Madison County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

May 21, 2015

Fairs, livestock auctions, swap meet and exotic sales will not include birds

May 8, 2015

Does your child like bugs and pretending to be a mad scientist? (Muahahaha!) Then they'll love these Madison County Extension Day Camps.

April 23, 2015

Iowa high school teams can win monetary prizes for best crop knowledge.

April 21, 2015

Gaze upon the faces of greatness at Mt. Rushmore, see how Crazy Horse Monument is forming, take a big gulp of "ice water" at Wall Drug, see where the buffalo roam and more!

April 20, 2015

Recently, a group of middle school girls testing the C6 BioFarm game came up with an interesting observation. “Why would anyone farm?” one said. “It’s really risky and stressful.”

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.

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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 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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