Play SPENT

It is just stuff until you don’t have it. Interested in trying your hand at utilizing a budget for the month? Try http://playspent.org/ and discover some of the challenges and hard decisions of those who at times live food insecure.

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Fogel is State 4-H Key Award Recipient

Naomi Fogel of Golden Hornets 4-H club in Waumandee was presented the 2018 Wisconsin State 4-H Key Award by Annie Lisowski, Youth and Families Extension Educator in Buffalo County. Naomi is a senior at Cochrane-Fountain City school. The 4-H Key award is awarded to only one youth leader in each Wiscconsin county each year. The […]

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4-H Camp Kinnissippewa, June 25-27, 2018

2018 Camp Brochure Online Registration Camp Kinnissippewa 4-H at Kiwanis Scout Camp 3 different camp experiences for 4-H members from Buffalo, Pepin, Pierce, & Trempealeau Counties at the beautiful Camp Kiwanis at Marine on St. Croix River! June 25-27, 2018   4-H Explorers Base Camp Open to campers in 3rd & 4th grades (2017-2018 school year) […]

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Looking for a job working with youth this summer? Come join our staff!

Buffalo County UW-Extension is seeking qualified applicants for multiple summer intern positions. Positions will be available for a UWEX 4-H Youth Development Summer Intern, and Summer Program or Assistant Program Coordinators at Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H Afterschool and Mondovi Community Youth Center. Applicants must have completed one year of post-secondary education and be returning to college […]

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How to talk to your teen about sexting and selfies

In response to recent digital photo sharing concerns at local schools, University of Wisconsin – Extension Youth and Families Extension Educator, Annie Lisowski is working to provide resources to students and their families on: Teen brain research related to internet safety and impulse Students protecting their privacy and reputation online How gender stereotypes play out […]

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2018 Buffalo County Fair Foods Revue

The Foods Revue and Decorated Cakes Contest will be held on Monday, July 9, 2018 at the Marten Center in Mondovi. Registration will start at 5:30 pm and judging will start at 6:00 pm. Don’t forget to enroll in your Foods Revue exhibits on FairEntry!

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2018 Buffalo County Fair Clothing Revue

The 2018 Clothing Revue will be on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at the Marten Center. Registration will start at 5:30, with judging starting at 6:00pm. Each exhibitor can exhibit three items, excluding the Cloverbuds and Explorers. The Clothing Revue will close with a Style Show. Be sure to enroll in your entries on FairEntry, and […]

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 2018 4-H Afterschool Summer Program Registration

   2018 4-H Afterschool Summer Program Registration Students in Grades K-6 during 2018-19 school year June 4 to August 24, 2018 Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  2018 4-H Afterschool Summer Calendar Flyer Students must bring their own sack lunch each day.  Morning and afternoon snacks are provided.  Families are required to provide […]

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4-H Clover College for Cool Crafting and Stamped for Fun

4-H Clover College March 11, 2018 –City Hall Basement, Mondovi  Registration Deadline: March 1, 2018 Event Schedule: 1:00 – 1:15     Registration 1:15 – 2:30     Session 1 2:30 – 2:45     Break/ Registration 2:45 – 4:00     Session 2 Everyone Welcome Youth & Adults – One does not need to be in 4-H to participate. Participants can register […]

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4-H Camp Counselors Wanted for 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa

Camp Counselor Position Description 2018 2018 Camp Counselor Application 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa is searching for camp counselors and junior directors that can be part of our staff team! April 22 – Noon -5pm in Pepin is Training Day June 24-June 27 is 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Training and Camp Due no later than March 16, 2018!

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Pepin County 4-H exibitors to join Buffalo County Fair in 2018

The Buffalo County UW-Extension and Buffalo County Fair Association are happy to welcome Pepin County Fair exhibitors in 2018! We are already working to ensure the transition is a solid one for Pepin County 4-H and Buffalo County 4-H members and their families. The letter from Pepin County Fair Association Chair, Christina Hager: “Dear Friends, […]

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Metal Stamping new to the Festival of Arts

       Mark your calendars for the February 11, 2018 Buffalo & Pepin County 4-H Festival of Arts.  This year at the Festival of Arts you will have the opportunity to make your very own custom stamped jewelry or key chain you can take to the Buffalo County Fair.  Don’t forget to bring some spending money […]

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A Super THANK YOU is in order…

Thank you to all the parents, volunteers and patrons who supported the 4-H Afterschool fundraiser at the Cochrane-Fountain City School PTO Craft Fair this year! We had our best year yet! Our proceeds were nearly $1200 on Saturday, December 2 which means our profit is about $1000! These contributions and donations will mean we have […]

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4-H partnership with JOANN: 15% off and 2.5% donation

Posted on November 30, 2017 by holly.henschen   JOANN is helping 4-H bring more hands-on programs to local communities across the nation to inspire kids to lead lives with their hearts, hands and minds. Exciting news, savings and fundraising from a National 4-H Council partnership with JOANN stores — great for art project supplies and […]

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4-H Meats Judging Contest

4-H Meats Judging Contest What:  This contest test the knowledge of youth in placement of carcass and retail cut classes, carcass grading, retail cut identification and a quiz. This contest occurs annually with the teams traveling to Kansas City, MO and Denver, CO for national competition.  There is a Junior Division as well at the […]

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4-H Resume Interview Results – Travel Experiences Awarded

Congratulations to all those traveling through Buffalo County 4-H in 2018! Your interviewing was strong and you are to be commended on your efforts! Josh Linse Hilltop Climbers FIVE Julia Moats Hilltop Climbers FIVE Sofia Sandberg Lucky 16 FIVE Olivia Taylor Lucky 16 FIVE Lindsey Berg Glencoe Hustlers Out-of-State Service Learning Cassandra Berg Glencoe Hustlers […]

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