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Summer Virtual Learning Community

Summer is here and the Institute of Positive Youth Development is excited to announce the offering of a “Summer Virtual Learning Community” for youth and families throughout Wisconsin!  This means that youth and adults, in kindergarten and older, can choose from one or more virtual activities being offered from July 1-August 31.  These high quality […]

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Nature Navigators Virtual Camp-Registration Due July 17!

For: Youth Ages 8-13 When: August 3-7, 2020 from 9-10:30 AM & 3-4:30 PM each day via Zoom (link will be provided) What: Talk with nature experts and tour many places in Northwestern WI! You will receive a packet in the mail with supplies for the week T-shirt that you can wear to camp Postcards […]

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Parents Forever

Upcoming Parents Forever classes are being offered via Zoom due to COVID-19. Class dates are: July 21, August 18, and September 22. Each class will be from 6-9 p.m. New reduced fee is $20. Parents Forever courses meet the requirement for county divorce proceedings, although these classes are NOT just for divorcing parents. Any parents […]

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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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Fun, Hands On Learning at Home

Dear Parents and Caregivers, As always, Extension and 4-H want to support youth and families with fun, hands-on learning that helps young people build life skills like critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. World events are making things more challenging right now. But we don’t let that stop us! Extension educators from around the […]

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Cleaning & Disinfecting the Kitchen in the Time of COVID-19

COVID19, commonly known as coronavirus, is a respiratory virus. While COVID19 is not considered to be a foodborne illness by the Centers for Disease Control, it is contagious. Actions that you can take to prevent foodborne illness can be taken to mitigate coronavirus. Click here to for more information.  

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Food Safety in the Time of COVID-19: Tips for grocery store items

Are foods from the grocery store safe? There is no evidence that we can get COVID-19 from the food that we eat; either from the food itself or from touching a package or container of food. The way that we get the COVID-19 illness is from breathing in infected droplets from someone coughing or sneezing.  The best […]

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