4-H Resources

The 4-H Resources page is meant to provide a sort of “one-stop-shop” for all the resources, forms, and documents related to 4-H programs. The items are listed in alphabetical order based on category. Simply find the category you are looking for and click on the green drop down box.  If you are looking for something that is not listed, the link has been disabled, or you find an outdated form, please contact the Extension Dunn County Office at 715-232-1636.

4-H

4-H Online | Enrollment & Re-Enrollment

Enrollment for the 2020-2021 year will start on October 1st!  Access 4-H Online Here!

Enrollment Guide for new and returning families.

Club Leader Login Guide

Event Registration guide for non-members

Dunn County 4-H Membership Policy

4-H Promotion

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AmazonSmile

Give to Dunn County 4-H while you Shop by using AmazonSmile!

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization.

If you would like to support Dunn County 4-H on AmazonSmile you can select “Board Of Regents Of The University Of Wisconsin System” located in Menomonie, WI 

Awards & Awards Applications

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Camp Information and Registration

Dunn & Eau Claire County 4-H Summer Camp Dates: June 7-10

  • We may do an overnight camp at Beaver Creek. If we can’t do an overnight camp, we will do a day camp at Cleghorn Community Center. Details TBD.
  • Summer Camp Registration Form coming soon

Camp Counselor applications are due by March 15th, 2021, 2021 Camp Counselor Application (google form).  An emailed application or paper form are available if needed.

Care to Share

Developing a system for communication / documentation is critical to the health and well-being of any organization. In order to provide a systemized approach to communication / documentation in the Wisconsin 4-H program, the Care to Share form was developed as a simple tool that could be used by members, volunteers, parents and the general public.

When members, volunteers, parents or the general public have expressed an idea, opinion, suggestion or concern regarding the Wisconsin 4-H program, they should be encouraged to complete the “Care to Share” form to clearly document their thoughts or feelings. Copies of completed forms should then be distributed to the most appropriate group or individual for their consideration.

Completed forms should be submitted to Luisa at lgerasimo@co.dunn.wi.us or mailing to Extension, 3001 US Hwy 12 E, Suite 216, Menomonie, WI 54751.

Clothing Revue

2020 Clothing Review has been postponed due to COVID-19.  If the event is rescheduled for later in the summer, projects are still eligible for entry in the Dunn County Fair.

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Dunn County and Colfax Fairs

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Financial Assistance

Apply for financial assistance to help you get the most out of your 4-H projects, activities or experiences. If money concerns are holding you back the Dunn Co. Leaders 4-H Youth Support Fund may be able to help. Applications are now being accepted.  For more information, please contact Luisa at lgerasimo@co.dunn.wi.us.

For additional ideas on how to raise money, see the 4-H Fundraising Ideas Packet.

Foods Revue

2020 Foods Revue has been postponed due to COVID-19.  If the event is rescheduled for later in the summer, projects are still eligible for entry in the Dunn County Fair.

Foods Revue Guide

Foods Comment Sheet

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Graduation Form

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Horse

Please visit the Horse Page for all the information you need!

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Leaders

Please visit the Adult Leader page for all the information you need!

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Meat Animal Project

Beginning this spring, MAP will be dissolving its 4-H Charter to become a subcommittee of the Dunn County Fair Board. This means that questions related to the Livestock Auction will need to be directed to the committee and the Fair Board. Here is the link to the webpage:  https://dunncountyfair.org/meat-animal-project/ If you have species specific questions, contact your superintendent. The superintendent list is available on the 4-H Fairs Page.

Starting next fall there will be no 4-H projects specifically marked MAP. Beef, Swine, Goats and Sheep will continue to be Dunn County 4-H project options. For YQCA this year, the Fair Board decided a valid certificate for 2020 will be accepted for the 2021 fair. If you do not have a valid certificate, you will need to take the course online. https://yqca.learngrow.io/Account/Login

Music Revue

The 2020 Music Revue has been postponed due to COVID-19.  If the event is rescheduled for later in the summer, projects are still eligible for entry in the Dunn County Fair.

