Crawford County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

Office Closed
April 3, 2020

We are closing our office to the public until April 13. If you have any needs or would like to confirm information on programming, please call our office (712-263-4697) or email (xcrawford@iastate.edu). Thank you for your understanding in this unprecedented time.

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March 30, 2020

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March 20, 2020

Extension Summer Assistant – Crawford County ISU Extension & Outreach is seeking applicants for a temporary part-time position (30-40 hours per week) for the summer of 2020.

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.

Applications are available at the Crawford County Extension Office, 35 South Main Street, Denison, phone (712)263-4697, or downloaded from www.extension.iastate.edu/crawford .  To apply, please deliver an application and resume with references to the Crawford County Extension Office, 35 South Main Street, Denison, IA 51442 or email materials to xcrawford@iastate.edu.  Position is open until filled.  To be guaranteed for consideration, apply by 4:30 p.m., March 31, 2020.  AA/EEOE

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February 13, 2020
 
Highly respected specialists from the region demonstrate and discuss concepts such as fitting, showing, and nutrition. Workshops offered for beef, sheep, dairy goat, meat goat, swine, rabbit and poultry.
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February 13, 2020

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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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Crawford County 4-H

 Crawford County Fair-July 25-29, 2018

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.

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    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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