Waupaca County Fair

The Waupaca County Fair Board made the decision to move forward and hold the county fair. Please click on this link for more 4-H and fair information. https://waupaca.extension.wisc.edu/4-h-youth-development/4-h-program-topics/4-h-junior-fair-activities/

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4-H Fridays! – June 5

June is Dairy Month – test your knowledge with some dairy trivia, make ice cream in a bag, and create a cow bookmark! If you would like to take a picture of you or your family doing one of these 4-H projects, feel free to email it to me at penny.tank@wisc.edu, with the subject line: […]

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4-H Fridays! – May 29

This week’s 4-H Friday includes Gardening, making Wind Whirlers, and Veggie Pizza!  If you would like to take a picture of you or your family doing one of these 4-H projects, feel free to email it to me at penny.tank@wisc.edu with the subject line: 4-H Friday Photo and each family will be entered into a drawing at […]

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4-H Fridays! – May 22

This week try the No-Sew Craft Project – Reusable Tote Bag, and Colored Salt Jars!  Also Space and NASA. This is a great chance to learn more about science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) and NASA! If you would like to take a picture of you or your family doing one of these 4-H […]

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4-H Friday! – May 15

Did you know…a Coat of Arms is a unique design painted on a shield! Try The Best Applesauce recipe, and Identify Insects! 4-H literature referenced in 4-H Friday, the activities come from literature available to borrow from some club libraries and from the Extension Office. Email Penny at penny.tank@wisc.edu to learn how you can borrow […]

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4-H Fridays! – May 1

This week try the “Chips in Muffin” recipe, build a “House of Cards”, and photography “Unique or Trick/Optical Illusion”. If you would like to take a picture of you or your family doing one of these 4-H projects, feel free to email it to me at penny.tank@wisc.edu with the subject line: 4-H Friday Photo and […]

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4-H Friday! – April 24

Happy Volunteer Week – Thank You 4-H Volunteers!  This week’s issue contains Earth Day 2020 Celebrating 50 Years – make a bird feeder using plastic bottles, See the Wind: Make a Windsock, and Photography – Bird’s (or Bug’s) Eye View!  Click here for the April 24 issue.  

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Cloth Face Coverings 4-H Service Project Opportunity

4-H Families, Recently, the CDC recommended wearing of cloth face coverings to protect yourself and others in public settings. We wanted to take a moment to share the Wisconsin 4-H sewing pattern that you can use to create your own cloth face coverings. If you wanted to make face coverings for more than you and your family, consider contributing to […]

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4-H Fridays! – April 17

This week’s 4-H Friday includes Mama Mia Pizza Pockets Recipe, Make a Mosaic, and an Aerospace Adventures Project “Rudder Away” Wright Brothers Front Rudder airplane!. If you would like to take a picture of you or your family doing one of these 4-H projects, feel free to email it to me at penny.tank@wisc.edu with the […]

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State Livestock Virtual Learning Opportunities

During this time of COVID-19 and online learning, find below a number of resources that can be used to “keep” you busy.  Additionally, they can serve as “county educational requirements”.  These are ideas, and county programs will have the final say on if they meet county requirements.  This is an evolving list so check back […]

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April/May 4-H Forecast

Dear Waupaca County 4-H Families: As we are all living through this challenging time of the COVID-19 pandemic, please remember the 4 H’s of 4-H—Head, Heart, Hands, and Health.  I never could have imagined a time like right now.  I want you to know that I am here for you, 4-H is still here for […]

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4-H Fridays! (April 10, 2020)

This week’s 4-H Friday activities include – CULTURAL ARTS Coloring Eggs with Natural Dyes, NATURESPACE “Penny Walk” Scavenger Hunt, and INTERGENERATIONAL/COMMUNICATION PROJECT: Interview an older family member, family friend, or neighbor (by phone or computer). If you would like to take a picture of you or your family doing one of these 4-H projects, feel […]

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4-H Flat Stanley Pen Pal Project

4-H Flat Stanley Pen Pal Project is a literacy and communication project for youth in grades K-3 and involves Extension 4-H programs in Langlade, Lincoln, Manitowoc, Waupaca and Wood counties.  The project is based on the book, Flat Stanley, by Jeff Brown.  In the book, an enormous bulletin board falls on Stanley Lambchop and it […]

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4-H FRIDAY! (April 3, 2020)

Learning by Doing! 4-H Friday is an opportunity to try new activities and learn new skills.  If you’re looking for an idea to pass the time and want to try something new, check out the projects in our 4-H Friday Fun-Flyer   4-H Friday will be created weekly with a variety of projects and skill levels […]

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