Check out 4-H events going on in the county!
4-H CAMP: June 19-23
Hope to see you at 4-H Camp this year! If you would like to be a camp counselor, please fill out this application and turn it in by February 24: 2017-camp-counselor-application
CLOVER COLLEGE: February 25, 2017
This is a great hands on learning day for youth grades K – 5th grade. The event will be held on Saturday, February 25, from 9am – 2pm at the Glenwood City School. Youth will have the opportunity to choose between 12 different workshops. The cost is $10.00 per youth or $25.00 / family. Walk ins are welcome but you may not get your first choose of workshops.
COUNTY FAIR: July 19-23, 2017
The 2017St. Croix County Fair will be held on July 19-23, 2017 in Glenwood City. Events that will be held at St. Croix County Fair will be posted once they have been scheduled.
CLOVERBUD/EXPLORER DAY CAMP: June 15-16
Day camp isn’t just for 4-H members so feel free to bring a friend or two. Attend one of the two day long camps for grades K-3 for a day of activities, songs, games, snacks and lunch. Camp will be held in Baldwin as well as in New Richmond this year. Stay tuned for day camp counselor information as well as day camper information.
MINI TALENT EXPLOSION: April 22, 2017
The Mini Talent Explosion is still in the works as far as location and guidelines. Please stay tuned as there are many updates for this event for 2017.
4-H GOLF CLASSIC: June 12, 2017
The 20174-H Golf Classic will be held on June 12 at the Kilkarney Hill Golf Club in River Falls. The proceeds from this event help support the 4-H programs in St. Croix, Polk, Pierce, Dunn, and Chippewa Counties.
WI TOUR: August 1-3 (Green Bay)
Ready for a Wisconsin adventure!!! 4-H Youth grades 5-8 are welcome to register for our upcoming adventure to explore the great state of Wisconsin. Each year we will be choosing a new area of the state to explore.
This year we will be traveling to Green Bay, WI. Watch for more details to come in the near future.
CAT PROJECT: TBD
Cat Fun Show will be held at the Roberts Park Building. Vetting will begin at 10:30am with the show starting at 11:00am. The Cat Fun Show is open to 4-H members and non 4-H members and adults. There’s a limit of 1 cat per class with the entry fee of $5.00 per cat. Each exhibitor is allowed a total of two cats. To register contact the UW-Extension Office or download the form once available.
CLOTHING REVUE: June 10, 2017
The Clothing Revue is open to 4-H members in the Clothing, Knitting & Crocheting projects, as well as the Cloverbuds and the Exploring Projects. The member also need to sign up for the Clothing Revue on the fair entry form! Classes for the Clothing Revue are Glass G-J depending on the grade level of the exhibitor. Remember if you wish to model your garment during the fair you must participate in the Clothing Revue judging. The Clothing Revue will be held on Saturday, June 10. Registration and more information and the registration materials can be downloaded once available.
Dairy Quiz Bowl: Will be held on Saturday, January 28 at UW Madison, Sewell Hall.
Dog Project Informational Meeting will be held April 6, 2017at 7:00pm at the Ag Services and Education Center in Baldwin. Dog training sessions run every Thursday evening at 7:30pm for 10 weeks beginning in May. Dogs must have the required shots to participate in the training sessions or at the fair. Shot papers must be turned in by the first training session. Questions about the St. Croix Co 4-H Dog Project or the vaccinations may be directed to Anne Wilbur (246-2659). Dog project members will also need to attend the mandatory dog project informational meeting that will be scheduled some time in April so check back for more updates.
FOODS REVUE and FOODS FAIR: June 10 and July 15, 2017
Food Fair will be held on two days this year. The Foods Revue and Cake Decorating classes will be held on June 10. The Foods Fair will be held on July 15. Information of the Foods Fair will be mailed directly to all Explorers, Cloverbuds, and Foods Project Members and Leaders. It will contain the information to participate in the Foods Revue and Foods Judging for the County Fair. Explorers and Cloverbuds can enter the Foods Revue and would participate and be judged at the Foods Revue on June 10. Cloverbuds and Explorers who have food entries for the County Fair will be judged at the Cloverbud & Explorer area, Wednesday of the County Fair.
