Butler County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

January 24, 2019

Design the 2019 4-H/FFA Fair Book Cover.  Entries are due by March 1st. Send entries to the Butler County Extension Office or email taylerv@iastate.edu. See flyer below for more directions and rules for submitting the winning entry.

 

Theme for 2019 Butler County Fair is, "Going Going Gone to the Butler County Fair"

FYLER

January 7, 2019

Come join us as we travel by van with other 4-Hers to Des Moines, tour the State Capitol complex, visit with elected officials, gain a greater understanding of our Iowa State Government and learn about our great schools and people. On Wednesday, February 13th, 6th - 9th grade 4-H members & friends are planning to visit the Judicial Center, Iowa Legislature and Capitol in Des Moines. From there, we will have lunch and explore the Science Center of Iowa.

Click on link above for more trip information and registration form. 

December 13, 2018

Come watch the Waterloo Black Hawks on 4-H Family Nights for only $8 per ticket (regular price is $13.39-$15.39).  Puck drops at 7:05 pm for all the games listed below:

Saturday, March 23rd vs. Cedar Rapids Rough Riders

Tuesday, March 26th vs. Sioux Falls Stampede

Tuesday, April 2nd vs Sioux City Muskateers

Friday, April 5th vs. Chicago Steel

To order tickets for any of games listed above contact: Tim Harwood 319-296-7581 or radio@waterlooblackhawks.com

December 5, 2018

"Beefology"

Workshop and sessions are being planned for youth 4th grade through 12th grade who register for this event.  Youth will learn what's involved with producing top quality beef from start to finish.  Qualifies as YQCA Certification for one year. Click on link for more information and registration form.

FLYER

July 14, 2016

The Iowa 4-H Foundation has recently partnered with the Iowa FFA Foundation and the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation to create a new specialty license plate to support agriculture.

Links for 4-H:

 
                                  
                               

                                             

                

 

 

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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