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What is 4-H?

4-H is the youth development part of University of Wisconsin-Extension. Dane County youth and adults learn together to think clearly and make decisions, to care about others, to develop skills for living, and to practice healthy lifestyles. Education happens through 4-H projects, group programs, fun activities, and in-depth learning experiences. 4-H youth and adult volunteers work […]

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2020 WI 4-H State and National Educational Programs Information

The following resources contain helpful dates for the 2020 Educational Programs: Space Camp, WI 4-H & Youth Conference, American Spirit East (due to staff changes, there will NOT be American Spirit West in 2020), Citizenship Washington Focus, National 4-H Congress, and National 4-H Conference. Please share this information with anyone in your clubs who may […]

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Leadership Washington Focus Experience offered for summer 2019

Leadership Washington Focus (LWF) is a 4-H leadership program for youth currently in grades 6-8 (2018-19 school year). The program will take place at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center, just 1 mile from the Washington, D.C. border. For more than 50 years, thousands of 4-H’ers have participated in our high school program, Citizenship Washington […]

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Shooting Sports Committee Seeking Support!

The Dane County 4H Shooting Sports Committee is in need of archery equipment and is seeking your support. Every year the Shooting Sports Committee organizes youth archery lessons throughout Dane County for interested youth. Classes are run by state certified volunteer instructors and are open to youth of all ages. We are excited to report […]

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