Boone County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

March 3, 2019

Join our team this summer to help us plan and manage the 4-H Food Stand fundraiser during the Boone County Fair!

cool summers start here
April 12, 2019

Join us for a summer filled with fun and learning! Youth that have completed Kindergarten through 3rd grade are invited to participate in these hands-on learning opportunities.

March 29, 2019

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sleep near wild animals?  5th through 7th grade 4-H members from Benton, Boone, Greene, Linn, Marshall, Story & Tama counties are invited to participate in a campout at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha!  7th Graders are now invited to participate in the Omaha Zoo Trip!!!

Hand drawn Tri-County Camp logo.
March 21, 2019

Register Now for Tri-County 4-H Camp!
All 4th-6th grade youth in Boone, Story, Marshall and Hardin Counties are invited to register for Tri-County Camp July 31 - August 2, 2019 at the Boone Y Camp.  Enjoy theme based activities for "A WALK on the WILD SIDE."  Registration deadline is July 15!

4-H Model Rocket
February 4, 2019

Would you like to learn how to build and launch a model rocket? Any youth interested in model rockets and who is in the 4th grade or older, is invited to register for the Aerospace Interest Group sponsored by Boone County ISU Extension & Outreach.


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.

  • 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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