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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Dickinson County

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2019 Dickinson County Summer Youth Camps and Events Registration

Financial Assistance is available for educational youth programs. Registration for participants in need of financial aid must be made through the Extension Office directly, not online.
Please note that refunds will not be given for summer youth camps/events unless a camp is cancelled by us.

2018 Dickinson County Annual Report

Flooding Resources

To find information about dealing with flooding go to https://www.extension.iastate.edu/disasterrecovery/flooding.  

For specific information regarding beef cattle go to http://www.iowabeefcenter.org/floodresources.html.

County News

April 15, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach will host two educational herb workshops in Spirit Lake. Growing Herbs will be hosted from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 11. Cooking with Herbs will be hosted Thursday, June 27 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Individuals can register for and attend one or both workshops which will be hosted at the ISU Extension and Outreach - Dickinson County office located a 1600 15th Street in Spirit Lake. 

March 19, 2019

"PLUNGE! into 4-H" will be held April 26-27 at Camp Foster-YMCA near Spirit Lake. PLUNGE! is open to all 6th, 7th and 8th grade youth. Cost to attend is $60 per youth and includes lodging, food and activities. 

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March 4, 2019

Check out the April 4-H Newsletter for upcoming events and information!

March 1, 2019

Check out what is new for classes, honors and rules for the 2019 Dickinson County Fair! The Fair Book can also be accessed on Dickinson County's 4-H App. 

Remember, fair entries are due July 1. 

February 26, 2019

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa – Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host its new series “Healthy & Homemade” from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on April 1, 15 and 29 at the ISU Extension and Outreach office located at 1600 15th Street in Spirit Lake. The “Healthy & Homemade” program focuses on practical aspects of planning for healthy eating, cooking, shopping, and saving time and money.

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