Monroe County Fair

Come see what the Monroe County Fair has to offer!  We have talented youth, live music, a car show, carnival rides and so much more.  For a complete listing of activities go to: monroecountyfairwi.com.

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Clothing Preview

When: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 Time:  Registration: 9:00 a.m. Judging begins: 9:30 a.m. Where: Assembly Room, Monroe County Justice Center, Sparta Entry Deadline:  June 21, 2021 Registrations are due to the Extension Office or postmarked no later than June 19. Once your registration form is received, more information will be sent to you with details for […]

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Wandering Wednesdays

Adventure Awaits!  Five County Day Camps – All 3rd through 5th Graders are invited June 9 – Canoe the Kickapoo River.  Start with a Canoe down the Kickapoo. Then try Orienteering and Hiking at Wild Cat Mountain (Monroe County) June 16 – Discover Norskedalen!  Explore the Norwegian Heritage and Nature Center as you learn about stream […]

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Outpost 4-H Camp

Monroe County is hosting a fun-filled outdoor camp at Wildcat Mountain State Park on Tuesday, August 17th starting @ 9 a.m. to Wednesday, August 18th ending @ 3 p.m.  This camp is for grades 6-8 and the cost is $40 per 4-H member and $50 per county youth. Activities to include: canoeing on the Kickapoo […]

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Upham Woods Neighborhood Camp

One camp offered three days! Activities will include canoeing and hiking Blackhawk Island, archery and a Scoots, Scales & Skins program. This camp is open to youth grades 3 and up. Cost is $25 per person, up to 50 participants per date. Saturday, June 12, 2021 – register by 6/1/2021 Saturday, June 26, 2021 – […]

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2021 Tractor & Machinery Safety Certification

The Tractor and Machinery Certification/Training program has been available for many years to 14 and 15 year old youth wishing to operate tractors and farm machinery for non-related parties (for hire). In addition, Wisconsin Law (Act 455) requires any child under the age of 16 (minimum 12 years of age) who operates a farm tractor […]

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Community Project Opportunity

The Monroe County Invasive Species Working Group (MCISWG) is a partnership of agencies, tribes and private citizens with a mission to help manage invasive species and educate Monroe County residents. Purple loosestrife is an invasive plant of wetlands, it is not native to Wisconsin, or the US. Once it gets going can quickly dominate our […]

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Virtual Meats Judging Contest

The 2020 Wisconsin 4-H Virtual Meats Judging Contest will be held on Sunday, November 22nd, from 2:30 – 6 p.m. This virtual contest will test the knowledge of youth in placement of carcass and retail cut classes, carcass grading, and retail cut identification. No cost to enter! Registration open to all youth including 4-H and […]

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New Plat Books – Coming in Fall of 2021

The 4-H Leaders Association will be updating the plat book and will release the new version in September 2021.  The current version is dated 2019 from Mapping Solutions.  Books can be purchased at the Extension Office, Register of Deeds and the Local History Room. Call us at 608-269-8722 for more information. Thank you for your […]

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2021 Monroe County 4-H Calendars for Sale!

The 2021 Monroe County 4-H calendar is now for sale!  You can find the calendars at: & Sew Much More in Norwalk, Wilton Hardware Hank in Wilton, the Tomah Antique Mall in Tomah, The Bossy Cow in rural Ridgeville, Marcella’s Child in Cashton and the UW Extension office in Sparta. Or order yours here: https://forms.gle/EdRG2TAGyMpKdAQVA . […]

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