Floyd County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

March 14, 2017

FSQA is required for all 4-H exhibitors showing beef, swine, sheep, dairy, dairy and meat goats, poultry, rabbits and bucket bottle calves.  This certification may be obtained by attending a yearly class (4th-12th grades) or testing (7th - 12th grades).  This class is scheduled for either April 3 from 3:30-5:00 pm at the RRMR School Library OR April 10 from 5-6:30 pm at the Extension office.

March 2, 2017

This  conference is for 4-Her's in 9-12th grades that will help develop leadership and communication skills.  It will be held on Saturday, April 8 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Mason City. 

March 2, 2017

Sheep/Meat Goat ID day will be May 6 from 8-11 am at the Floyd County Fairgrounds. 

March 2, 2017

There will be a derby swine weight-in on Saturday, April 1 from 8-10 am at the Charles City High School Ag Room.

February 22, 2017

Have you ever wondered where the energy comes from that makes your lights or TV work?  Join us for Clover Kids as we have fun discovering how energy can be found in nature and how we can make good choices abourt using energy. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Takes service to the next level. It builds civic skills, improves social behavior, increases youth engagement, strengthens communities and improves academic achievement.

  • 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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