Audubon County 4H & Youth

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October 5, 2020

Audubon County 4-H will once again be sponsoring a supply drive for the Ronald McDonald House of Des Moines. During the week of October 4-10, items can be dropped off at the library or Exchange State Bank in Exira, Audubon State Bank, and Audubon Food Land. Items can be dropped off at the Audubon County Extension Office at 608 Market Street in Audubon during the entire month of October.

October 5, 2020

Audubon County 4-H members will work together during the afternoon of Thursday, November 5th (weather permitting) to help our neighbors needing assistance with their yard work tasks. If you live in Audubon County and need help with simple tasks such as raking leaves, clearing gardens or flower beds, picking up sticks or walnuts, small painting jobs, or moving patio furniture, please call the Audubon County Extension Office (712-563-4239) before Tuesday, October 27 to be added to our list.

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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