Category Archives: Youth Happenings

Youth Golf Camp – July 6-10 – Pittsfield, IL

Old Orchard Country Club, located at 40570 243rd Avenue, Pittsfield, IL 62363, will be hosting a youth golf camp from  July 6 to  July 10 from 8-9 am for ages 6-13.  Please contact Old Orchard for more infomation at 217-285-9041.

Summer Reading Program – June 10, 17, 24 – Kinderhook, IL

Kinderhook Township Library in Hull will sponsor a summer reading program “Western Rodeo” 10 am June 10, 17 & 24 at the library.  All cowpokes pre-school through third grade that live in Western School District are invited to saddle up and ride on over.  Event includes stories, crafts & surprises.

Mark the calendar and join in this summer fun activity.  For questions call 217-432-5409 or 217-430-5409.

Daisy Troop 5182 Memorial Day Bake Sale & Lemonade Stand – May 23 – Barry, IL

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Let Daisy Troop 5182 do the baking for your Memorial Day BBQ!  Proceeds from the bake sale and lemonade stand will be donated to the Civil War Flag restoration project at the Barry Museum.  Be sure to visit Stroemer Foods in Barry on Saturday, May 23 from 9 to noon and show your support!

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Daisy Troop 5182 lemonade stand will also be open before an after the parade on Monday in the park with donations also going toward the Civil War Flag restoration project!

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Girl Scout Daisies are in grades K-1 and meet in a nurturing, inclusive environment. They go on trips, learn about nature and science, and explore the arts and their communities. Girl Scout Daisies can also earn Learning Petals and receive participation patches. Troop 5182 is comprised of girls from the Barry and Kinderhook areas.

For information or questions, please contact  Marie Woods at 217-430-5768.

Western Rodeo at Kinderhook Library – June 10, 17 & 24 – Hull, IL

Get ready for a Western Rodeo!

Kinderhook Township Library in Hull will sponsor a reading program June 10, June 17, and June 24 at 10 am at the library.  All cowpokes from pre-school through third grade who live in Western School District are invited to saddle up and ride on over.

Event includes stories, crafts and surprises.  Mark the calendar and join us for this activity.

Pittsfield/Pleasant Hill Girls Basketball Camp – June 1 to 7 – Pittsfield, IL

Pittsfield/Pleasant Hill Girls Basketball Camp 2015 will be June 1, 2, 3 and 4.  Grades 1-3 will be held from 9 am – 11 am, Grades 4-6 from 9 am – 11 am and Grades 7-8 from 11 am – 1 pm at the Pittsfield Community School (PCS) Gym.  Instruction will be passing, dribbling, shooting and defensive principals. If you have any questions please call Jeff Shireman at 217-248-5297.

Jensen Camp Foundation Informational Meeting – May 19 – Pittsfield, IL

The Jensen Camp Foundation, a not-for-profit, grass roots organization will hold an informational meeting on Tuesday, May 19 at Pike County Community Center, 224 W. Washington St. in Pittsfield at 7pm.  Meetings are open to all.  For more information go to Jensen Camp Foundation on Facebook, visit their website at, call 217-222-1965 or email

BOGO (Buy One Get One Free) Book Fair – May 13 to 15 – Griggsville, IL

BOGO (Buy One Get One Free) Book Fair will be at Griggsville School Wednesday, May 13 through Friday, May 15.  Wednesday & Friday the book fair will be open from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Thursday the book fair will be open from 1-3 pm and reopen that evening from 5-7 pm.  Family Event will be on Thursday evening from 5-7 pm.

Mississippi Valley Service Camp Registration for 2015

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Pike County Football Camp – May 9 – Pittsfield, IL

Pike County Football Camp for fourth grade – high school seniors is Saturday, May 9 at Pittsfield High School.  Cost is $25.

College coaches from Augustana, Monmouth College, Culver Stockton, and MacMurray College are putting on the camp.  This camp is to improve skills in grade school and high school football.

For college bound seniors that don’t think this is for them and that their football possibilities are over should think of this as a chance to strut their stuff in front of some of the best small college in the area.

Sign ups are from 8:30 am – 9:30 am, everyone must sign in to participate. There will be a concession stand at the camp.  Participants are to bring spikes if they have them and tennis shoes with them to camp.  The camp will continue rain or shine.

PHS Art Show – May 8 & 10 – Pittsfield, IL

PHS Art Club will host the PHS Art Show on Friday, May 8 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm and Sunday, May 10 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm.  Come check out the work from these amazing artists!

Members of the art club that will be showcasing their work are: Brianna Motley, Hailey Burnett, Caitlyn Sherman, Courtney Reel, Briana Kattelman, Jordan Wadden, Alyssa Graham, Kyler Phillips, Becca Foster, Heather Alred, Tyler Westfall, Damian Leavell, Peter Greening, Kara Smith, Aubrey Henderson, Bekah Kean, Emily Hooper, Abigail Cash, Mackenzie Carsey and Skylar Vincent.

Artist of the Year Award Winners are:  Alyssa Graham and Kyler Phillips.