Jefferson County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

4-H Explore Experience Achieve Logo
March 20, 2017
Who:
Open to youth in 4th - 12th grades
What:
Join us for afun-filled day with many hands-on activities to explore the world of 4-H! 
When:
Monday, April 17  8:30am - 4:00pm
Activities Building (Fairgrounds)
Register:
by April 10  641-472-4166
Max: 20 participants
Check out our Facebook Page for Contest and win a prize for Extension week. April 17-21!!!
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February 17, 2017

Seniors are welcome to apply for the 2017 Scholarships offered by the Jefferson County Extension Office.  If you are interesdted in applying for this scholarship, please complete the application and return it so it received NO LATER THAN the specific due date on the scholarship. Just click on the link below to print out your application. Any questions feel free to call Rachel Wonderlich at 641-472-4166.

Jefferson County Iowa State University Extension Scholarship Application

Please be sure that you receive verification that your application has been received if sending by email or fax.

Help wanted sign
February 17, 2017
Position Description:
The Summer Program Assistant’s role is to work for the ISUEO service to provide local youth educational programming in Jefferson County and leadership at the Jefferson County Fair. The member will support ISUEO efforts to provide positive and successful development of all youth involved in ISUEO programming, maintain a strong volunteer group and building positive working relationships and partnerships with those involved in our youth programs. This position is up to 400 hours and is based on a flexible schedule dependent on youth programming needs. Deadline for resume applications is March 17th.  Email or call Rachel for further information. 641-472-4166 or rachel4h@iastate.edu.
 
 
December 1, 2016
Visit the Recognition Opportunities webpage for all details

 

 
State 4-H Project Awards

 

State 4-H Council

 

State 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassador

 

National Conference

 

National Congress

 

National 4-H Dairy Conference Information
 

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October 14, 2016

Early Childhood professionals have access to cost effective and convenient online learning. Call Joy Rouse for more information. 641-842-2014

http://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/el-online

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.

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    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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