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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.

Celebrate 100 Years of 4-H Fair Booth
The Oconto County Fair Board has generously offered a booth to our program to celebrate 100 years of 4-H. At the last Leaders Association meeting a proposal was made to form a committee of members that would be willing to put together [ . . .]

4-H Barn Quilt
Another part of the proposal for the 100 years of 4-H Booth is to form a committee of people interested in coming up with three barn quilt designs that would represent Oconto County 4-H. These patterns would be on display in the booth during the fair and the public would vote [. . . ]

Oconto County Fair Kiddie Showmanship Dairy Or Beef
Here is a chance for 4-8 year olds to gain experience in showmanship at this Fair Board sponsored event.  Details and entry information can be found [. . .]

State 4-H Dog Agility Show
The date has been set for the State 4-H Dog Agility Show.  What a wonderful way to show what you and your dog can do!!  This will be held at Camp Brandy, near [. . . ]

The Food Stand Schedule is ready!
The clubs that had representatives present at the Food Stand Committee meeting on June 7th were given first choice. If your club is [. . .]

The 4-H History Wiki is Ready for Your Review and Use!
The History Wiki team and sponsors are ready for 4-H members, leaders and friends to view and contribute to the wiki! Help us capture Wisconsin 4-H history through wiki technology: visit [. . .]

Oconto County Fair Premium Book Available Online
The Oconto County Junior Fair Premium Book and Exhibitor Information is now available online.  You can access all the valuable information you need to know by visiting [. . . ]

4-H Arts Camp
The statewide 4-H Arts Camp for 6th- 8th graders is set for October 4-5, 2014 at Camp Upham Woods, Wisconsin Dells. Youth  get together to explore & participate in the exciting world of the arts:  theatre & drama, photography, communication, music, visual art, juggling and MORE! Campers will learn [. . . ]

Pullet Surprise Contest
In an attempt to promote the breeding and exhibition of purebred poultry among Wisconsin’s youth, the Wisconsin International Poultry Club invites interested youth to apply for the Pullet Surprise.   The lucky winners [. . . ]

 Oconto County 4-H has email!
 …and it’s easy to remember:  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

Karen Behnke

Karen Behnke
Program Assistant

Phone:  920-834-6845