We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.

Youth Leader 4-H Cafe

Who: Grades 6-12 Leaders. Join youth like you from all over the state for meaningful, guided conversations about the things YOUth care about! What is 4-H Cafe? A gathering of fellow 4-H volunteers & leaders A safe environment for organic conversation Led & facilitated by believers in WI 4-H No judgement or advice needed here, […]

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Youth Summer Camp Counselors Sought

Washburn County Extension 4-H Summer Camp will likely be a mix of in-person day camps and virtual opportunities for the summer of 2021.  There will be no overnight camp. Dates are TBD – potentially one day a month or one day a week for a month, at different locations in Washburn County (ideas include Hunt […]

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Area 2 Annual Report

As a statewide engagement arm of UW–Madison, the Division of Extension embodies the Wisconsin Idea to extend university knowledge to every corner of the state. That mission started in 1912 with Extension’s first agent making farm visits and continues today along with community and business development, youth engagement, and well-being programming. Our statewide network of […]

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Virtual Adult Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the […]

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Virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed […]

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2021 Parents Forever Class Schedule

Upcoming Parents Forever classes are being offered via Zoom due to COVID-19. The reduced fee is $20.All classes will be held from 6-9 p.m. The next class dates are: May 13, 2021 July 15, 2021 September 16, 2021 November 18, 2021 Parents Forever courses meet the requirement for county divorce proceedings, although these classes are […]

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Area 2 Project Discovery

Registration is now open! Join youth, families, and volunteers from Barron, Burnett, Rusk, Sawyer and Washburn counties as we learn together through Project Discovery.  For six months, 4-H youth and those interested in seeing what 4-H is all about will have the opportunity to explore six high quality 4-H project areas. Do you want to […]

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How Exercise Improves Your Well-Being

The COVID-19 pandemic can make it challenging to maintain a physically active lifestyle. For all of us, regular physical activity is important for staying healthy. Compared to just sitting around most of the time, moderate-intensity physical activity is associated with better immune function. It can also reduce feelings of stress and anxiety (which many of us […]

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Badger Talks Live…Bringing the UW to You!

Join us for Badger Talks LIVE…  a Facebook Live series intended to pleasantly distract, help you cope and stay engaged during these challenging times. This virtual talk will take place on the UW Connects Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/UWConnects/live Badger Talks features over 350 UW- Madison faculty and staff who are available to give talks virtually around Wisconsin. We […]

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