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Preparing Students for 21st Century Skills Focus of 2014 Reality Check

Preparing Students for 21st Century Skills Focus of 2014 Reality Check

Reality Check, – an interactive, hands-on, authentic experience in which students from Durand, Mondovi, Gilmanton, Cochrane-Fountain City, River Valley, Plum City and Pepin Schools learned about money management and workforce readiness first hand.  Nearly 275 area juniors and seniors participated in Reality Check that was held at Durand High School on April 3rd from 8:00 […]

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Buffalo County Partnership Council Teens & Adults Join Together to Stop Illegal Underage Drinking at Prom and Graduation

Buffalo County Partnership Council Teens & Adults Join Together to Stop Illegal Underage Drinking at Prom and Graduation

Springtime brings lots of opportunities for youth and adults to celebrate the accomplishments of the past school year; blow off pent-up energy from the long Wisconsin winter and generally have fun.  This year, Buffalo County can avoid the tragic alcohol related teen deaths that have marred so many past proms and graduations. The Buffalo County […]

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Ag Innovators Experience- Fish Farm Challenge

Ag Innovators Experience- Fish Farm Challenge

    On March 21, 2014, three Wisconsin 4-H Youth flew to Washington D.C., where they partnered with the National 4-H Program and Monsanto to deal with problems associated with feeding the world’s growing population in the first Ag Innovators Experience. The three Wisconsin Teen Leaders were Cheyanne Hawkins, Debbie Heth, and Nash Weiss. Eight […]

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Buffalo / Pepin Teen Court PSA is Ready!

Buffalo / Pepin Teen Court PSA is Ready!

The 2014 Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court Public Service Announcement (PSA) that was filmed, edited and published by students in Ms. Flanagan’s Media Class at Durand High School is now complete! The PSA is approximately 48 seconds long and has been uploaded to YouTube, social media, placed on University of Wisconsin-Extension webpages and will be aired […]

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Still Openings for YELL Conference Registration!

Still Openings for YELL Conference Registration!

Youth Engaged in Learning about Leadership YELL is an annual conference for youth in grades 6-12 to strengthen leadership skills with peers from across Western Wisconsin!    Calling on you to come… YELL The Loudest EVER! YELL (Youth Engaged in Learning about Leadership) Conference May 3, 2014 9:00 a.m. —  3:30 p.m. UW-Eau Claire Campus […]

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Dates for 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Changed!!

Dates for 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Changed!!

   2014 Camper Registration Enjoy an outdoor adventure at the 2014 4-H Base Camps.  4-H members will enjoy fellowship with new friends from Western Wisconsin while under the care of high school aged 4-H youth leaders who have been screened and trained. Campers will also have fun participating in teamwork activities with the staff of […]

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4-H Counselors Prepare for Prehistoric Camp

4-H Counselors Prepare for Prehistoric Camp

On Sunday, April 13th 4-H camp counselors from Buffalo, Pepin, Pierce and Trempealeau Counties engaged in an interactive camp counselor training and planning day in Pepin, WI. 4-H Youth Development Educators, Marie Ritscher of Pepin County , Annie Lisowski of Buffalo County, Seth Spencer of Trempealeau County and Frank Ginther of Pierce County teamed to […]

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Register for Area Animal Science Day Judging by May 30

The 2014 Area Animal Science Days will be coming to your area again this summer.  Dairy, Livestock and Horses are the headliners with some small animal offerings at the different sites. This year there will be no preliminary registration like in the past, but final registration with payment for meals and registration fees will be […]

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Summer Science Camp in Arcadia

Summer Science Camp in Arcadia

If you are looking for some awesome, incredible, wacky, explosioney, science fun this summer and you live in or near Trempealeau County, Wisconsin you have come to the right place!   Age Requirement: Any children who are entering 1st through 6th grade              (2014-2015 school year) Location: Pietrek Park (on Hwy 93 between Independence and […]

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April 4-H e-Newsletter

April 4-H e-Newsletter

2014 Buffalo County April 4-H E-Newsletter

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Thank you Buffalo County 4-H Volunteers!

Thank you Buffalo County 4-H Volunteers!

