Contact Us

Carolyn Hansen
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Metro - McLean County
University of Illinois Extension
UNITY Community Center
632 Orlando Avenue
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-862-4041
FAX: 309-663-8270
cshansen@illinois.edu

Alcha Corban
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development - Livingston & Woodford Counties
University of Illinois Extension
109 East Eureka Avenue
Eureka, IL 61530
Phone: 309-467-3789
FAX: 309-467-6034
acorban@illinois.edu

4-H Youth Development

4-H Youth Development

Featured Websites

Additional Websites

  • 4-H Memorial Camp
    The 4-H Memorial camp website includes general information about camp in Monticello, the various summer and specialty programs, facility rental information, as well as information about applying to work at the camp.
  • Illinois State Fair Premium Books
    The place to go to see the Illinois State Fair premium books online.
  • Illinois 4-H Foundation
    The Illinois 4-H Foundation raises funds from individuals, corporations, and organizations that supplement state and county 4-H programs
  • 4-H Teens as Teachers
    Learn what it means to be a 4-H Teen Teacher.
  • 4-H Overnight Chaperone Orientation
    The purpose of this web site is to provide training for individuals who will be responsible for the health and safety of 4-H youth development participants at overnight events and activities.
  • 4-H Ceremonies
    Discover scripts for common 4-H ceremonies.
  • Just for Kids
    Lots of fun websites for kids to learn everything from how worms eat garbage to how to get along with others.
  • Schools Online
    Wonderful interactive curricula for students about a variety of science and social studies topics.
  • Helping Kids Succeed in School
    Helping children enjoy learning and being successful in school is an important goal for parents, other family members, and schools.

Local Resources and Information

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  • 4-H Camp Opportunities
    Youth in Livingston, McLean and Woodford Counties have the opportunity to experience an overnight camping experience at 4-H Memorial Camp near Monticello. Youth do NOT need to be 4-H members to participate
  • 4-H Leader Resources
    Resources for 4-H leaders and volunteers to use with their 4-H clubs.
  • Clover Challenge
    Clover Challenge is available to 15-18 year old members as an advanced study for state 4-H projects. This project unit is an option only after the 4-H member has successfully completed the other levels in a particular curriculum area.
  • Quality Assurance and Ethics Training for Livestock Exhibitors
    4-H members exhibiting any animal project area including beef, dairy, goats, horses, sheep, swine, poultry, rabbits, dogs, cats and small pets at the County Fair or the Illinois State Fair are required to complete a Quality Assurance and Ethics training. This includes both live animals and poster projects. Participants are required to only take the training ONCE during their 4-H career. Training must be complete by July 1. Because of an early state show, horse exhibitors must complete certification prior to June 9.
  • Record Keeping and Award Applications
    General Illinois 4-H record keeping forms. For county specific award applications, please go to Awards and Scholarships under your county's 4-H page.

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