Food, Fun & Fitness Program for Crandon students

Food, Fun & Fitness will be offered to Crandon youth in grades 4th & 5th beginning on Tuesday, October 4th beginning at 3:15 p.m. at the Crandon Foods Room.  Each week Food, Fun & Fitness participants will have an opportunity to prepare healthy snacks and play active after-school games.  The program will be taught by […]

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Teen Teaching Opportunity

As a Teen Teacher, you’ll attend fun training sessions where you’ll learn how to teach middle-school kids how to cook healthy foods, stay active and have fun! Teen teachers will begin their training on Tuesday, September 20th and will offer Food, Fun and Fitness classes to younger youth beginning in October. The Teen Teaching Program […]

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Preparing children to stay home alone during summer break

Start the Discussion Summer vacation schedules may mean some parents or grandparents are finding themselves with a decision to make about youth staying home alone.  UW-Extension offers a video training program for families designed to encourage discussions and planning for stay alone time. Video Series Home Alone Fact Sheets for Parents and Children Is your […]

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Centennial Lessons

As part of a local history initiative with Forest County students, community youth educator Michelle Gobert is collaborating with the School District of Laona to teach a Centennial Unit.  The lessons will engage students in learning local history while at the same time encouraging students to be active citizens in upcoming centennial celebrations for the […]

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Rudolph’s Reindeer Run : Christmas on Crandon’s Main Street

Crandon Middle School Leadership Council is inviting families to participate in Rudolph’s Reindeer Run Scavenger hunt as part of Crandon’s Christmas on Main Street event. The scavenger hunt highlights various businesses and organizations that are participating in this annual holiday event.  Youth brainstormed the idea of a scavenger hunt as part of a discussion on […]

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How to Provide Support: Vaping and E-cigarettes Educational Resources

Vaping is addicting, youth become easily hooked, and the powerful effects of addiction make it very hard to stop, even if someone wants to. Caring adults can help by offering support, starting a conversation, providing resources, and/or involving others. Start the Conversation Know the facts Choose the right time and place Compliment youth’s good judgement […]

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Laona Little Monster Fun Run

Get those costumes ready and your tennis shoes laced up because Forest County 4-H Community Club is hosting a 5K/1Mile Fun Run/Walk to benefit the Laona Learning Center. The event is free for children 16 and under and $15 for all other walkers/runners.  Cash or check will be accepted for payment the day of the […]

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4-H Project Expo

Make plans to attend the 4-H Community Club Project Expo on Saturday, September 4th at the Wabeno firefighter grounds.  Members of the 4-H Community Club, organized in spring of 2021, have been exploring and learning about 4-H and its various projects.   The 2021 Youth Project Expo is an introduction to exhibiting in a Fair setting with face-to-face judging and will prepare […]

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4-H Project Expo

The Forest County Community 4-H Club is hosting a Project Expo on Saturday, September 4th at the Wabeno Firefighter grounds.  All Forest County 4-H members are invited to participate! (To enroll your youth in Forest County 4-H please follow these instructions: Enroll online) Projects must be chosen and selected by August 7, 2021. Participants may […]

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