Events & Activities

Family Learning Day 2023

Fond du Lac County 4-H Events

Awesome Club Officer Workshop

November 6, 2021

Cornhole Tournament

Saturday, April 9, 2022 Lomira High School (Cancelled)

Family Learning Day

February 25, 2023 4-H members, community youth, and parents are invited to attend. Learn a new skill or gain fresh ideas. Register in 4HOnline December 28 -January 28. Find sessions here.

Fashion Revue

June 13, 2022
All 4-H members in the Clothing, Crocheting, Knitting, Cloverbud, Consumer Savvy, and Exploring projects are invited to participate in the upcoming statewide Fashion Revue. Registration will be open in 4HOnline May 1-May 31

UWO Fond du Lac Campus, 400 University Drive, Fond du Lac
5:30 pm Check-in
6:00 pm Fashion Revue begins

Fond du Lac County Small Animal Fun Day

May 2022 date cancelled
Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds, Cow Palace
All youth in the poultry, rabbit, and cavy (guinea pig) projects are invited to attend.
Watch for details in the 4-H newsletter

Foods Revue

Foods Revue – Bacon is Better!

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Where: Marian University Stayer Center, 45 S. National Ave., FdL
5:00 – 6:00 pm check-in and set up
6:00 – 7:30 pm Judging and Awards
7:30 – Taste of Fond du Lac 4-H

Age Groups:
1.    Cloverbud – Grades K-2
2.    Grades 3-5
3.    Grades 6-8
4.    Grades 9-13

A little information on the Foods Revue for members: The youth will make a food item from the category listed below using the apple theme. Youth will set one place setting, to include a recipe card for the item made, placemat or tablecloth, and centerpiece.

Categories: Appetizer, Soup, Salad, Entrée, Dessert, Challenge Dish Ingredients TBD

1. DO NOT bring Food Revue entries to the fair.
2. Any member can make one food entry, one photography entry, and one centerpiece entry in the Foods Revue.

3. Open to ALL youth in our community and 4-H members enrolled in any project.

4. Foods Revue displays shall consist of the food(s), the recipe on a 3”x 5” or 4” x 6” card, a place setting, a placemat or tablecloth, and a centerpiece.

5. Each participant is expected to answer questions pertaining to the project work.

6. Participants may use 4-H project books, favorite family recipes, or recipes from other sources.
7. Garnishes are acceptable and encouraged for all entries.
8. Cloverbuds will receive ribbons; all others will receive premiums and ribbons.  Premiums will be on your fair checks that are distributed after the fair. Additional prizes may be also presented as determined by the Foods Revue Committee. Remember to enter this item when you do your online fair entry.
9. All entries must follow the 2022 theme and contain bacon in the recipe. 

10. All participants are asked to bring at least 25 sample-size portions of their recipe to serve during the Taste of Fond du Lac 4-H portion of the evening. Covers will be available if participants want to take samples home. 

Cardboard Camp

Cardboard City Day Camp
When: August 2-4 from 9 am-12 pm
Where: Extension Fond du Lac County
Cost: $15
Who: Youth grades 3-8th

*Camp is limited to 10 youth. If enough interest may possibly open a second camp!

Have you ever wanted to design your own city? Join us to do just that at Cardboard City Day Camp. Youth will have the opportunity to create different parts of a town, whether it is the post office, library, grocery store or a school. Youth will learn how to plan, design, and multiple ways to connect cardboard. The town will be constructed using various materials such as cardboard boxes, paper towel tubes, paper plates and more. Youth will work as a team to complete a challenge, so let’s get building!

Cloverbud Day Camp

Cloverbud Day Camp
Wednesday, June 29 – Out of this World
Wednesday, July 27 – Fun on the Farm
Wednesday, August 17 – Outdoor Survival Camp
$10 per youth/camp or $25 for all three camps

What to bring to Camp: a bagged lunch, sunscreen, bug spray, jacket, and a water bottle in a backpack for the day.

Camp Descriptions:
Out of this World – 3- 2-1- BLAST OFF! Youth will learn about aerospace as they build planes, rockets, and fly kites.  Youth will explore planets and outer space on this fun filled day.

Fun on the Farm – Do you know where your food comes from? Youth will learn about caring for animals, planting, harvesting, cooking and more. There will be lots of farm theme activities, crafts and fun for everyone!

Outdoor Survival – Do you have the skills for being in the great outdoors? Youth will hike through the Gottfried Arboretum while learning about map skills, compass/GPS use, sing campfire songs, identifying wildlife and plants and so much more.  Youth will even cook outdoors with their very own solar ovens!

Art Day Camp

Art Day Camp
Where: UWO Fond du Lac Campus
When: Monday, August 8- Wednesday, August 10, 9 am-3 pm
Who: Youth grades 3rd -10th
Cost: $12/day or $30 for all 3. Register through 4-H Online under events starting June 29th. Registration closes Friday, August 5. Must have a minimum of 5 participants. Camp is limited to 10 participants. We will start a waitlist if we fill up.

Monday, August 8 Art-Rageous – Calling all youth artists! From clay to oil pastels and everything in between, youth will explore art by channeling their creativity while learning about different artists, techniques, and medias.

Tuesday, August 9 Picturesque Painting – Youth will explore all things paint this day.  Activities will include watercolor, paint pouring, and acrylic painting. Bring your paint clothes and creative minds and we will supply the rest!

Wednesday, August 10 Phenomenal Photography – Learn about how to use your camera and what settings and features to use for what settings and situations. Youth will also learn about selecting photos, mounting, and other tips and tricks. Youth will practice taking pictures this day. (Recommendation: youth bring their own cameras if possible).

Tri-County Visual Arts Festival

4-H invites you and your family to participate in this event filled with art!
Everybody has a skill, a talent, an interest, or a special quality that they are passionate about. We call these things SPARKS. They provide joy, purpose, and direction. You guessed it this year’s theme is “Find your SPARKS!” Draw, paint, photograph, or create art that brings you joy, purpose, and passion!  
This festival is open to all youth in grades 3-13 from Fond du Lac, Ozaukee, and Washington County. Scan/photograph your artwork and use this official entry form to submit your entry. Please complete a separate form for each piece of artwork that you submit. All entries must be submitted by Sunday, March 6 by 11:59 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for each category. 
New this year we are offering a traveling exhibition opportunity for youth to have their art showcased in the three counties. Selections will be based on youth’s permission, space available, and connection to the theme. Details if selected will be communicated later. 

4-H Leaders Banquet

August 21, 2022 Leader Banquet & Adult Leader Meeting  are being held together at Lakeside Park Deneveu Shelter on the corner of Winnebago Drive & Harbor View Drive 1:00 – 4:00 pm.

2022 Program

4-H Travel Experiences

Travel information for these trips: Wisconsin 4-H & Youth Conference, Citizenship Washington Focus, National 4-H Congress, National 4-H Conference, American Spirit Experience and New Horizons.

4-H Fundraising Events

4-H Adult Leader Food Stand at Fond du Lac County Fair
4-H Teen Leader Food Stand
at Fond du Lac County Fair
4-H Raffle
  • 2022 Raffle Prize List
  • Raffle Drawing – Sunday, August 21, 2022
  • Proceeds support annual countywide 4-H programs
4-H Silent Auction
  • Silent Auction – held during County Fair
  • Contact Cindy Koffman at or 477-5006
  • Proceeds are invested in 4-H Endowment Fund

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