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Extension to Youth & 4-H
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Kids and Teens/4-H - Youth Development

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Youth Development Information

Encourage youth to apply for 4-H honors, grants, and scholarships.

Find ways to connect with military families, find ways to support our military men and women,  post a message to our soldiers, and sponsor a USO Care Package.

Help youth combat world hunger

Find Volunteer Resources

Find 4-H Club Volunteer Training online

Find 4-H volunteer resources and training materials

Find other youth development resources

  • Publications  (the online store) 
  • 4-H Partners  
    4-H Afterschool 
       - Community Youth Development Initiative 
       - CYFAR (Children, Youth and Families at Risk) 
       - EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program)    
       - Iowa Collaboration for Youth Development 
       - Operation Military Kids 
  • Resources under Kids and Teen/4-H Topics
    Other youth development resources can be found under the topics listed at the upper right and under More Resources listed at the bottom right.

Find 4-H Photos, Podcasts, News Archives, Current News

4-H Leaders
See the Iowa 4-H Volunteer newsletter for lots of ideas.

Read how 4-H leaders make a difference in the lives of young people

Find information about judging 4-H exhibits and guidelines/answers about 4-H exhibits