Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 11:11
Twenty-four Iowa 4-H clubs have been awarded 2012 Pioneer Rural Community Improvement Grants totaling $4,605 to support service projects within their own communities. Pioneer Hi-Bred International, in cooperation with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development, granted $55 to $250 to each awarded club.
Monday, February 27, 2012 - 15:05
The Iowa 4-H Center has three camps that encourage family time, in fact, require it. For a weekend during the summer, parents and children are invited to spend the night and make some memories.
Monday, February 20, 2012 - 15:57
The Iowa 4-H Center hosts many events from summer camps to winter retreats each year. This spring, the center is hosting free Friday Night Flicks, says Abbie Parker, program specialist at the Iowa 4-H Center near Madrid.
Monday, February 20, 2012 - 15:22
Hundreds of Iowa 9- to 14-year-olds showed off their engineering skills and competed for top honors during the Iowa FIRST LEGO League (FLL) State Championship Jan. 14 at Iowa State University. Among the 72 teams of youth, 11 4-H teams competed.
Friday, February 17, 2012 - 10:07
An Algona native and Iowa 4-H alumni, Kris Fish Kulhmann, is the Iowa 4-H Foundation’s new executive director. Fish Kuhlmann replaces Interim 4-H Foundation Executive Director Glen Mente on March 12, 2012.
Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 14:50
Iowa 4-H’ers can pack their overnight bags for a night of fun and education at the Science Center of Iowa (SCI) April 27.
Monday, February 6, 2012 - 13:30
Calling all campers, aged 14 to 18. The Iowa 4-H Center plans to host two wilderness trips this summer, says Abbie Parker, program specialist at the Iowa 4-H Center near Madrid.
Friday, January 27, 2012 - 10:12
The third annual Iowa 4-H Gala includes food, entertainment and a variety of opportunities to support the Iowa 4-H program statewide and at the club level. Registration is open now for the Feb. 25 event at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 14:28
Nearly 700 Iowa 4-H youth, families and friends cheered on the Iowa State University Women’s Basketball team during 4-H Day at Hilton Coliseum. The fourth annual event attracted 4-H’ers from throughout the state.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 14:40
Parents can exert a measure of control over their child’s mobile phone use by limiting use, checking its contents and using it to monitor the whereabouts of their offspring. However, with a few exceptions, these activities by parents do not seem to impact patterns of cell phone use by teens, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach family life specialists.