Day horse camp will be held on June 3 at the Fairgrounds in Glenwood City. Overnight horse camp is scheduled for June 19-23. Please stay tuned for further information on informational meetings and clinics.
Youth Horse Project Clinic Schedule 2017: TBD
District Gymkhana Horse Show: TBD
Rules Meeting: Livestock Members -January 8 at 1pm and January 10 at 6:30pm. Both these events will be held at the Ag Service & Education Center in Baldwin. ALL exhibitors AND their parents are required to attend one of these meetings. This meeting doesn’t count toward your clinic requirements. If you have any questions, contact a member of the Livestock Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAQA: This MANDATORY clinic for the livestock members to show at St. Croix County Fair must be attended from beginning to end. St. Croix County will hold their MAQA on Sunday, March 12 at 1:00pm at the Baldwin American Legion.
Photography members will be required to attend at least one photography meeting that is held on the County level. Members who have been in the photography project in prior years can do the alternative project (but could do both) which is one of the following: attend a photography class, shadow a photographer during a photo shoot, take a class at school, etc… Become a fan of our Facebook page at SCCPHOTOGRAPHYPROJECT. If you have any questions this year, please email Kay at email@example.com.
Shooting Sports Orientation: Two orientations sessions will be held; Monday, March 23 and Tuesday, April 7 both at 7:00pm at the Ag Services & Education Center in Baldwin. All 4-H members who are signed up for shooting sports are required to attend one of our orientation and registration meetings with a parent in order to participate in our training and practice sessions this summer. This will qualify you to compete in our shooting sports competition for the fair. You must attend at least two of our practice and training sessions to qualify for the competition shoot. A $10.00 fee per member is required at registration. If you have any questions please contact Dan Frye at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-688-6779 or Dave Smith at Lomac@baldwin-telecom.net or 715-684-2966.
Wildlife WHEP (Wildlife Habitat Education Program): Wildlife WHEP Wisconsin 4-H offers hands-on learning activities, workshops, wildlife contests, wildlife art, and community service activities as opportunities of learning for 4-H members and their families. It is open to all 4-H youth members in grades 3 through 13.The activities are led by 4-H youth leaders and 4-H adult volunteer leaders. It’s available in all Wisconsin counties. Visit the website: http://fyi.uwex.edu/whepwi4h/ for more information.
4-H Educational Travel Opportunities (State / National / International):
State – WI 4-H Youth Conference
National – Space Camp, American Spirit, CWF, Congress, National 4-H Conference
International – Travel & Hosting opportunities
Wisconsin State Fair: August 3-13, 2017
How do you get your animals identified? Request DNA/RFID tag identification by going to the WLIC website at www.wiid.org/county-fair-dna-id-project. Print out, complete and mail the request with payment to WLIC. Questions related to the DNA/RFID identification process contact: WLIC at email@example.com or 888-808-1910. Questions related to WI State Fair or entry procedures contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-266-7000.
ALL LIVESTOCK & DAIRY EXHIBITORS: Please remember: State Fair requires for all Junior Fair entries, the signature of an FFA advisor, (if the youth is an FFA member) or the advisor of the appropriate organization to verify the affiliation of the youth to the respective organization for participation at the Fair.
Youth Organization Membership: Youth must be an active/participating member in good standing of a bona fide, adult-supervised Wisconsin youth organization by March 1st of the current year. Eligible organizations must abide by all Wisconsin State Fair Junior organization guidelines. Rules for acceptance and participation are the same for everyone without regard to race, color, handicap or origin. Youth may only enter and exhibit in areas related to the mission of their approved youth organization. Example: Beef breed association youth organization members are only eligible to show in the junior beef show. The one exception to this rule is a member of a youth dairy breed association is allowed to show a market dairy steer in the junior beef show.
ALL LIVESTOCK EXHIBITORS: Please remember, State Fair requires for all Junior Fair entries, the signature of an FFA advisor, (if the youth is an FFA member) or the advisor of the appropriate organization to verify the affiliation of the youth to the respective organization for participation at the Fair.
For more State Fair information please visit: http://fyi.uwex.edu/youthlivestock/programs/state-fair, http://fyi.uwex.edu/youthlivestock, http://wistatefair.com/competitions/junior-livestock and http://fyi.uwex.edu/dairyyouth.
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