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WE ARE HIRING COLLEGE STUDENTS FOR SUMMER – Apply today!

UW-Madison Division of Extension in Buffalo County is looking to hire 4-6 college students to work with young people in their summer programs in 2023! The 4-H Afterschool Summer Program (Fountain City, WI) and the Mondovi Community Youth Center (Mondovi, WI) are full-day, out-of-school time programs that care for ~40 youth onsite daily. These experiences […]

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Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarships

Opportunity: The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation will award more than $20,000 in scholarships to outstanding Wisconsin 4-H members and alumni pursuing higher education in 2023.  To be considered for financial support, applications will be accepted starting December 15, 2022, and must be received by the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation via email by Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 5:00 pm.For a […]

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ArtBEAT! is Back! – March 17-19, 2023

This program is for Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development members in grades 3-5 and their parents and leaders. It is an introductory program for Wisconsin 4-H Arts and Communication where 4-H members will have the opportunity to explore their own creativity while discovering a variety of 4-H Arts & Communication experiences available to them now and […]

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Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Instructor-Led Trainings

YQCA Instructor-Led Trainings February 22, 2023 6:00 – 8:00pm Marten Center, Mondovi, WI March 1 , 2023 6:00 – 8:00pm Commons, Cochrane-Fountain City School Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is a national multi-species quality assurance program designed as an annual education and certification program focused on food safety, animal well-being and character […]

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Sixth Grade Battle Bots STEM Challenge at C-FC

On January 20th, Mr. Holt’s sixth grade students at Cochrane-Fountain City school participated a critical thinking pilot robot engineering challenge. Students worked to design their own armor for their battle bots using makerspace materials, iPads, and mini sphero robots. Students used the inquiry design process to test their prototypes and explore how mass, speed, and […]

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Wildlife and Woods Virtual Classes for youth!

2023 Wildlife & Woods Virtual Classes – Wildlife and Woods is Wisconsin 4-H’s statewide natural sciences, wildlife, and forestry monthly, virtual event. Outdoor enthusiasts connect with other 4-H youth of all ages from around the state. Together, we explore the natural world with a special focus on wildlife, wildlife habitats, and trees. Participants learn about wild […]

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WPA Youth Pig Project Scholarships

The Wisconsin Pork Association is offering $100 youth pig project scholarships to assist youth with their 4-H or FFA pig projects. The program encourages youth to become involved in the Wisconsin pork industry, provides opportunities to develop life skills, and exposes youth to the many career paths available within the industry. Download Scholarship Application  Submit […]

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Honorary 4-H alum receives recognition

Kirk Kleinschmidt received the 2022 4-H Alumni Award for his many contributions to Buffalo County 4-H over the last year and decade. Kirk Kleinschmidt of Bear Creek 4-H was presented the recognition plaque by youth at the Mondovi Community Youth Center. The 4-H Alumni Award traditionally recognizes a 4-H alumnus or current volunteer that has […]

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Free Metal Stamping Keychain Project – 4-H Festival of Arts 2023!

Come join us at the 4-H Festival of Arts for an exciting opportunity! 4-H members will be able to participate in a free metal stamping activity. Where they will get to take home their very own customizable keychain. All Materials will be provided. If you are interested in registering in the Festival of Arts click […]

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Berg is 2022 4-H Volunteer of the Year

Angela Berg was awarded the 2022 4‑H Volunteer of the Year Award at the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Meeting on January 15, 2023. The Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes a 4-H Leader who has gone “above and beyond” their 4-H responsibilities, has performed an excellent job as a 4-H leader on the club or […]

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Sandberg, George Earn Wisconsin 4-H Key Award

Sofia Sandberg, daughter of Jennifer and Andy Sandberg, and Alan George, son of Doug and Patty George, were selected as Buffalo County’s Wisconsin 4-H Key Award winners for 2023. The prestigious Key Award, one of the highest awards a 4-H member can receive, honors only a select group of 4-H participants across the state annually.  […]

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The 4-H Community Servant for 2022 is one of our own

Morgan Guenther of Gilmanton, and former member of Lookout Legends 4-H club was awarded the annual 2022 Buffalo County 4-H Community Servant Award on Sunday, January 15, 2023. The award recognizes an individual with exemplary service to 4-H and the community through an ongoing commitment to community service and to making a positive impact on […]

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2023 Market Beef Registration

Attention Market Beef Animal Exhibitors: The Buffalo County Fair Association and Meat Animal Committee have set up a Google Form Registration for the Beef-Weight-In to make thing go smoothly on weigh-in day. Please complete the Google Form to sign up for your weigh-in time slot. Time slots are on a first come first serve basis […]

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4-H youth leaders travel experiences are very valuable

At a recent Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association meeting, Julia Moats and Alison George, both youth leaders in Hilltop Climbers 4-H club, presented about their 2022 summer travel experience through 4-H. They traveled through the Northeast U.S. on the 4-H American Spirit travel experience with a full bus of 4-H members from across the state […]

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MCYC Summer Program Information

MCYC Summer is right around the corner. Join us! Click here to fill out the MCYC Summer Program Registration and to learn more information! MCYC Summer Program is now has part-time rates available!  3 days $84.00 a week/per student. Must select three days of the week and maintain those throughout the summer. 1-2 days a […]

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4-H Afterschool Summer Program Information

Summer 4-H is right around the corner. Join us! Click here to access the 4-H Afterschool Summer Program Registration Form and to learn more information! Students in Grades K-6 during 2023-2024 school year Location: C-FC School Start and end date: May 30th, 2023, to August 18th, 2023 When: Monday – Friday Time: 7:00 AM – […]

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8th Grade Prevention Day happens 2/23!

Eighth grade day is a community prevention program for middle school 8th graders from Alma, Gilmanton, Mondovi and Cochrane-Fountain City schools. Students have the opportunity to learn more about the signs of suicide, make decisions about inappropriate social media use, and engage in interactive activities about all aspects of safe and healthy choices. The prevention […]

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