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.
MAQA Trainings Scheduled April 25, 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 [. . . ]

Badger Bonanza Lamb Show - Sunday, May 3, 2015
This event will again be a double-header show that will take place at the Arlington Public Events Center.  Entry form and more  information will be available online at www.uwsaddleandsirloin.com beginning April 6, 2015. […]

“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 [. . . ]

Join us at 4-H Summer Camp 2015! – June 13-16 (Registration Deadline May 4, 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 [. . .]

2015 Wisconsin State Fair Market Animal Identification – Sheep & Swine May 11, 2015
New for 2015!  Youth interested in showing market beef, sheep or swine at the 2015 Wisconsin State fair will need to get their animal projects DNA/FRID identified through the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (WLIC) by the respective State Fair eligibility deadlines. WLIC is coordinating [. . . ]

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