Crawford County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

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April 16, 2021

Crawford County ISU Extension & Outreach is seeking applicants for a temporary position (40 hours per week) for the summer of 2021.

Duties will include: clerical tasks, assistance with 4-H activities and summer youth camps as well as assistance with the 4-H events at the Crawford County Fair.

Qualifications: excellent verbal and written skills, computer skills, experience in organizing activities and working with groups, knowledge and experience as a member or volunteer with the 4-H program, high school graduate or equivalent.  Must have a valid driver’s license with access to reliable transportation and pass a background screening.

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April 6, 2021

Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Harrison, Guthrie, Greene and Shelby Counties are offering a livestock workshop for all ages of 4-Her’s. All individuals new to showing are encouraged to attend. Participate in livestock judging & quiz bowl! The workshop will take pace on Saturday April 24 from 9:00-noon or 1:00-4:00. The workshop will be in Audubon at the county fairgrounds. To register go to the link or scan the QR code (found in the Newsflash) by April 15. The Crawford County extension office will cover the $10 registration fee.

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April 6, 2021

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March 19, 2021

Iowa 4-H Youth Development will launch Gardening to Give, a hands-on educational gardening program designed for all ages and abilities, on March 15. Registered participants receive educational resources monthly during this eight-month, immersive learning experience. This marks year two for Gardening to Give after the program reached over 1,000 individuals across Iowa and the United States in its first year.

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March 11, 2021

The ISU Extension & Outreach Office will be offering a storywalk  in downtown Denison before the St. Patrick's Day Parade on      Saturday, March 13. The storywalk will open at 11:00 and end just before the parade starts. Stop at the store fronts of the businesses  below and read The Luckiest St. Patrick's Day Ever!   Everyone is welcome and all participants will receive a punch card to get punched along the way. The first twenty five families that present their card  at the Library will get to take home a copy of the book!  

Welcome to Crawford County 4-H!

Click on the blue underlined words below to visit of helpful documents, links to websites, and useful resources!
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Fruit and Butter Braid Fundraiser

Crawford County 4-H

 Crawford County Fair-July 22-25, 2021

Crawford County Fair-Static, Clothing and Communication Resources

Crawford County Fair-Livestock Resources

Iowa State Fair

4-H Online Resources
4-H Record Keeping 

Available on the: State 4-H website and also below...
Basic 4-H Project Record (Junior: Grades 4- 6)
Experienced 4-H Project Record (Intermediate: Grades 7 & 8)
Advanced Project Record (Senior: Grades 9 - 12)
Officer Forms
NEW Photography 
  • Photography State Fair Exhibit Label 4HP 5220 (PDF) (MSWord)
Livestock Forms
Market Animal Worksheet for Juniors   (Beef, Sheep & Swine)
Market Animal Worksheet  for Intermediates & Seniors
Breeding Animal Worksheet for Intermediates & Seniors
Sample Forms:

Scholarship/Grant Applications

Recognition Opportunities

Livestock Resources

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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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