County News

4-H Robotics Camp
February 22, 2013

Inspire Youth in SW Iowa to learn through 4-H Robotics and STEM Workshops

Region 17 will be hosting Summer 4-H Robotics and STEM Day Camps. Apply for Summer 2013 Internship position presenting 4-H Robotics workshops for youth and adults along with other STEM activities.

Mar Explorer Working
February 12, 2013

You're Hired! Which job on the Mars Mission would you most like to have? Go on this Webquest and learn about the jobs available on the First Human Mission to Mars and choose the job that most interests you and that you think you could do.

January 28, 2013

Resources on Experiential Learning for 4-H Club Leaders and 4-H Project Leaders


These resources are great to help adults working with youth to create learning experiences that have a lasting connection . We know how to “Do” with youth, but need reminders to “Reflect” and “Apply” to help the learning make a greater impact for youth. Check out these helpful resources.

4-H Robotics Camp
January 3, 2013

Come and find out about the excitement, 4-H Program Growth, and fun learning that can be found in the 4-H Robotics building and programming with LEGO NXT Mindstorm Robot kits. The next training to be held will be held Tuesday, May 21 from 9-4 in Atlantic at the Cass County Community Center. Register Online to be a part of the Fun and Learning!

FIRST LEGO Logo Senior Solutions
December 6, 2012

Many of the Harrison County teams will participate in a public LEGO League Jamboree to be held at 3 pm on Wednesday, December 12 at the Logan Community Building.  Parents, sponsors and interested public are encouraged to attend.

March 30, 2012

Browse Resources Gathered by the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Camping Delegation to the National 4-H Camping Institute March 11-15, hosted at Jackson's Mill, State 4-H Camping Center in Weston, West Virginia.

March 30, 2012

Join the fun learning about cool uses of GPS technology and how we are using GPS and GIS Mapping technology in our daily lives. From navigating down the road to helping 911 in your map out where all of the fire hydrants are in your County, learn about it

March 10, 2012

Judging Science, Engineering and Technology Exhibits or Agriculture and Natural Resources this summer? Come review these resources shared at the SW Iowa 4-H Judges Training in Atlantic, Spring of 2012.

November 15, 2011

4-H Robotics is growing in Iowa! Kids are joining clubs and 4-H FIRST LEGO League teams as they share a common interest in building, programming, problem solving and teamwork all through working with the NXT LEGO Mindstorm Robot Kits. ISU Extension and Ou

November 14, 2011

Visit the Southwest Iowa 4-H Shooting Sports pages for Activites, Meeting Ideas and Plans for Events that will support Regions 17 & 18 4-H Shooting Sports members and Leaders. We are growing and learning from each other.

June 27, 2011

Enter here to see what a FUN Experience Jr. Camp is for our Campers! Have a great time reliving memories as you scroll through the photos. Download or print any of the camp photos for record books, scrap books or for County Fair Projects! Enjoy...

July 7, 2010

County Fair is coming soon and you will need to be able to explain Design Elements and Art Principles for your Exhibits. Understanding Design Elements and Art Principles is a lot like understanding the ingredients in a Cookie Recipe. The Design Elements a

December 3, 2009

HyperStream and Harrison County 4-H have teamed up to provide a great learning experience for High School youth. The Harrison County Team will be participating in the Robotics Track this year. In this track the team must build and compete in a SUMO Robotics matches and build and program robots during the Live Challenges as well as complete a Tech Related Community Service Project.

March 22, 2009

4-H Camping prorgrams have the ability to provide life changing experiences for youth in learning about the outdoors, cooking their own food with coals or around the campfire, working with others and building friendships and traditions.

February 16, 2009

Keeping families strong during tough times is important. Check out these three new publications with tips for managing your family’s relationships during these tough times. Or many other resources on our web site.

February 12, 2009

This month's edition of the 4-H Clover Chatter is ready for your viewing. Select the blue text above to download your copy today. If you have any problems downloading the Clover Chatter call us at 888-644-2105.

February 11, 2009

NEW FEB. 1, 2009 - Flexible Cash Farm Lease Considerations - Steve Johnson, Iowa State University Extension Farm Management Field Specialist.

June 16, 2006

Living on Acreages is for everyone thinking of moving to an acreage or inhabiting one now. It provides a valuable instruction manual and reference to everything from building and andscaping in the country to maintaining rural property. Select the blue te

May 1, 2006

Looking to expand your horizons and doing a little exploring? Why not do it in your own back door. This resource is a great place to get information for everything from the Iowa Great Lakes to the Loess Hills. Just click the blue text above for more in

April 28, 2006

Economic development and progress in Harrison County is the goal of HCDC, but to achieve this goal many partners need to work together. When communities, leaders and volunteers work together much can be accomplished. To discover more about the role of HC

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