4-H Youth Development

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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.

June Jubilee
Learn about project judging at the Fair.  Get help with completing your Oconto County Fair Entry Form.  Come visit with us on Sunday, June 7, 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m. at HSHS St. Clare Hospital in Oconto Falls.  Bring in [. . . ]

2015 Calumet County 4-H Robotics Rally (Registration Deadline June 30)
The Calumet County 4-H Robotics Project invites all interested robotics teams to compete in a rally Saturday August 22 in Chilton from 8:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m.  All information for the rally including general rules, equipment requirements

Join us at 4-H Summer Camp 2015! – June 13-16 (Deadline EXTENDED to May 18, 2015)
Summer Camp will be Saturday, June 13-Tuesday, June 16, 2015.  The brochure and registration information will be available in March, 2015.  Youth who have completed 3rd-6th grades can look forward to a fun-filled summer camp adventure at Camp Bird, which is located on lovely Sand Lake and offers [. . .]

Show Your Creativity!  Participate in Quilt Expo’s Kids’ Quilt Challenge  Registration Deadline August 22
Youth age 15 and under are invited to enter their quilts in this year’s Kids’ Quilt Challenge. The contest is part of the annual, award-winning Quilt Expo presented by Wisconsin Public Television and Nancy Zieman Productions. Quilt Expo will be held

Dairy Exhibitors Invited to High Protein Show  June 19-20
The Northeast Wisconsin High Protein Show will be held on Friday, June 19-20th at the Outagamie County Fairgrounds in Seymour. The show is open to all breeders of registered dairy cattle of the Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Jersey and Milking Shorthorn breeds. This is a great opportunity for [ . . .]

MAQA Trainings Scheduled – May 19, June 6
UPDATE:  All youth exhibiting market beef, dairy, dairy goats, meat goats, poultry, rabbits,  sheep or swine at the fair must attend a MAQA (Meat Animal Quality Assurance) training every year. If you are not MAQA certified, you will not be eligible to [. . . ]

“Learning the Trail” Horse Clinic – May 30 (Registration Deadline May 23, 2015)
Outagamie County 4-H Horse Association Presents “Learning the Trail”.  (Open to all 4-H members) Clinician: Bob Housel (State 4-H Horse Association Trail Chairman).   Bob will be teaching us how to ride a good trail pattern, how to teach our horses to move over, around, and thru obstacles, and what a judge will be looking for in a [. . . ]

Lincoln County 4-H Horse Project Events – June 6, and June 20, 2015
The Lincoln County 4-H Horse Project would like to invite 4-H Horse Project members to join them at their upcoming Fun Show on June 6, and their 4-H Clinic on June 20.  For more information [ . . . ]

Wanted!   2015 4-H Arts Camp Youth Staff – October 3-4 (Application deadline June 17, 2015)
Do you have a passion for drama, visual art, music, photography or communications? Do you enjoy teaching younger youth?  Come be part of the staff!  We’re looking for 9th through 12th graders (in the fall of 2015) to be part of the Arts Camp State Staff.  The purpose of Arts Camp is [ . . . ]

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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
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