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Monday, May 6, 2013 - 17:02

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development offers youth hundreds of opportunities at the local, state and national level to interact with others and prepare for their futures. David Runneals, an Iowa 4-H’er from Story County, took part in the White House Science Fair in April as a guest.

Monday, May 6, 2013 - 16:46

Through 4-H, Iowa youth can become involved in many unique educational experiences that prepare them to be effective leaders, productive citizens, outstanding communicators and successful leaders. A wide spectrum of opportunities span from statewide programs, such as the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference, to local summer camps and workshops in every county. One program 4-H offers to young people, Adobe Youth Voices, allows youth to build skills in technology, particularly media.

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 16:06

Community organizations across the state can apply to become Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach host sites. The application deadline is May 27.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 12:17

Every June, more than 1,000 teenagers converge on the Iowa State University campus for three days full of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, a banquet and community service activities. The 2013 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference, titled Unmask Your Opportunities, will begin June 25 and continue through June 27.

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 13:15

With the advent of county fair swine shows in Iowa just a few weeks from now, there are specific steps that exhibitors and fair attendees can follow to decrease health risks for animals and people at these events.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 14:09

The Iowa 4-H Center is seeking volunteers to help spruce up the camping center on Spring Volunteer Day April 27. The center’s volunteer day coincides with Global Youth Service Day, April 26-28, a weekend of service throughout the world.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 10:52

National 4-H Council has received a $500,000 gift from the Monsanto Company to drive the continued expansion of the National 4-H Volunteer Initiative. The new grant will fund several initiatives including continued outreach to attract and retain 4-H volunteers in 39 states, including Iowa.

Monday, April 8, 2013 - 10:44

School teachers, youth organization leaders and other organizations delivering STEM educational programs can apply to bring STEM Scale-Up programs into their clubs or classrooms during 2013-14. Applications must be submitted online by Wednesday, April 10.

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 11:40

Planting flowers at a local park, preparing a community meal, sharing stories with older adults or performing random acts of kindness: These are a few examples of service projects that Iowa youth will engage in during Global Youth Service Day, April 26-28.