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Youth Write Code for National Youth Science Day

Students from Alma, Gilmanton and Cochrane-Fountain City Schools wrote code for National Youth Science Day during the month of October. Young people used computer coding strategies to help Annie Lisowski, University of Wisconsin-Extension 4-H Youth Development Educator, perform the chicken dance. Students then used a software program called Scratch to animate a scene using code […]

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And the National 4-H Week Winners are…

Vote for your favorite sign by leaving a comment below! Displays are judged on eye appeal, neatness, conveying national or county theme message, originality, local interest and number of people potentially reached by the display.  

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Golden Hornets 4-H Commits to Learning about Hispanic Culture

During the 2018-2019 4-H club year, Golden Hornets 4-H club has set a SMART goal of learning more about Hispanic culture with the intentions of making their club more welcoming for all. During their October meeting, families discussed Hispanic Heritage month, watched youth of Latin@ background speak about their experiences and had a Mexican meal, […]

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Buffalo Students #BlueUp for Bullying Prevention

Every October, schools and organizations across Buffalo County, Wisconsin join STOMP Out Bullying in observing National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal is to encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying by increasing awareness of the prevalence and impact of bullying on all children of all ages. On Monday, October 1, 2018 students in […]

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NEW Buffalo County 4-H Graduating Senior Scholarship Policy & Guidelines

Buffalo County 4-H Scholarship Policy Eligible youth are 12th grade high school graduating seniors who are members of Buffalo County 4-H at time of application. There are three types of 4-H Scholarships available in Buffalo County. Each type of scholarship could be awarded at both a $500 award and a $250 award. Those scholarships are: […]

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Inspire 4-H Kindness

             Buffalo County 4-H is encouraging youth and adults to be kind and share kindness with others during the month of October! Print a bookmark and use the coupon to show others that you’re dedicated to being kind and you want to inspire others to do the same!   Would you like to print a […]

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Congratulations to our 4-H Record Award Recipients

Please congratulate the following Buffalo County 4-H youth for their reflections in their 4-H Records in ways that contribute to a deeper learning in each of their 4-H projects, in service learning or leadership! If we have missed someone, it is not intentional, please let us know. Thank you. Club Last Name First Name Record […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Travel Experiences 2019

If you are interested in participating in these travel experiences please learn more about how to submit a resume and cover letter at: https://buffalo.uwex.edu/4hyd/4h/member/4-hresumes/ This is the information about travel experiences to date. As information becomes available more information will be added. FIVE half of the travel experience (~$175) is paid by the member 4-H members […]

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A Glimpse at 4-H Record Books

These images are just a glimpse at some of our Buffalo County 4-H Records that were reviewed in September 2018. Not all youth’s reflections are shown. The excerpts that are highlighted here are ones that were intersting, significant, well-written or simply made me smile. Scroll down to see what Annie Lisowski, 4-H Youth Development Educator, […]

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4-H Science Slime Lab! – October 28

2018 Science Slime Lab A lab is a hands-on science event where learning takes place from experimentation and inquiry. There will be adults available to guide, but much of the time will be self-directed. Registration Link: https://goo.gl/forms/mEauURyY10JoWCXG2  Event Date is October 28, 2018 Registration Deadline: October 22, 2018 Location: Alma Courthouse, 3rd Floor All the ingredients, […]

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New Youth & Adults Join 4-H Leaders Officer Team

At their September meeting, one year after officially combining the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association and the Buffalo County 4-H Youth Council, the second set of youth and adult officers were elected. Welcome to our new leadership team! Prior to the meeting, 4-H youth and adults reviewed 4-H records submitted by members across the County. […]

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Friends of 4-H Welcome Garcia-Soto

At their bi-annual meeting on September 13, 2018 the Friends of Buffalo County 4-H, Inc. welcomed their newest board member, Ileana Garcia-Soto. Board terms are three years in length; Garcia-Soto’s will end in 2021. Ileana Garcia-Soto was an active member in 4-H as a youth in Puerto Rico. She brings with her a deep passion […]

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Free Online Training for Youth and Adults!

Belong, Mastery, Generosity and Independence are the 4 Essential Elements of Positive Youth Development that are focused online 4-H Youth Development. Would you like to learn more and how they relate to your role as a leader working with youth? Check out how you as an adult volunteer or youth leader can foster the development […]

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Hilltop Climbers 4-H Says “We All Belong in 4-H”

Hilltop Climbers 4-H Club met at the Arboretum Park at 1:30 pm on Sunday, September 9. The meeting was called to order by President, Josh Linse and the Pledges were said. The treasurer and secretary were not in attendance so the reports were unavailable Old business: Thank you to everyone that took the cans to […]

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Wisconsin 4-H License Plates Available

The Wisconsin 4-H license plate is available through the Wisconsin DMV, as of September 1, 2018. Proceeds from the sale of every plate will be coming to the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation and to county 4-H programs in which the plate was purchased. Please visit the Wisconsin DMV for pricing and more information:  https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/dmv/vehicles/title-plates/4hf.aspx

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4-H Horse Leader Conference at UW River Falls

4-H horse project leaders and youth leaders are encouraged to attend the annual State 4-H Horse Leaders Conference, November 9-11, 2018 held at UW-River Falls.  Many interesting topics will again be offered.  Information, including the registration form and lodging list, are available at:  http://fyi.uwex.edu/wi4haganimalscience/wi-4-h-horse-leaders-conference/. For more information contact Liv Sandberg at 608-263-4303 or sandberg@ansci.wisc.edu

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Leadership Opportunity for Youth and Adults

Lead… Serve… Advocate… Youth and adults are encouraged to apply to serve on the Wisconsin 4-H Leadership Council (WLC) The Wisconsin 4-H Leadership Council is a team of youth and adult leaders from across the state advocating for WI 4-H, providing input into enhancing the WI 4-H Program, modeling youth and adult partnerships, working to engage other youth […]

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