The Jefferson County 4-H Robotics club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the conference room of the county Extension office, 500 Idaho St.

The Jefferson County 4-H Robotics club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the conference room of the county Extension office, 500 Idaho St.

County youth ages 5-19 are invited to join the club. Membership is free. Parents and adult volunteers with an interest or expertise in the area of robotics are invited to attend this meeting as well.

Jefferson County 4-H, in partnership with the Industrial Technology Department at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, organized this youth robotics club in October 2011. According to Pia Woods, county Extension agent- 4-H Youth Development, this 4-H project club is designed to engage Jefferson County youth in critical math, science and programming skills through the use of 4-H Robotics curriculum.

For additional information, contact the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, at 870-534-1033 or e-mail pwoods@uaex.edu.

4-H is a community where more than 6.5 million young people learn leadership, citizenship and life skills. Learn more about the 4-H adventure at www.kidsarus.org.

The 4-H Program is open to all youth between the ages of 5 and 19 without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, disability, or any other legally protected status. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (large print, audiotapes, etc.) should notify the county Extension office (or other appropriate office) as soon as possible prior to the activity.