New vaping prevention resources for parents

E-Cigarettes and Vaping Educational Tools and Resources  Feel better informed and equipped to help young people understand the dangers of e-cigarettes and overcome the temptation and effects of vaping. How to support young people who want to quit vaping How parents can help Alternatives to discipline in schools Prevention education programs for schools Behavioral Health

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Weltzein is Buffalo County 4-H’s Volunteer of the Year

Karen Weltzien of the Glencoe Hustlers 4-H Club was awarded the 2020 4‑H Volunteer of the Year Award by her co-leader Angela Berg on October 18, 2020. 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 […]

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Buffalo County 4-H youth share records and reflections

4-H members who shared their written 4-H records or met with 4-H Youth Development Educator, Annie Lisowski, via Zoom to engage in a 4-H reflection conversation are featured so you can learn more about their 4-H journey and project work during 2020! Click on each image to view the text in a larger format.  

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CFC 6th graders create code with the National 4-H STEM Challenge

The sixth grade students in Mrs. Baures’ science class at Cochrane-Fountain City engaged in the 2020 4‑H STEM Challenge, formerly known as 4‑H National Youth Science Day, on October 14. The 4-H STEM Challenge is an annual initiative to inspire kids everywhere to take an interest in science, technology, engineering and math through hands-on learning. […]

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2020 Restorative Justice Virtual Summit

  The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Community Youth Development program and the Wisconsin Teen Court Association are partners sponsoring this professional development opportunity. The Restorative Justice Summit is made possible in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Law Foundation. Restorative Justice Summit

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Gilmanton students tinker with rovers as part of National 4-H STEM Challenge

The 3rd and 4th grade students in Mrs. Hovey’s class at Gilmanton participated in the 2020 4‑H STEM Challenge, formerly known as 4‑H National Youth Science Day, on October 12. The 4-H STEM Challenge is an annual initiative to inspire kids everywhere to take an interest in science, technology, engineering and math through hands-on learning. […]

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Spread the Word About Red Ribbon Week®- October 23-31

RED RIBBON WEEK® October 23-31, 2020 The Red Ribbon Campaign® is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation, reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week. Start the conversation and show your personal commitment to a drug-free lifestyle through the symbol of the Red Ribbon.   DID YOU KNOW? Children of […]

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It’s Time to (Re-en)ROLL!

  Re-enroll in Buffalo County 4-H during National 4-H Week 2020! Go to http://wi.4honline.com to log in! It only takes a few minutes to keep yourself involved for 2020-2021! A family enrollment guide customized for Wisconsin is available at https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/4h-ext/files/2020/09/4HOnline.v2.Family.Enrollment.Guide_.pdf.    

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Golden Hornets 4-H kicks off National 4-H Week!

Golden Hornets 4-H club met in person on October 3, 2020 to kick off National 4-H Week with a campfire celebration. 4-H members roasted marshmallows and ate smores, designed two Wisconsin 4-H Movement signs with a dairy theme and made plans for upcoming club meetings. The 4-H club completed a University program approval form and […]

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4-H Recognition Costume Celebration

This is a drive-through recognition celebration for Buffalo County 4-H members. We are encouraging youth (and adults) to wear a costume as part of the celebration! Sunday, October 25, 2020 1:00PM-2:30PM Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Mondovi 3:30PM-5:00PM Goose Lake Park, Cochrane 1) Pick up summer prizes for the Pink Party, photo competition and more 2) Receive […]

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Cheerful Workers 4-H completes club service activities

Cheerful Workers 4-H club resumed their in-person programming on September 26, 2020 at the Lyster Parish Hall. 4-H families worked in pods physically distanced from each other to complete community service including painting the Little Free Library, planting shrubs and painting the adjoining fence. The club also conducted a business meeting in which they elected […]

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Three new Friends of Buffalo County 4-H

2020 has been a transitional year for the Friends of Buffalo County 4-H, Inc. Three new 4-H trust fund members have been elected to the board of directors. At their bi-annual meeting on September 17, 2020 the Friends welcomed their newest board member, Linda Larson.  Larson is fulfilling the vacant seat of Judge Gary Schlosstein […]

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Buffalo County 4-H plans to offer scholarships to 2021 graduating seniors

Graduating 12th grade students enrolled in Buffalo County 4-H are encouraged to submit one or more essays by November 1 to receive $500 or $250 scholarships in spring of 2021. All interviews will be conducted via Zoom in November 2020.  Buffalo County 4-H Scholarship Policy Eligible youth are 12th grade high school graduating seniors who […]

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National 4-H STEM Challenge goes to the galaxy

The 4‑H STEM Challenge, formerly known as 4‑H National Youth Science Day (4‑H NYSD), is an annual initiative to inspire kids everywhere to take an interest in science, technology, engineering and math through hands-on learning. The race to land humans on Mars is on! The 2020 4‑H STEM Challenge will explore sending a mission to […]

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4-H Road Rally Winning Selfies!

The Pehler-Ziegeweid 4-H Family of Glencoe Hustlers 4-H club are the Buffalo County 4-H Road Rally Champions! They successfully completed the entire challenge and captured photo selfies at each of the 8 stops across Buffalo County. For their efforts they will receive a $25 Kwik Trip Gift Card and super bragging rights! Congratulations!

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