Adventures Await! Celebrate National 4-H Week
Join 7 million 4-H members around the world in celebrating National 4-H Week on October 4 through October 10. Illinois is using the theme “Adventures Await” because that’s just what happens when you join 4-H… ADVENTURE!
Spangler Family Receives 4-H Family Spirit Award
There are 19 members of the Sharon and Bruce Spangler family; 18 of them are 4-H members or volunteers. Little Caroline Spangler won’t turn 4-H age until next year. The family has been selected as the 2015 Illinois 4-H Foundation Family Spirit Award winne
2015 MASTER SHOWMANSHIP CONTEST
Springfield – The 2015 Master Showmanship Contest was held on August 14 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Fifty-four exhibitors, winners of their respective county contests, competed for the title of “Illinois Master Showman”.
Lake County 4-H at Illinois State Fair
23 Lake County 4-H Members attended the Illinois State Fair for face to face Conference Judging on Monday, August 17th. Pictured here are some of the 4-H members that were there at the State Fair. Congratulations!!!
Illinois 4-H at the Illinois State Fair
And they're off! Welcome to #ISF4H15. We are open for business and here with smiling faces. #thats4h #estoes4h. You haven't SEEN the fair until you've seen 4-H!
Summer Learn and Grow Program 2015
One of the many great posters displayed and designed by the Summer Learn & Grow students.
Pepper Pretty N Sweet F1/2015 AAS Vegetable Award Winner
Look in the garden! Is it an ornamental pepper? Is it edible? Yes to both! Now we can tell consumers that an ornamental pepper CAN be eaten and it tastes fantastic! Pretty N Sweet is a sweet, multi-colored pepper that is attractive to use in gardens.
Youth Leadership Retreat 2015
Finding The CLUE To The Leader In You!
Open to all youth in Grades 8-12. Register by August 26th. Contact Michelle Bisel, 4-H Youth Development Educator. 618-687-1727. Cost is $30.00.
Food Safety Tips
Wash your hands before & after food preparation. Use soap and warm water for 20 seconds, then rinse with clean water. Dry your hands with a clean towel when done.