Project Learning Day

The date for Project Learning Day 2021 will be announced in the fall of 2020. Below you can find more information about what is typically offered. 

Project Learning Day is a countywide 4-H Event where 4-H members, leaders and parents are welcome to take a class on various topics. This is an educational event that kids and parents can learn many new things – from animals to sewing and many other projects. Project Learning Day for 2020 was held on February 22 at Rockwell Elementary School in Fort Atkinson from 9-1:30 pm. Below is a descriptions of the classes that were offered as well as a schedule for the day. The schedule also lists the class instructor as well as the cost of the class.

Class Descriptions:

  • Rocketry: Introduction to the Rocketry project. Student will build a foam rocket to bring home and we will discuss the basics of rocketry and upcoming rocketry projects. (Bring paper and pencil) (Any Age – Under 9 with an Adult)
  • Rabbits: Learn How to take care of your rabbit. How to handle and what to feed your rabbit. How to make a cage. (Any Age)
  • Fun with Creative Writing: Bring out your Inner Storyteller: Fun and easy ways to get started writing. (Bring paper and pencil) (Any Age)
  • Food Dehydration: Learn different ways to dehydrate food and what can be dehydrated taste some interesting food. (Any Age – Under 9 with an Adult)
  • Jelly Making: Learn how to make jelly. What steps are needed to can jelly. You will also take home a jar of jelly. (Any Age – Under 9 with an Adult)
  • Make a Take Home Bait: Learn about live baits, flies, lures and plugs. (Ages 9 and up)
  • “Seeds”: Learn that we can start new plants with different seeds. (Ages 9 and up)
  • Floral Arrangements: Learn about different arrangement patterns and how to create an arrangement or bouquet. (Ages 9 and up)
  • Learn about Trees: Learn to identify trees and tell how how old they are and the stories they can tell. (Ages 9 and up)
  • Make a Sign for your Room: Learn how to paint and add vinyl to make your own sign for your room. (Any Age)
  • Cardboard Tube Bee: (Any Age)
  • Simple Art with Coffee Filters: Make art with coffee filters (Any Age)
  • Dogs: Learn about dogs and ask all the questions you may have. (Any Age)
  • Perler Beads: Learn how to make flowers or shapes with beads that will be melted together. (Any Age)
  • Make Picture Frames: (Bring one picture) (Any Age)
  • Bead Art: Making various types of creative art with beads. (Any Age)
  • Horse Tack: Learn about both English and Western riding equipment and its purpose. Participants will work in teams to put together the tack needed to show either English or Western. (Any Age)
  • Cloverbuds: Find out the theme for Cloverbud Day Camp this year! You will make slime filled with tiny ocean life animals. (Cloverbuds)

Schedule

1st (9:00am-9:50am) 2nd (10:00am–10:50am) 3rd (11:00am-11:50am) 11:50am-12:30pm 4th (12:30pm-1:20pm)
 Food Dehydration
$2.00
Cheryl Dahnert
 Jelly Making
$2.00
Cheryl Dahnert
 Food Dehydration
$2.00
Cheryl Dahnert
Lunch  Jelly Making
$2.00
Cheryl Dahnert
Make a Take Home Bait
$5.00
Sharon Schweitzer
“Seeds”
No Cost
Sharon Schweitzer
 Floral Arrangements
$5.00
Sharon Schweitzer
Trees
No Cost
Sharon Schweitzer
 Fun with Creative Writing:
Bring out your Inner Storyteller
No Cost
Pam Chickering Wilson
Rabbits
No Cost
Sue Wilpolt
Rocketry
No Cost
Robert Thomas
Make a Sign for your Room
$10.00
Courtney Kreger
Cardboard Tube Bee
No Cost
Gwen Turrittin
 Simple Art with Coffee Filters
No Cost
Gwen Turrittin
Cardboard Tube Bee
No Cost
Gwen Turrittin
 Simple Art with Coffee Filters
No Cost
Gwen Turrittin
Bead Art
Tawney Hadler
Dogs
No Cost
Kate Anderson
Perler Beads
$2.00
Holly Junker
Make a Picture Frame
$2.00
Holly Junker
Horse Tack
No Cost
Tawney Hadler
Bead Art
No Cost
Tawney Hadler
Horse Tack
No Cost
Tawney Hadler
Cloverbuds
$2.00
Junior Leaders

For questions or more information, please contact Kim Kreger at 920-723-1191 or Kim Buchholz at kimb@jeffersoncountywi.gov

 

 

 

 

 

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