Montgomery County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

May 9, 2017

Babysitting Workshop is open to students who have completed 5th - 11th grade.  Workshop is Friday June 2, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital.   

April 11, 2017

Iowans are beginning to discover their connections to Iowa’s Land Grant Legacy. They’ll have the opportunity to celebrate and share their stories during Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week, April 17-22.

April 11, 2017

Iowans can learn how to “Preserve the Taste of Summer” during online lessons and hands-on workshops from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The online lessons already are available and workshops are planned. A salsa canning workshop will be held June 1 in Red Oak at the Gold Fair Building from 4:30 pm to 8: 30 pm.  

April 6, 2017

Thank you for your continuous support of Montgomery County 4-H and FFA programs! Over 160 youth participated in the 2016 county fair and we are gearing up for another great year ahead.  We are pleased to present you with wonderful sponsorship opportunities. We recognize our sponsors play a vital role in the overall success of 4-H and FFA at the Montgomery County Fair year after year. Therefore, we have developed a sponsorship program including different levels to fit all budgets.

April 6, 2017

Food Preservation 101is a two-hour overview of general food preservation principles. The class includes current recommendations for canning, freezing and drying, display of equipment and utensils and sources for safe and tested food preservation information. 

May Green Gazette

 

202 4-H Livestock Show Requirements

 

Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) - Youth Guide

 

Link to 4-H Online Help sheets available here.

 

 
 

Montgomery County 4-H Recordbook Format
How to put your record book together and what to include.

I. Record Book Table of Contents--use this form or design your own comparable form

II. Yearly 4-H Summary--this is a 4 page document.  You can download here in PDF or in WORD

III. Record Book Personal Goal Record--use this form or design your own comparable form

IV.  Project Records are based on your level.  

 

  • Grades 4-6: Basic 4-H Project Record (4H-0096A)     PDF     MSWord

  • Grades 7-8: Experienced 4-H Project Record (4H-0096B)     PDF     MSWord

  • Grades 9-12: Advanced 4-H Project Record (4H-0096C)     PDF     MSWord

 

You need to fill one out for EVERY project you enter at the fair.

V.  Required project worksheet for some projects. 

Photography Project Worksheet    
Vegetable Garden Project
Worksheet   
Junior Market Animal
Worksheet    
Market Animal Worksheet
grades 7-12   
Junior Breeding Project
Worksheet    
Breeding Project Worksheet
grades 7-12  
Dairy Project
Worksheet    
Your Dog's Permanent Record
     
Horse and Pony Project Worksheet    
Laying Flock Worksheet 
Chick Growing Worksheet
--NEW!      
Poultry worksheet

Rabbit Worksheet               
Crop Production Worksheet

More Livestock Recordkeeping Forms  

VI.  My 4-H Story and Record Keeping Self-Evaluation  PDF     MSWord

 

Iowa State Fair 

 

AKSARBEN

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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Your adventure in 4-H starts here. Choose from nearly 50 project areas and discover your skills, talents and interests.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Youth and teens can discover opportunities to be recognized for personal growth, project learning, leadership and citizenship. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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