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Join the 4-H Visual Arts Festival Youth Committee!

This is a great opportunity for youth in 6th – 13th grade to join in with other 4-H’ers from Washington, Fond du Lac, and Ozaukee County. We will be working both individually and as a team researching, creating, revising, teaching, and organizing. This committee will meet August – April. Apply here: bit.ly/4hvisualartsfest.  For more information, […]

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Congratulations 2020 4-H Graduates!!

One thing is certain in these very uncertain times: Washington County 4-H has some great members moving on into adulthood and leaving behind a program that is better because these young people were a part of it. We have truly enjoyed getting to know and watching each one of our graduates grow in life and […]

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Creating Your Effective Teams

Creating Your Effective T.E.A.M. (where everyone achieves more!)

This free youth workshop, geared toward middle & high school age learners, will have you interacting with the screen and even sharing (gulp!) within the Zoom as we learn about 5 steps for group development. We will demonstrate activities you can use with your ‘team’ and ask you to share your favorite team-building activity. If […]

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Think Outside the Box

Think Outside The Box (Problem Solving Strategies & Fun)

This fun, free, virtual-workshop, geared toward middle school age youth, will use brain-teasers and puzzles to help us learn how we can approach problem-solving in a positive effective way. We will discuss tips to use for problem-solving in a group (or individually) and ask participants to interact and share their tips as well. Participants should […]

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Virtual Learning

Online Fun, Learning, Skill-Building …Oh My!!!!

The Institute of Positive Youth Development is offering of a “Summer Virtual Learning Community” for youth and families throughout Wisconsin! This means that youth and adults, in kindergarten and older, can choose from one or more virtual activities being offered from July 1-August 31. These high quality virtual opportunities include everything from live cooking experiences, […]

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Calling all 4-H youth artists! Be part of a 4-H Coloring Book.

Help us make a 4-H Coloring Book!! Create a hand-drawn line illustration based on one of the themes of the 4-H Essential Elements for our coloring book. Scan/photograph your child’s artwork and use the official entry form below to submit your entry before September 1, 2020. Winners from each of the four themes will be […]

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Tools to Cope with the Financial Impact of Covid 19

Tools to Cope with the Financial Impact of COVID-19

The University of Wisconsin of Wisconsin Human Development & Relationships educators have collaborated and created a quick reference guide: TOOLS TO COPE WITH THE FINANCIAL IMPACT OF COVID-19 in English and Spanish.  The guide connects you with quick resources to the following questions: If You… Are about to lose your job or have already lost […]

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Boredom Busters

Boredom Buster Guide

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension has create the Home Alone video series and resource guides to help kids and families to prepare to stay home alone safely. When children are learning to stay home alone, it is important to have a plan in place for when boredom strikes. The Boredom Buster Guide can […]

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Japanese Beetles

 Japanese Beetles 101: An In-Depth Look at a Top Yard & Garden Pest

Japanese Beetles are the number one pest plaguing yards and gardens across Wisconsin right now! P.J. Liesch, Director of the UW Madison Insect Diagnostics Lab, will present everything homeowners need to know about this pest via YouTube Live on Monday, July 27, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Join us for Japanese Beetles 101: An In-Depth Look at […]

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4-H Online Upgrades to 2.0 This Fall

Have you heard? 4-H Online will now be easier to use! The new 4-H Online version 2.0 is mobile friendly with a responsive design (no more zooming in or squinting to see!). You’ll still use your existing login and password to access your family profile in the new 4-H Online version 2.0. Watch your email […]

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