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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New STEM Discovery Toolkits Available & Next Generation – Introducing Science Labs!

 What is a STEM Discovery Toolkit? Activities to engage students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and help promote experiential learning. The toolkits are hands-on and contain basic materials and supplies, step-by-step lesson plans with teaching tips and ideas for future activities as well as additional learning experiences for youth. STEM Discovery Toolkits cover […]

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95% of parents would send their children to Safety Day again

Abby Waters, a graduate student at Saint Louis University and intern at the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Buffalo County conducted a formal evaluation of youth participants and their parents of the 2018 Progressive Agriculture Safety Day in Buffalo County on July 26. The results indicated that 95% of parents would encourage their child to participate in […]

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Buffalo, Pepin and Pierce County 4-H Youth Learn and Serve with California 4-H

Eighteen 4-H youth leaders from Buffalo, Pepin and Pierce Counties participated in a weeklong service-learning educational travel experience in the state of California July 13-20, 2018. The purpose of the travel is to build teens’ youth leadership skills and appreciation for diversity, power and privilege while completing community service for those living in poverty and […]

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Can You Balance Screen Time and Family Time?

http://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2018/07/05/screen-time-family-time-two   Whether it be cell phone, tablet, computer or other devices, many of today’s families struggle with issues around screen time. This program features Anya Kamenetz, author of “The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life” and provides insightful discussion around protecting family relationships and identity, while managing […]

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