2016 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby canceled

Photo by Paul Cioca via stock.xchng

Photo by Paul Cioca via stock.xchng

The 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby that was scheduled for Jan. 16 has been done in by the unseasonably warm temperatures this winter. The event has been canceled, the Kenosha County Parks department has announced.

From the official announcement:

Due to unseasonably high temperatures and limited ice accumulations, the Kenosha County Parks is canceling its annual 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby. The ice fishing derby was scheduled to occur on January 16, 2016 from 7 am – 11 am at KD Park, 8530 352nd Ave. The fishing derby will not be rescheduled for the 2016 winter season. The 4-H Youth Ice Fishing Derby is hosted by the Kenosha County Parks in cooperation with County Executive Jim Kreuser, the Kenosha County University of Wisconsin Extension 4-H, and the Pringle Nature Center. This annual event gives children the opportunity to ice fish with experienced adults as well as join in special activities including snow shoeing, cross country skiing, and self-guided hikes through over four miles of trails throughout KD Park. The 4-H is a youth organization that belongs to the members, their families and other interested adults who serve as volunteer leaders. In 4-H, young people share, grow, and learn together from various projects, events, and activities in informal situations under the guidance of their families and other leaders. 4-H is open to all youth from kindergarten through age 19. Kenosha County’s KD Park encompasses 234 acres including a 39-acre lake. The newly acquired park was a former gravel quarry and is now being developed with an emphasis on sustainable living education and recreation. To find out more winter events and activities offered by Kenosha County, please visit their website at www.kenoshacounty.org.


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