The Wisconsin 4-H program is working hard to adapt to the challenges that the Corona-virus Pandemic has created. The cancellations of 4-H activities at the club, county, state and national level has left many members with very few activities to look forward to this summer.
The Wisconsin State Leaders Council created a committee to create the Virtual Learning Community. This program began on July 1st and will continue until August 31st to keep 4-H members off all ages active and engaged this summer. This program will include many challenges for members to try new things, build new skills, and grow as leaders. The challenges are lead and tough by 4-H youth, leaders, staff and volunteers.
Lauren Thompson, the Wisconsin State 4-H Leaders Council Youth President says she is very grateful to have a program like this to look forward to in a summer that many events are unable to take place. Lauren expresses, “We’re pretty fortunate that 4-H has kept going, 4-H isn’t canceled.” As the President, Lauren and her fellow officers have overcome many challenges, and evolved quickly to the changing situation this year.
To learn more and to get involved with the Wisconsin State 4-H programs this summer, visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/wisconsin4h.