Leadership opportunities may include an elected or appointed position, but it can also be serving on a committee or in some other decision-making group. It can include learning about and experiencing something new and sharing that new knowledge with others as well. Read more about Leadership Opportunities
Here you can find many resources from the Ricochet program. The categories of information are: Getting Started, After school program, How to Get Funding, Presentations, Marketing, and Curriculum. Read more about Ricochet Resources
This page is for Site Supervisors in the 4-H Environmental Education program. Read more about Site Supervisors - 4-H Environmental Education
The objective of the DuPont Pioneer Seed Grant is to stimulate local 4-H clubs in Iowa to plan and carry out community improvement activities by providing “seed money” needed to make the projects successful. Read more about DuPont Pioneer Seed Grant for Iowa 4-H Club Community Improvement Projects
Theses legislative learning resources prepare youth for meeting with city, county, state or national legislators, or learning about civic engagement. Read more about Legislative Learning Event Resources
Ricochet: An Extreme Leadership Adventure is a middle school leadership initiative created and sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Iowa 4-H.
Ricochet uses adventure and experience to bring about learning. Kids will learn by doing things themselves. You can help them build their leadership skills, as they get involved in a REAL project that their community needs. Read more about Ricochet
Service-Learning is a strategy that integrates community needs, intentional learning objectives, and structured opportunities for reflection. Service-Learning projects take community service or volunteer projects to the next level by emphasizing both service and learning to create a more meaningful experience for youth.
Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Environmental Education is a new program focused on engaging youth mentally and physically with the outdoors. Almost half of all youth do not exercise daily, and two thirds spend over two hours per day on a screen. Our team of AmeriCorps members seek to reconnect children with the environment, help them experience the natural world, and understand their surroundings. Read more about AmeriCorps 4-H Environmental Education
The Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach Program is a unique partnership between AmeriCorps and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The vision of ISU Extension & Outreach 4-H is to prepare Iowa’s youth to be successful, contributing members of society. Read more about Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach