Van Buren County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

February 4, 2014

March 15th we will have our first 4-H Dinner and Silent Auction!

February 4, 2014

Mark Sunday April 6th on you calendars!!!

December 20, 2013

Come on out to the Roberts Building and get FSQA and livestock training all in one!!!!

September 13, 2013

Kenneth Gilchrist of Douds was inducted into the 2013 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair.

September 9, 2013

Join online today, or call the Extension Office at 319-293-3039!  Enrollment begins September 3rd.

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4-H NEWSLETTERS

February Newsletter

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December Newsletter

November Newsletter

October Newsletter

 

 

OLD Newsletters

4-H ONLINE
Click Here to get help Sheets.

4-H Info & Forms



State Recognition Opportunities

Go to this page for more information on State Council, State Project Awards, Etc.

4-H Record Book Forms
(Go to this page for all your record book forms and information)

Club Resources

Clubs go to this page for resources you may utilize with your activities & offices

 

2013 Fair Book

2014 Approved Livestock Rules and Regulations

Fair Entry Sheets


Fair Entry Dept 1-7 & 10

Fair Entry Dept 8-9 & 11-12

Fair Entry Dept 13-14

Exhibit Form

Photography Label
 
Inappropriate Food Exhibits

Clothing Event Form

 Design Elements

 


Herdsmanship Award Guidelines

 

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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