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University of Illinois Extension serving Logan, Menard and Sangamon Counties

Sangamon County
700 S. Airport Drive
Springfield, IL 62707
Phone: 217-782-4617
FAX: 217-524-6662
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm)

Logan County
980 N. Postville Dr.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: 217-732-8289
FAX: 217-735-5837
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm)

Menard County
420 S. 7th St.
Petersburg, IL 62675
Phone: 217-632-7491
FAX: 217-524-6662
Hours: Monday & Wednesday 8:30 am - Noon and 1 pm - 4 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm)

4-H Youth Development

4-H Youth Development

Some things we have lined up for the upcoming year are: *Science of Cosmetology *Science Gels *Animail Science *Lego Mindstorms *Robotics *Art of Jewelry Making *Gardening *Art of Culinary Arts *Much Much More!

-Promote skills for living to youth 5-19 in the areas of science, engineering, and technology; healthy living; and citizenship/leadership

-Promote learning by doing with hands-on activities.

-Benefit from over 21, 000 volunteers creating learning laboratories for young people.

-Provide the opportunity for youth to feel a sense of belonging, develop independence, practice, generosity, and experience mastery.

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The service projects that local 4-H clubs conduct in local communities helps the 4-H member to grow in a positive way, as well as helping the community grow. Being a volunteer in your community is an important experience in making the best better.

Questions? Contact Sharon Lounsberry, Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development at

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