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 […]

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 […]

Rock County 4-H Awards and Recognition Forms Available!

It’s time to apply for Rock County 4-H awards and recognition! There are opportunities for all youth enrolled in Rock County 4-H during the 2022-2023 4-H Year (September 30, 2022-October 1, 2023) to apply for awards and recognition. (There are also some opportunities for 4-H Volunteers!) Grades are the grade the Cloverbud or 4-H member […]

AmeriCorps Member Opportunity-Whitewater

AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connects over 70,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet community needs in education, the environment, public safety, health, and homeland security. AmeriCorps’ members serve with more than 2,000 non-profits, public agencies, and community organizations. Jefferson and Rock County are working together […]

Rock County 4-H Livestock Judging Team Results from Area Animal Sciences Days

(Submitted by Alissa Grenawalt) Rock County 4-H Livestock Judging Teams had a solid day at the Livestock Judging Contest held at the Crawford County Fairgrounds, in Gays Mills on Monday, June 26. Senior Livestock Judging Members include:Owen Fleming, Johnstown 4-H – placed 7th overall in the Senior DivisionBrynlea Crull, Evansville 4-HCierra White, LaPrairie 4-H Junior […]

Planning to Graduate from Rock County 4-H?

Are you a 4-H member who plans to graduate from 4-H at the end of this 4-H year (October 1, 2022-September 30, 2023)? If so, please complete the Rock County 4-H Graduate form no later than noon, Friday, July 7. We look forward to hearing from you!

Rock County 4-H Communication Arts Festival Results

(Submitted by Hollie Steponkus, Rock County 4-H Communication Arts Festival Committee) Congratulations to all participants of the Rock County Communication Arts Festival held on Saturday, April 29! Everyone did a great job in all categories!We had 18 members, 2 Cloverbuds, 60+ entries, 10 volunteers and 3 judges. As a community service project participants made 12 […]

Registrations for Area Animal Science Days are due May 25!

Prepare for a day of competition, learning, and fun!  Even if you aren’t a member of a judging team, you may still participate in the all-species poster and photography contests! If you’re interested, register now and bring your entries to the Rock County Extension Office by 4:30 pm, Friday, June 23.  Sites and Offerings June […]

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 […]

2022 Rock County Bayer Award

2022 Rock County Bayer Award Local farmer, Alissa Grenawalt, Beloit, recently directed a $5,000 Bayer Fund America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation to the Rock County 4-H Leaders Council. The Rock County 4-H Leaders Council will use the funds to enrich the educational opportunities for youth enrolled in meat animal projects. Grenawalt is currently a Rock […]

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