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

The Barron County Extension Office will be open on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  The office is closed over the noon hour from 12:00 to 1:00 pm.  The office will be closed on Wednesdays.  Staff will be working remotely.  Below is contact information for the staff: Missy Bablick – missy.bablick@wisc.edu – […]

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Raising A Thinking Child Classes Offered

Raising a Thinking Child Classes will be held on Tuesdays; February 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, March 2nd, 9th.  They will be held from 7:00 – 8:15  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 of […]

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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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2020 Barron County 4-H Scholarship Application

The 2020 Barron County Scholarship Application is available to all 4-H youth meeting the listed criteria.  To be eligible for the Barron County 4-H Scholarship, you must: Be a member of 4-H for at least three years, currently enrolled and achieved in 4-H the previous year. Be graduating from 4-H in the current year. Be […]

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Making Health and Nutrition A Priority During this COVID-19 Pandemic

Making Health and Nutrition a Priority during this Coronavirus (COVID19) Pandemic There is little doubt that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting every aspect of our lives. No one knows how long these virus safety measures will need to stay in place, but it presents a perfect time to protect and improve your health while […]

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Information and resources about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is receiving increased attention in the news media as the disease continues to spread around the globe. We understand you may get questions about COVID-19 from partners and program participants. We want to ensure you have the resources you need to be responsive. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Wisconsin […]

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