Interested in Joining 4-H First Lego League for 2016....

Where:  4-H FIRST Lego League Clubs will be forming for the 2016 Fall Season in West Harrison, __ Teams in Woodbine,1 in Missouri Valley, and 2 teams in Logan

Who can belong:  youth 9-14 years old are eligible and all applicants will be considered for the 10 member teams that will be selected in each community.

What will they do?: They will learn teamwork and then work on programming a Lego MINDSTORM EV3 Robot to complete specific tasks on an 4 foot by 8 foot challenge field. They will also identify a community project and plan a presentation that they will share with Community Leaders.  These teams will participate as an Iowa First Lego League Team in the Council Bluffs FLL Regional Competition in December.

Teams will meet once or twice weekly to prepare their team project and presentation and learn to program their robot for completing the challenges that their robot must complete in the 2 1/2 minute rounds of competition .

What will youth participants get out of it?:
  • Full membership as a Harrison County 4-H'er making them eligible for lots of great activities throughout the year.
  • Lots of great skills for working as a member of a technology team.
  • Programming skills in  using the Lego Mindstorm EV3 software to set up your robot to complete the tasks needed in the challenge.
  • Lots of fun just messing around with the Mindstorm Robots and the challenge equipment.
  • Research and Communication skills in working with their community project focused on the 2014 First Lego League Season Theme of "World Class Learning," looking at how we will learn new skills and use technology as we transfer knowledge in their community.
  • If you are interested in applying, download an application and parent/guardian recommendation form to fill out and turn in, email or fax to the Harrison County Extension Office.
    Email app to or fax to 712/644-2100.

Harrison County 4-H First Lego League Team 4-H Member Application Process

  1. Fill out a Harrison County 4-H FLL Member Application and 4-H Member Medical Release Form

  2. Have a Parent fill out the Parent Recommendation form

  3. A payment of $15 is due when you turn in your forms if you are a returning member to a 4-H FLL Team and not a member of a Harrison County Community 4-H Club. If you are a member of a Harrison County Community 4-H Club, you will make your $15 membership fee payment to that club and not to the 4-H FLL Team. If you are a first year 4-H FLL Member, your membership fee is paid by the Harrison County Pie and Muffin Auction proceeds that provide special funding for membership fees of all 1st year 4-H Members in Harrison County

Turn in to your coach, forms and payment (if required) or mail your 4-H Team Member Application forms and payment to the Harrison County Extension Office, 304 E. 7th Street, Logan, IA 51546.

  1. First Lego League Team 4-H Member Application Form (MSWord)  (Team 4-H Member .pdf version)

  2. Parent Recommendation Form (MSWord)   (.pdf version)

  3. 4-H Club Member Medical Infomration Release Form (MSWord)    (.pdf version)

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