4-H Road Trip Challenge

Explore new places or visit old favorites!

Follow the directions below to get credit for completing this Green County 4-H activity, plus help promote 4-H in your community.

How to Complete This Challenge:

  • Choose any one of the specific destinations listed to visit, and download the appropriate scavenger hunt questions to take with you.
  • Visit the destination, and complete the Scavenger Hunt and upload your answers to the appropriate “Participation Report” link.
  • Take a family selfie at the designated spot. Post it on social media with the hashtags #GreenCo4HFamilyChallenge and #4HRoadTripChallenge. If you don’t use social media, but are willing to share your photo, email your selfie to lana.heins @ wisc.edu.

Be aware that the scavenger hunt questions for each destination are meant to be answered by families.  Adult supervision during visits is needed to ensure safety at each of the destinations.  Nearby points of interest are provided as a courtesy for families unfamiliar with the locations.  No endorsement of attractions/restaurants is intended, and the list of options at any location is not nearly complete.


Green County Destinations to Choose From:

Hidden Alley Cat Murals

Physical Address: 1713 11th Street, Monroe, WI 53566 (Green County)
Description: These fun, colorful murals “hidden” in the downtown district are part of a larger beautification of historic downtown Monroe, featuring local and regional artists. As an added bonus, see how many colorful woodcarvings you can find all around town.  Which is your favorite?
Download the Hidden Alley Cat scavenger hunt questions
Enter your scavenger hunt answers

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Pearl Island Recreational Corridor

Physical Address: W705 Golf Course Rd, Brodhead, WI 53520 (Green County)
Description: Pearl Island is the area between the Sugar River and Mill Race, north of Brodhead. From Head Gates Park, access a well maintained walking and biking trail that will take you north to the Decatur Lake Dam or south to Brodhead.  All along the corridor are scenic vistas and benches for wildlife watching.
Download the Pearl Island scavenger hunt questions
Enter your scavenger hunt answers

Some nearby Points of Interest:


Walworth County Destinations to Choose From:

Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy
Physical Address:  251 Elkhorn Road, Williams Bay, WI 53191
Description: A 231 acre property comprised of trails, ponds, streams, boardwalks, various ecosystems (prairie, wetlands, deciduous forest, oak woods, kettle, and meadow), a tower, and more.
Download scavenger hunt questions for Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy
Enter your scavenger hunt answers
Caution:  Bug spray is recommended while weather is still warm.  A short easy hike is required to complete the scavenger hunt—some of which is on boardwalks. Do not take the path off the bridge until after you have confirmed its length and know what you are getting yourselves into.  It’s a long trail.

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White River County Park

Physical Address:  6503 Sheridan Springs Road, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Description:  A 195 acre park features about two miles of White River frontage, approximately five miles of walking trails, a canoe/kayak launch, cross country skiing, fishing, and more.
Download scavenger hunt questions for White River County Park
Enter your scavenger hunt answers
Caution:  Bug spray is recommended while weather is still warm.  An easy 20-minute hike (10 min each way) is required to complete the scavenger hunt. Boots are recommended in case of rain or snow.

Some nearby Points of Interest:


Additional Road Trip Challenge destinations in other counties will become available soon on this website.