Buffalo County Fair Barn Assignments

Please see image of the barn assignments for the 2017 Buffalo County Fair below.  Keep in mind that a great deal of time and effort has gone into the assignments working to meet the needs of all clubs.  Adjustments may be necessary on entry day but at this point, we do not foresee any major […]

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Gymkhana = Fun Horse Games

After the Buffalo County Fair & 4-H Horse Show, some exhibitors participated in a Gymkhana Show just for fun. Gymkhana are events that are horse games focusing on the speed of the animal utilizing barrels, flags and more. Exhibitors enjoyed the opportunity to try their hand in the events in a supportive environment after the […]

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Mondovi and Gilmanton area youth trained to care for children

Mondovi and Gilmanton youth have recently completed the UW-Extension Child Care Clinic trainings and are eager to put their skill to use! During the Child Care Clinic trainings, Mondovi and Gilmanton students learned about many areas of personal, home and community safety while caring for themselves and other children.  They also learned about responsibility, positive […]

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Cool end to summer for MCYC youth thanks to local business

The end of the summer will be a cool one for Mondovi Community Youth Center students and staff thanks to a generous contribution from the Bartingale Mechanical, Inc. and Goodin Company. Five employees from Bartingale Mechanical in Eau Claire, WI donated their expertise and time to install an air conditioning unit in the basement of […]

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STEAM Discovery Days

During our weeks of STEAM Discovery Days so far, we have had a ton of fun! We explored Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. Each youth made their own balloon greenhouses, turned play-dough into topography maps, learned about drones, created quicksand and tested objects to see if they sunk or floated, built a structure to safety land […]

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Buffalo County Fair Herdsmanship

  Buffalo County Fair exhibitors are expected to take pride in their animals and the animals’ living space while at home and at the Fair.  Herdsmanship is very important in the welfare of each animal and should be conducted daily in order to ensure the animal is as comfortable and clean as possible. Herdsmanship is essential in effective […]

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Community at the Buffalo County Fair

  com·mu·ni·ty (noun) 1. a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common  2. a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. By all definitions, our Buffalo County Fair is a community — and, a strong one at that. At […]

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Discovery in Duluth for 4-H youth

4-H youth leaders from Buffalo and Pierce counties engaged in discovery in Duluth, Wisconsin July 10-12, 2017. The educational travel experience encouraged youth to be independent, test their resilience and discover new places and foods. A foundation of the middle school travel experience is learning about the culture of Duluth, both past and present. Youth […]

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Alma Public Library Sidewalk Science

We had lots of fun today at the Alma Public Library for Sidewalk Science! We learned about what scientists do, and even did an experiment of our own! We created fizzing rainbows using baking soda, food coloring, and vinegar!

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2017 Fiesta of Fashion Clothing Revue

The 2017 Buffalo County Fair Clothing Revue, Fiesta of Fashion, was held on June 19, at the Roger Marten Community Center in Mondovi. The 4-H Clothing Project is an opportunity for youth to create and sew their own clothing as well as have their garments evaluated by a qualified judge. At the Clothing Revue, the […]

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Mount Olympus at 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa

“Mount Olympus” was the Greek mythology theme of the 2017 Buffalo, Pepin, Trempealeau and Pierce Counties’ 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa in Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota from June 14-16, 2017.  Over 120 youth ages 9 – 14 attended this year’s camp with 25 youth leaders contributing their leadership skills and time to serve as camp counselors. […]

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Friends of Buffalo County Fair 5K – Register Now

The Friends of the Buffalo County Fair are partnering with the Buffalo County 4-H Youth Leaders to host a first annual 5K at the 2017 Buffalo County Fair!  The Friends of the Buffalo County Fair are now taking registrations for the 1st annual 5K walk! Please visit our website to sign up for this year’s event which […]

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4-H Dog Obedience Classes Begin May 21

It’s that time of year!  Dig out your gear, grab your dog and meet Kerri Kuhlemeier, Buffalo County 4-H Dog project leader and Buffalo County Fair Dog Superintendent, in the park for some obedience lessons! First practice night Sunday May 21st at 6pm at Reick’s Lake Park in Alma.  Bring: Choke collar Leash Water pail/water Poop […]

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Sidewalk Science Coming to a Library Near You!

Sidewalk Science for early childhood and kindergarten age youth will take place three times this summer at each of the local public libraries: Alma Public Library on Monday mornings, Mondovi Public Library on Wednesday mornings and at the Arcadia Public Library (Schank Park) on Thursday afternoons. Sidewalk science is a program aimed at engaging young […]

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Free & Fun Summer Programs at Merrick State Park

Merrick State Park 2017 Summer Programs   Saturday, April 29th – Work/Play Earth Day Event Time:  9 AM Location:  Main Office Building Come volunteer at our work day and help us prepare the park for another season.  Activities include:  painting/repairing picnic tables, splitting and stacking firewood, and pulling garlic mustard.  Meet at the Main Park […]

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Meet our 2017 UW-Extension Summer Interns

     Hi, I’m Cassie Kees. I grew up on a dairy farm in Mondovi, WI, the largest city in Buffalo County, as well as the home of the Buffalo County Fair! I joined the Lucky 16 4-H Club when I was in kindergarten, starting as a Cloverbud, and continued being an active member until I was […]

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STEAM Discovery Days @ Mondovi

STEAM Discovery Days is an interactive outdoor learning experience for youth in grades K-6 focused on developing critical thinking and problem solving skills. Through inquiry-based science, engineering and art lessons students gain 21st century skills while having fun with peers. Register for either location at Google Registration Form STEAM Discovery Day Health Form for non 4-H […]

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STEAM Discovery Days @ C-FC

STEAM Discovery Days is an interactive outdoor learning experience for youth in grades K-6 focused on developing critical thinking and problem solving skills. Through inquiry-based science, engineering and art lessons students gain 21st century skills while having fun with peers. Register for either location at Google Registration Form STEAM Discovery Day Health Form for non 4-H […]

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