Extension Iron County Committee Update

With much of the Extension Iron County programming being affected by COVID-19, the decision was made to put the July Iron County Extension Education Committee meeting on hold. Instead, the educators and staff decided to create 2 newsletters to let committee members know that even though the world is in the midst of a pandemic, they continue to work on some great projects and programs this summer. If you would like to check out the newsletters, continue reading.

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2019 Annual Report to the Iron County Board of Supervisors

We are excited to share our 2019 Annual Report to the Iron County Board of Supervisors with you! This report features the impactful programming conducted in 2019 by the Extension Iron County office, from all of our major educational programs in Community Resource Development, 4-H Youth Development, Family Living, Nutrition Education, and  Agriculture/Horticulture.

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Extension Iron County – Limited Office Capacity During COVID-19 Outbreak

The Extension Iron County office will have limited capacity during the COVID-19 outbreak. Iron County Extension educators must follow UW-Madison protocol and have been advised to start working remotely. The Iron County Courthouse (and all Iron County Buildings) are currently open, but public visitation to all non-essential offices is currently suspended until further notice. For more information, please continue reading.

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Camp Staff Applications Due – February 28, 2020

Iron County Summer Youth Camp will take place July 13-17 this year. All potential staff must complete the application page, submit a resume and cover letter and have two non-family members complete the reference forms. The deadline for the applications is set for Friday, February 28, 2020.

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Hygge Hike – FREE Community Snowshoe Hike

NICER-Northern Iron County Engaged Residents, Extension Iron County, Hurley Area Chamber and community volunteers are organizing the 2nd annual Hygge [Hoo-ga] Hike! This family friendly snow shoe hike also includes a chili cook off. Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 29!

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2020 Iron County Summer Youth Camp Sponsor Information

We recently mailed the 2020 Iron County Summer Youth Camp Sponsor letters to businesses and individuals in our community. We couldn’t offer this experience to our youth without community support. Any amount you can give is very much appreciated and will be used to enhance the camp experience for our youth. Thank you to everyone who supports our youth programs.

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SISU Endurance Team XC Ski Club Registration Now Open!

Registration for the 3rd annual SISU Endurance Team XC Ski Club is now open! This program is available to Iron and Gogebic County youth, grades K-12. Cost is $40 per child. The goal is to get kids to participate in a fun, silent sport that they will be able to enjoy for a lifetime.

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