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Peggy Hampton
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
phampton@illinois.edu

4-H Youth Development

4-H Youth Development

4-H is a Community of Young People across America who are learning Leadership, Citizenship and Life Skills.

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  • 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)
  • 4-H Overnight Chaperone Orientation
    The purpose of this web site is to provide training for individuals who will be responsible for the health and safety of 4-H youth development participants at overnight events and activities.
  • Adventures of Herman
    Squirmin' Herman the Worm teaches students all about worms and how to make their own worm bin in this interactive curriculum. (Intended for 1st-3rd grade students)
  • 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)
  • Great Plant Escape
    Join Detective LePlant and his partners Bud and Sprout as they uncover the mysteries of plant life. (Intended for 4th-5th grade students)
  • Dr. Arbor Talks Trees
    Dr. Arbor teaches all about trees! (Intended for 6th-8th grade students)
  • 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)
  • Forever Friends
    Introduces young people to the daily lives, cultural arts and philosophies of people from China, India, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, and Vietnam. (Intended for 4th-6th grade 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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