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Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
Newton, IL 62448
4-H in Jasper County
What is 4-H?
4-H is a national organization which helps young people develop knowledge and skills to become productive citizens. 4-H also helps youth to meet the diversities and challenges of today's society and brings together youth and adults to design programs that will teach skills for living. 4-H is a great way to make new friends, become a part of your community, get real life experience, and take part in fun activities tailored to your interest! There are over 200 project areas to choose from!
Who can be a 4-H member?
Youth boys and girls between the ages of 8-19 by September 1 can be a member and exhibit at the 4-H shows at the Jasper County Fair in a competitive atmosphere.
Cloverbuds are youth 5-7 years of age by September 1. Cloverbuds can take part in club meetings or have a club specifically for Cloverbuds, members are introduced to 4-H with fun activities. Cloverbuds exhibit at the Jasper County fair in a non-competitive atmosphere.
Who to contact for more information?
Contact the Jasper County Extension Office at 618-783-2521 for more information on joining 4-H and clubs in your area.