Greene County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

August 9, 2016

Click here to find 4-H record keeping forms and help sheets, as well as award applications! In order to be considered for any county awards, all record keeping and award applications must be turned in to the extension office by Thursday, September 1st.

August 17, 2016

Since 2002, each county in Iowa has had the opportunity to nominate an individual or couple who has shown outstanding service and dedication to the 4-H program to the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame. Greene County’s honoree for 2016 is the late Monica McGregor. McGregor will be represented by her family at the induction ceremony on Sunday, August 21 at 1:30 pm in the 4-H Exhibit Building at the Iowa State Fair. Click here to read more.

April 22, 2016

Two 5-day/4-night camps will be offered at the Iowa 4-H Center this summer. For each camp you can select a specialized educational track that explores a topic that interests you. For more information on what's on the schedule, click on the headline!

April 22, 2016

With Spring comes animal project meetings in preparation for the 2016 Greene County. Dog, Horse and Beef Projects all have meetings scheduled. Click on the headline for more important information and watch for emails.

April 22, 2016

Time to register for Dive Into New Depths! Deadline is June 1st. Click here for more information!

 

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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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