Fayette County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

February 10, 2017

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

February 6, 2017

The Fayette County 4-H Omelet Brunch will be held Sunday, March 12 from 9 am - 1 pm at the Dance Pavilion located on the Fayette County Fairgrounds.

Menu will consist of: made-to-order omelet, pancakes, applesauce, milk and coffee. Meal cost is $8.00. Pre-schoolers are free. Carryouts are available.

A silent auction will also be held during this time with proceeds from the brunch and auction helping pay 4-H members' annual program development fees and fund 4-H educational programming . Mark your calendar today and plan to join us on March 12 to support the Fayette County 4-H program.
 

February 16, 2017

Join us for a brand new 4-H experience specifically designed for Intermediate 4-H members in 2017.

February 16, 2017

Youth looking for a fun summer 4-H camp to attend need look no further than Pine Bluff 4-H Camp along the Upper Iowa River during June.  Camp is for Junior's (grades 4-6) enrolled in 4-H.  They are also looking for camp counselors in 9-12 grades. 

February 15, 2017

Taking applications thru March 1, 2017
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Fayette County is seeking outgoing individuals with great organizational skills to assist with community day camps, county fair activities and other summer programs. 

High school graduate with at least one year of college preferred. Salary is $7.25 per hour or more, depending on experience.

Click HERE for Job Description and HERE for Application. Send completed application, resume and references to Deb Kahler at dkahler@iastate.edu or to P. O. Box 700, Fayette IA 52142. Application deadline is March 1.

Fayette County Extension & Outreach is an AA/EEO (Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity) employer.
 

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.

  • 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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