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Dana Homann
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
1209 Wenthe Drive
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: 217-347-7773
FAX: 217-347-7775
dhomann@illinois.edu

4-H Youth Development

4-H Youth Development

4-H and You!

Illinois 4-H is empowering and preparing all Illinois youth for success by providing opportunities where they learn, practice, and demonstrate skills needed for home, career, and global citizenship. JOIN TODAY.

Questions? Contact Kathy Reiser, County Extension Director at reiser@illinois.edu

Featured Websites

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  • My First Garden
    Learn how to plan, nurture and enjoy the benefits of a beautiful flower or vegetable garden.
  • Becoming 4-H Savvy
    Basic information for volunteers about the ins and outs of 4-H.
  • Best of Friends: Kids and Dogs
    This website helps children learn about dogs, the responsibility of caring for dogs and how to be safe around them. (Intended for 4th-6th grade students)
  • Business of Babysitting
    Want to start your own babysitting business? Visit this site to learn what you need to know to become a great babysitter! (Intended for high school students)
  • Walk in My Shoes
    Learn what it feels like to be older and what happens to our bodies as we age.
  • Food Fun from Apples to Zucchini
    A website to introduce elementary students to 37 different kids of produce -- many they may not know. (Intended for elementary students)
  • Great Corn Adventure
    Zea Mays explains the importance of corn, how it grows, and its thousands of different uses. (Intended for 3rd-5th grade students)

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Commercial Agriculture Environment and Energy Stewardship Family Life Horticulture Local Food Systems and Small Farms Nutrition and Wellness