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4-H Offers Exciting Summer Activities

Logan, Menard, and Sangamon counties are gearing up for a summer of adventure and learning with the exciting lineup of activities offered by 4-H. Open to both 4-H members and non-members, these engaging programs aim to cultivate new skills and foster friendships.


Registration for these free programs is available at go.illinois.edu/LMSsummer2023, courtesy of generous grants and donors. Participants are encouraged to register early to secure their spots.


Youngsters aged 5-7 can enjoy the 4-H Cloverbud Camps, offering two separate day camp options filled with activity-based learning opportunities. Meanwhile, the 4-H Cheer Camp invites ages 5-12 to learn cheers and fundamentals, culminating in a performance during 4-H Night at the Logan County Fair.


For aspiring chefs aged 8-18, the 4-H Cooking 101 program provides hands-on experiences in the culinary world. From healthy snacks to simple meals, participants will develop their food preparation skills while exploring nutrition and healthy eating.


Crime & Spy Science, designed for ages 8-18, immerses aspiring detectives in the intriguing world of crime-solving. Participants will investigate "The Murder of Professor Half Track" and conduct biotechnology experiments to unravel the mystery.


The program "Your Thoughts Matter" caters to ages 13-18, shedding light on the significance of mental health in our daily lives. Participants will delve into the topic, promoting understanding and action while emphasizing the importance of seeking professional help for those in crisis.


Lastly, Wizarding World offers a magical experience for ages 8-18. Attendees will be sorted into houses, create their own brooms, and engage in various enchanting activities, including magical creatures care and candle making.


Remember to pack a sack lunch for programs requiring it, and if you require accommodations, please contact 217-732-8289 in advance. For more information about 4-H activities in Logan, Menard and Sangamon counties can be found at extension.illinois.edu/lms/4-h-youth-develop

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