Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 15:26
Iowa youth had the opportunity to learn about wind energy with 4-H’s 2011 National Science Project, Wired for Wind. Young people across the country engaged in the engineering design process of renewable wind energy technology Oct. 5 as part of the national experiment.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 09:24
Eight 4-H clubs participated in the Extreme Cabin Makeovers last spring, and now the Iowa 4-H Center is looking for more clubs to renovate cabins in a different village.
Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 10:21
Iowa 4-H’ers have two opportunities to participate in Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), a national 4-H leadership program for high school youth, says Jeff Macomber, a 4-H youth development program specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 14:20
The Iowa 4-H program, in partnership with the Iowa 4-H Foundation, is celebrating National 4-H Week, Oct. 2-8, with the launch of Iowa 4-H History by County, a new blog detailing the history of Iowa State University Extension 4-H Youth Development.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 13:56
Theodore Hutchcroft, originally of Mediapolis, Iowa, will be inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame on Oct. 7 for his lifetime achievements and contributions to 4-H.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 09:29
Oct. 2-8 is National 4-H Week, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is celebrating 4-H youth who have made an impact on Iowa communities. In many Iowa counties, county 4-H programs are hosting celebrations and inviting youth to learn about and enroll in 4-H.
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 08:46
In 2011 Ernst & Young began partnering with Biz Kid$, a national financial education television series about kids, money and business, to provide educational materials for its EY Connect Day program. Soon a search for kid-focused budgeting activities led Biz Kid$ to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 08:15
The Iowa 4-H Center is hosting its annual Make a Difference Day Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 3p.m. The volunteer day for adults and youth will be held rain or shine.
Friday, September 9, 2011 - 10:32
There’s something about building robots that attracts future scientists and engineers – so it’s no surprise that 13 youth teams signed up for the 2011 Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge at the Iowa State Fair.
Friday, September 9, 2011 - 09:50
The top 10 films by Iowa teens and preteens premiered at the 2011 4-H Film Festival during the Iowa State Fair. The young filmmakers competed for an iPad, cash and the chance for silver screen glory in the event at the 4-H Exhibits Building.