Montgomery County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

August 20, 2014

Do you love working with 4-H and youth programs? 

April 16, 2013

This will be updated every month as a new Green Gazette is done!  This is your link to Montgomery County 4-H events!

4-H SESS Archery
August 18, 2014

Come join other 4-H SESS youth involved in Archery and Air Rifle in Southwest Iowa on Sunday, September 7 at 2:00 p.m. at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds for a Fun Match. We have two big objectives:  Meet other youth invovleved in 4-H SESS in SW Iowa and test some of your skills you have been learning at 4-H SESS Meetings and workouts through a fun competition. Learn how you can take part in this fun day of 4-H SESS Archery and Air Rifle.....

August 13, 2014

Check out the results of Montgomery County 4-Hers work at the Iowa State Fair!  Final posting of results has been done.

August 12, 2014

The event was held July 29 in Council Bluffs, with 7 extension districts participating. 

Record Keeping Forms & Information--Items in blue are links to downloads!

Montgomery County 4-H Recordbook Format--This describes how to put your record book together and what all needs to be in it!

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 use the "Basic 4-H Project Record".   Grades 7-8 will use the "Experienced 4-H Project Record". Grades 9-12 will use the "Advanced 4-H Project Record".  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

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

 

 

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.

  • 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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