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Summer 2014 Robotics update

The date for the 2015 4-H State robotics competition will be May 2, 2015 in Gym 1 of the Activities and Recreation center (ARC) on the campus of the University of Illinois. Illinois FIRST® has announced the availability of Rookie Team grants for new FTC teams.  More information can be found here .  FTC is open to y...

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Posted by: Robert Smith at 3:27PM on 7/14/2014 | Views: 37

Categories: SET

Inspire A Future Scientist Video Contest

An opportunity to share with your 4-Hers! National 4-H Council and HughesNet have just released the following announcement… Submit a 15-second video telling us why you love science using the form below or using the hashtag #4HFutureScientist. If your video is selected as the winner, you could receive a $1,000 cash prize and a trip to 4-H National Youth Science Day this...

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Posted by: Lisa Bouillion Diaz at 8:26AM on 5/21/2014 | Views: 46

Categories: Contests National Events SET

New bio-security procedure implemented for the 2014 State 4-H Livestock Judging Event

Historically, the 4-H Livestock Judging Event has been held at the Urbana-Champaign campus of the University of Illinois. This event is a valuable opportunity for students, leaders, teachers, scientists and supporters of the agricultural community to meet and interactively support animal agriculture in the state of Illinois. The Department of Animal Sciences at U of I wishes to continue their s...

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Posted by: Daniel J. Jennings at 6:32PM on 5/18/2014 | Views: 72

Categories: Livestock

2014 4-H National Youth Science Day

Rockets to the Rescue! 4-H National Youth Science Day The 2014 National Science Experiment will explore the field of aerospace engineering. The University of Arizona developed the 2014 National Science Experiment: Rockets to the Rescue! National Youth Science Day will take place on October 8, 2014. This year, youth will be tas...

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Posted by: Lisa Bouillion Diaz at 1:16PM on 5/8/2014 | Views: 45

Categories: 4-H Week National Events Science-Excited SET

2014-15 National 4-H Youth Summit Series

Registration is Open to all High School Students! Youth will have the opportunity to: Develop 21st century skills like team-work and collaboration by building youth and adult partnerships Interact with leading scientists, researchers, leaders, and advocates Prepare an implementation plan to delive...

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Posted by: Lisa Bouillion Diaz at 1:10PM on 5/8/2014 | Views: 54

Categories: National Events SET Teens

Revised County and State Fair Scoresheet Posted

The score sheet used for the Visual Arts project judging at county and State Fair has been revised. It has been updated to include Scrapbooking as an exhibit class option and the Visual Arts Rubric on the reverse side of the score sheet has been revised. It has been posted to the 4-H Contacts Portal in two locations: Fairs/Exhibitions: County 4-H = Project Exhibit Judging Score Sheets A...

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Posted by: Debra Stocker at 8:34PM on 5/2/2014 | Views: 47

Categories: Local Fairs & APF Projects State Fair

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: 59

Categories: Awards, Scholarships & Recognition Funding Teens