National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, 2014, is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities. It’s about demonstrating to the nation that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals. National Volunteer Week is about taking action and encouraging individuals […]

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Parents are Most Influential on Teen Decisions on Alcohol

Parents are Most Influential on Teen Decisions on Alcohol

The Buffalo County Partnership Council, a council dedicated to finding ways to enhance positive youth and family development in our Buffalo County communities, recognizes April as Alcohol Awareness Month. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) has declared this year’s theme as “Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow.” Alcohol use among youth is […]

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WI State Fair Youth Expo Opportunties Registration

WI State Fair Youth Expo Opportunties Registration

Youth Expo is comprised of a variety of programs including music and drama performances, mini performance acts, demonstrations, style revues, activity stations and project exhibits. These programs showcase Wisconsin youth organizations and provide valuable learning experiences for youth participants. Youth Expo participants receive statewide recognition of talent while being presented with opportunities to further develop […]

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Hilltop Climbers Club News

Hilltop Climbers 4-H Club met on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at the Marten Center in Mondovi.  The meeting was called to order at 4:05 p.m. by President Abby George.   The flag pledges were said. The secretary and treasurer’s reports were read and approved. For Old Business items, the aluminum cans will need to be taken […]

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Monroe County 4-H Horse Project and Wisconsin 4-H Horse Association Sponsored Free Clinic

WHAT: Halter, Showmanship, Western Pleasure, Equitation and Trail WHEN: Sunday May 18, 2014 @ 1pm WHERE: Monroe County Fair Grounds in Tomah @ Horse Show ring WITH: Clinicians/Judges: Pat Stevenson and Barrett Brown WHO: All 4-H members, FFA members, and adults are welcome. This is a free clinic. Food will not be available. Water on […]

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Fernholz medals at 4-H Archery Invitational

Fernholz medals at 4-H Archery Invitational

    La Crosse County 4-H Archery Invitational – Participation by Class First   Last   County   Class   Total Score   X’s   Place   Macy     Borreson     La Crosse     Jr. Barebow     83     1     Joseph     Hegland     Winona   […]

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Buffalo County Partnership Council Hosts Prevention Day for Graduating Students

Buffalo County Partnership Council Hosts Prevention Day for Graduating Students

Buffalo County Senior Day, sponsored by the Buffalo County Partnership Council, is an opportunity for graduating students across Buffalo County to learn about potential risks and how to avoid them before entering the ‘real world’.  The full day event which was hosted at Cochrane-Fountain City High School on March 25th encourages graduating students to think […]

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Buffalo County High School Seniors Urged to Take Pledge to Never Text and Drive

Buffalo County High School Seniors Urged to Take Pledge to Never Text and Drive

  FOUNTAIN CITY, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 — Nearly 180 seniors from Buffalo County’s four high schools learned today about the dangers of texting and driving and were urged to take the pledge to never text behind the wheel at www.ItCanWait.com. The assembly at Cochrane-Fountain City High School was one event during the annual “Senior […]

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4-H Alumni Exhibits Wanted at Buffalo County Fair to Celebrate 100 Years

4-H Alumni Exhibits Wanted at Buffalo County Fair to Celebrate 100 Years

  2014 4-H Centennial Celebration for Alumni at the Buffalo County Fair Wisconsin 4-H is turning 100 years old in 2014 and we need your help!  The Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association is asking for any Wisconsin 4-H Alumni to share some of their experiences in 4-H at the 2014 Buffalo County Fair.  We are […]

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Mondovi Conservation Club to Host 4-H Statewide Shoot

Mondovi Conservation Club to Host 4-H Statewide Shoot

Eau Claire County 4-H Statewide Shoot Saturday, April 26, 2014 Mondovi Conservation Club Check-in Starts at 7:30am Ranges Open at 8:00am   Disciplines: .117 Three-Position Air Rifle .117 Air Pistol .117 Air Rifle Silhouettes .22 Rifle Silhouettes Archery (60 Arrows, Compound and Recurve) Wildlife Ecology More information available online at: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/4h/onlinpro/shooting/documents/EauClaireCountyShootRulesandInfo.pdf Registration form located at: […]

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4-H Air Rifle Program Takes Off

4-H Air Rifle Program Takes Off

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 and ethics for youth interested in shooting sports.   It provides a safe, controlled environment for learning responsible use of firearms.   Program […]

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4-H Area Fest Showcases Local Winners

4-H Area Fest Showcases Local Winners

  4-H Area Festival of Arts a Showcase of Local Talent The 4-H Area Festival of Arts was held Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Meadowville Middle School of Sparta in Monroe County. Youth from Buffalo, Trempealeau, LaCrosse, Monroe and Jackson counties, who received merit awards at their county 4-H Festival of Arts were invited […]

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4-H Members Get the Art-Beat!

4-H Members Get the Art-Beat!

    Buffalo County 4-H members and leaders participated in a statewide 4-H arts camp on the weekend of March 14 at Wisconsin State 4-H Camp Upham Woods in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Art-Beat! is an introductory program for Wisconsin 4-H Arts and Communication 4-H members in grades 3-5 and their parents.  Art-Beat! featured hands‑on learning […]

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Weigh-in Cancelled for Swine, Sheep, And Meat Goats

Due to the serious nature of the PEDv in Hogs throughout the Midwest, the Wisconsin State Veterinarian has cancelled all hog weigh-in events for this spring.  The Buffalo County Quality Meat Animal Committee has decided to not require sheep and meat goats to weigh-in their animals to prevent groups from getting together that may also […]

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