4-H Camp Riversite in Hingham

Sarah Tarjeson, 4-H Youth Development Educator and Linda Robson, 4-H Program Educator   4-H Camp Riversite in Hingham, Wisconsin is a 60-acre property owned by the Sheboygan County 4-H Leaders Association. It is a representative jewel of Wisconsin land including deciduous and pine forests, wetland, prairie, and riverfront. The 4-H Camp Riversite Management Committee has […]

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4-H Youth and Adult Volunteers Are Still Active and Making a Difference

Sheboygan County 4-H youth and adult volunteers are still active and making a difference in their communities during these challenging times of COVID-19. Through both technology and a little bit of creativity, the youth and volunteer leaders are still keeping in contact.  Almost 45% of the 4-H clubs and committees have met using technology to […]

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DACUM (Developing a Curriculum)

Amanda Miller & Janeth Orozco, FoodWIse FoodWIse is a federally funded SNAP-Ed program (or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education.) The national program is leading a DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) process to revise/develop core competencies for program leaders, program supervisors, and nutrition educators. The goal is to improve the staffing of SNAP-Ed programs across the country. DACUM is […]

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PLUG Quarter 1

Sarah Tarjeson, 4-H Youth Development Educator and Linda Robson, 4-H Youth Development Program Coordinator In a collaboration project with the Sheboygan County Health and Human Service Department and the Sheboygan County 4-H Youth Development Program, the creation of the club Plug: Hooking You Up For Life was formatted. This club works with older youth selected […]

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FoodWIse is a federally funded SNAP-Ed program (or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education.)

FoodWIse is a federally funded SNAP-Ed program (or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education.) The national program is leading a DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) process to revise/develop core competencies for program leaders, program supervisors, and nutrition educators. The goal is to improve the staffing of SNAP-Ed programs across the country. DACUM is a commonly used process that […]

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Financial Resources to Help Get Through COVID-19

The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is impacting households, communities, and businesses. A new national survey shows that 1 in 5 households in the US have already had their income cut or stopped altogether. The frequently asked questions below highlight some common financial challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The answer to each […]

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Office Operations July 2020

UPDATE: JULY 2020 While return-to-office procedures are still being worked out, the office is not currently taking walk-in traffic but the public can call 920.459-5900 during normal business hours, 8 am-4:30 pm, with questions.   MARCH 2020 As a Division of UW-Madison, Extension is following the lead of UW-Madison leadership in responding to the COVID-19 […]

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Cooking Matters

Amanda Miller & Janeth Orozco, FoodWIse The local FoodWIse program was one of the ten teams in the state selected to pilot test the Cooking Matters curriculum for parents and caregivers of young children. This new curriculum was developed to increase access to nutrition and food skills education for low-income families and contains shorter, more […]

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