4-H Youth Development

4-H & Youth development programs teach young people to . . .

  • Develop and test practical living skills in a safe and supportive “real world” environment
  • Become actively engaged in their communities and better informed about local issues
  • Prepare for the world of work through direct experience with projects and activities that correspond to future career opportunities
  • Experience success in a non-formal learning environment
  • Develop communication and problem-solving skills through public presentation and group work

The 4-H & Youth Development Staff offers programs in the areas of:

  • Youth & Adult Leadership Development
  • 4-H Club Programs
  • Life Skills Development in Youth
  • Community Youth Development
  • Citizenship Education

Upcoming Dates To Note:

  • 4-H Youth CollageFebruary 20th: Clover College, First Free Church, Onalaska (Class information & registration forms now available – please read instructions carefully).  Accepting registrations now until 4:30 p.m. February 12th.
  • March 1st: State Fair 4-H Enrollment Deadline
  • March 19th: Fundamentals of Photography Workshop, Myrick Park Nature Center, La Crosse (Registration forms now available)
  • April 1st: County Fair 4-H Enrollment Deadline
  • April 2nd & 3rd: Counselor Training Weekend, Upham Woods, Wisconsin Dells
  • April 9th: Music/Arts & Crafts Festival, Holmen Middle School

For more upcoming events and deadlines, please view our 4-H Calendar!

Helpful Links:

Events & Activities

The 4-H Events & Activities Advisor is a great resource for members, leaders, and parents to help communicate what 4-H has to offer its members on a county, state, and national level.

Newsletter

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2015-2016 Project Guide

 Project Guide


If you have any questions regarding 4-H & Youth Development in La Crosse County, please contact:

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4-H Youth Development Agent
La Crosse County – UW Extension
400 4th Street North – Room 3140
La Crosse, WI 54601-3200
Phone: 608-785-9593
Fax: 608-789-4808
Email: suzanna.barnhart@ces.uwex.edu

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Jenny Holm
4-H Youth Development Program Advisor
La Crosse County – UW Extension
400 4th Street North – Room 3140
La Crosse, WI 54601-3200
Phone: 608-785-9593
Fax: 608-789-4808
Email: jenny.holm@ces.uwex.edu