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4-H Friday Newsletter - Friday, July 1, 2022

Office Closed- Monday, July 4th

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Welcome, Makayla!

Hello 4-H members, leaders, and volunteers!

My name is Makayla Stommel and I am the new 4-H summer intern at the extension office. I’m super excited to be working here!

Throughout the summer I will be planning fun activities like Art Camp, Cloverbud Day Camp, Cardboard Camp, and more! I’m really excited to be working with youth and getting to know them.

This is a great opportunity for me as I will be attending UW-Madison in the fall and majoring in elementary education. I’m super excited to be here and I can’t wait to meet everyone! 
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Clay, colored pencils, scissors, markers and paint brushes pictued along with a woman with brown hair and a striped shirt holding up a camera. Splotches of yellow, blue, and green paint on a poster describing art camp August 8-10.

New Art Day Camp 

Where: UWO Fond du Lac Campus 
Who: Youth grades 3rd - 10th
Cost: $12/day or $30 for all 3. Register through 4-HOnline under events starting June 29. Registration closes Friday, August 5. Must have a minimum of 5 participants. The camp is limited to 10 participants. We will start a waitlist, if we fill it up.  
Monday, August 8 Art-Rageous - Calling all youth artists! From clay to oil pastels and everything in between, youth will explore art by channeling their creativity while learning about different artists, techniques, and media.
Tuesday, August 9 Picturesque Painting - Youth will explore all things paint on this day.  Activities will include watercolor, paint pouring, and acrylic painting. Bring your paint clothes and creative minds, and we will supply the rest!
Wednesday, August 10 Phenomenal Photography - Learn about how to use your camera and what settings and features to use for certain settings and situations. Youth will also learn about selecting photos, mounting, and other tips and tricks. Youth will practice taking pictures this day. (Recommendation: youth bring their own cameras if possible).
If we have more volunteers to help with Day Camp, we can open it up to more youth! If you are interested in helping, please contact Tracy or call 920-929-3171.
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2022 WI State Fair Youth Expo

 Entries are open for Youth Exhibits now until July 25! Youth from Wisconsin, ages 12-19 as of January 1st of the current Fair year, may enter projects for judging and exhibition.

Entry Deadline: Monday, July 25 – 5 pm Central Standard Time

***Projects must arrive by Tuesday, July 26, 2022 – at 4 pm (Central Time)***

*New for 2022*
- County Fair Judge’s Favorite award: The Judge’s Favorite award is given to County Fair project exhibits of outstanding quality. These are selected at the county fair. Judge’s Favorite award-winners are eligible to advance to Wisconsin State Fair with no entry fees.

Projects no longer need to be exhibited or selected at a Wisconsin County Fair/District Fair. Review the entry information or submit your nominations here.
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Annual Horse Project Lock-In Clinic
On June 16, the FDL 4-H Horse and Pony Project members participated in their second clinic of the year at their annual Lock-In at the FDL Fairgrounds. Clinician Stacie Riehl helped prepare the members for the upcoming fair by giving them helpful advice on their riding and showmanship throughout the day. Pictured above are the project members listening to the clinician.
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Fair written in bluish gray letters with a red ribbon across it that says Fond du Lac. Below it says, Just Another Day in Fairadise with a tent and and a ferris wheel.
Fair Information
Fair Office opened:
Monday, June 6 
Fair office hours - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon-Fri; Saturday - by appointment only
Pre-Fair Judging: Thursday, July 14, and Tuesday, July 19  
Contact information:
phone: 920-929-3168 • fax: 920-906-6308 office@fonddulaccountyfair.com www.fonddulaccountyfair.com  


WEEKLY PARKING PASS (Scroll to the bottom of the page.)

Please fill out this information to request a season parking pass for the 2022 Fond du Lac County Fair.  Each pass will come with a specific spot on the grounds you will be assigned to for the entire fair. A pass will be generated that MUST be on display in your vehicle to match the parking spot. The pass can be transferred between 2 vehicles as long as the license plates of those vehicles are registered with the Fair Office. You may pay for this pass in the Fair Office.

County Fair Volunteers Needed

The County Fair is in need of fair volunteers to help us set up the stage and/or take it down. Monday and Tuesday, July 18 and 19, and then Monday, July 25 after the fair. We normally do it during the day. The fair could include some wristbands or food tokens for any exhibitors that would be interested, and the fair would really appreciate it! Please contact Jen at the fair office if you would be willing to help at office@fonddulaccountyfair.com or by calling the office at (920) 929-3168.
The Fond du Lac Agri-Business Council is looking for 4-H members to help in the Education Center during the Fond du Lac Fair. The center is in the Recreation Building and is open from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Members need to be at least 11 years old to volunteer. Volunteers will help with the Little Hands of the Farm activities. We will work around judging schedules and ask volunteers to commit to at least two hours when signing up. Please contact Amy Ries at aries@envisiongreaterfdl.com or 920-322-2292 if you are interested or have additional questions. The Fair runs from July 20-24.
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Office Closed - Monday, July 4 

Pre-Fair Judging - July 14 & July 19

FDL Co Fair- July 20-24
State Fair Entries Due

Cloverbud Day Camp - Fun on the Farm


State 4-H Dairy Judging
Cardboard Camp
National Night Out
Watermelon Day

Art Camp
State Fair
Cloverbud Day Camp

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Photo of Tracy Keifenheim. She has brown hair and a red shirt on. Photo of Tina Engelhardt. She has blonde hair with a black cardigan over a red shirt.
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