Outdoor Adventure Series

The Forest is calling!  Forest County youth and families are invited to spend time outdoors while learning about hiking, snowshoeing and canoeing from experienced outdoor enthusiasts Erik and Kenzie Carlson.  Instruction will be geared toward youth age 12-18, but all ages are welcome. Erik and Kenzie will be leading our first group hike on Saturday, […]

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TechChangemakers at Crandon School Open House

Join the Forest County TechChangemakers at the Crandon School District’s Open House to learn how to keep up with your children’s school activities using technology. TechChangemakers will be providing hands-on training on a variety of apps that our teachers and coaches use to communicate with students and parents/guardians. Please bring your device, your app store […]

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2019 Fair Book and Entry Forms

The Extension office has received our copies of the 2019 Fair Book from the Forest County Fair secretary Brenda Flannery.  According to Brenda, Fair Books are available in various locations in the county, as well as in the literature rack located across from the Extension office on the 2nd floor of the Courthouse. The full […]

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Summertime Extension Opportunities

Forest County Division of Extension has some exciting programs planned for youth this summer! On Thursday, June 20th from 1:00-4:00 p.m. teens, ages 12-17, are encouraged to attend a Lego Robotics Training Course where you’ll learn how to teach kids STEM skills using the Lego Robotics curriculum.  The teen teachers will then offer Lego Robotic […]

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Learn to build & code robots…then learn to teach others!

Do you have an interest in Technology? How about teaching?  How about teaching Technology? Forest County TechChangemakers program is looking for youth between the ages of 12-17 to become digital ambassadors for our 4-H Lego Robotics SPIN clubs. As a Forest County TechChangemaker, you’ll attend fun training sessions with other teens where you’ll learn how […]

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Smoothie Contest Cancelled

Here we go again…Unfortunately for us, Mother Nature is once again causing problems for our smoothie competition that was scheduled for Sunday, March 10. First off, a grant is paying for this program and part of the grant requires that we invite a United Healthcare representative and their smoothie bike. This person lives in Wausau […]

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Help Wanted: 4-H Digital Ambassador Project Coordinator

The University of Wisconsin – Madison, Division of Extension is seeking a 15 hour per week 4-H Digital Ambassador Project Coordinator to coordinate youth-led initiatives in digital literacy in northern Wisconsin. Learn more and apply here:  https://forest.extension.wisc.edu/help-wanted-4-h-digital-ambassador-project-coordinator/

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Forest County Extension is looking for Digital Ambassadors

Are you a teenager living in Forest county with an interest in technology?   Are you interested in learning how technology can change lives?  Then Forest County 4-H is looking for you! Forest County 4-H is looking for teens to participate in an exciting new project that is part of the partnership between National 4-H Council […]

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Smoothie Competition

Forest County’s Youth Health Advocates, in conjunction with Crandon elementary school’s Food, Fun & Fitness program, is offering an Iron Chef Smoothie Competition on Tuesday, January 29th beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Crandon High School cafeteria.   Participants in the event will have 20 minutes to create a smoothie that includes a secret ingredient and […]

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Winter Horse Project

Winter horse project meetings are open to children grades 3rd-12th regardless of whether or not they own a horse. All meetings will be held at the residence of Amy Kuebler.on the second Sunday of the month at 3 pm unless otherwise specified. In addition to the topics listed below, horse bowl trivia will be including […]

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