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Paid Internships in 4-H Youth Development Available for College Students in Summer 2017 – Apply Now!

Buffalo County University of Wisconsin-Extension is seeking qualified applicants for several 4-H Youth Development positions in the summer of 2017. Please review the following positions by clicking on the links below.   2017 4-H Summer Intern Position Description  1 position available in Alma, WI 2017 UW-Extension Summer Fair Intern Position Description 1 position available in Alma, […]

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4HOnline Animal Identification for FairEntry

      If you’d like to get a head start on uploading your animal information for the Buffalo County Fair, here’s your chance. All animal information for 4-H members must be in 4HOnline by May 1, 2017. Meat animals will add information shortly after weigh-in takes place in February or April.   Getting Started […]

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Mark Your Calendars

The 2017 4-H Events Calendar is now available.  Check it out and mark your calendar with the exciting upcoming events in 2017.   2017 4-H Events Calendar

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2017 Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarships Applications Now Being Accepted

Madison, Wis. [January 1, 2017] – The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation will award more than $10,000 in scholarships to outstanding Wisconsin students pursuing higher education in 2017. Scholarships are awarded to students based on demonstrated personal growth, development and leadership, academic performance and future educational goals. To be eligible for Wisconsin 4-H Foundation scholarships, students must […]

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Animal Well-Being Conference: March 3, 2017 – Youth track now available!

March 3rd,  2017 Location: Country Aire in Stratford: F1312 Co Rd P, Stratford, WI 54484 Agenda for Youth Tract: 8:30 am  Registration Country Aire: Main Ballroom 9 am – 10 am Opening Kick-off with Gregg Peterson, of the Peterson Brothers Ag Advocacy Group 10:30 -11:20 am Concurrent 50-minute sessions at Equity Livestock: ·          Hand’s on […]

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TIME CHANGE! Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association Meeting – January 22

In order to accommodate for the Packers Game on Sunday, we will now be meeting starting at 6:00pm! 6:00PM –        4-H Leaders’ Association Meeting with BBQ and Chips 7:30pm-8:00pm – Sort 4-H Candy Bars for Fundraiser The VIP annual leaders meeting will be postponed until March.   BC 4-H Leaders Association Agenda January 22 BUFFALO COUNTY 4-H […]

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Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping Workshop

The Dunn County Beekeepers are presenting an “Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping”. The workshop is designed to provide the basic information necessary to start beekeeping in Wisconsin. Participants will be guided through their first year of beekeeping. The workshop is intended for those who have no experience with bees and beekeeping. WHEN: Saturday, February 4, 2017, […]

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Buffalo County Fair Association Seeking Director

Are you interested in advocating for young people learning through experience and agriculture? Are you a community volunteer who enjoys working with others? Do you live in Buffalo County limits? Have you been to the Buffalo County Fair and want to get more involved making decisions for its future? You might be a right fit.  […]

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4-H Camp Counselors Job Openings!

    We would love for you to be a camp counselor at 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa June 13-16, 2017! Submit a cover letter and application by March 6, 2017 and you can be part of our staff this year! 2017-Camp-Counselor-Application Camp-Counselor-Position-Description-2017 Have questions about what it means to be part our camp staff? Contact Annie […]

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4-H Afterschool 2017 Summer Program Registration Open until March 1

2017 4-H Afterschool Summer Calendar Flyer 2017 4-H Afterschool Summer Program Registration Students in Grades K-6 during 2017-18 school year June 5 to August 25, 2017 Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Students must bring their own sack lunch each day.  Morning and afternoon snacks are provided.  Families are required to provide some […]

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Results Show Mock Trials Valuable to Middle School Students

Each year Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court Co-Coordinators, Annie Lisowski and Marie Ritscher, offer learning opportunities to Teen Court panelists in order to grow their leadership experiences and practice their skills in advocating for and utilizing a restorative justice model in peer-to-peer hearings. Lisowski and Ritscher in previous years had used video mini-trainings, in […]

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2017 Festival of Arts

Festival of Arts will be February 12, 2017 at the Alma Area School in Alma, WI.  The festivities will begin at 12:30pm.  If you would like to participate please register at https://goo.gl/forms/yS4jeTScJXwsTaRc2 .  If you are planning to bring arts & crafts, marketing or photography to the Festival of Arts please specify on the bottom […]

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Mock Trial in Mondovi Asks Eighth Graders to Think Differently

In Buffalo County, 1 in 4 high school students report that they participate in underage drinking according to 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey data. Over half of high school students in Buffalo County have had at least one drink of alcohol. Almost 20% of Buffalo County students started drinking alcohol before the age of 13. […]

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4-H Art Beat!

It’s time to start thinking about 4-H Art Beat! 4-H Art Beat! was created for 4-H members in grades 3-5 and their parents and leaders and is the introductory program for Wisconsin 4-H Arts and Communication!  Art Beat! will be held March 17 and 18, 2017, at our State 4-H Camp, Upham Woods in the […]

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2017 MCYC Summer Program Registration

  2017-mcyc-summer-calendar-flyer 2017 MCYC Summer Program Registration Students in grades K-6 during 2016-17 school year Monday – Friday; June 12 – August 18;  7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Cost: $650 / per student for entire summer MOST FRIDAYS ARE FIELD TRIPS DAYS!   MCYC 2017 Summer Program Details The cost of the summer program will […]

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