East Pottawattamie 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

June 15, 2017

Entries are due July 1st!

June 7, 2017

31 youth participate in Bugs & Butterflies Day Camp June 5th & 6th at Botna Bend Park in Hancock.

June 1, 2017

Take a look at the East Pottawattamie County Newsletter to stay up to date with the latest happenings! 

May 18, 2017

Join PrISUm Solar Car and East Pottawattamie County ISU Extension and Outreach June 12th!

Membership Materials:

To sucessfully complete a 4-H year, and be eligible for year-end awards, all East Pottawattamie 4-H members must complete the following:

  1. Enroll in 4-H.  All 4-H members and leaders now enroll via www.4hOnline.com, by May 14.  If re-enrolling, please use existing family account. New members should contact the East Pottawattamie Extension Office, or their 4-H leader prior to enrolling.
  2. Enroll in at least 1 project via www.4hOnline.com by May 14.
  3. Give at least 1 presentation at a club meeting - How to Give a Presentation
  4. Turn in a completed Record Book by the date determined by the county each fall.    4-H RECORD BOOK Information and Forms

If attending a 4-H camp or activity, but not enrolled in 4-H, please complete a  4-H Member Health Form

 Code of Ethics form

In 4-H, the Sky's the Limit:  4-H Project Areas

East Pottawattamie County 4-H NEWSLETTERS are now available online!



East Pottawattamie 4-H Scholarship Applications

(past forms, but may still be used)



County Fair Entry Forms can be found in your County Fair newsletter.



Fair Exhibit Assistance:





4-H Judges Information

Iowa State Fair Information:

4-H RECORD BOOK Information and Forms

County 4-H Clubs

  • Botna Valley Achievers
  • Carson Commanders
  • East Pott. Hot Shots
  • Layton Lincoln Leading Livewires
  • Riverside Technics
  • Westside Feeders


County Clover Kid Clubs

  • BVA Clover Kids
  • Buffalo Buds Clover Kids
  • Clover Commanders
  • Lucky Bugs Clover Kids
  • Walnut Clover Kids
  • West Nishna Clover Kids
  • Westside Clover Kids


Other Online Resources

East Pottawattamie County 4-H FACEBOOK Page

East Pottawattamie County Fair FACEBOOK Page

Region 17 4-H Members FACEBOOK Page

Iowa 4-H Website

4-H Focus

College Scholarship Information

Clover Kid Fun

Fun Links
Kids Online Resource

Butterfly Web Site

A.H.S.T. Community School
Riverside Community School
Walnut Community School

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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