Juntos Program begins on October 19 (New start date!)

Families of Middle School Students are invited to participate in the Juntos Program. Juntos, which means together in Spanish, is a program to help Latinx students achieve academic success. Who? Parents and their middle school and early high school youth (6th- 9th grades) What? Participate in a 5-week workshop series focused on student academic success, […]

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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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Registration is 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 2018 […]

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Youth in Governance Nominations due Feb 10

The Racine County Board of Supervisors created the Racine County Youth In Governance program allowing youth to serve on County Board committees alongside County Board Supervisors. UW-Extension partners with the Racine County Board to administer this program.  We need your help to promote the program among the youth!  The nomination form for the 2017 – 2018 […]

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Money Conference – Sat., Nov 19, 2016

Racine Money Conference – Saturday, November 19, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Racine Civil Leaders Academy (1325 Park Avenue in Racine) The nonprofit Money Conference offers affordable, high-quality, and unbiased financial education at very low cost, in a setting that is fun and inspirational for all. The information provided at the Conference can have an […]

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Register for Strengthening Families Program

Strengthening Families Program to be held at Starbuck Middle School Parents and youth, ages 10 to 14 years old, are invited to participate in the Strengthening Families 10-14 workshop series that will begin on February 16, 2016. Strengthening Families is a family-focused program for youth ages 10 to 14 years old and their parents. Parents […]

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Annual Report via Map

UW-Extension staff and volunteers compiled programs by name, location and description to provide a visual overview of how UW-Extension helps people in Racine County apply University research, knowledge and resources to meet their educational needs wherever they live and work. Racine County UW-Extension 2014 Report (Print version with photos) Interactive map of 2014 program sites […]

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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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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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Join Racine County 4-H

4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. The Racine County 4-H experience gives youth a chance to try a lot of things that might help them decide on a career or develop leadership skills. For example, 4-H members can explore: Arts: Express yourself by drawing, painting, sculpting, […]

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