Winneshiek County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

October 2, 2014

Make plans to attend the Beef Weigh-in for the 2015 County Fair!

October 18, 2014

Iowa State University boasts one of AmeriCorps’ most wide-ranging, unique programs. The Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach Program serves communities and programs across the state.

September 11, 2014

More than 570 FFA members from 18 high schools in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin participated in the annual Iowa Dairy Expo held at the Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation, Calmar.

September 2, 2014

Trevor Rockwell has joined ISU Extension and Outreach as a County Youth Coordinator for Winneshiek County. 

August 26, 2014

Winneshiek County Excells at 2014 Iowa State Fair.  Check out the results here!

 

4-H County Council
 

Members front L-R: Ashley Schwartzhoff, Daiton Tietz, Elizabeth Smith, Jon Drow, Emily Irwin, Jada Vanden Brink, Nicole Schmitt, Nathan Herold, Ashley Kurash, Marissa Foels, Emily Luzum, Ashley Darling. Not pictured: Adam Knight, Kelly Kuboushek, Aric Luzum, Isaac Luzum

4-H Youth Development Committee

Members back L-R: Norbert Lovstuen, Eric Smith, Michelle Schwartzhoff, Amy Courtney, Ruth Hageman, Al Hageman, Chris Irwin. Front L-R include youth representatives, Ashley Schwartzhoff, Daiton Tietz, Elizabeth Smith and County Youth Coordinator Trevor Rockwell. Not pictured: Michelle Einck & Scott Courtney.

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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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