New opportunity for teens to hang out with other teens

CLINTON, Ill. – Is your teen ready to get out and have some fun? Then they don’t want to miss this chance to engage with other teens, hang out with a purpose, and become part of the team that sets the pace for those around them. 4‑H civic engagement programs empower teens to be well-informed citizens who are actively involved in their communities.

DeWitt, Macon, and Piatt 4-H Teen Hangout will be at 6 p.m. on May 2 and 11 at the DeWitt County Fairgrounds, 740 Old Highway 51 North, Clinton. This is a great opportunity for your teen to socialize and network with teens from surrounding areas.

All teens ages 14 to 18 are welcome. Register for this free event at Face masks and social distancing will be required. For more information, please email Jan Wenke, Extension 4-H youth development coordinator, or call 217-762-2191.

The 4-H program is provided through University of Illinois Extension and is open to youth ages 8 to 18. Youth learn skills for living by participating in individual or group learning experiences related to more than 200 project areas. More information about Extension and 4-H is available at

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact 217-762-2191. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs.

Source: Jan Wenke, 4-H Youth Development Coordinator, University of Illinois Extension

Writer: Laura Crider, Marketing and Communications, University of Illinois Extension

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