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Volunteers help youth feel welcomed, empowered in 4-H programming
March 05, 2021

URBANA, Ill. ­– Illinois 4-H Shooting Sports relies heavily on adult volunteers taking the lead in the various disciplines, ultimately making the county program successful. Registration is open for two statewide Shooting Sports Leader Certification sessions on June 5 and July 24.

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State 4-H staff evaluate summer options
Illinois 4-H staff evaluate options for summer 2021 exhibitions
March 01, 2021

In 2020, more than 400 Illinois 4-H competitive events, exhibitions, and shows went virtual, providing a positive youth development experience while protecting our members, volunteers, and staff.

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2021 Illinois 4-H Food Action Summit is May 15th, 2021
Illinois youth come to the table on food insecurity
March 01, 2021


URBANA, Ill.  -- Two teens will represent Illinois 4-H at the 2021 National Ag Da

As the nation grappled with issues of social justice and racial equity, Illinois 4-H leadership i

URBANA, Ill. – Prolonged cold weather opens many recreational opportunities.

URBANA, Ill. – There’s no stopping 4-H ingenuity and drive.

URBANA, Ill. – For five generations, the Jerry Theobald family has supported the 4-H program.