Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
November 17, 2008
Are you a high school age 4-Her looking for a experience where you can voice your opinion?
Or you think it would be really cool to tell your friends that you sat and voted in your Representative's chair in the House chambers?
Or you want to meet 4-Hers from all over Illinois and find at least 40 more friends to add to your facebook account?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, The Great 4-H Debate is a conference for you!
Sign up today! 4-H'ers from across Illinois are invited to converge in Springfield to debate bills and learn about the legislative process. The Great 4-H Debate is for all high school age U of I Extension 4-H youth development program participants who are interested in learning about how Illinois state government works.
During the two-day event, youth will:
Besides all the work, participants will meet youth from across the state and enjoy games and music on Friday night.
This conference is open to youth in the across Illinois involved in University of Illinois Extension youth programming. Registration fee for the conference is $60. The deadline for registration is January 23, 2009. Lodging will be at Lake Springfield Christian Academy. Delegates need to bring bedding, towels, and toiletries in addition to clothing.
More details on the conference are available on the web at http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/mclean/greatdebate/ . Registration forms are available online or through your local county Extension Office.
November 11, 2008