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Parliamentary Procedure

UW-Extension’s Local Government Center recently produced a series of brief videos that offer guidance on four critical and sometimes confusing topics related to parliamentary procedure including:

Posted on the Center’s YouTube page, these videos are not intended to be of high production value, but were developed in-house using a basic video camera. They feature Dan Hill (recently retired Local Government Specialist) and Larry Larmer (Local Government Center Outreach Specialist), experienced experts in teaching and practicing parliamentary procedure in Wisconsin as well as other Center Specialists and support staff serving as actors. Each video highlights the issue, offers background on why the issue may present itself and demonstrates the proper ways to address that issue within the context of a formal meeting. These videos were developed by the Local Government Center’s three partner organizations including the Wisconsin Counties Association, the League of Wisconsin Municipalities and the Wisconsin Towns Association to have something brief that could be shared with boards, councils or organizational leadership during a typical meeting of the body.

Videos range in duration from 4-6 minutes.

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Record Books

Check out our Record Books Page!

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Shooting Sports

2021 Update:

Hello Shooting Sports Families,

Thank you to those who filled out the Dunn County 4-H Shooting Sports Sign up Form this Spring.
At this time due to the low numbers of participants available for the proposed dates,  Tim and I have made the difficult decision to not run the events this year.  It is our hope that we will be able to provide the needed lead time for a season within the 21-22 4H year for Shooting Sports.
Thanks once more, and let either of us know if you have any questions.
Brian Seguin, and Tim Holmstadt

Wildlife Ecology Sessions will be offered as port of the informational meetings

Attendance at one wildlife ecology session is required to be eligible for fair premiums at the Fair Shoot.

All Archery, Air Rifle, and Trap sessions will be offered at the Boyceville Rod & Gun Club.  All three disciplines will be offered on the same day with Archery & Air Rifle being held at the same time allowing participants to rotate between the two disciplines, followed by Trap.

Small Animal Project

Softball

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Tri-County Festival

The 4-H Tri-County Speaking and Demonstration Festival will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2021 virtually!

2021 Speaking and Demonstration Guidelines

Speaking and Demonstration Registration Link

Judges Speaking Scorecard Form

The 2021 Music and Drama Festivals are being planned for later in the spring!  Information coming soon!

Drama Critique Form

Music Judging Evaluation Form

Trip Information and Applications

For a general overview of trips, camps, and opportunities offered through Dunn County, State, and National 4-H levels please visit the Trips and Camps page.

Due to COVID-19, numerous 4-H Trips have been cancelled, for up to date information on specific trips, visit WI 4-H Statewide updates

Specific information on the trips is included below.

2020 Educational Experiences Brochure

2020 Educational Programs Quick Reference Guide

Due December 1st: American Spirit East, Space Camp

Due December 15th: Citizenship Washington Focus, 

Due April 15th: State Youth Conference

Due June 1st: National Congress

Watch Quinn R. talk about his experience on the American Spirit East trip!


Specific trips have been granted funds from the Dunn County 4-H Leaders Council to help offset the costs.  Please refer to the Trip Funding Overview.

Trip Funding Applications are all Due February 1st.  

Fill out the Trip Funding Application Packet (PDF) or Trip funding Application Packet   (Word)

If you have been selected to receive funding from the Dunn County 4-H Leaders Council to help offset trip costs you will have 1 year after the end of the trip to complete the required tasks to receive the funding.

Trip Funding Requirements for Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), American Spirit East, American Spirit West, National 4-H Congress, or National 4-H Conference

Trip Funding Requirements for Wisconsin State 4-H and Youth Conference, 4-H Space Camp, or 4-H Space Camp Counselor

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Volunteer Resources

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Wisconsin State Fair

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Youth Activity Council

What is Youth Activities Council?
Youth Activities Council is a group of Dunn County 4-H members who get together and do community service and social activities. The group is formerly known as the Dunn County 4-H Teen Leaders.

Who Can Join? How do I Join?
Anyone in 6th grade or above! It’s really easy to join— just come to a meeting or an event and you’re a part of the Youth Activities Council! Youth Activities Council has regular meetings once a month at Community Services Building in Menomonie. Call our office to find meeting details.

Do I have to come to every monthly meeting and event?
No! You can participate in as much or as little as you would like! The Youth Activities Council is just a fun way to get involved in the community and get to know other 4-Hers outside of your club.

Youth Leader Resources

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4-H Clover

Stay Updated with the Dunn County 4-H  program on Facebook!

If you have any questions regarding 4-H Youth Development, please contact:

 

Luisa Gerasimo
4-H Program Educator
lgerasimo@co.dunn.wi.us

 

Extension Dunn County
3001 US Hwy 12 E, Room 216
Menomonie WI 54751-3045
Phone: 715-232-1636

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