The role of Outagamie County 4-H Program Committees is to provide overall leadership to specific project areas and their related events and activities. It is recommended you limit yourself to 3 committees.
If you would like more information contact the 4-H Program Educator at Alicia.Schroederhaag@wisc.edu.
NOTE TO CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS: If you are currently on a 4-H Program Committee and wish to continue, you MUST send in the form or your name will be taken off of the current list.
- Gather ideas and suggestions from leaders and members involved in the project.
- Plan and schedule leader training for your project area so leaders can better help project members. (Note – this could include informational newsletter articles, as well as meetings and workshops.)
- Plan and schedule workshops, tours, special activities (including state fair and shows), and other enrichment experiences for project members and families. (Note – these experiences should not replace local club project meetings.)
- Provide leadership for carrying out events and activities planned (organize, schedule, communicate, promote, coordinate, involve, recognize, etc.)
- Acquire resources needed for events and activities (supplies, transportation, chaperones*, facilities, etc.).
- Publicize your committee’s activities by writing newsletter articles, displays, and other methods. Articles will be published exactly as submitted. (Note: newsletter forms are available in your committee folder and due to the 4-H office by the 1st of February, April, June, August, October and December).
- Submit detailed budget requests for educational resources and project training & activities to 4‑H Leader’s Association Executive Board for approval no later than August 31.
- Recommend fair premium book changes, fair judges, etc. to the Outagamie County Fair Association.
- Periodically report your plans and activities to the 4-H Leaders Association.
- Encourage both youth and adults to join your committee.
* Committees must submit chaperones for all out-of-county activities and events to the 4-H Leaders Association Executive Committee for approval (meetings are January, February, April, June, August, and November).
Adventures (Backpacking, Hiking, Bicycling, Canoeing, Winter Travel)
Citizenship (Finance, Health, Inter-Generational, Workforce Readiness, Entrepreneurship)
Clothing (including quilting)
Communications (Creative Writing, Demonstration, Speaking)
Home Environment & Child Development
Knitting & Crocheting
Livestock (Beef, Sheep, Swine, and Goats)
Mechanical Sciences (Aerospace, Scale Models,Geo-spatial, Robotics)
Performing Arts (Dance, Music, Theater Arts)
Photography (including videography)
Natural & Plant Sciences (Field Crops, Gardening, Horticulture, Birds, Fishing, Forestry)
Small Animals (Poultry, Rabbits, and Pets)
Shooting Sports (Archery, Gun, Hunting)
Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting)
Awards and Recognition
Educational Travel Opportunities
Family Learning Day