Interested in becoming a new 4-H Volunteer in Hamilton County?  Thanks for your interest!  

It is very important that you become aquainted with the Hamilton County Extension Office and staff as you prepare to begin your journey as a 4-H volunteer.  Your first step will be to contact the County Youth Coordinator.  You can contact the County Youth Coordinator either by clicking this link or by calling the Hamilton County Extension Office at 515-832-9597
After you have made contact with the County Youth Coordinator you will have a meeting at the extension office to discuss how you would like to volunteer for the program.  (Click here for a map to the Hamilton County Extension Office.) You might be interested in helping to put on a project workshop, chaperone an event, or even start your own club.  Once you have discussed with the County Youth Coordinator what type of volunteer role you'd like to fill, they will get you started on the appropriate processes to ensure that the proper enrollment and Child Protection and Risk Management procedures can be completed.

County 4-H News

November 7, 2014

Forms needed by 4-H Club Officers are available here.

October 1, 2015

The 2016 IFBF Scholarship application is available in a working PDF format to interested students of Iowa Farm Bureau members. 

September 17, 2015

Wil Groves was recently awarded the Successful Farming/Loren Kruse Outstanding Iowa 4-H Leader Award and Donna and Dan Ryherd were inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame.

January 12, 2015

Several college 4-H scholarships are available. There are scholarships available for High School Seniors and current college students. Follow this link for more information. Scholarship deadlines vary.

August 29, 2013

Get Acquainted and Belonging Activities are very important for any group as they are forming. It allows them to share things they have in common and to connect with others of similar interests. It also provides opportunities for people to practice social skills which are so imporant in making new friends and learning how to find a place in your group.

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