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4-H members at MCYC learned about Cipher Space!

On Wednesday, October 20, 4-H members at the Mondovi Community Youth Center were eager to role play as scientists and changed codes into words that displayed a secret message.  The students made their own Caesar cipher wheels to decode encrypted messages with a key number to solve.  Deciphering uses critical thinking skills students will need […]

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4-H Projects Popping Up Near You!

October – 4-H Art Project Pop Up in Mondovi October 24 at Tourist Park Create your own haunted house gelli prints! November – 4-H Soapmaking Project Pop Up in Alma November 14 at Alma Courthouse Make a goat’s milk pumpkin pie spiced soap just in time for Thanksgiving. December – 4-H Metal Stamping Project Pop […]

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Reflection is key to 4-H members experience

Members from Buffalo County 4-H completed 4-H records filled with reflections from the past 4-H year that consisted of goals, financial records, a 4-H resume and memories.  4-H members wrote about how they grew and developed through citizenship, leadership, service-learning and 4-H project work in the 2020-2021 4-H year. See some of our favorite quotes […]

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4-H Afterschool hiring adult staff for their team

Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H Afterschool is looking to hire a college student or other responsible adult to serve as lead educator on Mondays, Wednesdays and some Fridays from 2:45pm-5:30pm at the C-FC school. The starting wage is $12-$18 per hour based on experience. This is a very rewarding experience and resume builder. There are currently 32 […]

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Looking for an adult to help kids after school

The Mondovi Community Youth Center is looking to hire a responsible adult (age 21 or older) to help support elementary students after school. An immediate need is to find an individual to provide support to students on Wednesdays from 3:15pm-5:30pm, but the MCYC Board of Directors is also looking for a permanent individual to work […]

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Alma 5th graders get hands on with wind turbines

Fifth grade students in Mrs. Glander’s science classroom at Alma Area Schools got hands on with wind energy the week of October 12. As part of their conservation unit, students utilized the Buffalo County 4-H STEM wind energy toolkit to act as engineers in designing, building, and testing wind turbine prototypes. Students discussed gear ratios […]

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College students teach the importance of handwashing

4-H Afterschool students at Cochrane-Fountain City school learned about proper handwashing techniques from guest educators. College students from Winona State University’s community nursing course developed a lesson about how and when to hand wash to effectively eliminate germs. 4-H members received “goo” on their hands and saw how “dirty” their hands were under the black […]

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4-H Enrollment Prize Winners are ANNOUNCED!

Hooray to the Buffalo County 4-H members that completed their 4-H enrollment before October 3!  These 15 Buffalo County 4-H Members were randomly selected to receive a 4-H goodie bag! Noah Wayne-Mondovi Community Youth Center Colton Olson-4-H Afterschool Makayla Ronnei-Hilltop Climbers 4-H Club Jake Linse-Hilltop Climbers 4-H Club Jeremiah Kreibich- 4-H Afterschool Stephanie Foust-Club Leader […]

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Deciphering code part of National 4-H STEM Challenge

4-H Afterschool members at Cochrane-Fountain City school participated in the National 4-H STEM Challenge on October 4, 2021. Students used a Caesar cipher wheel to decipher encrypted messages and develop their own codes. 4-H members also discussed how they were scientists and what careers use scientific critical thinking to solve real world problems. Students completed […]

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4-H Cloverbuds @ Home Mini Camp

Open to Buffalo County 4-H members in grades K-2 during the 2021-2022 school year Cost is $10 made payable to the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association Register by November 22 at https://forms.gle/W8EyiJM7qUovRsSM9 

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“Pop” into our 4-H Arts Project workshop with a haunted theme

Pop in, learn the 4-H project skills, make your own gelli print and pop out until next time! To plan for materials, please register via Google Form by October 17 at https://forms.gle/vUeC6iNhQoY71iPSA FREE for all Buffalo County 4-H members Adults, Pepin County 4-H members, and community youth can try for $1 each (bring your $ […]

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Find your SPARKS – The Wisconsin 4-H Movement

National 4-H week is a great time to find and showcase your Sparks through 4-H and the values of the Wisconsin 4-H Movement!  From October 3-10 we invite you to share those magical sparks (the things that excite you) with others. Here’s how you can get involved: Edit your own “SPARKS” board and share on social […]

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4-H Leaders welcome new youth and adult officer team

The Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association met on Sunday, September 19, 2021 to elect officers and direct program for the new 2021-2022 4-H club year. Discussion centered on the success of the food stand sales at the Buffalo County Fair, new risk and financial management policies, and plans for fundraising and programming in the next […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Horse members fair well at State 4-H Gymkhana

Lucky 16 4-H members and Buffalo County 4-H horse youth leaders Autumn Morrow and Olivia Taylor both left the Wisconsin 4-H State Gymkhana competition with a handful of rosettes. The event took place at Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis, Wisconsin September 11-12, 2021. Olivia Taylor finished with two Reserve Champion rosettes and four […]

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$4000 from Friends of 4-H trust to support Buffalo County 4-H

The Friends of Buffalo County 4-H, Incorporated Board of Directors met on Thursday, September 16, 2021 for their regular fall meeting. The Friends’ mission is to support 4-H and youth development programming in Buffalo County. After a motion from 4-H youth representative, Olivia Taylor, the Board decided to contribute roughly 4% of their assets to […]

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