Upcoming Events

Click here for the most updated guidlines for in person meeting with 4-H – These guidelines will come into effect on April 1st 2021. Call the office for more info. 4-H new updated April 1st 2021 guidance for meeting


Cloverbud & Explorer Grades K-3 – Let’s Get Gardening – IN PERSON EVENT – April 11th, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Pierce County Fairgrounds. Click here for more info. Spring Planting and Crafts Registration Form


4th – 7th Grade 4-H Youth GAME/MOVIE Night – IN PERSON EVENT – Friday night April 9th 6:00-8:00 p.m. Click here for more info Younger Members Game Night


Annual Northwest 4-H Golf Classic to be held, Monday, June 14 – 2021 Golf brochure

at Kilkarney Hills Golf Club in River Falls


Bread Making Series – March 4, 11, 18 and 25.  Sessions will be on Zoom from 6:30 – 8 p.m. A $6 fee will be charged which will provide you with information on how to make the breads and a copy of a multi-bread variety cookbook. This program will be for members in grade 6 and up. Click here to register –Bread Series registration form fnl

Join us for a 4-H Arts & Crafts Mini-Camp in a Bag Series

This fun and educational “in a bag” series will be held via Zoom from 6-7 pm on the following Tuesdays Feb 23-March 16, 2021.  The cost to participate will be $12.00 per participant.  Lessons are for 3rd-5th graders.  Your bag will include materials that you would not ordinarily have at home to make the planned projects and help you explore art principles and mediums.  We’ll be working with clay, textiles, paper, and paint.  Here are the planned dates and topics for the series: 

February 23- discuss symmetry while making paper snowflakes   March 2- make a pinch pot and discuss texture   March 9- make felt stuffies (design your own animal plus sew your felt stuffie)   March 16- explore elements of design and paint over a wax crayon design

In order to register, please complete the attached registration information and send your payment in to the Extension Office (Made payable to: PIERCE COUNTY 4-H) by no later than Friday, January 22, 2021.


4-H Trip Packet Info Awards Trip guide – 2021


4-H Creative Arts Festival 2021 – Click here for information on the Festival – https://sites.google.com/my.uwrf.edu/pierce-county2021creative-art/home

2020 WISCONSIN 4-H FALL FORUM – Join us virtually for this years Fall Forum! Nov. 6-7. (Register by Oct. 1st  )

Don’t miss your chance to enjoy:  Friday night interactive sessions; Saturday Keynote with Jennifer Sirangelo, President & CEO of National 4-H Council; Saturday workshops led by youth and adults; Introductions to the Wisconsin 4-H Leadership Council & Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame Laureates; Meeting 4-H members and volunteers from across the state!
Visit the 4-H Fall Forum Website for details: https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/wi4hvolun…/2020-fall-forum/
Cost is $20 to participate which includes a t-shirt and some workshop materials. REGISTER ONLINE BY – OCTOBER 1st!!!! Click on link above to register by Oct. 1st.



Food Adventures in a Bag – This summer we are offering a bag full of fun and exciting activities. Within the bag that you will pick up, will be food activities, lessons, recipies and food crafts for you to do. We will provide you with some food in the bag and a gift card to purchase a few fresh foods you will need for  your recipes. Then join in as counselors guide us through baking a few of the items. Click here for fee, dates and more info on how to sign up for Food Adventures in a bag Food Adventures in a Bag

Virtual Foods Revue and Virtual Clothing Revue – Click on link below for more info and registration –

 Virtual Foods Revue rules 2020 (003)                Foods Revue Guide (003) 7-20Foods Revue Guide (003) 7-20

Clothing Revue virtual rules 2020 Pierce County Virtual Clothing Revue Entry           Pierce County Virtual Clothing Revue Entry

JUNE 2020

4-H Camp K in a Bag – We can’t meet in person but we can meet online and try some new fun virtual ways to connect. This year our summer camp will be a little different! Sign up to get a “Bag” (pick up dates will be announced and bags will be brought to you outside our office once you arrive) so sign up to join in and pick up your bag of materials for making a lot of fun crafts and doing activities joining in with camp counselors and other campers online! See here for more info. → 4-H Camp K in a bag registration info

****Unfortunately, because of the Covid-19 virus, we have had to put a stop to all in-person programming starting March 13th moving forward until further notice. Please contact the office if you have questions on things that are cancelled or rescheduled or any questions at all.

