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4-H Night with the Stars Counselor and Camps Applications available

Applications are due by November 3rd at 4:30 pm. application camper 2014 counselor-application-2014

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Cancelled – 8th Annual Southeastern Wisconsin Rural Landowner Conference

Cancelled – 8th Annual Southeastern Wisconsin Rural Landowner Conference

Please note that this event has been cancelled.  The 8th Annual Southeastern Wisconsin Rural Landowner Conference will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014. It will take place at the Kenosha County Center located at 19600 75th Street in Bristol. Registration is from 8:00-8:30 am.  Breakout sessions begin at 8:45 after a brief welcome.   The conference will […]

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Fall Early Learning Series Calendar Available

Fall Early Learning Series Calendar Available

The Early Learning Series calendar for October-November-December 2014 is now available online. Racine County UW-Extension will be featuring the workshops “Thriving With Your Spirited Child” on October 22 and “Stewards of Children” on November 19. Information about other professional development opportunities for Early Learning Professionals are also listed. The workshops are geared toward Early Learning […]

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Fall Networking Breakfasts Planned for October

Staff who work with children, youth and families in Racine County are encouraged to participate in the annual networking breakfasts. There will be two networking breakfasts to accommodate professionals in eastern and western Racine County. Both breakfasts are free, but require pre-registration. The Eastern Racine County Networking Breakfast will be held on Thursday, October 9 […]

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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: The Racine County Board partnered with UW-Extension to create the Youth In Governance Program which launched in 2014. Nutrition educators made 14,725 teaching contacts in Racine County with the report highlighting […]

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Stewards of Children Workshop

Stewards of Children Workshop

Child sexual abuse prevention and response are an adult’s job. Stewards of Children is the only nationally available program scientifically proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective behaviors. During this program, you will be empowered as an individual, and as the life of your community, whether you are a survivor, a parent, or a service provider. As part of its […]

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Thriving With Your Spirited Child Workshop

Thriving With Your Spirited Child Workshop

Is there a “spirited” child in your life? Is the child more perceptive, intense, sensitive, persistent, energetic or expressive? If so, you may have a “spirited” child. Join us for this 3-hour workshop to learn skills and strategies that will help you and your “spirited” child to thrive. As part of its Early Learning Series, Racine County UW-Extension will be hosting a “Thriving With […]

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Nature in Preschool Workshop

Nature in Preschool Workshop

The Early Learning Series for early care educators and caregivers of young children presents “Nature in Preschool” workshop. The workshop will be facilitated by Debra McRae, UW-Extension Educator.  Come and learn what the research says about why children need nature; hands-on activities  from Growing Up Wild and Project Learning Tree; and how the activities tie […]

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Summer Early Learning Series Calendar Available

Summer Early Learning Series Calendar Available

The July-August-September Early Learning Series Calendar is now available. Racine County UW-Extension will be presenting “Potty Training” on August 27 and “Nature in Preschool” on September 17. Both workshops will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant. Workshops are free for parents, grandparents, and foster parents. A small fee is […]

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Food Preservation Classes Offered at Sealed Air YMCA in Mount Pleasant UW-Extension Family Living Educators and Master Home Food Preservers Cindy Muhar and Melinda Stuart invite you to join us at the Sealed Air YMCA this summer, to learn how to safely preserve fresh jam, pickles and tomatoes for your eating pleasure!  What do we […]

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New Resource for Parents of 10-16 year olds

New Resource for Parents of 10-16 year olds

Are you interested in learning more about what makes your tween or teen tick? Would you like the opportunity to interact with other parents who have some of the same challenges and questions as you do? Parenthetical is a new online community for parents of 10 to 16 year olds. Myparenthetical.com, an online site offered […]

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2014 Farm Fresh Atlas of Southeastern Wisconsin Now Available

2014 Farm Fresh Atlas of Southeastern Wisconsin Now Available

The 2014 Farm Fresh Atlas of Southeastern Wisconsin is now available online at the Racine County UW-Extension web site under “Resources”. The Atlas may also be found in local businesses in Racine County. According to the web site, “The Farm Fresh Atlas™ of Southeastern Wisconsin is a local food guide for the Milwaukee metropolitan area […]

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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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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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