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Activities, Camps and Special Events


Throughout the year, the 4-H program offers activities and special events outside of the local club environment. Some occur annually, while others are one-time special opportunities.

Annual Activities

Annual 4-H Basketball Tournament: The 4-H Basketball Tournament is a daylong event held in March. 4-H clubs may register a team, or individual 4-H members may register and be assigned to a team. Every registered player plays on a team. There are age-specific teams, with an emphasis on sportsmanship and competition. Younger teams are coed. Teams practice together and play in the tournament together. There are five divisions based on grade.

Performing Arts Day:
Usually held in February or March where active 4-H youth can sign-up for the following: 

Curtain Call / Drama – Clubs perform skits, plays, and musicals. Judges critique the performances. Curtain Call sign-up is usually done through their 4-H Club.
Curtain Call Evaluation Form

Demos - 4-H Demonstrations, offers 4-H members the opportunity to share a project or activity in a “show and tell” format. 
Demo Day Critique Form

Public Speaking, individual event
Public Speaking Evaluation Form
Declamation Criteria 

Showcase / Music, individual performances by 4-H members. Performances can be spoken word, singing, dance or instrumental. A group of 4-H members can provide additional entertainment as they perform together in the “band jam”; Dance troupes may also perform.
Instrument Criteria
Piano - Keyboard Criteria
Vocal Criteria
Dance Criteria



Summer Camp

4-H Summer Camp is an overnight camp that takes place each year in summer -- New this coming year Camp will be June14-17, 2020. Mark your calendars!

Youth ages 9-16 enjoy four days and three nights at camp. Their days are spent doing a variety of activities including swimming, boating, canoeing, archery, horseback riding, team building, and educational crafts. Each evening they enjoy campfires, songs, skits and special themed programs. 

4-H Summer Camp provides leadership training and opportunites for the older youth who, along with 4-H adult volunteers, plan and organize camp activities. 


Waukesha County Special Events

4-H Open House
October 3, 2019

Waukesha Co. 4-H National 4-H Week Poster Contest 
Deadline: Turn in poster in-person at the Open House on October 3rd or scan and email poster into waukeshaclover@gmail.com  

State Educational Opportunities

4-H Arts Camp 
October 5-6, 2019 

2019 Fall Forum 
November 1-3, 2019 

National 4-H Congress
November 29-Decemeber 3, 2019

Wisconsin 4-H & Youth Conference 
June 22-25, 2020



Youth and Family Educator

James M. Boling, Jr.
(262) 548-7784

4-H Support Staff

Molly Ellis
(262) 548-7774


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4-H Extension Waukesha County
Univeristy of Wisconsin Madison
515 W. Moreland Blvd., AC G22
Waukesha, WI 53188

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