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Camp Away from Camp – Registration Available

Camp Away from Camp Attention 4-H Campers in grades 3-6 (as of May 1, 2020)!  Join us for an exciting week of 4-H Camp 2020, Camp Away From Camp!  The fun starts on Monday, August 3 at 7PM with an opening campfire via Zoom and concludes on Sunday, August 9 at 7PM with our closing […]

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Free Pressure Canner Testing

There will be free pressure canner testing  at Country Lane Farmer’s Market on July 2, 16, 30; August 13 ,27; September 10, 2020. Free testing by appointment only at the Barron County Extension Office on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Call the Barron County […]

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Wisconsin 4-H is excited to launch our Summer Virtual Learning Community!!

Wisconsin 4-H is excited to launch our Summer Virtual Learning Community!! Join us for a variety of engaging activities and opportunities done virtually or independently from July 1-August 31! Activities will be planned and led by Extension staff, UW-Madison professors, volunteer leaders, youth leaders, working professionals, and more! Activities will be presented via different platforms, times and topics. Activities will include: Live hands-on arts and crafts, foods […]

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Cloverbud Summer Adventure Guide

Hey Cloverbuds!  Check out this Summer Adventure Guide for youth in grades K-2.  If you complete at least 6 activities and return your form, you will receive a certificate and summer adventure badge!  This is fun for all ages, so include your family!  Can’t wait to see what you’ve learned!  Need not be in 4-H […]

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Badger Talks with UW

Join us for Badger Talks Live . . .  a Facebook Live series intended to pleasantly distract, help you cope and stay engaged during these challenging times. Badger Talks features over 350 UW- Madison faculty and staff who are available to give talks virtually around Wisconsin. We have temporarily paused requests for face to face talks […]

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4-H Guidelines for in-person meetings for the summer months

Dear 4-H members, families, & volunteers  – This has been a year unlike anything we’ve seen.  And, while Wisconsin has done a good job of limiting the spread of COVID-19 in many communities, the virus is still spreading. We are basing our decisions on health guidance and none of us has a crystal ball.  But […]

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Barron County Extension Office Hours for July

The Barron County Extension Office will be open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays for the month of July 2020.  Our hours will be 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and then from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm each day.  The office will be closed on Wednesdays and Fridays.  Staff will be working remotely.  Below is contact […]

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Raising A Thinking Child Classes Offered

Raising a Thinking Child Classes will be held on Tuesdays, May 26th, June 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th.  They will be held from 8:00 – 9:15 pm in the evenings.  Classes will be held ONLINE using a FREE zoom meeting app.  You can join from your computer, tablet, or smart phone from the comfort […]

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Wisconsin 4-H presents: Hands-on Learning at home Links

Extension educators from around the state created a handy list of easy-to-access activities and curriculum. It’s linked below. To save you time, energy, and unnecessary worry, we: Filtered out many activities with hard-to-find supplies and those that needed a lot of adult supervision to be safe. Included activities that encouraged some kind of safe social […]

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