Madison County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

September 15, 2016

Youth grades 5 and above are invited to learn about the business of babysitting.

August 31, 2016

Madison County 4-H, in partnership with the Heartland Fiber Co., will host a fiber arts demonstration day on Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 1:30-3 pm.

Libby Nible photo
July 6, 2016

Madison County 4-H'er Elizabeth Nible, Van Meter, received a state 4-H leadership project award

Cover photo of October 2016 4-H newsletter
June 8, 2016

If you want to know what is going on in 4-H, just take a look inside the newsletter.

2016-17 Dates to Remember Calendar

The newsletter is published monthly or bi-monthly. It is filled with important dates to know and opportunities for youth.
 

April 1, 2016

Learn what it takes to be a babysitter parents will want to hire! 

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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Conference logo

    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 financial resources to develop and deliver quality 4-H youth programs and opportunities throughout the state of Iowa.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A partner and leader in providing positive youth development through out-of-school programming. Outreach priorities include curriculum development, staff training, and partnership development.

  • 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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