Butler County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

February 25, 2021

Join 4-H members from Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Clayton and Fayette Counties for a fun filled adventure trip to central Iowa.  The adventure includes stops at the 1913 antique carousel in Story City, Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad, James H Andrew Railroad Museum & History Center, and the Iowa State University campus. Open to all 4-H  members currently in 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Trip will be Thursday, June 10. The registration fee is $100.00.   Butler County 4-H is offering financial support for this experience. Space is limited. Registrations are due by April 30.  

FYLER and Registration Information

February 10, 2021

Butler County Extension in Allison is looking for enthusiastic person who will be responsible for assisting or leading 4-H and youth activities in Butler County. This individual must be reliable, detail-oriented, a problem-solver, self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of teams of staff and volunteers.  

Deadline to apply is February 19, 2021.

To apply please see links below:

Summer Assistant Description

Summer Assistant Application

January 27, 2021

Check out our latest edition of Clover Comments!  
You can find everything going on with 4-H, from your club leaders to information on our website regarding monthly 4-H happenings around Butler County in our bi-monthly newsletter.

July 1, 2020

The 2020 Butler County Fair has been different in many ways but we still wanted to highlight our 4-H seniors in a special way and to announce our Outstanding Senior Award recipient.  Congratulations and good luck in your future endeavors. Click on the clover below for the virtual recognition of our seniors!

                                                                                    

June 22, 2020

Thanks to the Butler County Fair Board you can watch past livestock shows of 2020 Butler County Fair on their youtube page:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXD9bT7Fw_WyLYe3Iiw4bxw

 
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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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