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Ramona Girtman
Program Coordinator, 4-H
University of Illinois Extension
4618 Broadway
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: 618-242-0780
FAX: 618-242-0781
girtman@illinois.edu

Joan Tate
Office Support Assistant
University of Illinois Extension
4618 Broadway
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: 618-242-0780
FAX: 618-242-0781
joantate@illinois.edu

4-H in Jefferson County

4-H in Jefferson County

Cloverbuds

The 4-H Cloverbuds program is a unique way to build confident kids.  Specially designed for youngsters ages 5-7 the 4-H Cloverbuds program gets kids excited about learning.
Hands-on learning activities let kids explore art, plants and animals, science, and the environment.  Youngsters also engage in group activities that promote personal development, healthy lifestyles, and a sense of citizenship. 
As a Cloverbud member, your child will attend fun-filled meetings that include a learning activity, recreation period and snack time.  A trained Cloverbud volunteer leads the meetings with help from parents. 
In 4-H Cloverbuds your child will:
•    Develop self-understanding and confidence in a relaxed setting.
•    Succeed in learning and feel a positive sense of accomplishment.
•    Learn how to get along with others and communicate in positive ways.
•    Make new friends.
•    Learn how to share, work together, compromise, and resolve conflict. 
The Illinois 4-H program has a long history of helping young people grow into well-adjusted, productive adults through a hands-on approach to learning.  4-H helps young people develop self-confidence, responsibility, thinking skills, and positive attitudes. Don’t miss this chance to do something great for your child….check out 4-H Cloverbuds!!!