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Small Change
July 1, 2021

Small Change is an online course designed for Iowa educators. Course content is embedded in the financial literacy standards of the Iowa Core 21st Century Skills and Social Studies, and connects participants with curricula, resources and school-based programs for elementary, middle and high school levels. Educators can earn one Iowa License renewal credit.

art attack
June 23, 2021

On Wednesday, June 16th, youth got the opportunity to express their creative side and learn all about art during the Art Attack Day Camp. Throughout the day, Kindergarten through third graders got to experience creating art using different art mediums featuring ISU Extension and Outreach Art-Lit To-Go activities.

Showmanship Clinic
June 23, 2021

With just a few weeks until the Delaware County Fair kicks off, 4-H and FFA members are busy working on their projects to exhibit.  Livestock exhibitors spent Thursday, June 10th at the Showmanship Clinic put on by ISU Extension and Outreach Delaware County.  Twenty-one youth attended the Showmanship Clinic to improve their showman skills and learn tips from experienced 4-H members and Livestock superintendents and volunteers.  The clinic featured sessions on beef, poultry, rabbits, swine, sheep, goats, and dairy cattle.  Youth selected which sessions they were interested in attending. 

June 23, 2021

Delaware County 4-Hers joined other 4-H members from Dubuque and Jackson counties for some summer fun at 4-H Camp. The Outdoor Survival Academy 4-H Camp and the Ultimate Survival Quest 4-H Camp held on June 8-June 9 at Swiss Valley in Peosta.  In total, 69 youth attend the two camps and 23 youth were from Delaware County. Youth were put to the test as they learned different survival techniques and how to work together as a team.

Fizz bubble goo day campers
June 23, 2021

On Wednesday, June 9th, Kindergarten through third grade youth had the chance to grab their safety goggles and learn all about chemical reactions and crazy concoctions during Fizz, Bubble, Goo, a one-day chemistry themed camp put on by ISU Extension and Outreach Delaware County as part of their Summer Adventure Day Camps!   Youth explored the wonders of science with a variety of hands-on, educational experiments throughout the day. 

 

 

 

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