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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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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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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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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4-H Online Enrollment/Re-enrollment Begins

Enrollment or re-enrollment in 4-H Online for the 2018-19 4-H year begins on September 5th, 2018. You will need to log on with the link below follow the steps. Then chose the projects you wish to be in for the 2018-2019 4-H year.  You can choose as many projects as you want at this time.  If […]

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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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Buffalo County 4-H Graduating Seniors Honored with Scholarships

Naomi Fogel, Kaleb Krzyszton, Curtis Weltzien, Cassandra Berg, Reece Fernholz and Grace Pichler were awarded as the 2018 Buffalo County 4-H scholarship recipients.  The $500 and $250 scholarships may be presented at each graduation ceremony or scholarship awards banquet on behalf of the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders’ Association. The scholarships are set aside for a […]

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