pride Month  The Department of Instruction cites “Wisconsin’s LGBTQ students reported higher rates of depression and suicidal thoughts than their peers” according to the Youth Behavior Risk Survey.  Belonging is a key aspect of 4-H.  We are grateful for our community partners and the work they do to keep youth safe and connected […]

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VIP (Volunteers in Preparation) Training Dates for March and April

Adults enrolled in 4HOnline to become 4-H volunteers need to complete VIP Training. Are you an adult who enrolled in 4HOnline to become a 4-H Volunteer and needs to complete VIP Training? If so, there are (virtual) trainings scheduled!  Tues., March 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m. For more information and to register, please see the Eventbrite Form.  […]

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Exploring 4-H for New Families Newsletter-Organizational Structure

If you are new to 4-H (or would like a refresher), please read our Exploring 4-H for New Families Newsletter! One newsletter is for 4-H members and the other newsletter is for adults (parents, guardians, 4-H Volunteers or any adult)! This month’s topic is about the organizational structure of 4-H. Did you know 4-H is […]

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Information on Experience (Trip) Scholarships

(Submitted by Daryl Hanson and Michelle Abey, Rock County 4-H Leaders Council Treasurers) Youth who apply for any Wisconsin 4-H Experiences (Trips) or State Teams and are approved, will receive a scholarship for one-third off the cost of that experience. Many of our youth also have carryover or vouchers from the last two years where […]

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A Merry DAIRY Christmas!

June Dairy Month Window Display Contest (Submitted by Lynette Wellnitz, Rock Co. Dairy Promotion Committee) In honor of the Wisconsin dairy industry, the Rock County Dairy Promotion Council is extending an invitation to local 4-H clubs to participate in a modified version of “June Dairy Month Window Display Contest.”  Wisconsin boasts a rich heritage of more than […]

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Exploring 4-H for New Families Newsletters

If you are new to 4-H (or would like a refresher), please see the attached Exploring 4-H for New Families Newsletter! One newsletter is for 4-H members and the other newsletter is for adults (parents, guardians, 4-H Volunteers or any adult)! This month’s topic is the 4-H pledge! Talk about head, heart, hands and health […]

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