Take Me Outside 4H Club: Exploring Nature with All Your Senses

Discover local parks and forest preserves with Illinois Master Naturalists Sarah Tobias and Christine Lagattolla. 

This six-week 4-H Spin Club is open to third to fifth grade students and meets weekly 6 to7 p.m. Tuesdays, starting March 28 through May 2, 2023. 

Meet at a different park or preserve each week including Hopkins Park, Merritt Prairie, Wilkenson Renwick Marsh, Nehring Forest Preserve, NIU East Lagoon and Prairie Park. 

Participants need to sign up online for 4-H membership and pay a $20 fee. Financial support is available. Limited to 15 participants. Participants must provide their own transportation to and from meeting spots. 

Contact Lydia for more information at lydian@illinois.edu or 815-758-8194. 

Register by Monday, March 27.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact the DeKalb Extension office at 815-758-8194. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your needs. University of Illinois, US Department of Agriculture, Local Extension Councils Cooperating.  


Tuesday, May 2 at 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Different Locations Each Week!

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Faculty and Staff, Alumni, General Public, Faculty, Supportive Professional Staff, Operating Staff


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