Fayette County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

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.

August 20, 2019

"Youth in grades 9-12 who compete in the 4-H fashion classes at the Fayette County Fair can be awarded a special recognition opportunity to participate in the state fair Awardrobe Clothing Event.” said Michele Kelly, County Youth Coordinator at the ISU Extension and Outreach Fayette County office. Val Boleyn, Elgin and Jocelyn Kuker, West Union represented Fayette County in the runway clothing classes at the Iowa State Fair.”

August 20, 2019

4-H members compete in three categories of oral communication: educational presentations, working exhibits, extemporaneous speaking, and one category of visual communication. In educational presentations, the 4-H members teach their audience about a topic they selected and researched. In working exhibits, the exhibitors invite passers-by to try a skill they demonstrate. In extemporaneous speaking, the 4-H members prepare a speech in 30 minutes and deliver it to an audience. In poster communication, they convey a message visually.

August 20, 2019

Fayette County 4-H members participated in livestock showcase events during the Iowa State Fair.  "Youth gain so many positive skills by exhibiting livestock," Mike Anderson, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H youth program specialist and 4-H agriculture superintendent explained. "The dedication, responsibility, decision-making skills, and leadership they develop can prepare them for careers that use these skills."
 


County 4-H Information

October 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 Brochure

Enrollment Forms
 

Project Resources

4-H Projects

Project Hot Sheets for Fair Ideas

Design: Exploring the Elements and Principles
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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