Projects

What is your passion? What interests you?

4-H members can choose projects in

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Animals
  • Creative Arts
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Personal Development
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Pick your project from a wide variety of subject areas, track your progress as you learn from the experience, and present at the fair!

Discover the possibilities by clicking on the Hot Sheets to the right.

County 4-H News

January 23, 2015

4-H volunteers from Lee County are invited to “The Heart of Belonging” training to learn how to create a safe, inclusive environment for all youth. Volunteers will learn how to guide youth in developing a list of club or group expectations that accommodate all members, learn how to support youth with special needs, and learn where to find resources to help them in their role as caring adults.

January 22, 2015

4-H members in grades 4-8 are invited to attend an interactive day full of learning about different aspects of Agronomy including weeds, seeds, plants, and industry.

January 20, 2015

Entrepreneurs will have one last chance to compete this winter for the opportunity to win up to $5000 for their business startup or expansion through the 2015 Lee County Business Plan Competition. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has extended the deadline for the competition to January 30, 2015 in hopes that more entrepreneurs will apply.

January 15, 2015

Our very own Busy Workers and Lucky Clovers 4-H Clubs teamed up with the confirmation students of St. James of St. Paul, St. John's of Houghton, St. Mary's of West Point, and St. Bonifice of Farmington have been busy raising money for a cause. The groups chose to raise funds for Heifer International, a charity dedicated to ending hunger and poverty through sustainable agriculture.

January 9, 2015

Four officers were elected during the Lee County Extension Council organizational meeting Jan. 7. The nine-member council annually elects officers to comply with Iowa law. Five newly elected members of the Lee County Extension Council were presented with Certificates of Election during the meeting. They were elected in the Nov. 4, 2014 general election and began their four-year terms in January.

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