4-H Spark Days

Spark Days will return in 2023! Locations and dates will be determined at a later time.

2022 information remains posted below for reference.

Wisconsin 4-H will be hosting 3 separate 4-H Spark Days in June this summer to help youth explore their sparks at different campuses around the State! The Spark Days will be held from June 20-22, 2022. Each day includes hands-on sessions, career pathway exploration, guest speakers, meeting new 4-H friends from around the state, and fun. This opportunity will be open to youth in grades 7-12. More information is coming soon – you can find information about each day below.

A promotional flyer is also available here.


Registration will be done via 4HOnline, and is open May1-30th, 2022 on a first-come, first-serve basis. Each day is its own separate event registration in 4HOnline. Registration costs will be $30 per youth. Registration costs will include program supplies, a t-shirt, any local transportation and lunch.

How to register: if you currently have a 4HOnline account, check out the instructions on how to register here. If you do not currently have a 4HOnline account and would like to register, check out the instructions here.

Agriculture & Animal Science Spark Day at UW-River Falls

Monday, June 20, 2022

Explore your sparks and discover career options you may not have considered. Meet faculty and students to learn more about programs and majors in the Colleges of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science, and more. Experience the campus lab farms, learn about the UWRF college experience, and participate in hands-on sessions.

UWRF Spark Day Schedule and Promo Flyer

Urban Agriculture/City Sparks Day at UW-Milwaukee

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Explore unique programs and majors, including Urban Agriculture, Film, Architecture, Freshwater Sciences, Library Sciences, and more on the UW-Milwaukee Campus! Meet people from local community organizations, professionals in different career fields, college students from UWM and MATC, and youth from across the state. You don’t want to miss this!

Join us on the UW-Milwaukee campus on Tuesday, July 21st 9am-5pm to find your SPARKS! In this interactive day you will:

  • Participate in team building activities
  • Explore majors and career paths such as film, architecture, freshwater sciences, and more
  • Meet other youth and current college students
  • Visit beautiful spaces and community organizations in Milwaukee
  • Participate in hands on interactive activities on campus
  • Eat catered lunch from delicious local restaurants

Agenda is available here

Arts & Culture Day at UW-Madison – CANCELLED

Wednesday, June 22, 2022



Attendees are responsible for their own transportation to the campus. Check with your County Extension Office to determine whether other people from your organization are attending.

What Grades are Eligible to Attend Spark Days?

Open to 7-12th graders.

State Scholarships

Needs-based scholarships are available for youth who participate in Statewide Educational Experiences. Scholarships require an application that is submitted to the state office. For more information on these scholarships and to apply, please visit the Scholarship page on our website.

More Information?

Details will be sent out including itinerary, parking, etc to enrolled participants by June 10th.

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