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Zoom into... Plants & Soils

(five-part online youth learning series)

Develop your botanical science skills with this FREE five-part online learning series, which is designed for youth ages 8-18 interested in crops, plant and soil science, horticulture and floriculture projects. In this series, you will review 4-H project categories, receive tips for creating projects, get ideas for making displays, and have fun learning about plants.

WHO: Youth ages 8 to 18 (no need to be a 4-H member to participate)

WHEN: June 30, and July 2, 7, 9, and 14 -- 1 to 2 p.m. (register and join in any weeks)

  • June 30: Plants, Soils & Crops
  • July 2: Floriculture/Floral Design pt 1
  • July 7: Floriculture/Floral Design pt 2
  • July 9: Horticulture/Vegetable Gardening pt 1
  • July 14: Horticulture/Vegetable Gardening pt 2

WHERE: Online via web conferencing tool Zoom (register and join in any weeks)

WHAT:

  • Learn the science of crop and vegetable production, plant and soil science, and floriculture.
  • Discuss fair entry categories, tips for creating projects for fair, and talk about the judging process.
  • Give and receive feedback on project progress and ideas. Participants can share photographs of projects if they like.
  • Led by an experienced 4-H volunteer and FFA educator. Sessions hosted and moderated by 4-H staff.

COST: FREE! Pre-registration required. Registration opens June 15.

  • No specific materials are required for this series.

Meeting Information:

  • Meet via the Zoom platform (password protected link to come in future communications)
  • Series includes five parts; participants attend as many sessions as they like
  • Estimated time of 60 minutes for each session

For questions or if you need reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Jo Ann Britton at jbritton@illinois.edu. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs.

Program Areas
Event Date(s)
-
Event Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Event Fee
$0.00
Location
online