Rusk County really is a great place to eat, play, shop, and live! Whether you are looking to visit for the day, take a vacation, move to the area, or start a business in our community we have something for everyone. Take a look around to see what our beautiful area has to offer!
Rusk County Youth Council
They are a group of committed community members who have come together to create an environment that we can be proud to have our youth grow up in. They sponsor many events in the area in the areas of preventing alcohol and drug abuse, building resilience, strengthening families, and promoting positive activities.
RCYC co-hosts this event in collaboration with local law enforcement agencies and fire/rescue departments. The purpose of the event is to strengthen community relationships and provide families with activities for people of all ages. Dinner, games, boat rides, and more are all provided free of charge to all
They also do Winterfest: During Winter Magic, held in Ladysmith, WI, Winter Fest offers games, arts & crafts, and other fun opportunities for people of all ages. This event is held free of charge.
RCYC holds community trainings. These trainings have been provided to businesses, schools, law enforcement, and the general public on different topics. Some of those topics include: Teen Intervene, QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer), Cyber-Bullying, Human-Trafficking.
RCYC also holds the We Are Change group with weekly fun, friendship, and leadership events. These events are youth-led with adult guidance.
Some current members of the Rusk County Youth Council are from the business community, religious organizations, fraternal organizations, parents, civic groups, healthcare professionals, government agencies, law enforcement, media, schools, and of course youth. Anyone who cares about the youth of rusk county can join. There is no specific time commitment, but on average RCYC members volunteer about 1 to 2 hours per month. Meetings are on the 3trd Tuesday of every month from noon to 1:00 at Security Financial bank.
For more information you can go to www.rcyconline.com.