An Emergent 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Immersion Program for 7th & 8th graders

4-H Base Camp Adventurers Camp, June 14-16, 2017 Open to campers in 7th & 8th grades (2016-2017 school year) A new outdoors camping adventure with the opportunity to experience nature and learn new skills with other middle school students while at 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa base camp!  Campers will also have fun participating in teambuilding initiatives […]

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5K Fun Run T-Shirt Design Contest

NEW to the Buffalo County Fair this year is a 5K Fun Run/Walk on Sunday, August 6th. The Buffalo County Fair Association is reaching out to all FFA chapters and 4-H clubs to help design the first annual Buffalo County Fair 5K T-shirt.  The T-shirt design should include the Fair theme, “Homemade, Homegrown, Heroes”.  All […]

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2017 National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum

The National 4-H Volunteer e-forum is discussion and training for staff, volunteers and leaders interested in developing their skills in working with young people through 4-H youth development.

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Raise Your Hand Wisconsin 4-H

Calling all 4-H alums! You can do a world of good for Wisconsin 4-H’ers in just a few clicks. Show your 4-H pride by filling out the form at http://4-h.org/raise-your-hand/. By doing this, you “raise your hand” as someone who’s experienced the benefits of 4-H. The more hands raised, the better the chance Wisconsin 4-H […]

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Parents and law enforcement partner to prevent teen drinking

Parents Who Host, Lose The Most: Don’t be a party to teenage drinking   This time of year brings lots of opportunities for teens to celebrate.  Unfortunately, many times these celebrations end in tragedy because the party was fueled by alcohol provided by an adult.  This year, the Buffalo County Partnership Council wants teens (and […]

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Magician Gives Message to Buffalo County Sixth Graders

On March 10, 2017 at Gilmanton High School all sixth graders in Buffalo County participated in the annual Buffalo County Partnership Council Sixth Grade Day. Sixth graders from all four school districts of Cochrane-Fountain City, Alma, Mondovi and Gilmanton engaged in the event.  The program was hosted by the Buffalo County Partnership Council, a group […]

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Buffalo County 4-H March e-Newsletter

2017 Buffalo County March 4-H E-Newsletter   WHEN WHAT TIME WHERE WHO March 19 VIP Training 6:00pm Courthouse VIP Adults/Youth March 19 4-H Leaders Meeting 7:00pm Courthouse 4-H Youth & Adult Leaders March 20 MAQA Meeting 6:30pm Courthouse Meat Animal Youth April 1 4-H Project Enrollment Deadline   All 4-H Youth TBD Clover College TBD […]

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Volunteer in Preparation (VIP) Training

  March 19, 2017                              6:00 p.m.                Buffalo County Courthouse,   Alma 4-H Volunteers who are enrolled or are planning to become a certified 4-H Volunteer are encouraged to attend the VIP training.  This is an important step to becoming a certified 4-H Volunteer and may be the last one offered in the 2016-2017 4-H year.  Make plans […]

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March 19 4-H Leaders Association Meeting

  BUFFALO COUNTY 4-H LEADERS’ ASSOCIATION AGENDA March 19, 2017 Alma Courthouse; 3rd Floor County Board Room   Before the January Meeting:   Read the January 2017 Meeting Minutes Bring any information for the 2017 Countywide Service-Learning Project Submit any additional agenda items when you arrive   5:45PM –        Collect any Candy Bar Fundraising […]

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2017 Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation

The Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation announces that it is awarding $30,000 in Scholarship Awards. Twenty-six awards will be offered in the form of five $2000 scholarships, six $1500 scholarships, seven $1000 scholarships and eight $500 scholarships. Scholarship Applications will be accepted beginning on March 1, 2017 through midnight on April 15, 2017. The […]

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Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) Date Set

All meat animal exhibitors must complete the Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) Level III training every year to be eligible to sell their animal(s) at the Buffalo County Fair.  The training will be offered on Monday, March 27, 2017 in three locations.  The training will take place at the Buffalo County Courthouse in Alma and […]

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Hill & Hollow 4-H Club Tries ‘Helping Hands’ at Geocaching

The Hill & Hollow Helping Hands 4-H Club planned to spend the day at Bruce Mound on Sunday, February 19, 2017, but with a 60 degree day and  no snow 4-H members made an alternative plan. The 4-H club participated in a geocaching adventure at Winona, MN Lake Lodge Park. Youth and adults had a […]

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The World is Waiting for YOU to Explore!

The life changing opportunity to host a Norwegian or Costa Rican Exchange Student or Chaperone this summer is almost up!  Applications to host are due before February 28th. Through 4-H International Exchanges, we hope to increase the friendship and understanding between people in Wisconsin and other countries and to help our young people develop a global perspective and global […]

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Partnership Council Hosts Buffalo County 8th Grade Day

On February 15, 2016 at Mondovi and Alma Area Schools, eighth graders from all four school districts in Buffalo County participated in the fifth annual Eighth Grade Day. The program was hosted by the Buffalo County Partnership Council (BCPC), a group of teachers, students, county agencies and community organizations that work to strengthen positive youth […]

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Badger Dairy Camp UW-Madison

JUNE 8-10, 2017 Attending Badger Dairy Camp is a great opportunity for campers to solidify their dairy fundamentals and get a jump  on  the  upcoming  judging and showing season. The level of instruction received at UW-Madison is second to none. Our dairy professionals have coached collegiate champion teams and exhibited All-Americans. Campers will START THEIR […]

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4-H Festival of Arts Features Performers from all over County

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), music and drama. Exhibitors received valuable feedback on how […]

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