Boone County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

Tri-County Junior 4-H Camp Logo
March 21, 2018

Boone, Hardin, Marshall, and Story County youth completing 4th, 5th, or 6th grades are invited to the Going for the Gold! Tri-County Junior 4-H Camp Wednesday, August 8 through Friday, August 10 at the YMCA Camp near Boone. Youth do not need to be 4-H members to participate.

Intermediate Trip Participants
June 18, 2018

Eight youth from Boone County 4-H, joined youth from eight other county 4-H programs for the 2018 Intermediate 4-H Discover Minnesota Trip.

2018 Summer opportunities flyer
May 23, 2018

Youth completing kindergarten-7th grade are invited to take part in an ISU Extension and Outreach summer program.

May 2, 2018

Adult and youth quilters are invited to sew a “Flowers in the Pasture” quilt block for the 2018 Boone County Fair.

May 2, 2018

Boone County held the 1st Annual Boone Family STEM Festival on Saturday, April 21st at the Boone DMACC Campus. Nineteen organizations coordinated 24 booths with hands-on activities for youth of all ages that centered round the topics of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Statewide Resources

  • Statewide updates posted each Thursday afternoon by the State 4-H Office. Check it out every week to keep up-to-date on events, grants, forms, fair info, and fun!

  • 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, 1000 teenagers converge on the Iowa State University campus for 3 days of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, a banquet, and community service activities. If you've completed 8th-12th grade, you're eligible to attend. Non-4-H members are welcome.

  • 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!

  • Takes service to the next level. It builds civic skills, improves social behavior, increases youth engagement, strengthens communities and improves academic achievement.

  • 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.

  • An ideal year-round getaway for families, corporate retreats, team-building experiences, 4-H clubs and more, situated on 1,100 acres of wooded bluff and native prairie in the heart of Iowa's Des Moines River Valley near Madrid.

  • Challenge your mind by exploring the world around you with hands-on science experiments and solve problems using engineering design principles and the latest technology.

  • 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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