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- Vermilion County Federation
Program Coordinator, 4-H Community Clubs - Vermilion County
University of Illinois Extension
3164 North Vermilion
Danville, IL 61832
Vermilion County 4-H
What is 4-H?
o 4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization focusing on leadership, citizenship, and life skills.
What are the different you ways you can join?
o You can join in a “traditional” community club
o Kids can also join a 4-H SPIN Club. SPIN Clubs are special interest clubs that focus on areas, such as, gardening, robotics, shooting sports, etc.
What do you do in 4-H?
o Kids first join a club that is close to where they live
o These clubs meet once a month at a specific location (i.e., church, community bldg.)
- The meetings last usually about one hour
- Kids use parliamentary procedure to discuss different ideas, plan trips, and community service events. A snack and a game are usually provided at the meetings, as well
o 4-H Members are allowed to enroll in different 4-H projects ranging from Aerospace to Cooking to Wildlife
- Members are given a project book which will help them learn more about the topic
- Kids have a chance to show off their projects at the County Fairs
Who should I contact about more information?
o Kristin Puckett, Vermilion County 4-H Program Coordinator
Call 217-442-8615 or fill out the form here.