4-H Fashion Revue

4-H Youth from Calumet, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Washington, and Winnebago Counties participated in the annual Fashion Revue Monday, June 13.  The event was hosted in person by Extension Fond du Lac County. Eleven youth from throughout these counties participated by modeling their own sewn garments and even purchases they have made under the […]

Building Life Skills this Summer

With schools finishing up the year 4-H is gearing up for many summer activities and programming. June is a busy month as youth can participate in the annual Clothing Revue, Foods Revue, Cloverbud Day Camp, dairy judging practices, Area Animal Science Days, and many project meetings taking place. All these opportunities provide youth the chance […]

National Volunteer Week

April 17-23 was national volunteer week, a time to salute our volunteers and say thank you. Fond du Lac 4-H volunteers teach, plan and organize, advice, help raise funds and mentor young people, so they may have the best experiences possible.  Adult volunteers are essential to the 4-H program as they put 4-H’s learn-by-doing model […]

A Family Day of Learning

On Saturday, February 19 Fond du Lac County 4-H held its annual Family Learning Day event.  Fifty-two youth from Fond du Lac County were able to choose from 22 different educational sessions.  The event welcomes parents to help their children participate in the sessions. These educational sessions were led by 21 different community members and […]

Fond du Lac County 4-H LEGO Club Builds More Than Bricks

Tracy Keifenheim, 4-H Program Educator This fall, Fond du Lac County 4-H added a new youth club to the mix: LEGO Club! LEGO club was born when 4-H Program Educator Tracy Keifenheim discovered that a few counties around the state had begun their own programs. Keifenheim approached FDL Co 4-H youth leader Noah H, and […]

2022 Tri-County 4-H Visual Arts Festival

We are seeking youth artists looking for an opportunity to share their artwork with the community, receive feedback on your work, and meet with art professionals? The 2022 Tri-County 4-H Visual Arts Festival is something you are not going to want to miss! New this year we are offering a traveling exhibition opportunity for youth […]

County-wide Officer Training

Fourteen youth and adult volunteers learned the parts of a meeting and how to work as an officer team and participated in activities, they could take back to their clubs. TLA members led a few ice breakers and “get to know you” activities to start off the morning. The youth and adults learned about 3 […]

Youth to Celebrate National 4-H Week October 3-9

National 4-H Week is the first full week in October, during which millions of youth, parents, volunteers, and alumni across the country celebrate everything 4-H. Area 4-H clubs observed National 4-H Week this year by showcasing the incredible experiences that 4-H offers young people, and highlighted the remarkable 4-H youth in our community who work […]

New Afterschool 4-H Clubs: LEGO Club and Visual Arts Club

New in the 2021-2022 4-H year the Fond du Lac County 4-H program will be offering two new clubs: LEGO Club and Tri-County Visual Arts Afterschool Club. Each club will have a focus on the special interest it is named after. Each club meets monthly and will have different opportunities for the youth to learn […]

Cloverbud Day Camp: Buzz, Flutter, Crawl

Cloverbud Day Camp made a return in 2021. Youth leaders and two volunteers helped plan out the camp.  The youth leaders led activities with the groups all day under the supervision of the two volunteer leaders. This Day Camp was for youth who had completed Kindergarten- 2nd grade. The youth who participated started the morning […]

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