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- Cumberland County 4-H Newsletter
News from the Cumberland County 4-H program.
- Extension in Action
Extension in Action is published by the Joint Council of Extension Professionals -- a collaboration of University of Illinois Extension employee associations.
- Moultrie-Douglas 4-H and Youth News
News from the Moultrie-Douglas 4-H program.
- Shelby County 4-H News
News about 4-H in Shelby County.
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
1209 Wenthe Drive
Effingham, IL 62401
4-H Youth Development
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)