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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#BlueUpBuffalo Together

Join the Buffalo County Partnership Council and Stomp Out Bullying on 10.1.18 for the 11th Annual World Day of Bullying Prevention™ Let’s #BlueUpBuffalo together! THANK YOU FOR TURNING BUFFALO BLUE FOR OUR YOUTH! The first Monday of every October is World Day of Bullying Prevention™! On this day students, schools, and communities all over the world […]

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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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4-H Afterschool at CFC is HIRING!

  We’re hiring!  2018 4-H Afterschool Program Coordinator position description-LTE – Seeking an adult age 21 years or older. Prefer individual have experience working with children in an educational setting, but not required. Position may include opportunities to complete administrative tasks like progam supply purchasing, curriculum/program development and invoicing for additional pay. $12-$15/hour. 2018 4-H Afterschool […]

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4-H shooting sports clinic at Winona Archers

4-H Afterschool members had the opportunity to learn from experienced archers at a clinic on Friday, August 10 at the Winona Archers Range near Fountain City. Youth enjoyed learning bow and arrow basics, practicing on 3D targets and completing a competetive archery shoot throughout the afternoon. Thank you to all the Winona Archers members who […]

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Buffalo County Fair Wraps up with Carcass Show Tradition

Exhibitors and their families attended the Buffalo County Fair Carcass show on Thursday, August 9 at Gunderson Foods LLC in Mondovi. The judging took place on Wednesday, August 8. Professor, Gary Onan, from the University of Wisconsin River Falls was this year’s judge. 66 swine, 21 beef market animals, 14 sheep, and one goat were […]

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Big Smiles! 4-H Cloverbuds Speak with Judges

4-H Cloverbuds in grades K-2 met with judge on Thursday, August 2 at the Buffalo County Fair to showcase their 4-H projects. Big ribbons equal big smiles – from both youth and parents! Congratulations to all our younger members!

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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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Guenther represents Buffalo County on the 4-H State Art Team

Congratulations to Morgan Guenther for earning a spot on the 4-H State Art Team.  The 4-H Art Team creates artwork around the theme of the Wisconsin 4-H and Youth Conference as well as designing and organizing the WI 4-H and Youth Conference art exhibit, reception and guided exhibit tours. The team members also teach seminars and train […]

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Backwards 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa was super NUF!

4-H members from Buffalo, Pepin, Pierce and Trempealeau Counties engaged in outdoor educational experiences at 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa on the St. Croix River, June 25-27. The camp theme was upside down, inside out and backwards! Young people in grades 3-8 participated in cabin skits, archery, swimming, crafts, teambuilding, challenge course, science and nature. Youth leaders […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Dairy Judging Team at Area Animal Science Days

The Buffalo County 4-H Dairy Judging Team participated in the event in Neillsville at the Clark County Fairgrounds. At the Area Animal Science Days on Friday, June 23, youth judged multiple classes of dairy cows and heifers. Youth also gave oral reasons. This was the first 4-H Dairy Judging team from Buffalo County for many […]

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Adult and Youth Leaders – Mark Your Calendars for Fall Forum and Hall of Fame Celebration

Don’t miss out on a great statewide workshop for youth and adult leaders!!! “4-H Grows True Leaders!” “Belonging Starts With YOU!” “Belonging Grows With YOU!” “Belonging….YOU Make a Difference” Keynote Speaker:  John-Paul Chaisson-Cárdenas, Iowa State 4-H Youth Development Program Leader   What:  Fall Forum and Hall of Fame Celebration When: November 2 – 4, 2018 […]

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