Youth-Adult Partnership Spotlight-Fall 2022

Back to Basics When I drive to work in the morning, I eye the lane changes that continue to change in the construction zone.  For too many months, this route was blocked entirely.  It was frustrating.  My alternate route had many more obstacles, stoplights, and in general felt too slow.  I was grateful my preferred […]

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DO-REFLECT-APPLY Around the Community

Don’t forget that as the school year begins, many other organizations offer increased learning opportunities too. They can be great for project learning opportunities. Below are a couple examples: Hedberg Public Library Kids ages 9-12 will learn to make easy, no-cook recipes. Come to one or both! Registration is required.  Monday, September 12: https://bit.ly/3Tsk7ab    […]

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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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Diversity Action Team Program-Inside the Diversity of Asian America

You can watch the recording on Hedberg Public Library’s YouTube Channel to learn more.  Learning also means leading.  The following are some Action Steps youth can take using a variety of resources. Self-Educate:  Set your own learning goals and find resources you love to learn with.  For example a website https://asianamericanedu.org/, a book https://socialjusticebooks.org/booklists/asian-americans/,  a […]

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Create your Educational Action Plan JUNTOS!

What is an Educational Action Plan? It is a plan to guide our steps and actions to follow so that we reach our educational goals. You can identify the small goals in order to reach the large goals. Ask yourself: What is the educational goal you want to achieve? What are the actions needed to […]

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Dairy Youth Auction Scholarship

(Submitted by Bonnie Martin, Dairy Youth Chair) Scholarship applications are being accepted for the Dairy Youth Auction Scholarship. Application deadline is March 31, 2022 and needs to be submitted to the Rock County 4-H Fair office.  Please see the Rock County 4-H Fair website for the scholarship application and scholarship details. Contact Bonnie Martin with […]

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2022 Rock County 4-H Fair Premium Book Available Online!

Extension’s community partner, the Rock County 4-H Fair, just posted their 2022 Rock County 4-H Fair Exhibitor Premium Book online! It’s time to curl up with your favorite device, download the Premium Book, and dream about warmer weather while reading through schedules, rules & regulations, various classes, etc. This year’s Rock County 4-H Fair is July 26-31.  […]

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Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Announces Winners in the Celebrate the Arts Contest!

In last week’s Rock County Weekly Update, Avilyn Meyer’s photo, “Feather Filled Shadows,” was announced. This week, the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation announced all the winners in the Celebrate the Arts Contest! To see this year’s outstanding Wisconsin 4-H artists, visit the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation’s website. You can help support Wisconsin 4-H arts programming by bidding […]

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