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

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

Ogle County 4-H

Ogle County 4-H

4-H Year-At-A-Glance


What members do:
The 4-H year begins September 1.
4-H member records (from the previous year) are submitted, reviewed, and judged.
Members enroll in 4-H projects.

Major events:
Officer Training, Achievement Program, National 4-H Week,
Kick-off Party, Horse Program Activities Begin


What members do:
Members receive project manuals and records.
Members set goals for their projects.

Major events:
Bowling Tournament, Penny Carnival, Ogle County Fundraiser,
Beef Weigh-in


What members do:
Members make progress towards accomplishing their project goals.

Major events:
Judging Team Activities, Day of Dabbling, Penny Carnival


What members do:
Members complete projects.
Members complete fair entry information and exhibit at the 4-H Fair.
Members complete 4-H records.
The 4-H year ends on August 31.

Major events:
4-H Camp, 4-H Kickball Tournament, 4-H Fair, Illinois State Fair