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4-H Project Try It Day

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Event Date(s)
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Kendall County Fairgrounds - Smith 4-H Hall
Event Fee

4-H Project "Try It" Day

Thursday, Jan. 4, 2024 | 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Kendall County Fairgrounds

Explore different 4-H project areas with hands-on learning stations, and create and bring home cool stuff! This event is great for:

  • Anyone new to 4-H who wants to explore different project areas
  • Current 4-H families who want to try new things
  • Families looking for a fun activity for winter break

How it works:

  • 9:45-10 a.m. | Check in
  • 10 a.m. to noon | Interactive Learning Sessions
    • Ages 8+ will do fun, hands-on activities about Animal/Vet Science, STEM, and Visual Arts
    • Ages 5-7 also will do fun, age-appropriate activities (Parents are encouraged to join in the fun with this age group.)
  • noon to 1 p.m. | Lunch
    • Youth participants and their parents/guardians can join us for a pizza lunch
    • Plus, get to know 4-H staff and volunteers, ask questions, and learn more about 4-H in DuPage, Kane, or Kendall counties

Ages: 5-14 (as of 9/1/23)

Meets: Thursday, Jan. 4, 2024 | 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: Kendall County Fairgrounds, Smith 4-H Hall, 10826 IL-71, Yorkville, IL 60560

Cost to participate: $15 per youth participant (includes a pizza lunch for youth and parents/guardians)

Registration opens soon and will be required to participate. Space may be limited. No need to be a 4-H member to participate.

Questions: Contact 4-H Program Coordinator Tina Anderson at or 630-553-5823. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, contact the event organizer. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs. 

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact