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4-H Teen Teacher Recognition Grant

The 4-H Teen Teacher Recognition grant is designed to: Recognize the contributions and achievements of 4-H members who have been actively involved in teaching a minimum of a six-session educational program for younger youth Support engagement of older youth in age-appropriate development and mastery activities Support engagement of older youth who would ot...

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Posted by: Lisa Bouillion Diaz at 2:45PM on 3/27/2014 | Views: 7

Categories: Awards, Scholarships & Recognition Funding Teens

FilmFest: National 4-H Film Festival

Do you have a budding 4-H filmmaker in your county? This special event connects young filmmaking enthusiasts with film industry professionals and with other youth who share those same interests. Like any national film festival, FilmFest 4?H is a "commuter event." Festival goers are free to make the arrangements for travel, lodging, and meals that best fit their needs. Your $129 All Acces...

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Posted by: Lisa Bouillion Diaz at 11:58AM on 3/14/2014 | Views: 6

Categories: National Events SET Teens

Great opportunity for youth and adults in 4-H Citizen Scientist program

With the approaching spring comes a new round of 4-H Citizen Scientist opportunities with the Illinois RiverWatch Program. Illinois 4-H is partnering with Lewis and Clark Community College headquarters for Illinois RiverWatch to provide the one-day training required for 4-H Citizen Scientists to be certified to begin data collection later this spring. What is citizen science?...

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Posted by: William J. Million at 2:48PM on 2/20/2014 | Views: 8

Categories: Citizen Scientist Media & Marketing

Illinois 4-H Weekly Highlights For the Week of February 17, 2014

Illinois 4-H increasing youth agricultural awareness; awarded grant Illinois 4-H has been awarded a $15,000 grant from National 4-H Council, in cooperation with Monsanto, to drive youth awareness of, and interest in agriculture innovation and ag careers. Eighty specially-trained youth in eight states will each impact at least 100 youth from their state as they work with fellow...

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Posted by: Judy Mae Bingman at 4:49PM on 2/19/2014 | Views: 4

Categories: Media & Marketing

4-H Feeding and Growing Our Communities

It is estimated that one in five Illinois children, about 745,300 children under the age of 18, face hunger and food insecurity on a recurring basis. To respond to this reality, Illinois 4-H is continuing to address this hunger challenge through the 4-H Feeding and Growing Our Communities program. Building upon their success in 2013, along with a new s...

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Posted by: William J. Million at 3:44PM on 2/17/2014 | Views: 3

Categories: Feeding and Growing Our Communities

Illinois State 4-H Meats Judging Contest to be held March 1

The Illinois State 4-H Meats Judging Contest will be held Saturday March 1 at the Meat Science Lab on campus in Urbana IL. The contest starts at 10 a.m. and is open to all 4-H members who want to participate. This contest will help narrow down the selection for the 2014 State Meats Judging Team. This year's contest will again be held in conjunction with State FFA Meats CDE Judging conte...

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Posted by: Daniel J. Jennings at 8:34AM on 2/14/2014 | Views: 5

Categories: Livestock

Illinois 4-H Weekly Highlights for the week ending 2/7/14

4-H Superheroes get recharged at Illinois Junior Leadership Conference More than 100 seventh and eighth grade youth learned "Saving the World Through Leadership" begins with them taking action in their local club meetings. Rod Stoll, Farm Credit public relations vice president and Illinois 4-H alum, inspired Illinois 4-H members to keep improving, stretch their possibilities, live in...

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Posted by: Judy Mae Bingman at 4:41PM on 2/10/2014 | Views: 4

Categories: JLC Media & Marketing SET