Discovery Day

If you want to learn more about a 4-H project or like to try new things this event is for you!
All K – 7th graders in Clark County schools are invited to attend. Pre-registration is required.
No charge for 4-H members; $5.00 for non 4-H members

Discovery Day 2022 will be held on December 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Loyal High School.

9:00 – 9:20 a.m.            Check-in just inside the main entrance of the Loyal High School
9:20 – 9:30 a.m.            Directions for how the day will flow and travel to first session
9:30 – 10:15 a.m.          Session 1 (45-minute class; includes travel time to next session)
10:15 – 11:00 a.m.        Session 2 (45-minute class, includes travel time to next session)
11:00 – 11:45 a.m.        Session 3 (45-minute class)
12:00 p.m.                    Discovery Day ends

Available Sessions 

Class Name Description Grade Instructor


(10 per session)

Getting familiar with your furry friend K – 7 Sarah & Matthew Fischer
Wine Bottle Crafts Make a seasonal lighted wine bottle centerpiece K – 7 Val Wood


(10 per session)
(2 sessions offered)

Learn about woodworking tools, safety, and leave with a potential fair project


K – 7 Dave Scheffler
Cupcake Decorating Use icing to decorate cupcakes K – 7 Eliza Ruzic
Horse Project Horse Quiz Bowl K – 7 Courtney Schoessow
Card Making Learn to make a card using iris technique or other techniques 3 – 7 Joanne Trunkel
Needle Felting Create a cute critter using needle felting K-5 Ottillie Jansen
Painting Wood Crafts Painting and assembly of a wooden craft (possibly gnomes) 3 – 7 Lois Becker
Creative Table Settings Work in teams with friendly competition, coming up with theme, centerpieces ideas, table settings, and a menu that meets My Plate guidelines around your favorite dish K – 7 Susan Stiemann
Dog Project Tips and tricks for training and working with your dog K – 7 Seth Harrmann

Registration Form & Sessions

Individuals age 12 and above not necessarily interested in participating in Discovery Day but willing to volunteer; WE WOULD LOVE TO HAVE YOU.  Please share your information and which class you would like to volunteer in and/or if you would like to be a Gopher Guide (they assist in getting kids to the proper room and will facilitate activities with kids in the gymnasium) with the Extension office either by calling 715-743-5121 or emailing

Following Discovery Day students will have the opportunity to attend an in person YQCA at 12:30 p.m. (same location) Preregistration is required and must be done online at