Benton County 4-H & Youth

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March 29, 2022

Summer Discovery Camp logo picBenton County 4-H invites YOU to join us at Summer Science Discovery Camp.  This camp opportunity is designed for ALL youth who have completed grades kindergarten through 5th.

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4-H Club & Cloverbud Directory

 

Hands-on Educational Kits for Check-out

Research shows that hands-on learning is one of the best ways for youth to retain knowledge.  Benton County 4-H offers a wide variety of kits for check-out to teachers, afterschool providers, summer day camp personnel, homeschool families and 4-H clubs among others.  Free to check out.

Please contact Benton County's 4-H County Youth Coordinator at 319-472-4739 for more information.

Available Kits

Benton County Kits available for check out.

Checkout Policy

Reservations

  • Please reserve kits at least 2 weeks in advance.
  • Kits can be reserved by calling Benton County Extension and Outreach at 319-472-4739 or fill out the Kit Check Out Form or access the Online Kit Check Out Form.
  • Kits are free to check out and may be checked out for up to two weeks.
  • Kits can be picked up and returned to the Benton County Extension Office from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday.
  • If you need a later time, we can work with you to make accommodations.

Return Process

 

Benton County 4-H Monthly Newsletter

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Benton County Fair 4-H/FFA Information

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 Benton County 4-H Support

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Youth and teens can discover opportunities to be recognized for personal growth, project learning, leadership and citizenship. 

  • A partner and leader in providing positive youth development through out-of-school programming. Outreach priorities include curriculum development, staff training, and partnership development.

  • 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!

  • 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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