Boone County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

Roasting marshmallows on sticks over a fire.
January 16, 2020

Teens interested in a leadership and camping experience are invited to apply to be a camp counselor August 11-14.  Application deadline is February 7.

Colorful list of STEM festival sponsors
January 16, 2020

Join us in sharing the excitement of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) with students and families across Boone County!

October 7, 2019

Are you interested in learning how to quilt in a fun, hands-on way?   There are three different Beginners Quilting Workshops scheduled for 4th through 12th graders.  Limit of 8 youth per workshop and registration is online.  

September 24, 2019

Interested in joining 4-H? Click here to find out more!

Ricochet an extreme leadership adventure logo.
April 23, 2019

5th-8th Graders - Join the Ricochet Leadership Adventure June 17 and 18
Boone and Story County 5th-8th graders are invited to Ricochet June 17 and 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1805 Collaboration Place in Ames. Youth learn about leadership attitudes and information, and develop communication, decision-making and stress management skills through interactive experiences.
 


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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