Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
3022 W Jackson
Macomb, IL 61455
Important Information For Livestock Project Members!
4-H youth enrolled in livestock project areas of Beef, Dairy, Sheep, Swine, Horse & Pony, Goats or Poultry must take the QAEC training course in order to exhibit in the livestock project area. You will only need to take this online training once. The training must be completed by May 1. After May 1, all youth enrolled in a livestock project who have not completed the training will be deleted from all livestock & animal science projects in the 4-H system. Youth deleted from the system will not be eligible to show any livestock projects at the county or Illinois State Fair Jr. Show. The training can be found at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/qaec/
Illini Summer Academies are Coming! ISA in our DNA
ISA is scheduled for June 23-26, 2013 on the University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana campus. Two new academies include Creative Writing and Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences plus several from previous years; Veterinary Medicine, Landscape Architecture, Art & Design, Crop Sciences and others.
ISA is open to any Illinois high school student, ages 14-18 by Sept 1, 2013. The academy offers youth a chance to explore college life, check out the University of Illinois, and get hands-on experience in classes and labs of a specific college department. Registration will open March 1 with updated information on the website:
http://web.extesnion.illinois.edu/styate4h/events/summeracademies.cfm. A early bird discount is offered through April 15. Final registration will close May 22. Scholarships will be available to 4-H members who are first-time attendees. Visit with your local Extension office about this opportunity.
Questions? Contact Tessa Hobbs-Curley, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development at firstname.lastname@example.org