Organizers of the Blue Ribbon Livestock Camp are hoping that even though the pandemic put a pause on many fairs in 2020 that kids find a way back to the show ring this year. Just like the Kewaunee County Fair, the Door County Fair, and the Wisconsin State Fair among others, the inaugural Blue Ribbon Livestock Camp was put on hold last year due to COVID-19 precautions. As the summer and fall went on, some kids were able to return to showing their animals at other events. This year, the camp is moving forward with plans to host the day-long camp at the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds and connecting participants with different livestock experts. The experience takes kids from caring for their animals to preparing them for show day in front of a judge. Organizer Jenny Prodell hopes the camp will help kids guide their animals and themselves back to agriculture.
With the proper protocols in place, the Blue Ribbon Livestock Camp takes place on May 15th and is for participants interested in exhibiting goats, sheep, pigs, and beef steers. You can click on this link for more information.