Cedar County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

April 4, 2017

The Cedar County Extension Council is now accepting requests by 4-H members, clubs, and county groups for grants from the Cedar County 4-H Endowment fund.

Cedar County 4-H Information

  • Apply to become a County Council Member
        On Line Form

  • Adults apply to become a member of the Youth Committee

  • Youth apply to become a member of the Youth Committee

Cedar County 4-H Livestock Information for all Species

Cedar County Non Livestock Information

FairEntry Helpsheet
  • 2017 - Entry Tag for non livestock exhibits will printed by the office and received at check in on conference judging day.
    Watch for more details.
  • Conference Judging Information
    2017 - the project entry process will take place on line.  Due By June 30th.  Watch for Details on this.
  • 2017 Conference Judging Day Schedule:

        8:15 am     Center Ring Leaders
        9:15 am     New Horizons
        10:15 am     Harmony Hustlers
        11:15 am     Inland 4-H
        Noon - 1:00 pm - Break for Lunch
        1:00 pm     Lowden Lasers
        1:30 pm     Pork Center Pioneers
        2:15 pm     Sugar Creek Challengers
        3:00 pm     Springdale Wildcats

  • You need the following on each of your exhibits when you attend conference judging day.

       General Exhibit Form (required for all exhibits)    
           PDF Format          Word Format
       Photography Label (required for all Photos)
           PDF Format          Word Format

  • 2017 Communication - all entries must be entered in Fair Entry by May 31, 2017.  Forms and due dates for those forms are below:
    Educational Presentation Form
    - needs to be completed and brought with you on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.
    Share the Fun - needs to be completed and turned in by June 30, 2017.

  • Working Exhibit Form - needs to be completed and turned in by June 30, 2017.

  • 2017 Junior and Intermediate Clothing Event - all entries must be entered in Fair Entry by May 31, 2017.  Forms need to be completed and brought with you on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

  •      Fashion Revue 
         Clothing Selection
         $15 Challenge

  • 2017 Senior Clothing Event Forms - all entries must be entered in Fair Entry, Forms need to be completed and brought with you on Wednesday, June 14, 2017

             Fashion Revue
             Clothing Selection
             $15 Challenge

Cedar County 4-H Information - Leader Information

Record Keeping Information  due First Friday in September to be eligible for record keeping awards

2016 County Award Forms - due First Friday in September to be eligible for awards

Cedar County Club Monthly Reports

Center Ring Leaders

Clever Canines

Harmony Hustlers

Inland 4-H

Lowden Lasers

New Horizons

Pork Center Pioneers

Springdale Wildcats

Sugar Creek Challengers

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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • Conference logo

    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.

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

  • 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!

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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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