Allamakee County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

August 22, 2014

4-H'ers competed in two categories of oral communication -- educational presentations and working exhibits.  In educational presentations, the 4-H'ers teach their audience about a topic they selected and researched.  In working exhibits, the 4-H'ers invite passers-by to try a skill they demonstrate.

August 22, 2014

Allamakee County 4-H'ers performed during the Share-the-Fun event in the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair. Share-the-Fun participants perform vocal or instrumental music, dance, humorous skits, monologues and specialty acts.

August 21, 2014

The Community Mural has its first coat of paint on the wall at the ball field in Harpers Ferry and ready for completion!  All youth entering grades K-12 are welcome to join the final day of the summer camp from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 30.

August 21, 2014

Allamakee County 4-H Youth participate at the Iowa State Fair Dairy Judging contest at the Iowa State Fair.

August 5, 2014

As a member of the Citizenship Club, youth have an opportunity to meet with public officials from federal, city, and county government including mayors, city administrators, and a former member of the secret service (see left).    Don’t miss out on this opportunity—join now!

Statewide Resources

  • Provides opportunities for youth to develop skills they can use now and throughout their life, empowering them to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults.

  • Addresses youths’ basic needs through the eight essential elements: caring adults, safe environments, inclusive settings, and opportunities for mastery, service, self-determination, planning for the future and engaged learning.

  • Statewide updates posted each Thursday afternoon by the State 4-H Office. Check it out every week to keep up-to-date on events, grants, forms, fair info, and fun!

  • Provides financial resources to develop and deliver quality 4-H youth programs and opportunities throughout the state of Iowa.

  • Join a 4-H club where you can learn about your interests while having fun, improving your communication skills, and serving your community. These are resources to make your club experience even better.

  • An ideal year-round getaway for families, corporate retreats, team-building experiences, 4-H clubs and more, situated on 1,100 acres of wooded bluff and native prairie in the heart of Iowa's Des Moines River Valley near Madrid.

  • Your adventure in 4-H starts here. Choose from nearly 50 project areas and discover your skills, talents and interests.

  • Challenge your mind by exploring the world around you with hands-on science experiments and solve problems using engineering design principles and the latest technology.

  • Discover the world of animal science from breeding, nutrition and general care to food safety and management. Find statewide forms, trainings and activity sheets here.

  • Iowa 4-H Volunteers are motivated by positive purposes in helping youth become caring, competent, and contributing members of their family and communities. Discover the resources you need to be most effective.

  • Every June, 1000 teenagers converge on the Iowa State University campus for 3 days of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, a banquet, and community service activities. If you've completed 8th-12th grade, you're eligible to attend. Non-4-H members are welcome.

  • Provides opportunities for youth to demonstrate, learn and apply project and communication skills. Every year the 4-H Exhibits Building features well over 3,000 exhibits and Livestock shows engage more than ## youth.

  • Youth and teens can discover opportunities to be recognized for personal growth, project learning, leadership and citizenship. 

  • A partner and leader in providing positive youth development through out-of-school programming. Outreach priorities include curriculum development, staff training, and partnership development.

  • Clover Kids is a FUN 4-H program for children in kindergarten through third grade. Children participate in hands-on activities designed to build many life skills!

  • A unique partnership between AmeriCorps and Iowa's Promise. The vision is that all Iowa youth have safe and supportive families, schools and communities and that they are healthy, socially competent, successful in school and prepared for a productive adulthood.

  • Takes service to the next level. It builds civic skills, improves social behavior, increases youth engagement, strengthens communities and improves academic achievement.

  • When you just don't know who to talk to, Teenline can help.

    • 1-800-443-8336
    • 1-800-735-2942
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