Preforming Arts Festival – Feb. 29th, 2020 – Get your club plays/skits, individual music and photography entered by Feb. 7th!

2020 Creative Arts Festival – Jan 25th, 2020 – Registration is due in our office NO LATER THAN Jan. 6th, 2020. Click here for packet and forms – fnl – Creative Arts Fest Reg Forms and Guidlines 2020

4-H Volleyball Tournament is set for Dec. 8th. Get your club team together and have your club leader mail in the forms to register your teams!

Leadership Day – Dec. 7th – Call the Extension Office to get signed up

Discovery Day 2019 – Oct. 26th Saturday morning join us for hands on project workshops – Sign up for 4 from a list of fun activities like Intro to Llamas, Glass Etching, Fun with Foods, Bug Collecting, Snapcircuits and Electricity, Holiday Card Making and MORE! –                                                                            Click here for form that is due Oct. 14th → Discovery Day registration form fnl

Older Member – “A Haunting Experience” – Older members grades 8 and up that love a good scare at Halloween time join us for a haunted hayride and optional haunted house tour. Invite non-4-H friends grades 8-12 to join in. For more information or to get a registration form that is due by Oct. 11th click on this link →  The Haunted Experience

Cloverbud/Explorer “Great Pumpkin Adventure” – On the morning of Oct. 19th. Join us for a fun morning taking a hay ride, walking through a kid friendly corn maze and pumpkin picking. All take home a pumpkin. Invite your non-4-H friends grades K-3. See here for more info – → 2019 Halloween Pumpkin Patch K-3

Awards Day 2019 – Saturday Oct. 12th. Help us recognize our outstanding members and other member awards, Friends of 4-H and outstanding leaders and more! Join us at the Ellsworth High School at 11:00 a.m. on Oct. 12th, 2019

2019 Pierce County Fair – Starts Aug. 2nd with Cat Show! Dog Show and Shooting Sports competitions on Aug. 3 & 4. Monday Aug. 5th starts our fair week with Exploring/Cloverbud judging and Music entries. See the fair book for more info on when all projects are entered and judged. For a fair book go to – http://www.co.pierce.wi.us/fair/PDF%20Files/Fairbook_Current.pdf

Cloverbud/Explorer Nature Day at the Dome Ranch in Elmwood. Animals, woods hike, nature crafts, garden cooking… Join us. Sign up by July 8th – For registration form click here  – Dome Ranch Registration Form

Clothing Revue 2019 – The Clothing Revue will be held on Tuesday June 25th, 2019 at the Seyforth Building. A Style Show will be held for judging. A packet of all info was sent to all Clothing Project Members (also Knitting and Crocheting and Explorers/Cloverbuds) so if you are in that project watch for a packet. Call the office with questions. Must be signed up in clothing project/knitting/crocheting/explorer/cloverbus projects in order to compete.

Photography Workshop – Sat. May 11th at the River Falls Public Library for beginning to intermediate photography members. Free but must sign up. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call the Extension Office to sign up.

Cloverbud/Explorer Morning Camp – Sat. May 4th. Freedom Park, Prescott. Spring Bird Migration is the theme! Sign up by April 26 – to sign up and  for registration form click here –  Cloverbud Day Camp Registration

Foods Revue – April 25, 2019 at the Ellsworth High School Foods Class Room. Entry packets were sent to all Foods Project Members and Cloverbuds and Explorers.

MARCH 2019 Performing Arts Festival March 16 at the Meyer Middle School in River Falls-  Sign up for an individual music or dance entry and perform in front of a judge. And/or bring in photography items to be judged. Ribbons will be awarded at an Awards Ceremony that day!  We are also looking for pictures you have taken around Pierce County for the “Life in Pierce County” photo contest so get out around our beautiful county and snap some shots and enter them in the PAF! Top photos will be selected to be hung at the courthouse with your name for a year! Also enter your “Pierce County’s Got Talent” talent contest as a solo or with a friend(s)! Any act-  comedy, sing, musical, dance, gymnastics, juggling, baton twirling… whatever your talent is, can be performed for cash prize for 1st and 2nd place! For registration forms for individual entries click herePerforming Arts Individual entries2

  • Get your 4-H club together to put on a play/skit or group musical number for the Performing Arts Festival. It is a lot of fun!! Your club leader has the info to register for a group entry.

