Clinton County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

February 2, 2016

F.S.Q.A. stands for Food Safety Quality Assurance. This program helps 4-H producers understand their role in producing safe food, and helps them to make wise, ethical decisions related to food production. If you exhibit the following project(s) you are required to be FSQA certified: Beef, Bucket Bottle, Dairy, Goat, Swine, Sheep, Rabbit (if it is not a pet project) and Poultry. FSQA training will be held on February 20 @ Clinton County Extension Office, 9-10:30am.  Youth must RSVP for the trainings by calling the Clinton County Extension Office at (563) 659-5125.

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January 4, 2016

4-H Clubs: Are you ready for some March Madness?! Start thinking about putting your team together for the annual 4-H Basketball Tournament, on March 12, 2016 at DeWitt Central High School gymnasiums.  Rosters are due to the Extension Office by February 26 and are available by CLICKING HERE! Click here for basketball tournament rules.

If your club would like to run the concessions, please contact Brianne Johnson at briannej@iastate.edu or call the Extension Office at (563) 659-5125.  We will select the club on a first come, first served basis.

October 9, 2015

4-H Families: This is a reminder to enroll in the Clinton County 4-H program using 4hOnline by December 1.

 New members are encouraged to enroll using 4hOnline, but also have the option to fill out a new-member packet and submit it to their Club Leader. 

 Step by step enrollment instructions >>>http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/page/4honline-information-families-and-leaders

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4-H Club Information

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Clinton County 4-H Youth Council

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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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