Fayette County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

April 21, 2017

Take a look at our monthly calendar to see what's happening in 4-H!

June 9, 2017

Eighteen Intermediate 4-H members from Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette and Winneshiek counties enjoyed 2 days as they attended the “4-H Discover Dubuque” trip held June 6-7.

March 31, 2017

Fayette County 4-H Clover Kids "soared into a 4-H adventure" while recently participating in the annual Clover Kids day held at the Fayette Opera House. It was a fun filled day in which youth kindergarten through 3rd grade had the opportunity to interact with each other while learning more about the project areas of Citizenship, Environment, Food and Nutrition, Outdoor Adventures, STEM and Visual Arts.

Participants included: Front row (left to right) Dawson Dunn, Brody Grove, Jenna Bahe, Ava Dunn, Hailee Cannon, Emma Streif, Carson VanSkyhawk and Reed Fagle.

Back row (left to right) Alexander Mueller, Autumn Miller, Chloe Sparrgrove, Christopher Streif, Cullen Ingels, Lilli Eitel, Oliver Cushion, Alivia Mueller, Blake Eitel, Beckett Baker, Khloee Cannon, Blake Sparrgrove, Katelynn Sadler and Natalie Ritter.

March 21, 2017

Denise Schwab, ISU Beef Program Specialist conducted a Beef Ration Balancer workshop on Monday, March 21.  4-H members and parents learned the importance of beef rations and how to work with rations using the BRaNDS standard feed yard computer program.

March 15, 2017

Expanding knowledge of state government and policy makers in Des Moines were the focus of the March 8 visit to the Iowa State Capitol by twenty 4-H’ers and four adults.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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