Washington County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

May 3, 2016

Washington County Extension will host their annual Farm Safety Day on Thursday, June 2,  9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Washington County Fairgrounds.  The cost is $10 per child this includes t-shirt, goody bag, snacks, and safety information.   All youth who have completed K-3 grades are encouraged to attend.  Parents are welcome to attend as well.  Youth will need to bring a sack lunch.  Registration form.

April 25, 2016

The Washington County Extension Office announces their Clover University summer day camp dates and topics.   Registration forms will be sent through the schools the week of May 2 and are due June 1.  No registrations will be accepted until May 2.  Please save the dates now to be involved.

May 26, 2016

Washington County 4-H has had both state and national level success in the livestock judging project area.  All 4-H’ers are invited to be a part of this project.  This project allows livestock exhibitors to learn more about their species.  It’s a great place for beginning showman to meet others who show. 

summer camps
May 3, 2016

Brighton youth get ready for summer recreation!  Are you looking for a day of fun and hands-on activities?  Look no further!  The City of Brighton and Brighton Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring another year of summer day camps for Brighton area youth who have completed K  – 3rd grades.  

March 16, 2016

4-H’ers involved in the sheep project area are invited to attend the spring sheep workshop series starting in April and running until fair. 

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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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 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.

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

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

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Takes service to the next level. It builds civic skills, improves social behavior, increases youth engagement, strengthens communities and improves academic achievement.

  • 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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