Iowa County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

September 19, 2014

Join the ranks for 4-H judges by attending a 4-H Judges Training on Saturday, November 8, 2014.

September 17, 2014

Iowa County 4-H is excited to host an open house for all members of Iowa County that are interested in participating in a 4-H First Lego League. Iowa County 4-H is seeking youth and coaches to start a new team of youth to compete in the 2014-2015 FLL season.
 

August 21, 2014

Theresa Heitman of Iowa County was inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 17.

August 15, 2014

The future of Iowa County 4-H looks bright as an active group of 3rd grade Clover Kids celebrated their graduation on August 6th at the Iowa County Extension Office.  

August 15, 2014

Seventeen 2nd & 3rd grade campers turned into aerospace engineers through the “Parachute” STEM camp put on by Iowa County 4-H at the Iowa County Extension Office on July 9.

Iowa County Fair Books
2011 IOWA FAIRBOOK__.pdf

2010 IOWA FAIRBOOK_.pdf

 Guide for Iowa County 4-H Families

Learn More About 4-H


Join Iowa County 4-H

Why miss the fun, educational experiences 
4-H has to offer? Joining 4-H is simple! Call Iowa County Extension, 319-642-5504 to find the club nearest you, or start a new club!  Being involved with 4-H will be one of the best decisions you ever make!


4-H Recordkeeping Material: 
State Record Keeping (Yearly Summary, Project Record Forms)

 

For 4-H Leaders:
Club Award Form


Outstanding Record Keeping Evaluation


Make-A-Difference Award


List of Iowa County 4-H:
Club Leaders

4-H "Pick A Project" Paper

Web Resources for Projects


Publication Order Form

4-H Enrollment Forms:
4-H Enrollment Form
 - .doc format

Independent Member Information

Independent Membership Description

Independent Member Adult Mentor Description

Independent Member Agreement

4-H Financial A$$istance
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Guidelines

---> Application

4-H Medical Release Forms:
Fill out and return with enrollment forms:
*  * 4-H'er FORM  
 
*  * Adult Medical Release

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.

  • 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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