4-H Projects

The 4-H Experience

Countywide Project Meetings and Other Awesome Learning Activities
Clothing Project
Kettle Moraine State Forest Events
Foods and Nutrition Project
Copper Project
Drawing and Painting Project
Second Saturday Celebrate Art
Wood Block Printing

LEGO Club – Plymouth
November 25th and December 23rd at 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
Wednesday’s November 1st, and December 6th 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.

Tuesday, Nov. 14th 4:30–6:30 p.m. or Saturday, Nov.18th 1-3 p.m.

John Michael Kohler Arts Cener, 608 New York Ave, Sheboygan, WI 920-458-6144 https://www.jmkac.org/classes-workshops/2017/make-take-block-printing

Participants will use woodblocks to create multicolored prints. While we will have some block patterns pre-carved, participants will be able to create and carve their own unique block to print with as well. Ages 14 and up welcome! Cost is $5 ($3 for JMKAC Members) Purchase your tickets soon, limited availability. 


To learn about more JMKAC opportunities check out https://www.jmkac.org/learn/classes-workshops.html .

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! Pre-registration is requested by calling Nancy at 459-5903. 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!


Ribbon Heart Card

Ribbon Heart Card

Using scrapbooking paper and ribbon, we will learn the art of paper folding to make cards or other artwork. You will use holiday and other patterns. All supplies will be provided. All ages of 4-Hers, from kindergarten to age 18, are welcome. $3 charge at the door will cover materials. You’ll go home with fun new art skill. Pre-register by calling Nancy at 459-5903.

Clothing Project

Viking Sewing Gallery, inside of Joann Fabrics, is offering some amazing sewing classes. Learn how to make a quilted Christmas stocking, a kids poncho, a phone case and more see the November/December class flyer.

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 Youth Group Flier

Drawing Classes

Beginning Drawing Techniques
Designed for students just starting out, we’ll use still life to learn some basic drawing techniques
including contour drawing and using shapes to draw objects. Drawing materials may include
marker, pencil, or charcoal.
(2 sessions)
Tuesday 11/21/17 from 6:00 – 7:30
Tuesday 11/28/17 from 6:00 – 7:30

Intermediate Drawing Techniques
For students looking to increase their skills and enhance their artistic abilities. We’ll explore
composition, proportion, line, value, texture, and contrast using still life as the inspiration.
Drawing materials may include marker, pencil, or charcoal.
(2 sessions)
Wednesday 11/29/17 from 6:00 – 7:30
Wednesday 12/6/17 from 6:00 – 7:30

Scratchboard Art
For kids who want to have fun creating their very own unique picture. Students will plan out their
picture and then etch it into the scratchboard revealing the colors below.
(1 session)
Tuesday 1/16/18 from 6:00 – 7:30

Scribble Art
Scribble Art is a great way to release your imagination and create a piece of art that only you
can make. Students will be challenged to find “pictures” in their scribble and highlight them
using colored pencil or watercolor.
1 (session)
Wednesday 1/17/18 from 6:00 – 7:30

All classes will be held at:
The Hub Studio Cafe
1611 Eastern Avenue
Plymouth, WI 53073
Class sizes and fees:
$5 per person per session
Cost includes all supplies needed
Minimum: 5
Maximum: 15

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.