Family Learning Day

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Saturday, February 18, 2023

Fox Valley Technical College, 1825 N Bluemound Dr, Appleton


This day promotes many of the opportunities that Outagamie 4-H has to offer, provides experiences to try new projects,  participate in project meetings, and offer the chance for adults and teen leaders to share their knowledge. You are invited to join us for a day of fun hands-on learning!

Feel free to invite family and friends to register! Open to the Outagamie County Community – you do not need to be a current 4-H member to participate.

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8:15 – 10:15 Registration
8:30 – 10:00 Session 1
10:00 -10:30 Break- Check out the Showcase
10:30 – 12:30 Session 2


Craftin’ for Cloverbuds
5K-2nd grade
Join your fellow Cloverbuds to make cards and other craft projects!

Project Leader Training (2 hours)
Project Leaders & Youth Leaders
Join us in learning more about how to plan a project meeting, the science behind how 4-H works, the youth you may be working with, where to find  curriculum and resources and how to engage youth in experiential learning. This training is specifically designed for new project leaders and those who are interested in learning as much as they can about being a project leader.

Everything Goats
Youth grades 3-12 and adults; cloverbuds require an adult
We will be making Goat posters to hang in your barn! Participants will choose the information that they want to add such as; emergency care, goat vitals, anatomy, breeds, types, nutrition, common illnesses, etc. We will have everything printed out, decorating items available and hope to laminate these for each participant when they are done creating. However, you don’t have to make a poster to attend, you can just come and learn about goats. And of course there will be prizes!

Winter Feeding Fun – Poultry
Youth grades 3-12; cloverbuds require an adult
Did you know that poultry feed needs change for your birds throughout the year? Find out more at the Winter Feeding Fun workshop. During this workshop, participants will be creating homemade flock block treats to help with winter boredom and supplementation. We will also be talking about how to best feed your birds throughout the year. This counts as a required poultry meeting to exhibit at the fair.

3-2-1 Blast Off!!
Youth grades 3-12 and adults
Join us and learn the basics of rocket building. You will be building a rocket that you can take home with you.

Dog Treats and More
Youth grades 3-12; cloverbuds require an adult
Join members and leaders of the dog project and learn how to make some no-bake dog treats and enjoy some doggy bingo.

Accordion Scrapbooks 101
Youth grades 3-12 and adults
Participants will learn how to make their own accordion scrapbook from start to finish and will be able to customize their project and take it home with them. You could bring some of your favorite pictures and scrapbook supplies with you to finish during the session or you can add the finishing touches at home.

Multimedia Arts
Youth grades 3-12 and adults
We will be using multiple different mediums to express our individual artistic talents on canvas.

Youth grades 3-12 and adults
Showing Cats? What?! Learning all about how to show a cat at the fair. Tips and tricks from cat leaders! Making cat toys and cage decorations. Fair Entry in Dept. 113

Setting the Table Straight
Youth grades 3-12 and adults; cloverbuds require an adult
Creative menu planning and table setting. Also “Mystery Box” table settings including hands on displays & discussion. Edible treat included!

Is 4-H Camp for Me?
Summer Camp is the highlight for many youth in 4-H, but what is 4-H Camp? Come join some of our wonderful camp counselors at Family Learning Day as you take a mini trip to camp without leaving the room. Campfire songs, games, crafts, rubber band guns, nature and recreation, there is always so much to do at camp and you are going to love it!


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