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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4-H Camp is back 2022 & Adult Volunteers Needed!!

4-H Camp families, we have a wonderful opportunity and need your help! The reality is, until April 15th, the state hadn’t given approval to allow us to hold our Rock County 4-H Camp (with overnights) in 2022. With this opportunity, our challenge is that without enough 4-H Adult Volunteers, we will not be able to […]

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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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Youth-Adult Partnership Spotlight-Spring 2022

Seed Catalogs are Sent in January It’s March.  It’s officially spring.  And, it’s time to plant seeds. . . almost. When I returned from Guatemala, I told my dad I wanted to learn to garden.  His specific knowledge of best practices was often simplified to a garden built on hills and trenches that you visited […]

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Sheep Project Information Session at 12th Annual Arlington Sheep Day!

4-H Sheep Project members, leaders and parents are invited to attend the 9:00 a.m. “Getting off on the Right Foot” Session on Sat., April 2 at the UW-Madison’s Arlington Research Station, Arlington WI. Dan Smerchek and family will present ideas and strategies to make the most out of a summer show project from selecting the right […]

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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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Rock County 4-H Softball Information for Coaches and Older Youth

It’s time to start planning for Rock County 4-H Softball! If you are interested in helping to coordinate, volunteer as a softball coach or getting involved as an older youth, please sign up using the Google Form by 6:00 pm, Sunday, March 13! Watch for an email about an upcoming meeting to start planning!

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