4-H Illini Summer Academies

Registration opens in January 2024!


Illini Summer Academies is a life-changing personal development experience on the University of Illinois campus. Participants from around…

Landscape Design 101: Basics and Beyond

County: Rock Island

Discover the art of landscape design! Whether you’re a gardening enthusiast or a homeowner, this engaging program is for you. Learn…

State 4-H Poultry Judging Contest

Participation:  A county may enter any number of 4-H participants. A county team may be, made up of three or four contestants with no limit on the number of teams or individuals. The scores…

Cultivating Conversations

How and Why Illinois Farms Implement Edge-of-Field Practices
Stewarding your land doesn’t stop where the field ends. 

When it comes to farming, experience is often the best teacher. This June, producers can get answers to their questions farmer-to-…

Mental Health First Aid for the Agriculture Community

Learn how to help someone experiencing mental health or substance use issues.

This one-day online event is designed to empower participants with the knowledge and skills needed to provide crucial…

4-H Flower Arranging Workshop

County: Mercer

Calling all youth ages 8 to 18, join us for a hands-on flower arranging workshop hosted by Illinois Extension horticulture staff. Whether you’re a budding florist or simply interested in learning…



4-H Memorial Camp Summer Session IV

Registration opens in late January/early February!

Adventure awaits you at every turn at 4-H Memorial Camp. Every day is packed with activities that will challenge you to try new and exciting…

Financial Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults

Lessons for Living Series 2024
Learn how to prepare for financial emergencies, plan, recover, and rebuild.

Disasters and other emergencies can disrupt your finances and your sense of normal. In this session, you will learn…

Keys to Financial Security

Money Basics Webinar Series 2024
Gain tools to improve financial well-being

Do you feel your financial plan needs a refresh? Financial planning can be short-term, long-term, or ideally both. Discover smart steps to focus on your…

Compassion Fatigue: The Cost of Caring for Others

Thinking, Learning, Caring Webinar Series 2024
Learn strategies to overcome compassion fatigue and embrace self-care

In our field of work, we often prioritize others' needs at our own expense, forgetting that our needs are important too.…