Stories about 4-H
Kids and teens can explore their creative side with several workshops hosted by University of Illinois Extension this June in Yorkville.
The camp will focus on fingerprinting, hidden messages, DNA extraction and analysis and will also show how the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Investigators operate.
Youth will design, build, and test solar cars, paper roller coasters, and paper bridges at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles.
This free, spring break program is offered in partnership with local libraries and 4-H as a two-part experience on consecutive days.
Bureau County 4-H is currently looking for volunteers to help with planting a grouping of 25 oak trees at City County Park in Princeton, with the goal of tackling global issues at the local level. The organization will be looking to plant the trees beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturda
University of Illinois Extension invites registered 4-H members, aged 8 to 18 in their first or second year of 4-H, to participate in the upcoming New Member Project Night.
Local youth will have an opportunity to utilize their artistic skills to create a bunny puppet out of a work glove workshop and the chance to take advantage of a take and make bunny silhouette project.
Ten teens from Illinois, including Kendall County 4-H member Lydia Oker of Sandwich, attended a five-day national conference in Atlanta, Ga.
The University of Illinois Extension Office in Princeton will play host to a free 4-H faux floral mug arrangement workshop from 5 to 6 p.m. on Monday, March 21.
Stations at the event will cover 4-H topics such as: projects, fair season, records and awards, county and state experiences, leadership opportunities, and alumni and volunteer roles.
In November, Kendall County 4-H celebrated its volunteers and supporters across the county at its annual 4-H Achievement Night at Plano High School.
Youth ages 8 to 18 can join the new 4-H Crochet Special Interest Club, which meets every other Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 5 through March 16 in Yorkville.
2021 recipients were honored at the annual 4-H Achievement Night celebration held at Plano High School in November.
The Kendall County 4-H Foundation will use the funds to support interactive educational and leadership experiences for local youth, as well as merit-based scholarships and awards.