Butler County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

April 22, 2019

The Jackson Lucky Clovers 4-H Club has partnered with the City of Clarksville to initiate a Community Garden Project.  The Clarksville Community Garden is located at 540 W Wilmans Street in Clarksville.  The Jackson Lucky Clovers 4-H Club will be helping with the set-up and on-going support of the Comununity Garden Project.  Individuals can lease one or more garden plots and will be responsible for the maintenence and upkeep of their plot(s). 

For more information please contact either the Clarksville City Hall, Holly Wedeking at 319-231-2440 or Jessica Lovrien at 319-231-9896.  

April 17, 2019
Escape to the Wild!

Join other 4th-6th grade campers on an overnight fun filled camping adventure for June 14-15, 2019!  To register click on registration flyer below.  Please register by May 24, 2019.

4-H Jr Camp FLYER and Registration Information

4-H Camp Counselors

Those currently in 9th through 12th grade have the opportunity to be camp counselors at 4-H Jr Camp.  4-H camp is one of the best experiences 4-H members can have during the summer months.  It is a great way for camp staff to help youth get their developmental needs met in creative ways. 

Application is due by May 15th. Please see application below.

4-H Camp Counselor Applicaiton

March 27, 2019

Registration is now open for the 2019 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference for all 8th through 12th graders on the ISU campus in Ames June 25-27, 2019.  For more information on this year's fun-filled leadership conference "A Universe of Possibilities"  and to register go to:  https://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/iowa4hyouthconference.  Registration is due by June 1st. 

March 4, 2019

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

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.

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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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