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.
Come join us for a day of fun, interesting, and hands-on workshops and classes! This event is open to 4-H members AND community (not in 4-H) youth, with plenty of learning opportunities for all ages! Clover College is scheduled for March 4, 2017.
Saturday, August 5th – 8th 2017
Join us this for summer camp at beautiful Upham Woods, near the Wisconsin Dells. This experience is open to youth in grades 3rd -6th.The theme is “Island Explorers” Campers will stay in cabins on site at Upham Woods and spend the days exploring Blackhawk island, a 200 acre island in the Wisconsin River. Campers will also participate in traditional camp activities. Spend extended time on Blackhawk island, Hike a variety of trails, canoe along the shore and stop along the way.
For more information on this camp opportunity, including how to register, please visit the Upham Woods Open Enrollment Summer Camp page.
What is it? Fall Forum is an opportunity for youth and adult leaders to attend a statewide training weekend (with interactive learning stations and workshops) with county and state staff.
What are the qualifications? Youth in 7th-13th grade and adult volunteer leaders (who will serve as chaperones) are invited and encouraged to attend. Please visit the Wisconsin 4-H 2016 Fall Forum page for more information.
Wisconsin 4-H & Youth Conference
What is it? Approximately 700 youth attend this educational event in Madison each summer. Participants take part in educational seminars and assemblies and meet people from across Wisconsin. There are many excellent seminars to choose from, including: learning to kayak on Lake Monona, biotechnology, video production, tours around the area, and many more! For free time, delegates have choices for supervised tours, dances, and recreation in University facilities.
What are the qualifications? You must be an enrolled La Crosse County 4-H member in grades 7-10 and have completed the “Evaluation of My 4-H Program” form.
Visit the Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development Calendar to see more state opportunities!
What is it? Delegates team up for hands-on mock space missions and other STEM activities in this NASA program while exchanging ideas with 4-H youth from across Wisconsin! Program is held in the spring at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL.
What are the qualifications? Youth must be in grades 6-8 at the time of the trip (maximum age 15) and carry county approval. Registrations are completed through 4HOnline.
Citizenship Washington Focus
What is it? Each summer, thousands of young people participate in CWF to strengthen their communication, leadership, and citizenship skills on a national level; understand the importance of civic and social responsibilities as they relate to the development of better citizens and leaders; exchange ideas, practice respect, and form friendships with other youth from diverse backgrounds; and experience hands-on learning using the historical background of Washington, D.C.
What are the qualifications? Youth must be 15 years old by January 1st of the year of the trip and have attended Wisconsin 4-H & Youth Conference. Selection is based on the ME (Member Evaluation) form and an interview.