NEW! 4-H Leadership Opportunity in Washington D.C.

4-H LEADERSHIP WASHINGTON FOCUS TRIP Available to All 4-H Youth in Grades 6-8  For more than 50 years, thousands of 4 H’ers have participated in our high school program, Citizenship Washington Focus and we are happy to offer its sister program for middle school 4 H’ers, Leadership Washington Focus. The program takes place at our national 4-H conference center, […]

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4-H Camp Counselor Training – April 21-22, 2018

Mark your Calendars for Upham Woods’ Camp Counselor Training in 2018! April 21-22, 2018 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 role. This weekend is offered to both beginning and experienced counselors, adult volunteers, […]

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Kelsey Potratz – 2017 Winnebago County 4-H Key Award Recipient

Congratulations Kelsey Potratz! Kelsey is a 10-year member of Newcomers 4-H Club where she has served many club offices. Kelsey has a perfect attendance record, attending every Newcomers 4-H club meeting in the 10 years that she has been a member. Organizational Leader of Newcomers 4-H Club, Shannon Besaw says “Kelsey is a wondeful role model to the […]

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Anna Chapin – 2017 Winnebago County 4-H Key Award Recipient

CONGRATULATIONS ANNA CHAPIN! Anna is a 12-year member of Newcomers 4-H Club where she has served in multiple club officer positions, currently as President of the club. Omro High School teacher, Kayla Goranson says “Anna is an incredibly mature, driven, creative, hard-working student. She is always a positive contributor to class and a variety of clubs. […]

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Land Conservation Poster Contest

The Winnebago County Land Conservation Department is sponsoring a Conservation Poster Contest which offers an opportunity for young individuals to become interested in the conservation of our natural resources through artistic design. The link below contains the contest guidelines which include some tips for making your poster as well as an entry form that must […]

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REGISTER TODAY for “Growing True Leaders” National Event !

 “Cultivating an Environment for Growing True Leaders” – This National Event will feature ideas and activities that help foster life skill development by focusing on strategies for more effective club interactions. Youth Leaders, Adult Leaders and Parents are welcome to attend. You will be able to interact with other 4-Her’s from around the country. The […]

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Tree Pruning Workshop Coming Soon!

Winnebago County Tree Pruning workshop will be held on October 25th at the J.P. Coughlin Center. This one-day workshop will show parks and tree professionals how to properly prune trees, from new tree training to mature tree maintenance to create a strong enduring structure, maintain vigor and achieve specific municipal objectives. The workshop will include […]

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2018 Conservation Poster Contest

The Winnebago County Land Conservation Department is sponsoring a Conservation Poster Contest which offers an opportunity for young individuals to become interested in the conservation of our natural resources through artistic design. The links below contain the contest guidelines which include some tips for making your poster as well as an entry form that must […]

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Winnebago County Top 25 in the Nation for “On the Move”

Winnebago County has been designated as one of the Top 25 most active companies in the large business category of the national “On the Move” Company Challenge. Eighty-four companies representing more than 85,000 employees participated in this 12-week online challenge spanning April, May and June of 2017. To see the full leaderboard, check out: https://onthemovechallenge.welcoa.org/leaderboard. Congrats […]

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