Attention Adult 4-H’ers and Volunteers!

Robotics & LEGO Robotics Workshop now being coordinated! When: Saturday, October 14, 2017 Where: St. Croix Falls High School Time: 9:00 am – 2:00pm(?) Cost: $7.00 for lunch Northern Lights 4H Club and the Leader’s Federation are coordinating this workshop. The State 4-H STEM specialist, Joanna Skulzacek will be the instructor for the day. This workshop […]

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How Much is TOO Much Overindulging?

Black Friday shopping and Cyber Monday browsing may have many parents scrambling for Holiday gift ideas. While giving your child gifts during this time of year can be a way to connect and show you care – it is also important to ask, how much is enough? This week’s Parenthetical post discusses the effects overindulgence can […]

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Adolescent Parenting Tool

HELLO PARENTS!!!!! Polk County UW Extension Family Living invites you to learn about Parenthetical, a blog, website and social network for parents of tweens and teens.  Contributors to Parenthetical are guest experts that are area educators, practitioners, authors, researchers and parents that offer a fresh voice for parents of teens and tweens. Parenthetical is a […]

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eParenting® High-Tech Kids?

For Parents of 9-14 Year Old Kids You know the appeal that technology holds for kids – cell phones, tablets, gaming, social media, and on and on! And no doubt, you’re aware of the negative impacts that technology can have on youth.  But what about the positive ways it can be used to support your […]

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UW-Extension Publications

Are you needing some help with a project or just some new knowledge about something? Check out the UW-Extension Learning Store for just about anything you may want to know about.  Many of the publications are in PDF format and are viewable and can be downloaded to your own computer or printed if you prefer. The following […]

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4-H Enrollment Information

Welcome to Polk County 4-H!  All enrollments are done through 4H Online, an easy to use online enrollment system. Follow these easy steps: Find a 4-H Community Club in Polk County!  Please contact the UW-Extension office for assistance at (715)485-8600 or email: charles.prissel@ces.uwex.edu . See the following instructions to enroll your family after you have found […]

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