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Cloverbud Day Camp 2015

Youth ages 5-7 are invited to join the fun at Cloverbud Day Camp on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at the Shell Lake Beach Lions’ Club Pavilion. Camp activities may include: exploring, arts and crafts, games themed educational programs and more! Cost is only $2, which includes snack and supplies. Camp is open to all community […]

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2015 UW-Extension 4-H Youth Camp

Summer time is right around the corner, and that means it’s camp time again! If you are a youth ages 8-13, plan now to attend UW-Extension 4-H Youth Camp! Camp will be held on August 11-13 at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary in Sarona. Campers and counselors are from Washburn County. Camp is a great chance to meet […]

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Apply Now For Leadership Class of 2016

Planning and preparation has already begun for the next Leadership Washburn Class (LWC), scheduled to begin with the two-day Leadership Retreat on September 17th and 18th, 2015. The Class of 2016 will be the fourteenth to participate in the LWC program. Participant and scholarship applications are due July 31st and can be found at this […]

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Corn Eating Contest

The Washburn County 4-H  Junior Leaders are sponsoring a Corn Eating Contest at the fair on Friday, July 24 at 5 p.m. by the 4-H Food Booth. This event will be used as a fundraiser for the Washburn County 4-H Junior Leaders. Registration is required. Fee to enter is $5. The person who is able […]

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Leadership Washburn County Newsletter June 2015

Planning and preparation has already begun for the next Leadership Washburn Class (LWC), scheduled to begin with the two-day Leadership Retreat on September 17th and 18th, 2015. The Class of 2016 will be the fourteenth to participate in the LWC program. Help us spread the good word about the Leadership Washburn County opportunity to your […]

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4-H Newsletter July 2015

Hello! My name is Lucia, and I am the new summer intern. I’m not exactly new – I just graduated high school this year, but I haven’t quite “graduated” from 4-H yet. That means I will be showing with some of you at this coming fair. As your intern, I will be mostly working on camp (both […]

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Leadership Washburn County Class of 2015 Graduates

The thirteenth class of Leadership Washburn County graduated May 14th. The eleven participants in the class represented various Washburn County business, government, and non-profit organizations. Graduates, and their sponsors, are: Lisa Burns, Washburn County; Dawn Cornelissen, Lakeland Family Resource Center; Jennifer Danielsen, Greenfield Physical Therapy; Tasha Hagberg, NW CEP; Sharon Kindle, Washburn County; Whitney Korthof, […]

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Rapidly Changing World Presents Teens with Perils, Possibilities

Few times in life are more full of change, promise and challenge than adolescence. While today’s parents may feel their own teen years are not far behind them, the reality is that modern teens are growing up in a very different world than their parents. Stephen Small, human development and family relations specialist with UW-Extension […]

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Five Tips for a Successful Home Canning Season

Start with a research-tested recipe. Just because a recipe is in print, doesn’t mean it’s safe for you and your family. Start with a recipe that has been tested to make sure that the product is safe and high quality. A great place to begin is with the recipes from the National Center for Home […]

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