Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 14:13
Adults interested in leading youth in the Ricochet: An Extreme Leadership Adventure program can sign up for training in May. Leaders may be trained in three curricula.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 13:53
Calling all volunteers. The Iowa 4-H Center is hosting a Spring Volunteer Day April 28 to spruce up the camping center and get it ready for another busy summer.
Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 15:28
The early bird discount for registration for the Iowa 4-H Center summer camp sessions is open now until April 1, says Abbie Parker, program specialist at the Iowa 4-H Center near Madrid.
Monday, March 19, 2012 - 11:39
Four 4-H members have been selected to represent Iowa at the National 4-H Conference March 24-29 in Chevy Chase, Md. Kayla Krull, Northwood; Abigail Peterson, Harcourt; Amy Prestholt, Manly; and Savannah Ruby, Greenfield, will represent Iowa’s interests in the national 4-H program.
Monday, March 19, 2012 - 11:12
Ten counties have added their 4-H history to Iowa 4-H History by County. The history blog is a partnership of the Iowa 4-H program and the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Historical information is available for Audubon, Boone, Davis, Dubuque, Harrison, Kossuth, Marion, Polk, Scott and Woodbury counties.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 12:38
With food, entertainment and more than 150 auction packages, the Iowa 4-H Foundation's Third Annual Gala netted $73,500 to support the Iowa 4-H program statewide and at the club level. Even some 4-H youth played a role in reaching this amount, which more than doubled the 2011 gala total.
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.