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Learn by Doing

Fueled by research-driven programming, 4-H’ers engage in hands-on learning activities in the areas of science, citizenship and healthy living.

Positive Youth Development

Illinois 4-H Youth Development provides the opportunity for youth to feel a sense of belonging, develop independence, practice generosity, and experience mastery.

Strong Roots, Promising Future

For over 100 years, 4-H youth and caring adults have been working together in urban neighborhoods, suburban schoolyards, and rural farming communities.

Lifetime Benefit

The 4-H movement supports young people from elementary school through high school with programs designed to shape future leaders and innovators.
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Illinois 4-H Foundation

Four new 4-H Foundation board members named

Jerry Hicks and Karl Barnhart, both from Sangamon County, Jessie Crews of Clark County, and Sharon Tenhouse of Adams County have each been appointed to a three-year term.
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