Cloth Face Coverings Service Learning Activity Plan

During times of disease outbreak, preventing the accidental spread of a virus protects everyone. All of us can help to prevent the spread by sewing cloth face coverings. The service-learning activity plan from Wisconsin 4-H includes guidance for adults and youth in safe and supportive service learning; step-by-step instructions with photos for how to make […]

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E-Learning Opportunities

Check out this week’s e-learning opportunities! All of these opportunities are geared toward youth learners, and you can learn with us via Zoom. Simply click the links below up to 10-minutes before the session begins to join us! 3/30, 7:30pm – Caring for Baby Chicks https://uwextension.zoom.us/j/147884926 3/31, 4:00pm – Photography – Beginner Composition https://uwextension.zoom.us/j/308726945 4/1, 3:00pm – […]

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Become a Forest County Youth Advocate for Community Health!

Do you know a teen, or are you a teen that is interested in a health or wellness career or is interested in developing leadership skills related to community health?  If so, the Forest County Coalition on Activity and Nutrition (Forest County CAN!), in partnership with the UW-Madison Division of Extension Forest County, has a […]

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A Call Out for Forest County Archery Leaders

Are you interested in becoming a Youth Archery Leader in Forest County?  Then let’s talk! Forest County Extension is interested in starting a Youth Archery League and now is the time for adult leaders to become certified.  A certification class is being held on February 8, 2020 in Antigo and we are willing to help […]

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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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