Fayette County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

December 4, 2019

Iowa 4-H Program Specialist, Kendra Crooks shared she is thankful for Oelwein Middle School allowing a group of sixth graders to partake in new Iowa 4-H Mindfulness pilot program. The lessons first established the concept of mindfulness and its connection with stress management, relationships and overall personal well-being.

November 21, 2019

Fayette County 4-H members and families attended the Fayette County 4-H Movie/Awards Program on Saturday, November 16th at the Sumner Sunset Theater. Awards were presented to 4-H members and leaders. Here is the list of award recipients.

October 31, 2019

Over 80 middle school students from fourteen schools in eight counties participated in “Youth Voice in Action”, a regional youth summit hosted by a team of Iowa 4-H/ISU Extension and Outreach county and state staff. This summit provided middle school youth the opportunity to gain skills in communication and leadership so that they feel empowered to take action and use their voices to create positive change in their communities.

October 9, 2019

Schools across the state are signing up to participate in Iowa Local Food Day on Oct. 11. They will serve two or more dishes of Iowa grown or raised foods to celebrate Iowa agriculture.

Forty-two school districts have already pledged to participate in the celebration. Local schools registered include Allamakee, Postville, Decorah, Central, New Hampton, Riceville and Oelwein.
 

August 27, 2019

Fayette County 4-H Council members attended the Region 4-H County Council Leadership Retreat held in West Union. Forty-nine county council members from Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek counties participated in team building activities while exploring the qualities of a strong leader. The annual leadership retreat provides youth a chance to network and learn from neighboring councils as well as enhance their interpersonal skills, shared Kendra Crooks, State 4-H Youth Development Specialist.


County 4-H Information

Dec/Jan 4-H Newsletter

Upcoming Deadlines & Events
4-H & Youth Development Committee

4-H County Council

Council Applications

4-H Clubs & Leaders

Friends of 4-H Sponsors

2019 Clover Kids Day Registration

Fayette County 4-H Foundation Charity Golf Tournament Registration

Region 4 Pine Bluff Junior Camp Registration

Region 4 Intermediate Adventure Trip Registration

2019 Fayette County Extension Summer Campa

Join 4-H

4-H is for Everyone
Fayette County 4-H Brochure

All About 4-H
History of 4-H

Fayette County Clover Kids (K-3) Brochure

Enrollment Forms
 

Project Resources

4-H Projects

Project Hot Sheets for Fair Ideas

Design: Exploring the Elements and Principles

Design: Exploring Home Decor

Design: Exploring the Elements and Principles in Clothing


Preparing Cut Flowers & Houseplants for Exhibit

Harvesting & Preparing Vetetables for Exhibit
Vegetable Garden Project Worksheet
Home Landscape Worksheet
Shooting Sports

Fayette County Fair

County Fair web page
2019 Fayette County 4-H Fairbook

County Fair Forms
Communications/Clothing/Foods Fair
 Forms

Communications Day Results

Clothing Judging Results

Foods Fair Judging Results

Iowa 4-H - Animal Identification, Weighing, and Exhibiting Requirements for County, State and Interstate Shows 
 

Record Books

Record Book Forms
Award Summary

4-H Scholarships

Fayette County 4-H Scholarship
State 4-H Scholarships
Christina Hixon Award

Area/State Recognition

Leader Resources

Club Financials

Club Regulations and Guidance

Leader Enrollment/Medical Form

Leader Code of Ethics

Additional Resources

Iowa State Fair
4-H State Fair Information

Ak-Sar-Ben

American Royal

National 4-H Supply - 4-H Mall

Volunteer & Leader Resources

Financial Aid Appications and Information


 

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

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

  • 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!

  • 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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