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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Main Office (Montgomery County)
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Email: uie-cjmm@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm, 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Christian County)
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am to 11:30am, 12:30pm to 4.30pm

Branch Office (Jersey County)
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4:30 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Branch Office (Macoupin County)
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

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Maker Monkeys 3-D Printing Entrepreneur Camp Coming to Macoupin County

Macoupin County 4-H is gearing up for a summer filled with STEAM (Science Technology Art Math) learning.   One upcoming program will involve 3D Printers.  The Maker Monkeys Entrepreneur camp for youth in grades 6-9 combines entrepreneurship and digital fabrication.  Youth will learn how to create a business, designing a product using Computer Aided Design (CAD), marketing their product and print their idea using 3D printers. The camp is July 19-21, from 9:00 a.m -3:00 p.m. at the Extension Office in Carlinville. The cost of the camp is $25 and includes a t-shirt. Everyone will get to take home their printed design!

Those interested may register for the camp by following this link https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=14372 or calingl the Extension office at 217-532-3941.  4-H needs volunteers willing share their knowledge with young eager learners.  If you are interested in volunteering to teach a workshop or course please contact Elisha Hughes at 217-532-3941 the Montgomery County Extension office.

Local Contact: Kate Harding, Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development, harding@illinois.edu