Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is a national multi-species quality assurance program for youth ages 8 to 21, with a focus on three core pillars: food safety, animal well-being, and character development.

The YQCA training can be done either online or in person. The cost for the face to face training will be $3 and $12 for the online version.

A face-to-face training will be offered in Effingham County on July 14, 6 PM at the Effingham County Extension Office, 1209 Wenthe Dr., Effingham, IL 62401

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