Harrison County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

Get Acquainted Games
December 22, 2014

Find lots of great mixer activities here!

November 5, 2015

The Harrison County Extension and Outreach Office is actively seeking to hire a full-time County Program Coordinator.  Applications are due Monday, November 30, 2015 by 5:00 p.m.  Please return the completed application, a resume, and thee references.

October 19, 2015

Come learn about your Leadership role for your 4-H Club as you have been elected to serve your club as a 4-H Club President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Historian, News Reporter, or Recreation Leader. Watch the video and print off the helpful re

4H Club Officer Materials
August 26, 2015

Learn more about being a club officer with these helpful links.

Regions 12 17 & 18 4-H Jr. Camp
July 6, 2015

Check out this calendar of Events Available to your Region 17 4-H Members. Lots of programming around the Region for Youth and Adults working with the 4-H Program

 4-H Members Go Here

4-H Clover Chatter Newsletter:


November 2015 4-H Newsletter
October 2015 4-H Newsletter
September 2015 4-H Newsletter
2015 Harrison County Fair Award Sponsors
June 2015 4-H Newsletter
April 2015 4-H Newsletter
March 2015 4-H Newsletter


Previous Issues of  4-H Clover Chatter

Pick Your Adventure (4-H Project Areas Synopsis)

Harrison County Fair,
July ??? (4-H Dog Show) July ??? (4-H Horse Show), July 26-30, 2016

 Poster Communication Exhibit Report Form (use for county fair)

4-H Photography Exhibit Label (rev Feb 2013) (use for county fair)

4-H Animal Identification Information:

Market Beef is identified in December

All other animals (except rabbits) must be identified by May 15th
Rabbits must be identified by June 15th

All animals need to be identified through 4hOnline (https://iowa.4honline.com)


Project Record Keeping Information

4-H/Youth SW Iowa Resources:


Camp Resources

4-H/Youth Online Resources:

NEW! 4-H Club Recreation Ideas

Great 4-H Get Acquainted Ideas

Harrison County Fair Book  http://www.harrisoncofair.com/fairbook.html

Pick Your Adventure (4-H Project Information (PDF)

Online 4-H Publications

Web resources for 4-H Projects (Iowa)


Web Resources for 4-H Projects (National)


4-H Volunteer Website


Iowa 4-H Web Site


Harrison County Fair


Iowa State Fair


AK-SAR-BEN Livestock Show

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.

  • 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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