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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

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Macoupin County Jr. Robotics Workshop held this Summer

Jr. Robotics Workshop held this Summer


The University of Illinois Extension of Macoupin County offered a Jr. Robotics Workshop on Wednesday, July 19 at the Extension office in Carlinville.  This session was for youth ages 5-8. Youth learned engineering concepts and basic programming through hands-on activities. LEGO WeDo Kits were used during these sessions. Youth enhanced their patience, team-working skills and gained a sense of mastery after building their own robots and then programming them to complete a variety of commands.


For more information about 4-H Robotics or youth programs in Macoupin County, please call the Extension office at 217-854-9604 or go online to accommodations can be made to participate in any 4-H program by contacting the county Extension office.

University of Illinois Extension provides practical education that help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. For more information visit the Unit 18 website at or contact your local Extension office.

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact our office. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo.  Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.


Photo Caption: Jr. Robotics Workshop Participants:  (Front) Michael Barber, Augie Clark, Wyld Gilmore, Ben Schuette, Braden Bowker, Nikki Lierly, Keegan Anderson (Back) Weston Sudduth, Nathan Clark, Ethan Schuette, Malia Bowker

Local Contact: Kate Harding, Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development,