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October 4-H Newsletter
 
 
 
 
National 4-H Week

National 4-H Week is here-October 4-10. What do you have planned?
Join us for a fun open house series as we Zoom into 4-H. Advance registration is needed to receive the log in details.

Monday, October 5 - 4-H Overview and a Clover Craft for kids
Tuesday, October 6 - Explore Visual Arts & STEM projects
Wednesday, October 7 - New 4-H Parent Orientation
Wednesday, October 7 - Returning 4-H Parent Updates
Thursday, October 8 - Explore Cooking and Agriculture projects

Be sure to invite friends that would enjoy getting involved with 4-H. 

We encourage all Bond County 4-H families to decorate a door or window at your home to show off your 4-H spirit. The following are the daily activities for all week.

Monday- Make 4-H your profile picture using a picture of you and the 4-H Week Motto "Opportunity4All."
Tuesday- Post a picture of your favorite 4-H project and tell us about it.
Wednesday- Wear your favorite 4-H gear or green and post a picture on facebook.
Thursday- Place a 4-H sign in your yard.
Friday- Write a thank you letter to someone who has inspired or helped you with 4-H.

Please tag Bond County Illinois 4-H in your posts so we don't miss any of them.

We will also be playing 4-H Bingo through October 19. Be sure to download a bingo card and play along. Get a bingo and get some cool 4-H gear. You can print your bingo card to use, or save a digital version to your computer.

 

 
 
Other News and Updates


Save the dates:

November 9- Virtual Officers Training (details to follow)
December 6- Achievement Awards Program (details to follow)

4-H Enrollment Update:
Enrollment for the 2020-2021 4-H program year will open soon. Currently the 4-H Online database is being updated, we will notify families when that is complete and enrollment begins. Please be aware that the Illinois 4-H program fee is $20 per child. 4-H families are responsible for this program fee, which is due to the Extension Office by December 1. No child will be excluded due inability to pay, a fee waiver is available through the Extension Office if needed.

Bond County Extension Office has moved:
Illinois Extension has big news to share. The Bond County Extension Office is moving to a new location. Our new address is 208 Academy St. in Pocahontas. Due to COVID-19 our staff members are working primarily from home, but we are excited to have our clients see the new building when we meet in person again.

 
 
 
 

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