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Read article: Supporting middle school children’s mental health needs
Supporting middle school children’s mental health needs
Middle school is an important time in a child's life since as they change physically, emotionally, and socially. Navigating these transformations may...
Read article: Lives changed as teens find hidden strengths as teen teacher
Lives changed as teens find hidden strengths as teen teacher
The pilot program for the 4-H Teens as Teachers grant has wrapped up, and the results prove the concept of using teens to teach peers is solid for...

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Local 4-H members excel at State Shooting Sports competition
LEWISTOWN, Ill. - For many people, when the discussion of sports comes up in the fall the conversation tends to lean towards football and cross country. But for some local 4-H members the sports focus is on preparing for the Illinois 4-H State Shooting Sports competitions. Fulton and Mason 4-H...
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Livestock focused 4-H clubs offer youth unique learning opportunities
PEORIA, Ill. - Just because youth are growing up in the city doesn’t mean they aren’t interested in learning about or working with livestock. Peoria County 4-H volunteers have created several unique 4-H Special Interest (SPIN) clubs that invite youth out to the farm to experience first hand the...

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