Monroe County 4-H Day Trip

On Friday, August 23rd, Monroe County 4-H will be having it’s annual day trip for youth in grades 3– 6. Join us this year, as we will be traveling to the Villa Louis Historical Site in Prairie du Chine, WI to do a tour of the site and participate in educational activities. We will then make the short drive to Marquette, IA where we will take a short boat tour with Maiden Voyage Tours. Please register online at

For more information email: or phone: (608) 269– 8764

           Inattentive Trip Itinerary

7:45 – Drop Off and Check-In Extension office in Sparta 

8:00 – Depart for Villa Louis Historical Site

9:30 – Villa Louis Historical Site Tour

12:15 – Lunch at a local park 

12:45 –  Depart for Maiden Voyage Tours

1:00 – Maiden Voyage Tours (Boat Tour)

2:45 – Head Home

4:30 – Arrive in Sparta/ Pick up

Cost: $15 includes all activities.

**Lunch will be provided.


Link to Villa Louis Historical Site:

While at the Villa Louis Historical Site we will doing a tour of the site’s history, from the Great Lakes Fur Trade to the Battle of Prairie du Chien to the life of the wealthy Victorian family who built the mansion itself.

Link to Maiden Voyage Tours

The Maiden Voyage tours is a boat tour of the Mississippi river learning about the ecology of the river and other parts of nature in the area while enjoying a nice boat ride.



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