4-H Spark Camp offers winter session

4-H Spark Camp offers winter session

PEKIN, Ill. - 4-H Spark Camp gives young people a taste of all that 4-H has to offer – fun, hands-on projects and endless learning opportunities! After the success of 4-H Spark Camp throughout the fall months, University of Illinois Extension serving Fulton, Mason, Peoria, and Tazewell Counties will be offering a Winter Session, too! Youth will be able to explore new topics or dive deeper into an area they already love by participating in virtual, interactive workshop sessions led by 4-H staff, volunteers, and teens. Interested young people can register for any or all of the 12 workshop sessions.

Sessions will include:

  • Squishy Circuits: Morse Code – Jan 23 at 1pm
  • 3D Paper Art – Jan 25 at 6:30pm
  • Beginning Quilling – Jan 29 at 6:30pm
  • Entomology – Jan 31 at 2pm
  • Spring Garland – Feb 2 at 6:30pm
  • Butter & Ooblek & Slime! Oh My! – Feb 4 at 6:30pm
  • Ink Making – Feb 8 at 6:30pm
  • Oh, So Sweet! Love Bug Cupcakes – Feb 9 at 6:30pm
  • Virtual Electric Grid – Feb 15 at 6:30pm
  • At Home Chemistry – Feb 18 at 6:30pm
  • Pet Care – Feb 20 at 10am
  • Up Cycle T-shirts – Feb 23 at 6:30pm

Thanks to funding provided by Tractor Supply Company Paper Clover campaign, supply kits will be provided for the majority of the sessions. Registrants are required to pick up the supply kits at one of the local Extension offices. Complete registration details, including registration deadlines and kit pick up dates are online at go.illinois.edu/4-HSparkCamp or by calling one of the Extension offices in the Fulton-Mason-Peoria-Tazewell Unit.

4-H Spark Camp is open to all young people, but is most appropriate for elementary and middle school aged youth. Session descriptions and registration details can be found at go.illinois.edu/4-HSparkCamp

For more information about 4-H, in addition to other youth and adult programs offered through Extension, visit their website at extension.illinois.edu/fmpt.


About University of Illinois Extension: University of Illinois Extension is the flagship outreach effort of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, offering educational programs to residents of all of Illinois' 102 counties — and far beyond. Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses, and communities solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future. U of I Extension offers educational programs in five broad areas: energy and environmental stewardship, food safety and security, economic development and workforce preparedness, family health, financial security, and wellness, and youth development.

About 4-H: Illinois 4-H strives to help youth learn skills for living. University of Illinois Extension provides 4-H programs in every county in Illinois. Illinois 4-H aims to impact the lives of 200,000 youth each year through sustained learning clubs and groups and short-term programming.

For Further Information Contact: Emily Schoenfelder – 4-H Youth Development Educator, Fulton-Mason-Peoria-Tazewell Unit