Educational Youth Programming to Be Offered at Fair

The Welcome Sign at the Bourbon County Fairgrounds.


Byline: Tori White and Josie Plumlee

Fort Scott, KS – The Southwind Extension District will present two new and engaging youth educational programs at the 2022 Bourbon County Fair.

The first of these programs is “Next Level Photography. Youth will learn about the rule of thirds, different viewpoints, and candid photos. This is a free program for 5th through 8th grade students that will be offered by Southwind Intern Tori White at each of the county fairs in the Southwind Extension District. Pre-registration is required at Children are encouraged to bring their own camera if they have one. If your child does not have a camera, we will have cameras available for them to borrow. This program will be held on Thursday, July 21st at the Bourbon County Fairgrounds from 2 to 4 PM.

The second of these programs is “Junk Drawer Robotics.” Youth of all ages are invited to attend this come and go program which emphasizes different aspects of robotics while youth build their own robots and develop robotics knowledge and skill. Junk Drawer Robotics does not require any pre-registration and is an activity visitor of all ages can enjoy! Junk Drawer Robotics, offered by Southwind Intern Josie Plumlee, will be featured at the Bourbon County Fair on July 21st from 12 to 3 PM at the fairgrounds.

If you have questions, contact our Iola Extension Office at 620-365-2242.

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