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Contact Us

Judy Schmidt
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development - Metro
University of Illinois Extension
4810 North Sheridan Rd
Peoria, IL 61614-5928
Phone: 309-685-3140
FAX: 309-685-3397
schmid7@illinois.edu

Kathie Brown
Extension Educator, Community and Economic Development
University of Illinois Extension
4810 North Sheridan Rd
Peoria, IL 61614-5928
Phone: 309-255-9189
FAX: 309-685-3397
brownlk@illinois.edu

Emily Schoenfelder
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
1505 Valle Vista Blvd
Pekin, IL 61554-6245
Phone: 309-347-6614
FAX: 309-347-5472
eschoe@illinois.edu

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

STEM Related 4-H Special Interest Clubs

  • Engineering SPIN Club
    High schoolers are invited to work with local volunteer and engineer on a team project. This club meets in Mason County.

  • Gardening Special Interest (SPIN) club
    Youth ages 8 to 18 are invited to join the gardening 4-H SPIN Club to learn gardening skills and help feed the animals at Wildlife Prairie Park.This club typically begins in April.

  • River Valley Exploration Club
    This special interest club focuses on water and wildlife quality of waterways feeding into the Illinois River. Get close to nature as we hike to creeks for collection of water samples and aquatic macroinvertebrates for research. This club meets in Mason County.

  • Rocketry SPIN Club
    The 2017-2018 4-H year, this SPIN Club is meeting for 6 weeks in the fall.

  • Video Filmmaking 4-H Club
    Open to youth ages 10 to 18. The club works together to plan, record, and edit videos. Meetings and editing work are held at the Peoria County Extension office. Video recording opportunities happen at a variety of locations.