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Covid-19 Health and Well-Being

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and state and federal agencies all meetings for have been postponed and our office is currently closed to the public.  Extension educators are working remotely and our office staff is available to answer any questions or concerns at 715-627-6236. Click […]

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Citizenship Washington Focus – Presidential Inauguration

Citizenship Washington Focus – Presidential Inauguration January 17-21, 2021 (may include extra days for travel) Citizenship Washington Focus – Presidential Inauguration (CWF-PI) is a 5-day educational experience in Washington, D.C. Delegates and adult advisors will partake in a variety of workshops, activities, and per-experience preparation which will have them learn about the Executive Branch, the […]

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Cabin Fever Friday – June 5, 2020

It’s June! And its Friday! Yay!   This week’s Cabin Fever Friday features three activities from 4-H Inspire Kids to Do Activity Guide. For more activities go to https://4-h.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/4H-Activity-Guide-Final-0126-2020.pdf . Don’t forget to share activity photos with us. Cabin Fever Fridays – June 4 4H-30-Days-of-Doing-Calm-Cards

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Cabin Fever Friday – May 29, 2020

Cabin Fever Friday A Project Newsletter – May 29, 2020 Enjoy another edition of Cabin Fever Fridays.  In this edition you will make a bird feeder out of a grapefruit, take a walk and create art, and make critters out of sandwiches. Take a photo of you and your project. Then send it to Holly […]

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Highlights Of Taking Care of You

Explore ways to take better care of yourself and manage stress in weekly 30-minute Zoom sessions! Taking Care of You is an 8 week program beginning on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.  There are two different session times: 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM or 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Register at: https://bit.ly/TakingCareOfYou2020

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Cabin Fever Friday – May 15, 2020

Cabin Fever Friday – Project Newsletter May 15, 2020 Enjoy another issue of the Cabin Fever Friday’s Project Newsletter. In this issue: Grow a Bee Garden; Apple Crisp with Honey; and Belch Model (learning about burping)     Cabin Fever Fridays – May 15 – pdf

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Mental Illness in Children and Teens

Most American youth are physically and emotionally healthy; however, recent youth mental health statistics are surprising. Between 1 in 5 and 1 in 6 youth are diagnosed with a mental illness during childhood or adolescence. Mental health disorders can begin at young ages with 50% of diagnoses occurring before age 14 and 75% of diagnoses […]

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