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4-H Youth Development

4-H Youth Development programs give young people a chance to learn important skills, gain experience in teamwork and accountability and contribute to their communities. 4-H Youth Development Educators connect the University of Wisconsin to the community through local coalition and community programs.

 

4-H News and Announcements

Check out the latest Friday Notes for current county events and information.

4-H Fall Kickoff!
4-H Fall Kick-Off (formerly known as ProjectKick-Off) is HERE!   Come and meet Project Leaders and collect project challenges, take part in our Heavenly Hats for kids with cancer county-wide project, learn about our new Outdoor Adventure Club, talk to [. . . ]

2014 World Beef Expo Sweepstakes Contest
The World Beef Expo would like to invite all youth interested in the beef industry to be part of the 2014 World Beef Expo Sweepstakes Contest. Four contest areas will tests member’s knowledge of [. . . ]

4-H Horse Leader Conference
Yee Haw!  It’s time for the 2014 Wisconsin 4-H Horse Leaders Conference.  4-H Horse project leaders and youth leaders (minimun 7th grade) are invited to attend the annual Horse Leader Conference, November 14-16, 2014. This year we are at UW-River Falls. Many interesting topics [ . . .]

2014 Fall Forum and Centennial Celebration
Registration for the 2014 Fall Forum and Centennial Celebration opened September 3rd!  Don’t miss out on a great statewide workshop for youth and adult leaders!!!  Fall Forum will be November 14-16th at[. . . ]

2014 Ice Cream Flavor Creation Contest
Cedar Crest Ice Cream and the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation have teamed up to present a Create an Ice Cream Flavor Contest. The contest is open to all Wisconsin 4-H groups.  Six finalists will be named and the winning club will receive [ . . .]

Achivement Banquet
This year’s 4-H Achievement Banquet will be held on Saturday, November 1st, 5:30pm at St Anne’s Church, 209 E. Main St. in Lena. Our host clubs are Bayshore 4-H and Lena Rocketeers. The meal is potluck so please bring a dish to share. We are planning a night of [. . .]

 Oconto County 4-H has email!
 …and it’s easy to remember:  4H@co.oconto.wi.us  Please send all your requests for information to the new email address [. . .]

Deadlines that may help with your planning:
Please note these dates as you do your planning, and send information to the office for publication and sharing [. . .]

If you have any questions regarding 4-H Youth Development in Oconto County, please contact Paula Huff:

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Paula Huff
4-H Youth Development Agent

Oconto County UW-Extension
Oconto County Courthouse
301 Washington Street
Oconto WI 54153-1699
Phone:  920-834-6845
Fax:  920-834-6853
Email:  paula.huff@ces.uwex.edu

Karen Behnke

Karen Behnke
Program Assistant

Phone:  920-834-6845
Email:  karen.behnke@co.oconto.wi.us