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4-H event set for March

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 3:50 p.m. CDT

INGLESIDE – Local 4-Hers can head to Ingleside for an overnight lock-in next month.

The University of Illinois Extension is hosting a youth lock-in Friday, March 14 to Saturday, March 15 at YMCA Camp Duncan, 32405 N. Route 12, Ingleside.

The event is open to 4-H members ages 9 through 12. Drop off is from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, with pick-up scheduled for between 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

For $30, attendees will be treated to pizza, snacks and a light breakfast. Organizers have prepared games and activities, as well as a camp fire – weather permitting.

4-Hers should bring a sleeping bag, pillow and clothes fit for being outside. Food and electronic devices should be left at home.

Only a limited number of spots for the event exist. To register, visit

–Shawn Shinneman

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