Youth Development Research on Teaching Remotely During COVID-19

Like education across the country, and indeed, the world, Wisconsin schools have had to adapt to the ever-evolving challenges of providing learning amidst a global pandemic. School district administrators across the state have worked tirelessly with their local and state public health departments in order to make difficult decisions regarding the often conflicting needs to […]

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Virtual Education and Opportunities for Collaboration Across Counties

Virtual education has opened an opportunity for collaboration across counties. Janeth was invited to participate in a project with the Portage/Wood County FoodWIse team. This project includes making 5 short videos as part of a 5-week program with Fit Families from Portage/Wood Counties WIC Program. Virtual education was provided via a private Facebook group including […]

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Sheboygan County Youth to Celebrate National 4-H Week: October 4-10

Sheboygan, WI (September 16, 2020) — Every year, National 4-H Week sees millions of youth, parents, volunteers, and alumni come together to celebrate the many positive youth development opportunities offered by 4-H. The theme for this year’s National 4-H Week, Opportunity4All, is a campaign that was created by National 4-H Council to rally support for […]

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Sheboygan County 4-H Renegades Western Drill Team Persistence pays of in Summer of 2020

Sarah Tarjeson, 4-H Youth Development Educator Anticipation, Excitement, Disappointment, Social Distancing, Uncertainty met with Teamwork, Leadership, Perseverance, Practice, Perfection. That’s my best effort at describing the Renegades in 2020! The year began with invitations for 2 of our teams to perform in the first-ever Drill Team Champion’s Challenge at State Fair. More than 40 4-H […]

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Tasty Tuesdays

Amanda Miller & Janeth Orozco, FoodWIse Due to COVID, more families are cooking meals at home every day instead of eating out at restaurants. Families are also spending more money on groceries while experiencing shortages of specific products. This has increased the interest in how to grocery shop for foods, prepare foods, properly store foods, […]

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The Challenges of Teaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sarah Tarjeson, Sheboygan County 4-H Youth Development Educator and professor of UW-Madison, Division of Extension has been meeting weekly with Melodye McCay, Sheboygan County Extension Associate, and Kevin Palmer, Manitowoc County 4-H Youth Development Educator, and UW-Madison Professor to plan and implement a research project. The focus of this project is to collect and analyze […]

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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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