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4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills!

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Mental Wellness Fair

The Monroe County Suicide Prevention Taskforce, Nutrition Coalition, and Mental Health Coalition is hosting a Mental Wellness Fair on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at Mueller Square in Sparta from 2 – 6 p.m. Come join us for music, prizes, raffles, root beer floats, popcorn, resources and more!

Clothing Preview

When: Monday, June 24, 2024 Time:  Register at 9 a.m. Judging begins: 9:30 a.m. Where: Assembly Room, Monroe County Justice Center, Sparta Entry Deadline:  June 17, 2024 Registrations are due to the Extension Office or postmarked no later than June 17. Once your registration form is received, more information will be sent to you with details […]

Shooting Sports – Shotgun & .22 Rifle

All 4-H members who signed up for shotgun, .22 rifle or shooting sports projects, have been sent the registration form, safety rules and assumption of risk in mid-April. If you want to participate but didn’t receive the materials, please call the office and we can get them to you. WI State 4-H rules require members […]

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2024 Summer Intern

We’re looking for an awesome person who is a self starter and likes working with Monroe County youth, partners and volunteers! Must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license. This is a great opportunity to build your leadership skills. Apply today and help us plan fun summer programs!

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