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 in currently in grades 6-8
    • 2019 desitation is likely SE Minnesota (Preston, Rochester, Austin)
    • Possible activities – visiting Mayo Clinics, tour of Amish communities, canoeing on root river or biking on root river trail, local cave tours, Spam museum
    • Travel will take place in late June or early July (but not during July 4th)
    • Marie Ritscher (Pepin County) will coordinate travel – Annie Lisowski may travel as well
  • Out-of-State Service-Learning (locations vary) – Half of travel experience (~$650)
    • This travel experience is TENTATIVE until final decisions are made near October 31.
    • Location and service is TBD
    • Adult Advisors would be Frank Ginther, Marie Ritscher and Annie Lisowski
    • Travel will take place in late June or early July (but not during July 4th)
    • This will be the final Service-Learning Travel offered in foreseeable future.
  • Western Spirit (locations vary) – Half of travel experience (~$750) – unsure if this travel experience will be offered in 2019

For the following state-coordinated travel experiences, please see the following brochure for dates and travel information. https://fyi.uwex.edu/wi4hedopp/files/2018/08/19-Educational-Experiences-Brochure-.pdf

  • Space Camp (Hunstville, AL) – half of the travel experience (~$300)
  • Wisconsin 4-H and Youth Conference (UW-Madison) – Half of registration plus seminar fees and transportation costs (~$150)
  • Citizen Washington Focus (CWF) – Half of travel experience (~$650)
  • American Spirit (locations vary) – Half of travel experience (~$600)
  • National 4-H Congress (Atlanta, GA) – Half of travel experience (~$550)
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