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National 4-H Week – Vote for your favorite!

It’s time to vote for your favorite National 4-H Week Sign or Lawn Display during October 2-8, 2022! The theme is “Opportunity4All” and Buffalo County 4-H Clubs were encouraged to include the tagline “Talent is Everywhere, Opportunity is Not” or “More Opportunity, More Smiles.” The signs will be judged  on eye appeal, neatness, conveying state […]

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4-H Stem Challenge- Explorers of the Deep with Glencoe Hustlers!

Members of the Glencoe Hustlers 4-H Club engaged in the National 4-H STEM Challenge as part of their 4-H club meeting on October 2, 2022. 4-H members enjoyed transforming themselves into ocean scientists and testing their ocean robot gliders. Youth and adults used scales to weigh the density of their glider and worked to ballast […]

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Red Ribbon Week! 2022

Red Ribbon week is here! The theme of this years Red Ribbon week is to “Celebrate Life. Drug Free.” In hopes to spread drug awareness around the world. Red Ribbons main mission is to lead and support our nations families and communities in nurturing the full potential of healthy, drug free youth. Each year Red […]

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Welcome Your New Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association Officers

At the September 25, 2022, Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association meeting, the membership elected a new leadership team for the 2022-2023 4-H year! President: Sofia Sandberg and Jennifer Sandberg Vice President: Michelle Moats and Alison George Secretary: Stephanie Foust and Julia Moats Treasurer: CaraLee Wiersgalla Welcome these 4-H leaders as they get settled into their […]

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Updated 4-H Funding Policy for Travel Experiences

4-H Resume Process & 4-H Travel Experience Funding Policy  (Adopted September 25, 2022) Resume Process The resume and cover letter are authentic way of summarizing the 4-H projects and activities that a 4‑H member participated in over a period of years. A 4-H Resume packet should be completed by 4‑H members grade 6 and over. […]

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4-H Scholarship applications due November 1

Buffalo County 4-H Scholarship Policy Eligible youth are 12th grade high school graduating seniors who are members of Buffalo County 4-H at time of application. There are three types of 4-H Scholarships available in Buffalo County. Each type of scholarship could be awarded at both a $500 award and a $250 award. Those scholarships are: […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Horse Members Place at State Gymkhana

The Buffalo County 4-H Horse Project was well represented at the state level in September. Alison George of Hilltop Climbers 4-H competed in the Wisconsin 4-H State Gymkhana at Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis in the Grade 9 level. Alison received a Top 10 Rosette in Poles, Barrels, Plug Race, and the Key Race. Olivia […]

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Taylor, Sandberg take home Top 10 Awards at 4-H Champ Show

Buffalo County 4-H Horse project members, Olivia Taylor and Emma Sandberg, participated at the 4-H Champ Show held at LaCrosse Interstate Fairgrounds in West Salem, Wisconsin on August 27, 2022. Olivia took home Top 10 awards in Halter, Showmanship, English Pleasure Western Pleasure, Stock Seat Equitation, Western Riding and Trail.  She received Reserve Champion in […]

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4-H Records 2022

Buffalo County 4-H Records will be reviewed in the Division of Extension office for 2022. 4-H Records need to be returned to Division of Extension on OR before September 25, 2022. Physical 4-H Record Books can be brought to the 9/25 4-H Leaders meeting in Alma. Digital 4-H Records can be emailed or google shared […]

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4-H Western District Gymkhana Top Awards Received

Members of the Buffalo County 4-H Horse project received top awards at the Western District Gymkhana show hosted by St. Croix County 4-H in Glenwood City, WI . Olivia Taylor – Grade 11-14 Keyhole-Grand champion Plug Race- Grand Champion Poles-Top 10 Barrels-Top 10 LT Special-Top 10 4 In-Line Barrels-4th Team Emma Sandberg Grade 11-13 Barrels- […]

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4-H Fall Forum Needs Buffalo County youth and adult leaders

Announcing the 2022 Fall Forum and Hall of Fame Celebration at Hotel Mead & Conference Center, Wisconsin Rapids!  All youth in grades 7-13, adult volunteers, and staff are invited to attend. What is Fall Forum? Fall Forum is an opportunity for learning and networking for youth and adult volunteers. Sessions are interactive and provide practical […]

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Wisconsin 4-H Arts Camp in the Dells

  Arts Camp, Arts Camp, It’s the place to be!  It’s the 4-H way to build your creativity.  Paint a picture, sing a song, the arts are on the run!   If you’re going into grades 6, 7 or 8 and love the “ARTS”, why not join us for this year’s WI 4-H Arts Camp, […]

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Explorers of the Deep is the 2022 National 4-H STEM Challenge

Designed by Rutgers University, Explorers of the Deep, focuses on the mysteries and adventures of ocean exploration—with robots! Young people learn how to use science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to explore Earth’s Ocean and how it relates to all life on the planet. The 2022 Challenge helps young people develop observational and critical thinking skills […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Sign Contest for National 4-H Week – October 2 – 8

2022 National 4-H Week Lawn or Window Display Contest Buffalo County 4-H clubs are encouraged to enter the 2022 Lawn or Window Display Contest to promote 4-H during National 4-H Week. Follow these rules to compete: The display must include the National 4-H “Opportunity4All” theme. Optional to include the tagline “Talent is Everywhere, Opportunity is […]

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It’s time to Re-Enroll in Buffalo County 4-H

It’s time to re-enroll in Buffalo County 4-H! It only takes a few minutes! Go to: https://v2.4honline.com/ and log in with your username and password. Need help? Try https://buffalo.extension.wisc.edu/4hyd/4h/join4h/ or email Roxane Weisenbeck at roxane.weisenbeck@wisc.edu.

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Buffalo County 4-H welcomes Bianca Chesang!

The UW-Madison Division of Extension Buffalo County is excited to welcome Bianca Chesang as the new Buffalo County 4-H Program Assistant. Bianca will start her role on September 6 bringing with her experience working with young people and organizations in both childcare and 4-H Afterschool settings. Bianca will help support 4-H community clubs in fundraising, […]

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4-H Camp Kinnissippewa a real new splash!

44 Buffalo County 4-H members participated in 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa with other 4-H youth from Pepin, Pierce, Jackson and Trempealeau counties on August 17, 2022, at their new camp location of Camp Pepin on Lake Pepin. Check out all the teambuilding, challenge obstacles, boating, group games, arts and crafts, nature and campfire activities campers engaged […]

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4-H Cloverbud Day Camp is an intro to environmental education

Plant potting, sand art, scavenger hunt, smelling jars, and coffee filter flowers are just a few of the environmental education activities that Buffalo and Pepin County 4-H younger members were engaged in during the 2022 4-H Cloverbud Day Camp at the Tourist Park Pavilion in Mondovi on July 25. In each session youth interacted with […]

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