4G STEM Camp for Girls registration has opened for girls who will be entering seventh and eighth grade. It will introduce girls to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. It is 5 days of hands-on activities, field trips & lab experiments.
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Pre-school and Head Start students in Mason County love learning how to be healthy. They are always excited when “Gus Good Food” and “Jumping Jacki” visit their classrooms.
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Mason County 4-H member, Loren Harp, worked with a group of 4-H members from across Illinois, and the Illinois 4-H office to present results of the Economic Impact of Illinois Agricultural Fairs survey at the IAAF Convention.
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Statewide, the numbers of youth engaged in 4-H is growing, both in community clubs and in SPIN (Special Interest) clubs. In the 2013-2014 program year 24,011 Illinois youth participated in some type of 4-H club experience.
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The Illinois Master Naturalist program is designed to educate and train a corps of volunteers to provide support in the conservation, management, and interpretation of the area’s natural resources. A special two class has been planned for teachers.
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For over 25 years, the Peoria County Master Gardeners have answered home garden questions through their Garden Helpline.
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Master Naturalists are never done learning. They are voracious learners, taking every opportunity to expand their knowledge in a number of areas.
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University of Illinois Extension recently released two new economic development publications for use by Fulton County: Fulton County Economic Assessment and a Guide to International Economic Development Council Site Selection Data Standards.
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