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.

County Events

Clothing Revue – 2017 Results

Clover College

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 schedule is coming soon!

Foods Revue2017 Results 

Summer Camp

2018 Dates TBD

Join us next summer for camp at beautiful Upham Woods, near the Wisconsin Dells. This experience is open to youth in grades 3rd -6th.The theme for 2017 was “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, check back next spring! In the meantime, check out some pictures from our “Island Explorers” adventure!

There are many more fun events & activities La Crosse County 4-H offers!  Dig deeper to learn more about our county festivals, shooting sports programs, and softball program.

State Events

Fall Forum

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 2017 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!

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Space Camp

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.