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

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm, 1 pm to 4:30 pm

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

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

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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4-H Outdoor Photography Workshop Held In Macoupin County

Youth from Macoupin County took part in a 4-H Outdoor Photography Workshop at Beaver Dam State Park on Saturday, October 15.  4-H volunteer Karen King led this hands-on learning workshop where she was able to share her passion of photography with participants. Basic principles of photography were discussed and King offered pointers and suggestions for better picture taking. She encouraged the participants to be creative and look for different points of view when taking pictures.  Members completed a nature photography scavenger hunt where the ventured out into nature to capture the great outdoors. 


For more information about Macoupin County 4-H, please contact the Extension office at 217-854-9604 or email The University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.



Photo Captions:


1768: Participants from the 2016 4-H Outdoor Photography Workshop at Beaver Dam: Front: Madison McMillin, Addison Eldred, Molly Reed, Charlee Dugger, Saralynn Joiner, and Allison Rosentreter (Back) Reuben McMillin, Casey Dugan, Logan Helling, and Allie Helling


1777:  Allison Rosentreter of Carlinville at the 4-H Outdoor Photography Workshop

1790: Addison Eldred of Carlinville at the 4-H Outdoor Photography Workshop

Local Contact: Kate Harding, Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development,