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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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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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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2017-2018 4-H Afterschool Program Registration Form

                4-H Afterschool Program Registration Form Students in Grades K-6 in 2017-2018 school year Monday – Friday           3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  After School COST: $5 per student per day   Students receive a healthy snack provided by 4-H Afterschool. 4-H Afterschool staff is youth protection certified and experienced, trained college and high school students. […]

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STEAM Discovery Days

During our weeks of STEAM Discovery Days, we had a ton of fun! We explored Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics each week. Each youth was able to make their own balloon greenhouses, turn play-dough into topography maps, learn about drones, create quicksand and test objects to see if they sunk or floated, build a structure to […]

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