Butler County 4-H & Youth

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January 14, 2020

Butler County is looking for an outstanding County Youth Coordinator for a full time position. Applications accepted until filled, with applicaitons accepted by January 30, 2020 given first priority.  To apply send cover letter, resume and application to: Butler County Extension, Atn: Adriane Carlson, 320 N Main St, Po Box 368, Allison, IA 50602. 

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January 14, 2020

Join other 4th through 6th grade campers on an overnight fun filled camping adventure. Enjoy the great outdoors June 12-13 at the Camp Pine Lake (23008 W Ave, Eldora) where the fun never ends!  Experience team building, gain camping skills, crafts, Olympic styler activities and more!  See flyer for more information on this exciting adventure. 


January 13, 2020

Design the 2020 4-H/FFA fair book cover for the Butler County Fair.  Entries are due by Friday, February 28th. Send your entries to the Butler County Extension Office or email taylerv@iastate.edu.  FYLER

December 20, 2019

I know it is not spring yet, but doesn't hurt to think spring. Spring 4-H nights to watch the Waterloo Black Hawks at Young Arena on Saturday, March 28th vs Dubuque and/or Friday, April 3rd vs Sioux City. Puck drops at 7:05 pm. As part of this special group offer, 4-H family tickets are just $8.


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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.

  • 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.

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

  • Your adventure in 4-H starts here. Choose from nearly 50 project areas and discover your skills, talents and interests.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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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