Contact Us

Jodi Baumgartner
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
421 W Pines Rd, Ste 10
Oregon, IL 61061
Phone: 815-732-2191
FAX: 815-732-4007
jbmgrtnr@illinois.edu

Johnna B. Jennings
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
1350 West Prairie Drive
Sycamore, IL 60178-3166
Phone: 815-758-8194
FAX: 815-758-8199
jbjennin@illinois.edu

Ogle County 4-H

Ogle County 4-H

How Will 4-H Benefit Your Family?

4-H members will:
  • Learn, make, and do things that appeal and are meaningful to them.
  • Make friends, belong to a group, and give and receive acceptance and affection.
  • Have fun, so that learning is appealing and enjoyable.
  • Earn recognition and awards.
4-H members develop and practice important life skills. Specifically they...
  • Develop inquiring minds and a desire to learn.
  • Make decisions and solve problems.
  • Relate to and work with other people.
  • Develop concern for their communities and the people in them.
  • Build their self-confidence.
  • Accept responsibility.
Your family will benefit from 4-H involvement in a number of ways, too. You will:
  • Meet families from across the county who have interests similar to yours.
  • Have numerous opportunities to work and play together at 4-H events held locally and beyond.
  • Grow as a family while expanding your knowledge about a variety of project areas through fun, hands-on experiences.