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2018 Annual Report

Extension Racine County’s 2018 Annual Report is now available. The “Transforming Lives and Communities” report highlights 2018 programming in the education areas of agriculture, community development, health & well-being, human development and relationships, natural resources, and positive youth development. Extension also has an extensive volunteer network through the 4-H and Master Gardener Volunteer programs. Extension […]

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Registration is now open for the Racine County Networking Breakfasts

Registration is now open for the Annual Racine County Networking Breakfasts. Staff who work for child, youth, and family serving organizations are invited to attend the annual Racine County networking breakfasts. Attendees will have the opportunity to share information about their programs and market their organizations through table displays. A free copy of the 2019 […]

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September Workshop – Thriving With Your Spirited Child

Extension Racine County presents “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 that will help you to better understand the role temperament plays in […]

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Play and Learn with Blocks at Your Local Library

Future Builders, Architects, and Engineers Wanted! Children, Parents, Grandparents, and Caregivers of Young Children, you are invited to play with blocks at your local library this summer hosted by Extension Racine County. Did you know that blocks help children to develop mentally, physically, and socially? Did you know that playing with blocks is fun and […]

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2019 Tractor Safety Program

Extension is hosting a youth tractor and farm safety program June 17 – 21, 2019 at Burlington High School.  This 24-hour program meets the requirements of Wisconsin Act 455, which requires youth under the age of 16 to hold a certificate of training in order to operate a tractor on a public road.  It also meets the […]

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Apply for the Racine County 4-H Program Coordinator by May 20

Join the Extension Racine County team as the Racine County 4-H Program Coordinator! Programming focus includes: Recruiting, training, developing, and managing volunteers focused on helping youth develop life skills that promote ongoing community involvement and strengthen youth leadership development; Expanding 4-H membership and volunteer opportunities to underserved youth and adults; Coordinating the process for youth […]

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March workshop added – Emotion Coaching – Helping Children Manage Strong Feelings

Due to strong interest in this topic, Racine County UW-Extension has added new March workshop on “Emotion Coaching – Helping Children Manage Strong Feelings”, which will be held on March 26, 2019. Children with strong social-emotional skills have greater academic achievement, more positive social interactions, and greater satisfaction in life. Emotion Coaching can help young children […]

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Apply for Summer 4-H Youth Development Intern Position

Apply now for the Summer 4-H Youth Development Internship! Extension is announcing a paid internship for the summer of 2019. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 18, 2019 with interviews in late March or early April. For more information, please click on the position posting below. 4-H Youth Development Internship (Summer 2019)

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Apply for Summer Family Living Intern Position

Apply Now for Summer Family Living Internship! Extension is announcing a paid internship for the summer of 2019. The deadline to apply is March 11, 2019 with interviews in early April 2019. For more information, please click on the position posting below. Racine County Family Living Summer Intern Position Posting All applicants must be an […]

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Child Support and Family Court FAQ on March 13, 2019

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 UW-Extension convened a panel on child support in Racine County to help dispel some of the common misperceptions. A Child Support and Family […]

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