Audubon County 4H & Youth

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March 24, 2021

Applications are being accepted until April 15 at 5:30 PM. Please submit to our office at 608 Market Street in Audubon or by e-mail to abbyvan@iastate.edu. This is a part-time, temporary position. 

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April 8, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week is April 12-17. Iowa’s 100 county extension offices will host activities throughout the week to thank Iowans for their support of extension efforts throughout the state.

March 31, 2021

For all 4-H'ers in Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Harrison, Greene, Guthrie, and Shelby Counties!  Presenters will cover a variety of topics including: selecting an animal for show/production, nutrition, grooming, and showmanship.  Participants will also experience quiz bowl, skillathon, and livestock judging.  Registration deadline is April 15, cost is just $10.  Morning OR Afternoon sessions available.  To register go to: https://iastate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e3QgPiQoIGYsfOe

About Us:

The Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program provides opportunities for youth to develop skills they can use now and throughout their life. Iowa 4-H builds upon a century of experience as it fosters positive youth development that is based on the needs and strengths of youth, their families, and communities.

Audubon County 4-H currently has eight 4-H clubs to become involved with for 4-12 graders and a Clover Kids program for kids in Kindergarten - 3rd grade. Please contact us if you are interested in joining or if you have any questions.

4-H Club Finances Information

* Financial Guidelines

* Appropriate Use of Funds

* Deposit Slip

* Check Request Form

* Fundraising Request Form

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • Conference Logo

    Every June, almost 900 teenagers converge on the campus of Iowa State University for 3 days full of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, a banquet, and community service activities. 

  • 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!

  • 4-H Equation

    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.

  • 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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