Local History Club

Crandon’s local history club is open to students in the 5th grade and above. Members of the club will develop projects and exhibits related to county history including the Argonne Centennial project for 2021. The club will use technology to scan historic photos, research pioneer residents and create digital exhibits of historic landmarks and buildings. […]

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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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Summer is made for exploration!

Forest County Extension, in partnership with the Samoset Council, is excited to announce a summer STEM Day Camp held in Laona at the Silver Lake Pavilion.  The STEM day camp offers activities for boys and girls going into grades 3-6.  Youth will work in teams, make new friends and perform experiments that make science, technology, […]

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Master Gardener Volunteers work with community members and students in preparation for Memorial Day services

In preparation for Crandon’s Memorial Day services, students from Crandon High School, along with Forest County Master Gardener Volunteers, spent time last week weeding, raking, planting, pruning, mulching and painting the Veterans Memorial Park located with the Forest County Courthouse Square. Memorial Park was originally unveiled to the people of Forest County as part of […]

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Share your Teen Voice!

A Wisconsin Historical Society “Share Your Voice” event for Northwoods Teens will be held on Monday, April 29th beginning at 6:30 P.M. at the Crandon High School auditorium.  Representatives from the Wisconsin Historical Society will be asking teens about what they would like to see in a new, modern state history museum.  Teens from all […]

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Extension’s role in Addressing Wisconsin’s Opioid Crisis 

As Extension returns home to UW-Madison, we are uniquely positioned to respond to complex issues like Wisconsin’s opioid crisis.  To learn more about Extension’s opioid programming and community outreach efforts, read our fact sheet below: Extension’s role in Addressing Wisconsin’s Opioid Crisis

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2018 Forest County Youth Health Profile Now Available

We are proud to announce that due to collaborative efforts between the Forest County Partnership, and UW-Madison Division of Extension, Forest County, the 2018 Youth Health Profile containing data from the Forest County Youth Risk Behavior Survey that was administered in the Spring of 2018 is now available. Crandon, Laona and Wabeno school districts administered […]

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Work in the Forest!

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is recruiting young men and women, ages 15 through 18, to work, learn and earn this summer through the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program. YCC is designed to develop an appreciation for the nation’s natural resources and heritage through unique educational, recreational, and work experiences. Corps members work together with USDA […]

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Scholarships available to Forest County Youth interested in attending Sand Lake Conservation Camp in June 2019

Youth development experts agree that children need a variety of experiences in their lives to help them grow into healthy adolescents and adults.  Attending Summer Camp can help your child learn independence, decision-making, social and emotional skills, as well as allowing for character building opportunities.  Forest County’s Land Conservation Department is encouraging Forest County youth […]

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