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2015 YELL Conference

Additional information is available at http://buffalo.uwex.edu/yell/ Yell Poster 2015 YELL is an annual conference for youth in grades 6-12 to strengthen leadership skills with peers from across Western Wisconsin! YELL (Youth Engaged in Learning about Leadership) Conference April 18, 2015 9:00 a.m. —  3:30 p.m. UW-Eau Claire Campus Cost: $20 Agenda: 9:00-9:45 am Welcome 9:45-11:45 am […]


4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Camper Registration

  4-H Camp with Pierce, Pepin, Trempealeau and Buffalo Counties June 10-12, 2015 Campers in grades 3-8 Located at Kiwanis Scout Camp at Marine on St. Croix, MN $100 per camper (The real cost of camp is $120. $20 of each Buffalo County 4-H camper fee is paid by 4-H Leaders!) Register by April 1, […]


Northwestern Wisconsin 4-H STEM Project Leaders Training

UW-Barron County Campus Saturday May 2, 2015 10:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.   Are you a 4-H project leader, 4-H activities  leader, 4-H After School Volunteer Coordinator or a 4-H volunteer with an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education? Are you interested in expanding your knowledge in physics, electricity, robotics or learning how to develop interactive STEM […]

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4-H Members prepare for Space Camp

Morgan Guenther and and Tyler Brantner of Lookout Legends 4-H Club traveled to Madison, Wisconsin to the Space Place on Saturday March 30 for 4-H Space Camp orientation.  The youth were put in groups and had to complete some space stations.  They played space bingo, space mad libs, space jeopardy, space pictionary, and made the […]


Handle Eggs Safely for Spring Celebrations

This time of year, many celebrations wouldn’t be complete without eggs—as decorations, as appetizers, used in baking, or as part of a healthy meal. Barbara Ingham, University of Wisconsin-Extension food science specialist, has some tips to help you enjoy eggs and sidestep foodborne illness during your spring celebrations.

Alyssa and her mother use their deductive reasoning skills at the Forensic Files session.

4-H Clover College Featured Forensic Science and Acrylic Painting

Buffalo County 4-H hosted a 4-H Clover College on March 23, 2015 at the Buffalo County Courthouse in Alma. 4-H Clover College is a hands-on educational workshop for youth and adults. The sessions were taught by youth and adults working in partnership to teach others about STEAM. Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) is […]

Abby George of Hilltop Climbers 4-H leads an action center at the 4-H Area Festival of Arts.

4-H Area Festival of Arts a Showcases Young Artists & Performers

The 4-H Area Festival of Arts was held Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Whitehall High School in Trempealeau County. Youth from Buffalo, Trempealeau, LaCrosse, and Monroe counties, who received merit awards at their county 4-H Festival of Arts were invited to participate. In all over 200 area youth performed and or exhibited art and […]

Rylan Patzner watches the bob on his pendulum create his science inspired artwork.

4-H Afterschool Students Explore Science

Throughout January, February and into mid-March, students at Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H Afterschool participated in several Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Discovery Days. STEM inquiry activities are designed to engage students in critical thinking and problem solving learning experiences that are applied to real world situations. Buffalo County University of Wisconsin-Extension 4-H Youth Development Educator, […]

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Youth Days at Noah’s Ark Waterpark

2015 Youth Days at Noah’s Ark Waterpark are May 23-25, 29-31, June 3-5,10-12, 17-19. $18.50 plus tax for Admission & Hotdog Lunch. Advance Reservation Required, Call 1-800-222-6624 today! Noahsarkwaterpark.com

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Midnight Riders is Recognized as Friend of 4-H

The 2014 Friend of 4-H Award was presented to Midnight Riders on March 8, 2015 at their meeting at the American Legion in Gilmanton. The Buffalo County 4-H Friend of 4-H Award traditionally recognizes an individual, organization, or agency in the community that has made a difference in the lives of 4-H members by has […]



The University of Wisconsin-Madison Saddle & Sirloin Club is announcing the annual Saddle and Sirloin Club Swine Project Awards. Up to five awards of $100 each will be awarded to first or second year swine project members. The Swine Project Awards were introduced to help beginning 4-H or FFA members get started in the swine […]


4-H International Student Host Opportunities for 2015

Hosts needed for 4-H summer and Academic Year international students. Share your American culture and life by providing a welcoming home to a new friend from another country. Host an International Teen this Summer! In the summer of 2015, more than 70 youth from Argentina, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, and Norway will spend a month […]


Buffalo / Pepin County 4-H Shooting Sports Photo Gallery

    Photos feature Wyatt and Hailey Johnson and Emma Myren Jim Schonke Air Rifle Instructor and Isaac Mitchell, Youth Leader   4-H members from Pepin and Buffalo counties took aim as they participated in the first session in a series of air rifle trainings.   The objective of this program is to teach shooting skills, safety, […]

Karissa O'Connell of Lookout Legends 4-H received the Best of Show ribbon for her craft exhibit.

4-H Festival of Arts Results

4-H Festival of Arts features local performers and artists The 4-H Festival of Arts is an annual event sponsored by the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders’ Association and the Buffalo County Fair Association that allows 4-H youth to share their skills and talents by exhibiting in the following categories: arts, crafts, photography, marketing, communication arts (speaking), […]

Students from Gilmanton are ready to learn more at the Buffalo County Partnership Council event!

Choices: Now and Later Theme of Buffalo County 8th Grade Day

On February 23, 2015 at Cochrane-Fountain City School all eighth graders in Buffalo County participated from all four school districts in the fourth annual Eighth Grade Day. The program was hosted by the Buffalo County Partnership Council, a group of teachers, students, county agencies, and community organizations that work to strengthen positive youth and family […]

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Shooting Sports Certification Workshops Announced

Statewide Shooting Sports Leader Certification workshops will be held in April, May and September this year. Certification workshops teach leaders how to conduct safe, supervised, shooting experiences for 4-H members enrolled in shooting sports projects. All Shooting Sports leaders must complete a 12-hour workshop to be certified. After that, leaders may be eligible for an […]


State 4-H Arts Camp for Middle School Youth

The statewide 4-H Arts Camp for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders is scheduled for October 3-4, 2015 at Camp Upham Woods, Wisconsin Dells. Youth will get together to explore and participate in the exciting world of the arts: theatre and drama, photography, communication, music, visual art and more! Campers will learn plenty of creative ideas […]