Dickinson County 4-H & County

Local Highlights

2015 Fair Book Cover
May 28, 2015

Get ready for the 2015 Dickinson County Fair!!!  Check out the 2015 Dickinson County Fair Book with class listings and descriptions. Dowload Entry Forms and Goal Cards too. Entry deadline is July 1st.

Cover of Newsletter
May 28, 2015

The June e-newsletter is now available. Be sure to check out the Summer Camp information, as well as County Fair information for July.

Horse face talking
May 13, 2015

Whoa!!!  Mark your calendars. The horse project committee has set up the summer practice schedule in preparation for the Dickinson County Fair. All practices will be from 6:30 - 8:30 pm in the outdoor arena at the fairgrounds. Dates are May 31, June 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29, and July 9, 13. Read on for details.

Picture of dog sitting
May 13, 2015

The summer dog obedience classes have been scheduled in the Expo Center from 5:30 - 6:15 pm on Monday and Wednesday nights....May 18, June1, 3 ,8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, July 1, 6. We will practice obedience, handling, and agility.

Brochure Cover
May 7, 2015

Cyclone Summer Camp Season is ready to start!  Check out our  Summer Program Booklet for camp topics, dates, and times. We're welding, glassmaking, painting, building giant cells, extracting DNA, programming lego robots, doing CSI investigations, exploring design, training babysitters, crashing egg cars, making marshmallow catapults, messing with muffins, shopping with a $15 challenge, searching talents, exploring the outdoors, extending our pet knowledge, and taking a culinary challenge. Call 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.

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    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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