FEBRUARY 2019 – Cloverbud/Explorer Day Camp – For registration form and more info click here → Registration Form 2019

JANUARY 2019 – Creative Arts Festival – click here for forms and guidelines –Creative Arts Fest Reg Forms and Guidelines 2019
December 2018 –  4-H Leadership Day Dec. 1,   4-H Volleyball Tourney Dec. 2
November 2018 – Discovery Day – ENROLLMENT DEADLINE Nov. 1st

October 2018 –


JULY 2018 –

We have two exciting 4-H stem tours planned for members grades 6-7-8 (based on grade for 17-18 school year that you just came out of) coming up in July. One to the Red Wing Airport on July 17th for a guided tour of the airport and short flight around the area with an EAA Pilot. The other stem tour will be on July 20th and is a trip to the U of M Raptor Center where we will take a guided tour of the Raptor Education Center and have a special learning session with 3 birds of prey. Sign up NO LATER than July 9th. Click here for more information and the registration form → 2018 Raptor Center tour & airport-flight tour

 Cloverbud/Explorer Day Camp – 2 fun days have been planned for grades K through 3. One on July 17th at Glen Park in River Falls and one at the Eau Galle Park in Spring Valley on July 24th. Sign up by July 10th. Click here for more info and to sign up for one or both of these fun day camps → Under the sea Sign Up

VALLEY FAIR – Older member (grades 7th and up- based on grade for 27-28 school year that you just came out of) trip to Valley Fair on July 26th. Sign up by July 18th. Your non-4-H friends are welcome to come! Click here for more info and to sign up → 2018 Valley Fair info and sign up 

JUNE 2018 –

ANNUAL 4-H GOLF CLASSIC- Monday June 11th, 2018 Kilkarney Hills, River Falls. Click here for the brochure, more information and how to register or help with a donation X-17634-18-NW 4-H Golf Classic Flyer

CLOTHING REVUE – June 15th. All clothing project members and cloverbuds and explorers were mailed the info. Please call the UWEX Office if you need packet. 715-273-6781

SUMMER CAMP! – 25-27 June is Camp Kinnissippewa for grades 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8. Few spots still open call if interested. 715-273-6781 UWEX Office.

MAY 2018 –

Foods Revue rescheduled to May 12th.

APRIL 2018 –

Euchre Tournament 4-H Fundraiser – April 13th at the Seyforth Building. Get a partner and join us. Cash prizes.

Foods Revue – April 14thRESCHEDULED FOR MAY 12th because of winter storm. Ellsworth High School. Foods project members can enter the revue and be judged on their recipes.

Cloverbud/Explorer Fun Day – At Freedom Park in Prescott. 9:00 a.m. Sign up through the UW Extension/4-H Office

Dairy Judging starts on April 25th. Call the UW Extension Office for more information and judging schedule/locations.

MARCH 2018 –

Performing Arts Festival is March 24 at the Prescott High School. Clubs will present their dramas and members will be judged for individual music and dance entries. You can also enter your photography to be judged. Life in Pierce County Photos will be selected and we will have the Pierce County’s Got Talent Contest (for cash prize!) at this festival too! If you are not in the dramas or involved in being judged please stop out to see what it is all about and watch some fun dramas put on by other 4-H clubs or great music talent.



Cloverbud/Explorer Fun Day – Feb. 3rd, Seyforth Building.  Hey Kindergarten through 3rd graders, join us for a fun day with crafts, games, and meet some new friends!

JANUARY 2018 –

4-H Volleyball Tournament is on Sunday Jan. 7th. Check with your club leader for details.

