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Attend 4-H Summer Camp!

Registration is now open for Racine County 4-H Summer Camp! We have many opportunities for Racine County 4-H members to experience the great outdoors, learn life skills, and meet new friends! Day Camp (Current K5-2nd grades) Day Camp will be August 14th, 2018 at Old Settler’s Park in Union Grove. Day Camp is a special day […]

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17th Annual Racine County 4-H Communication & Performing Arts Festival Results

The 2018 Racine County 4-H Communications & Performing Arts Festival, held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Union Grove High School, was a fantastic showcase of the leadership, communication skills, and talent of community youth. This year’s theme was “Connected.” Over 110 youth from nine 4-H clubs participated in the festival with 196 entries total. […]

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Taller en Serie: Soluciones Positivas

Atención Padres de Niños Pequeños (0-6 años) ¿Está buscando maneras nuevas de responder ante el comportamiento difícil de su hijo? ¿Necesita ideas par ayudar a su hijo a seguir instruciones y cumplir con reglas del hogar? ¿Quiere desarrollar una relación positiva con su hijo?  Si su respuesta es “si”, entonces este taller en serie de […]

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Spring 2018 – Positive Solutions Workshop Series

Attention Parents of Young Children (Ages 0 to 6) Are you looking for new ways to respond to your child’s challenging behaviors? Do you need ideas on how to help your child to follow directions and household rules? Do you want to create a positive relationship with your child? If you answered “yes”, then the […]

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UW-Extension Paid Summer Internships Available

Apply Now for Summer Internship Positions! Racine County UW-Extension is announcing two summer internships for the summer of 2018. Both internships are paid positions: Racine County Family Living Summer Intern (Deadline to apply is March 12, 2018 with interviews the first week in April 2018) Racine County 4-H Youth Development Summer Intern (Deadline to apply is March […]

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Equine Education Program

The 2018 Stateline Equine Education Program will be held on Saturday, February 24, 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM.  Presentations will focus on equine nutrition and pasture management, with short breakout sessions in the afternoon.  This year’s program will feature guest speaker Dr. Kevin Kline, University of Illinois Extension Specialist in Horses. Registration is $25/adult, $15/youth under 18, […]

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Child Support & Family Court FAQ

Child Support & Family Court panel 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 and the Racine County Touchpoints Project/UW-Extension convened a panel on child support in Racine County to help dispel some of the […]

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Racine County UW-Extension to Celebrate Centennial

Racine County UW-Extension in partnership with Racine County will host an Open House in celebration of 100 years of Cooperative Extension in Racine County on Monday, January 22, 2018, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Racine County Ives Grove Offices, 14200 Washington Ave, Sturtevant. All are welcome to attend, refreshments will be provided, and there will […]

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What Makes Your Family Strong Workshop Feb. 28

What makes families strong? Why do some families seem to bounce back after difficult times? Learn how to better support families in times of vulnerability and stress. This workshop is an introduction to the Protective Factors framework that helps parents to find resources, supports, or coping strategies that allow them to parent effectively, even under […]

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Landscape & Grounds Maintenance Short Course

Offered Wednesdays in February from 8:30 am to 11:30 am, this course provides educational presentations on topics related to the work of green industry professionals.  The location of this training is the Kenosha County Center in Bristol.  Spanish interpretation is available if requested by Jan. 15, 2018. Further information is included in registration brochure:  2018 LGMSC […]

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