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Explore 4-H!

Explore 4-H!

Exploring 4-H Fun Day is for any Cloverbud or Exploring 4-H member (K-3rd grade) to join in the fun of learning more about 4-H Projects and opportunities!  We will have many different activities related to the theme “Under Construction”. Saturday, May 17th 12:30 registration, 1-3:30 p.m. programming $5 fee pays for snacks and supplies.   […]

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Spring Book & Block Party Workshops

Spring Book & Block Party Workshops

How do books and blocks help children developmentally, physically and socially? Why is it important to read and play with children? If you want to learn about how can you help your children to interact with books and blocks and share the value of books, this workshop is for you! Racine County UW-Extension is offering […]

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Spring 2014 Early Learning Series Calendar Available

Spring 2014 Early Learning Series Calendar Available

Racine County UW-Extension’s Early Learning Series calendar is now available for the months of April-May-June 2014.   The calendar lists professional development opportunities for early care and education providers. View the full calendar here April-May-June 2014

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Opportunities to join Racine County UW-Extension’s team!

Opportunities to join Racine County UW-Extension’s team!

UW-Extension is looking for applicants to fill two positions in Racine County: Racine Kenosha Nutrition Education Program Administrator (full-time, based out of Racine – apply by March 4th) Overview of RKNEP Position 4-H Youth Development Program Assistant (70% time, based out of Burlington – apply by March 25th) Join a team whose purpose is to […]

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Annual Impact Report Released

Annual Impact Report Released

We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin and engaging them in transforming lives and communities. Did you know: Nutrition educators made 15,172 teaching contacts and offered education at 1,008 teaching events in Racine County. Racine County 4-H has 277 volunteer leaders that support programming for 1,051 youth involved in […]

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Raising a Thinking Child Workshop

Raising a Thinking Child Workshop

Come and learn how to help children - Solve problems and resolve daily conflicts; explore alternative solutions and their consequences; consider their feelings and others feelings; and decide whether or not an idea is a good one. Racine County UW-Extension’s Early Learning Series presents a “Raising A Thinking Child” workshop. This workshop is a two-hour overview of the […]

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Child Support & Family Court FAQ on March 14 at Ives Grove

Child Support & Family Court FAQ on March 14 at Ives Grove

Professionals and volunteers often hear from families that Child Support and Family Court are confusing and frustrating. As a result, the Greater Racine Collaborative for Healthy Birth Outcomes, the Fatherhood Coalition and the Racine County Touchpoints Project/UW-Extension convened a panel on child support in Racine County and to help dispel some of the common misperceptions. […]

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Community Garden Classes at The Teaching Garden

The Teaching Garden at the Racine County Food Bank Class Schedule for 2014 Pre-registration is required for each class by calling the UW-Extension office in Burlington at 262-767-2929. A name, email and/or phone number are required to register. Each class has a minimum of 8 participants and a maximum of 30. Heavy rain/thunder/lightning cancels the class. […]

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Young Children’s Curiosity About Gender Workshop

Young Children’s Curiosity About Gender Workshop

Racine County UW-Extension’s Early Learning Series presents, “Young Children’s Curiosity About Gender.” The workshop will be held on Wednesday, March 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant. Children often ask parents and caregivers specific questions about sexuality, such as, “Where do babies come from?” or “How does the baby […]

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How Child Support, Custody and Placement Works in Racine County

How Child Support, Custody and Placement Works in Racine County

Racine County UW-Extension’s Early Learning Series presents, “How Child Support, Custody and Placement Works in Racine County.” The workshop will be held on Wednesday, February 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Gateway Technical College in Racine. Families often struggle navigating the child support and family court system due to divorce or separation. A panel […]

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Winter 2014 Early Learning Series Calendar Available

Winter 2014 Early Learning Series Calendar Available

Racine County UW-Extension’s Early Learning Series calendar is now available for the months of January-February-March 2014.   The calendar lists professional development opportunities for early care and education providers. View the full calendar here January-February-March 2014

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Touchpoints Approach Training Begins January 24

Touchpoints Approach Training Begins January 24

Are you looking for ways to improve connections and relationships with families of young children? By helping parents identify and expect bursts and regressions in child behavior (the “touchpoints”), you can reduce parental frustration and self-doubt while fostering the parents enjoyment of their child as well as parenting skills. Learn about the developmental and relational […]

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Wisconsin School For Beginning Market Growers

Wisconsin School For Beginning Market Growers

Wisconsin School for Beginning Market Growers is offering a an intensive three-day school that demonstrates what it takes to set up and run a successful organic market garden or small farm. Topics include: soil fertility and crop rotations greenhouses pest management tools and equipment post-harvest handling labor and economics marketing….and more! Classes will be held […]

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Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

UW-Extension of Racine, Kenosha, and Walworth counties will be hosting a pesticide training for farmers and their employess who purchase, mix, or apply “restricted use” pesticides (as required by state law). Certifications are good for five years. A certification test will take place at the end of the training. The cost of the training is […]

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2014 Youth Tractor Certification Course

2014 Youth Tractor Certification Course

The Tractor Certification Course is a 24-hour program designed to teach safety as it relates to driving farm implements on public roads, offering both classroom and hands-on tractor driving experiences, for youth under the age of 16 and over the age of 12. The course is being offered by Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties UW […]

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