Electricity School

Electricity School is back! Although it may look a little different this year, we have planned a socially-distanced Electricity School. 

Electricity School is open to all youth, ages 8-18 (not just 4-H members). Each class will meet at a separate location with a class size limit. Classes will not intermingle with other workshop groups. Please note, the wind turbine class will meet in the afternoon (1:00 p.m.) at the Pigeon Creek wind turbine. A parent or guardian must drop off and pick up his/her participant at the location of their designated class (see locations for each level below). No rides may be given by Electricity School staff. Class availability is on a first-come, first-served basis. Students and staff must wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines. Classes will include an introductory game or activity followed by the usual workshop. If it is raining, the Level 4 wind turbine class will be cancelled. Please check this page or on our Adams Outlet Facebook page for updates.


8:30-9:00am Level 1-3, 5 Registration
9:00-11:00am Game & Workshop
Level 1 Extension Cords at Bailey Park, Camp Point (Rain location: Community Building), Max: 25 students
Level 2 Soda Can Lamps  at Ursa Farmers Coop, Camp Point, Max: 20 students
Level 3 Circuits/Switches  at Adams Electric Cooperative, Camp Point, Max: 8 students
Level 5 GIS Mapping/Facility Tour at Adams Electric Cooperative, Camp Point, Max: 4 students

1:00-1:45pm Registration for Level 4, Intro, & Workshop
Level 4 Wind Turbine/Electric Car at Pigeon Creek Wind Turbine, Payson (south of Quincy Regional Airport), Max: 10 students

Levels must be taken in order. If this is your son/daughter’s first year, please sign up for Level 1. 

There is no charge for the event but students must pre-register by completing an application and health form to be eligible. 

If you’d like to add your son, daughter or grandchild’s name to a future mailing list, contact the Communications Department or call (800) 232-4797.

This year’s electricity school is sponsored by Adams Electric Cooperative and University of Illinois Extension.

First Year Project

Extension Cord

2nd Year Project

Soda Can Lamp

3rd Year Project

Circuits & Switches

4th Year Project

Wind Turbine Tour

5th Year Project

GIS Mapping System