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STEAM

Clover College – October 18th – Register Today!

We are seeking youth and adult leaders who are willing to help co-teach these sessions! Please contact Annie at annie.lisowski@ces.uwex.edu if you are interested! Event Date is October 18, 2015 Registration Deadline: October 2, 2015 Google Form Registration Link Return sessions fees by October 2 to UW-Extension Office at PO Box 276, Alma WI  54610.  Event […]

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4-H Grows Here

  National 4-H Week October 4-10, 2015 Are you looking for a quick and easy way to tell others about 4-H during National 4-H Week? Try using our new national campaign language—  “4-H grows confident, capable, and caring kids with the life skills to thrive in today’s world and succeed in their boldest dreams for […]

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Ag Innovators Experience highlighted in YouTube Videos

Buffalo County reached more than 150 youth with our sustainable agricultural challenge thanks to 4-H youth leaders Abby George and Rachel Hovey. Check out the video created to showcase student learning!   Youth Leader, Abby George, developed this video with students from Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H Afterschool completing the Ag Innovator Experience earlier this June!

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Wisconsin 4-H Leadership Council

2015 is a year of transition! The Youth Leader Council and the Adult Leader Council will be merging to form the Wisconsin 4-H Leadership Council. The purpose of the Council is to provide a statewide forum for 4-H Youth Development volunteer leaders and youth to discuss ideas and provide input to enhance UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development programs […]

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National 4-H Week Contest

2015 Lawn or Window Display Contest Buffalo County 4-H clubs are encouraged to enter the 2015 Lawn or Window Display Contest to promote 4-H during National 4-H Week. Follow these rules to compete: The display must include the 4-H Grows Here National 4-H Week theme.  Bonus points for adapting your own tagline from the theme (for […]

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Find the Heart of 4-H

  Save these dates for the 2015 North Central Region 4-H Volunteer e-Forum: Get energized as you network with volunteers, county-based staff and state specialists from the 12 states in the North Central Region! Leave with new ideas you can use to infuse heart into your 4-H programs!  Each session is offered twice. • THE […]

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Buffalo county 4-H youth leaders stand where the stream they helped restore meets the Pacific Ocean.

2016 4-H Trip Opportunities & 4-H Resumes

Trip and Event Opportunity dates for 2016   4-H Citizenship Washington Focus: June 25-July 3, 2016 – Week 4;  July 9-17, 2016 – Week 6;  July 16-24, 2016-Week 7 Buffalo County can send several youth leaders to Washington, D.C. with other delegates from the state for a week of studying citizenship and government, along with sightseeing […]

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We want you back! September 3 is Re-enroll in 4-H Date!

4HOnline will begin to accept new and re-enrollments for the 2015-2016 4-H Club year for Buffalo County 4-H on September 3! Please go to http://wi.4honline.com on September 3 and re-enroll! 4HOnline maintains your personal and project information from year to year so re-enrollment is a quick and easy process! Here is the link to the instructions for re-enrolling […]

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2015 4-H Charter Packets

The 2015 4-H Charter packets are now available.  Please submit your clubs compleated packet to the University of Wisconsin-Extention, Buffalo County Office by October 1st 2015. Click here for the 2015 4-H Charter Packet.

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MCYC staff planned a paint slip 'n' slide for youth this summer!

MCYC Summer Comes to Close for Students

The eighth summer of the Mondovi Community Youth Center’s (MCYC) summer program, housed in the basement of the Central Lutheran Church, comes to a close this week for students. Over forty students participated in the summer program directed by a staff of seven college and high school students. MCYC staff is trained, youth protection certified […]

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4-H Afterschool members participated in the Kiddie Parade in Winona in June.

4-H Afterschool Summer Nearing End for Students

The fifth summer of the 4-H Afterschool Summer program at Cochrane-Fountain City School is nearing a close for students. Over forty students participated in the summer program directed by a staff of seven college students. 4-H Afterschool staff is trained, youth protection certified college students that support youth and provide youth-led educational programs and engaging […]

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Youth that attended STEAM Discovery Days were always encouraged to take part in experiential learning, as shown here by the boys testing out a variety of magnets to learn about magnetism and polarity.

Mondovi Area Youth Let Off Some STEAM

This summer, many youth from the Mondovi area participated in the 2015 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) Discovery Days, hosted and planned by the Buffalo County 4-H Youth Development summer intern Cori Terpstra, 4-H Youth Development Educator Annie Lisowski, and Buffalo County University of Wisconsin-Extension AmeriCorps VISTA Dana Erickson.  The summer was jam-packed […]

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2015 Cochrane-Fountain City STEAM Discovery Days

This summer, many youth from the Cochrane-Fountain City area participated in the 2015 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) Discovery Days, hosted and planned by the Buffalo County 4-H Youth Development summer intern Cori Terpstra, 4-H Youth Development Educator Annie Lisowski, and Buffalo County University of Wisconsin-Extension AmeriCorps VISTA Dana Erickson.  The summer was […]

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Encourage farmers you know to enroll for America’s Farmers Grow Communities

Community support is a vital part of funding projects and learning opportunities for our members. America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, gives farmers in our area the chance to direct a $2,500 donation to an eligible rural nonprofit organization of their choice. For the past five years, participants have continued to support […]

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Every Hero Has a Story. What’s Yours?

Throughout the summer, youth gathered at public libraries in Alma, Arcadia, and Mondovi for Sidewalk Science. The focus of the summer program was to highlight Community Heroes as well as educating youth on how they can be heroes too. Through participating in science such as making sidewalk chalk, bouncy balls, rockets, paper dolls, and flying […]

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