4-H Projects

Archery Project Video Brief

The 4-H Experience

Countywide Project Meetings and Other Awesome Learning Activities
Lego Project
Clothing Project
Kettle Moraine State Forest Events
Foods and Nutrition Project
Copper Project
Second Saturday Celebrate Art
Aviation & Aerospace

Riveredge Nature Center Maple Sugarin’ Day!

March 10th, 2018

The sap is running and sugarin’ time is here! Tour the sugarbush, tap a tree, collect sap and gather around the sugar shack to see how sap becomes syrup. Sugarin’ Season weather can be unpredictable! Please dress accordingly. Program goes on in spite of weather conditions. Enjoy a Riveredge tradition of a piping hot pancake and a crisp pickle topped with the final product before heading for home.

Naturalist Guided Tour times include:
9:45-11:30 am, 12:00-1:45 pm and 2:15-4:00 pm.
Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. Call 262-416-1264 to register! Space is limited.
Fee: $6 per person

Learn to Knit a Hat
Wednesday, March 21 – 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Magpies Cottage, 507 Broadway
Sheboygan Falls, WI
920-467-9978

Materials Needed: 1 skein chunky weight yarn, 16” US 9 circular needle
If you have been wanting to learn the skill of knitting, this is the class for you. We will meet for 2 hours during which time you will learn to cast on stitches and knit. We will make a basic hat constructed of just knit stitches. Because this hat is made without seams, you will be knitting continuously in the round.
This class is open to children and adults. The cost for this class is $25.00.
To learn more about classes held at Magpies Cottage go to http://www.magpiescottage.com/classes/

Clothing Project

Come join TJ of Viking Sewing Gallery in JoAnn Fabrics on February 10th for a Viking Kids sewing workshop. You will upcycle a towel into a shower wrap. Details are in the February flyer. Find even more sewing classes in the full Viking flyer (ages 9-109).

LEGO Club – Plymouth
The Second Saturday of Each Month, 10:30 a.m.
Plymouth Public Library, 130 Division Street, Plymouth WI

Come and create with LEGOs for an hour, if you are ages 6 to 12. All creations are on display until the next LEGO club meets. We received a donation of 4 tubs of LEGO pieces, so there will be lots of new pieces to create with! No registration necessary!

LEGO Club- Sheboygan
February 7th 3:15-4:30 p.m.
Mead Public Library, Mead Children’s Activity Room, 710 8th St,

This is a drop-in opportunity recommended for grades K-6. Create a new LEGO project monthly. Work alone or with others. The library has a supply of LEGOs, so no need to bring your own unless you want to bring your project home.

Celebrate Art Second Saturday Series

As a part of the YEAR OF THE 4-H PROJECT Sheboygan County 4-H members will have the opportunity to learn and create new project based skills in the arts every Second Saturday of the month! The fun will continue throughout the year with Beaded Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Drawing and Painting and more. Don’t wait until summer… the time to learn and grow is NOW … more specifically EVERY SECOND SATURDAY of the month!  Members can expect a minimal project fee for each of the opportunities. This fee will cover the cost of supplies and should be paid at the door! If you would like to lead or teach life skills to youth through project based learning, call UWEX today to get on the calendar!

SLIDE OUT
Presenters: Staff of The Zipper Place in Sheboygan
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 12:30-2:30 pm
Place: UW Extension Office, 5 University Drive, Sheboygan
Who: Grades 3 and above
Description: Old zipper parts will be used to create your own one of a kind piece of art.
Pre-register by calling Nancy at 920-459-5903.

Kettle Moraine State Forest – Northern Unit Events and Volunteer Opportunities

The “Evening with Nature Series” brings presenters with their vast knowledge on nature/environmental subjects to the Ice Age Visitor Center every second Thursday of the month.  The series runs from September through May.  These programs are best for those over 10 years old.

Our Saturday Exploring Nature Programs cover a variety of nature and outdoor skills topics.  These programs geared for groups and families with children ages 6 to 12 years old.  We encourage groups to call ahead of time so that the naturalist can have plenty of supplies on hand.

If you would like someone to come to one of your meetings to further explain these upcoming events, please contact Jackie Scharfenberg.  We will make arrangements for a naturalist to speak to your group.

Questions –contact Jackie Scharfenberg, Forest Naturalist.  Her phone number is 920-533-8322.  Her email is jackie.scharfenberg@wisconsin.gov.  Sorry she doesn’t have a smart phone for texting. The best time to reach her is Tuesday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Youth Group Flier

Foods and Nutrition Meetings

Jessica Ford, the Foods and Nutrition leader for the Clover Crusaders 4-H Club, is inviting other Foods and Nutrition members to her meetings this year to promote “The Year of the Project”. Meetings are typically the first Monday of the month (except December, January, June, July, and September) from 6:00 to 8:00 and are held at her parents’ home outside of Cascade. Meeting attendance will be limited to 10 members, and Clover Crusaders will be given first chance to fill the spots. Cost for attending the meeting depends on what we are making, but is usually around $4.00 per member.

If you are interested in attending a meeting please contact Jessica at FordJessica@msn.com or 920-207-6805.

Copper Project/Celebrate Art

Copper Project will begin NOW for anyone who wants to meet with Bill Schlink to make something awesome out of copper. Please call him at 920-254-9053 to set up a work time. Take some time to look on Pinterest and come with an idea or goal to work toward.

4-H Aviation and Aerospace Projects

Do you want to learn about flight or space? It’s all about the moving through air and space in this project. Whether you’re flying kites, hot air balloons, airplanes, or rockets, or reaching for the stars with astronomy. Learn about our universe, galaxy, and what’s beyond the Milky Way. Check out the latest 4-H Aviation Project Video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aou4myJYemA ! More information and resources can be found on the 4-H Project Brief developed by Iowa State University https://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/projects/aerospace