Wisconsin Students Go Abroad!

Last week the first delegation of 4-H youth to go abroad left for Costa Rica. With a group of 11 other delegates from across the country, three Wisconsinites began their adventure in Costa Rica. After having an orientation in Atlanta, the group, along with their chaperone, headed off and would arrive shortly in the South American […]

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Wisconsin 4-H Youth Return From International Experiences

Wisconsin has gone global again! This year, eight 4-H youth and one adult advisor traveled on one or two month exchanges to Finland and Japan to experience a new culture first-hand. These 4-Hers, between the ages of 13-18, lived with host families while learning about their hosts’ daily lives. They learned words in a new […]

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Outbound Application Up – Apply Now!

Summer is over, and it’s time to start thinking about your next adventure! Could it be Japan, Costa Rica, Norway, or South Korea?? The 2016 Outbound Application is now available for one month homestay experiences with States’ 4-H International Exchange Programs. Have you always wondered what life is like in another country? Are you between […]

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Building Global Ties: WI 4-H International Program Alumna Shares Experience

Lydia Russell, an alumna of WI 4-H and States’ 4-H International Exchange Programs, shared her experience as both an Outbound delegate and host sibling with the National 4-H Council’s 4-H Today, an online publication. In the article she explains how these experiences helped her develop “confidence, public speaking skills, and cultural sensitivity.” Read it here. Interested in […]

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Congratulations to the 2015 Outbound Participants!

Delegates from Wisconsin, South Dakota, North Dakota, Illinois and an adult advisor from Wisconsin participated in the 2015 Outbound Orientation weekend at Upham Woods, March 6th-8th. This year, Wisconsin will have six youth going to Japan, two going to Finland, and one advisor assigned to Japan. The weekend was chock full of knowledge, experience, and fun, […]

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2015 Outbound Delegate and Adult Advisor Applications Available!

APPLY NOW to travel to Costa Rica, Japan, or Finland as a delegate or adult advisor! Live with a host family for one month during the summer, and experience their culture firsthand. Youth ages 12-18 can apply to become delegates. For adults involved in 4-H and interested in this unique experience abroad, adult advisors get […]

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