Register NOW for Camp Counselor Training!

APPLICATIONS DUE FEBRUARY 24! Camp Counselor training is an excellent opportunity for counselors, adult volunteers, and 4-H staff alike to come together to prepare youth to excel in their summer camp counselor roles. April 22-23, 2017 at Upham Woods. Cost per counselor will be $25, which includes lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast on […]

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Tax Credits a Help to State’s Working Families

Many low- and moderate-income working families in Wisconsin may qualify for thousands of dollars in tax credits at tax time. Together, the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the state Earned Income Credit can provide anywhere from a few dollars to more than $8000, depending on household income, marital status, and number of children […]

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Cloverbud Camp Counselors Needed

Are you an enthusiastic 4-Her in grade 7-12 who likes to plan games and crafts and sing songs? Apply to be a Cloverbud Camp counselor today! Camp is scheduled for July 11 and 12 (overnight the night of the 12th) Please check out our website at: http://winnebago.uwex.edu/4-h-youth-development/forms-and-applications/  for application materials.

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2017 Landlord Education Workshop

Are you interested in learning about what changes have been made to Wisconsin Landlord-Tenant Law in 2014 & 2016? Do you need help in screening tenant applications? When do you use a 5-day notice, 14-day notice, 28-day notice, or consider an eviction? Do you have questions about therapy animals or dealing with bedbugs? The 2017 […]

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Local 4-H Students Head To Washington, D.C. for Presidential Inauguration

Thirty-one 4-H delegates from Wisconsin will be venturing to Washington, D.C. this week to experience the Presidential Inauguration and learn about the executive branch of government! Check out the link below to hear from a few of our local 4-H members, including Winnebago County 4-H member, Stephany Beck, and Winnebago County 4-H Youth Development Educator, Kayla […]

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4-H Scholarships

4-H Scholarships are Available to Members Applying for College or Tech School! All 4-H seniors and recent graduates are encouraged to apply for the Winnebago County 4-H Scholarships that are sponsored by the Leaders’ Association, Judy Gruzynske Memorial Fund, and Paul Stevenson Memorial Fund. These scholarships, each valued at $500, are available to 4-H members […]

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UW-Extension: Check Your Free Credit Report to Build Financial Security

Month after month, incorrect information on credit reports is among the top consumer complaints to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Complaints frequently revolve around the age of the debt listed on a credit report, or debt that doesn’t belong to the individual. Other issues include delays in updating and correcting inaccurate records. Because […]

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4-H Fun Day

4-H Fun Day is held on Saturday, February 4 at Webster Stanley Middle School in Oshkosh! Check out the session information found at: http://winnebago.uwex.edu/files/2010/09/4-H-Fun-Day-2017.pdf for a variety of hands-on projects that are being taught by local 4-H leaders and members! The cost is only $5 per person, and it is open for 4-H youth, parents, […]

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Upham Woods – Summer Camps

 Session 1: Saturday, June 10th – Tuesday, June 13th  Session 2: Wednesday, August 2nd -Saturday, August 5th  Session 3: Sunday, August 6th -Wednesday, August 9th Open Enrollment Camps offer youth more opportunities to attend summer camp at Upham Woods. It’s open to 4-H and non-4-H youth from every county! Campers 3rd—6th grade are encouraged to […]

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Communicating With Children after They Leave Home: Striking a Healthy Balance

Leaving home for college doesn’t mean leaving behind regular communication between young adult children and their parents. According to educators from the University of Wisconsin-Extension, studies show that even after a child leaves home for college, a high level of communication continues between parents and their young adult children. “College students typically communicate with their […]

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