UW-Milwaukee at Waukesha Continuing Education prides itself on being active in our community by offering many different outreach options.





Join like-minded individuals to expand your knowledge, to enrich both your professional and personal lives, to learn life skills, to experience mechanical sciences, to participate in hands-on activities and classes, and most importantly, to have fun and meet new people! You will be amazed

We are looking for families to make a difference! By becoming a member of UW-Milwaukee CGS Waukesha Continuing Education 4H club, you will have opportunities to make a difference in your community! Annual membership is only $40/family!

For more information, visit the UW Extension Waukesha 4H site

Did you know that…

4-Hers are 2x more likely to be civically active

4-Hers are nearly 2x more likely to participate in science programs

4-Hers are nearly 4x more likely to make contributions to the community

4-Hers are 2x more likely to make healthier choices like avoiding drugs and alcohol

4-Hers are 4x more likely to receive academic college scholarships

4-Hers make lifelong friendships!




Customized Business Training

Are you looking for training solutions for employees of your business or non-profit organization? Are you a professional needing to advance your career? Maybe you are a small business needing to market your company on a shoestring budget? Continuing Education can help! Today’s marketplace and economy are challenging. We can help you combat the obstacles that might be in your way.

Empower your employees. Commit to ongoing education and training. It is one of the best investments you can make yielding numerous benefits:

  • Increased employee motivation

  • Reduced employee turnover

  • Increased job satisfaction and employee morale  

  • Enhanced company image and potential recruitment tool

  • Increased efficiencies in processes, resulting in financial gain

Contact us today to develop your customized plan.

Contact Holly Wehrhahn, or call (262)-521-5460.


Higher Ed in HS

Continuing Education offers high school students the chance to earn college credit.  We have worked with several area high schools to provide credit outreach opportunities.  If you are interested in receiving more information on offering credit outreach in your high school, please contact Holly Wehrhahn at (262)-521-5460.


Career Exploration

Continuing Education offers a week-long Engineering Boot Camp for high school juniors and seniors during the summer. This camp can be taken with college credit, and is designed to educate students about the different disciplines of engineering that exist in order to inform their career pursuits. Students are able to visit various facilities, receive an overview and tour, and share lunch with engineers to ask them about their experiences. 


Educational Travel for Students

 In conjunction with our educational travel program, students are eligible to join our community members and earn college credit on some of our featured Domestic travel destinations. Please click here to view our educational travel opportunities.


Special Events

See the Special Events page for information about our GEMS and STEM programs.