Dickinson County 4-H & County

Local Highlights

4-H Clover Logo
June 25, 2014

The monthly "Cloverleaf Connection Newsletter" has LOTS of upcoming events, dates, and deadlines (Especially, related to FAIR!) Be sure to check it out!

June 25, 2014

Entries are in and the countdown begins to the 2014 Dickinson County Fair. Here's a quick place to stop and find a fair rule book, schedule, goal cards and more!  Good Luck to all of our exhibitors! And Thank You to the many volunteers that help make the best better for Dickinson County Youth!

  • Dickinson County Fair dates are July 19-24 with static judging on the afternoon of Monday, July 14th. 
  • Fair Rule Book
  • Fair Schedule
  • Goal Cards, and more.... read on
     
Horse Sitting and Smiling
April 28, 2014

Just a reminder, the final  Horse Practice is this Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Spirit Lake. We'll practice in show order the performance and trail classes. Please bring/use the equipment you plan to show in so the committee can help with bits, reins, etc... Hope to see you there!

Camp Brochure Cover
April 27, 2014

There's still time to register! Our summer camp brochure is complete with something STEM-ulating for everyone (4-H Members & Friends Too)! The theme this summer is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Come learn the "STEM" in...  Outdoor Adventures, Taxidermy, Hospital Science, Vet Science, Shooting Sports, Wind Energy, Ethanol Energy, and more!  Check out our STEM-ulateYour Summer Camp Brochure and Registration Form for more details.

Kids cooking photo
April 27, 2014

Do you like to mess around in the kitchen? Do you like to cook or bake but maybe everything doesn't always turn out as planned? Come explore different food ingredients through fun and fantastic science experiments. Check out our Summer Camp Brochure for more information or call the Extension Office at 712-336-3488.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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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