This 4-H youth development guide is designed to strengthen skills in youth who may care for themselves and/or siblings during the afterschool hours. This publication is focused on youth who are home alone for limited time. Read more about On Their Own and OK
The National 4-H Healthy Living Ambassador program is a team of youth from across Iowa working together to offer healthy living programs to help youth and families in their communities. Read more about Iowa 4-H Healthy Living Ambassadors
4-H club challenge engaging youth in healthy practices. Read more about Healthy Living Club Challenge
In this project you can do fun experiments, prepare recipes, and go on fact-finding missions. You’ll have fun learning about food ingredients, food characteristics, nutrition and food safety. Read more about Food and Nutrition
The Wellness Warrior Challenge Camp is for youth who have completed grades 4-6. This two night adventure is a great opportunity to explore what summer camp is like in a shortened versions for our youth new to camping away from family. We encourage any youth to take part in this fun adventure away from home. Youth will stay in cabins but will get to explore the outdoors with hikes, cooking, and fun in the sun. Packing list will be provided on this page. Read more about Wellness Warrior Challenge Junior Camp
Iowa 4-H Youth Development is partnering with the International Chili Society to bring a fun and new cooking competition to youth audiences.