- About This Program
- 4-H Camps
- 4-H Clover Update Newsletter
- 4-H Member Forms and Resources
- 4-H Volunteer Resources
- Award Applications
- Crops and Soils
- Enrollment/New Year Materials
- Horse Information
- Illinois State Fair
- Livestock Information
- Mercer County Achievement Program
- Mercer County Fair and other 4-H Exhibitions
- Registration Forms
- The Masters: Showmanship, livestock management, and judging
- 4-H End of the Year Party, Saturday, July 29, Camp Summit
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Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
2106 SE Third Street
Aledo, IL 61231
Mercer County 4-H
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Join 4-H today!
Mercer County 4-H has dozens of clubs youth and teens can join. Clubs meet on a regular basis in cities and towns across the county throughout the year. At 4-H Club meetings members elect officers, share projects, give demonstrations, go on special outings, do community service projects, make crafts, share snacks, and have a great time meeting new friends.
Mercer County 4-H also offers a variety of Special Interest (SPIN) Clubs. These meet for 6 weeks and cover a topic like Shooting Sports, Archery, Sewing, Goats, Cooking, Fishing, Dog Obedience, and others offered throughout the year.
If you are interested in joining or volunteering for Mercer County 4-H, contact Tracy Fowler-Pestle at (309) 582-5106 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mercer County 4-H BBQ and Family Fun Day June 9th
Grab your family and head to Aledo, Illinois for a fun day of activities! The fun begins with Farm in the Park from 3 - 5:30 pm. The Mercer County Ag Literacy Program invites you to explore the important role agriculture plays in our everyday lives. Eat dinner at the Mercer County 4-H BBQ, 4 – 7:30 pm at the Aledo Fire Station where you can dine on grilled pork chops or hot dogs in support of 4-H. Then at dusk, enjoy the Free outdoor movie SIING at Central park
- Teen Leadership Training June 9th
Teens 13 and older - join 4-H for this fun, hands-on training June 9th in Milan, IL - a great way to build leadership skills and to get involved volunteering at 4-H Camps this summer!