Creative Arts & Communication Festival – Sat. Jan. 27th at the Spring Valley High School. Click here for registration and info. Creative Arts Fest Reg Forms and Guidlines 2018


Pierce County UW Extension Office will be closed Dec. 25 and 26 and afternoon of Dec. 29th (closed this day from 12 noon on). Also closed full day of Jan. 1st 2018.

NOVEMBER 2017 – Enrollments Due for the 2017-18 4-H year by NOV 1st!

Robotic Workshops – LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT and Advanced Robotic Classes scheduled in Oct and Nov. See Newsletter for more info.

Cloverbud/Explorer Fun Day – Sat. Nov. 18th – Click here for Registration Form

OCTOBER 2017 – National 4-H Week. Get your window display up!

Discovery Day – Oct. 21. – Click here for Discovery Day 2017 registration


SEPTEMBER 2017 – Record books due. Enrollment for 2017-18 4-H Year starts Sept. 15th

AUG 2017 – Pierce County Fair Aug. 10th-13th

JULY 2017

10-14 Gateway Academy – This science, engineering, technology, and math experience for youth offers hands-on and high tech projects, teamwork experience, recreational opportunities, and relationships with those who have similar interests. 4-H Gateway Academy is a five day summer program that is designed by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers—Education Foundation and 4-H designed for kids going into 6-7-8th grades next fall of 2017 for students to explore careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. Gateway Academy runs from July 10-14, 8:30AM-3:00PM. See this brochure for more info – GatewayAcademyBrochure 2017

JUNE 2017

12 4-H Golf Classic – at Kilkarney Hills Golf Club. Schedule of events 11:00 Registration and lunch, 12:00 noon Ghotgun Start, putting contest (during play), 5:00 p.m. Buffet Dinner. Sign up now! See the brochure for more information → X-14483-17-Northwest 4-H Golf Classic (2)
 14-16  Summer Camp Kinnissippewa for grades 3-4 base camp, 5-6 base camp and 7-8 outpost camp

MAY 2017

13 Photography Workshop – Seyforth Building 9 a.m. – noon. 3rd grade and up. Must Register!  Photography Workshop
3-10… Dairy Judging! Practices are – April 26 through July 18 2017 Dairy Judging info and schedule
20 Older Members Canoe Trip – Registration deadline is May 12th –  Older Members Canoe Outing May 2017

APRIL 2017

5 Reality Check, Ellsworth High School – Sign-up to Volunteer
6 Dairy Project – Nutrition and Feeding
8 Performing Arts & Photography Festival – Meyer Middle School starting at 9:00 a.m.
11 NXT’s NXT Mindstorms
18 NXT’s NXT Mindstorms
20 NXT’s NXT Mindstorms
21-23 Midwest Horse Fair
23 Camp Counselor Training, Pepin
24 Horse Committee Meeting
30 Foods Revue – Ellsworth High School 9:00 a.m.

MARCH 2017

3 Animal Well-Being Conference
4 Northwest Wisconsin Regional 4-H Horse Educational Contest Click HERE for more info and Here for registration form
4 Horse Quiz Bowl & Educational Day, UW-RF
4 Dairy Project – Fitting and Showing Workshop, Fairgrounds, Seyforth Building
6 Camp Counselor Applications Due
7 Rabbit/Poultry Workshops
14 NXT’s Robotics the NeXT Generation
15 Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarship Due
17-18 Art Beat
19 Winter Roundup
19 VIP Training, Seyforth Building, Fairgrounds, Ellsworth
21 NXT’s Robotics the NeXT Generation
23 NXT’s Robotics the NeXT Generation
27 Horse Committee Meeting


8 Livestock Committee Meeting
9 MAQA Train the Trainer 7 p.m.
12 Food Stand Committee
12 VIP Training, Hunter Arena, UW-RF
14 NST’s 101 Introduction to Lego Robotics (Grades 4-12)
15 Livestock Beginners Workship, E.O.C.
15 WHC Scholarship Application Due
15 Fairbook Cover Submissions Due
18 4-H Meats Judging Contest
21 NST’s 101 Introduction to Lego Robotics (Grades 4-12)
27 Horse Committee Meeting

Club & Committee Leaders – if you have an event you would like added to this page, please email the office at sandy.radkey@wisc.edu and we will add as applicable. Thank you!