4-H ways to help in wake of Hurricane Harvey

A message from Texas 4-H State Program Leader: Hurricane Harvey has definitely taken a toll on Texas, with millions affected by the damage to the Texas coast as well as the massive flooding in Houston and the surrounding areas – with more damage and loss anticipated in the coming days. Many across the state and […]

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National 4-H Week is October 1-7

For the 75th consecutive year, millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country will be celebrating National 4-H Week during the first full week of October. Buffalo County 4-H will leverage National 4-H Week this year by showcasing the incredible experiences that 4-H offers young people, and will highlight the remarkable 4-H youth […]

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4-H Afterschool’s Outdoor Education at Merrick State Park

Ranger Christine Lake and a member of her staff, Sam, welcomed Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H Afterschool youth to Merrick State Park on August 17, 2017. Youth created their own pet rocks, made fish prints, hiked along the nature trail, stretched with animal yoga and designed their own nature jewelry. Students learned much from the DNR staff […]

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Why are we Still Racist? What Science Says About America’s Race Problem

The Washington Post shares social science research into our perpetual problem with issues around inequality, racism and “us” vs “them” positions, and how we learn to become racist or not. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/08/14/why-are-people-still-racist-what-science-says-about-americas-race-problem/?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_science-racism-455pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.a2d2201a0f85

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4-H youth are young archers

  4-H Afterschool students at Cochrane-Fountain City school had the opportunity to develop their skills in the 4-H shooting sports project on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. The program was developed by 4-H Afterschool Program Coordinator, Allison Doelle, and made possible by volunteer coaches from Winona Archers. Students utilized youth bows from Winona Archers and the […]

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Sidewalk Science at the Mondovi Public Library

After thinking like a scientist and creating fizzing rainbows and our creative imaginations to build our own houses during our last Sidewalk Science activities, we designed our own inventor pet’s in Mondovi this week! After reading about a young girl inventor with a pet assistant, students transformed themselves and did the same at the library! […]

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Youth represent Buffalo County at State Fair Clothing Revue

Abigail George, of the Hilltop Climbers 4-H club, and Rachel Hovey from the Lookout Legends 4-H participated in session four of the State Fair Clothing Revue. George and Hovey were just two of the sixteen youth from around the state of Wisconsin that modeled outfits that they designed and created. Youth had the opportunity to […]

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STEAM Discovery Days is a Success

STEAM Discovery Days was a success once again! Below is a report written by our 4-H Youth Development Intern, Cassie Kees, stating the purpose, learning objectives, and evaluation and survey responses from the community. Thanks to everyone who participated and the staff who made it possible! Can’t wait to see everyone again next year!

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Buffalo youth featured in 4-H State Impact Report

2016 Wisconsin 4-H Foundational Topics Report (read the entire report here) In Buffalo County, teams of youth and adults received training to teach STEM content and skills – focusing on science, engineering, art and design, and teamwork – to younger students in both afterschool and summer programs. Of the 121 participants who completed an evaluation following […]

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MCYC Gives to Mondovi Police Department

Students at the Mondovi Community Youth Center learned through service this summer. They intentionally selected an organization to give back to that was important to them and their community; then they went about raising the awareness and the dollars needed to show their support! MCYC youth conducted a lemonade and bake sale during the week […]

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Mondovi Youth Chug Full STEAM Ahead Towards Endless Learning Opportunities

Buffalo County youth experienced a summer full of STEAM! The youth of the Mondovi Community Youth Center program, along with other local young people participate in the wonders of STEAM Discovery Days. Youth were given an opportunity to use Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics through fun and engaging hands-on activities. The program was conducted […]

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2017 Outstanding 4-H Member is Abigail George

Abby George of Hilltop Climbers 4-H Club receive the 2017 Outstanding 4-H Member Award at the Buffalo County Fair on August 6, 2017. The recognition comes with a $100 cash scholarship sponsored by the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association. Abby George had to complete a short application with essay and receive a recommendation from her […]

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2017 Buffalo County Fair Photo Gallery

Just a few of the photos from the Buffalo County Fair in Mondovi, Wisconsin from August 3-6, 2017.  Have another awesome photo of young people learning and enjoying their Fair experience? Share it with Annie Lisowski at annie.lisowski@ces.uwex.edu and you might just see it featured here and in our upcoming promotional materials!

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2017 Wisconsin 4-H Arts Camp

2017 WI 4-H ARTS CAMP…It’s the Place to BE to Explore Your Creativity! Are you interested in the “ARTS”?  Are you going into grades 6, 7 or 8?  Do you want the opportunity to explore different types of art, while making new friends and developing new skills?  If you answered yes to any of those […]

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Alma Public Library Sidewalk Science

After thinking like a scientist and creating fizzing rainbows during our last Sidewalk Science activity, we used our creative imaginations and gave birth to our very own pet rocks in Alma this week! After reading about a young girl with the urge to build and create, the youth were able to think about what it […]

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