County 4-H News

May 26, 2021

A lifetime of adventure in one summer. Join us for a summer of fun, excitement, new adventures and explorations!  There are several camps available through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach—Fayette County including Astro Camp (4th-6th), Dig Those Dinosaurs (K-1st), Summer Games (4th-6th), Fizz, Bubble, Goo (2nd & 3rd), and Day at the Fair (K-3rd). Hands-on activities are available at all camps. Online registration and more information is available here.

May 2, 2021

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) along with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and University of Iowa announce their collaboration to host information sessions about the COVID-19 vaccine later this month. The sessions will provide a virtual forum for Iowans to learn about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and have an opportunity to ask questions of medical experts.

April 30, 2021

The Big Four Fair will hold the 100th Annual Fair June 18-20, 2021 at Postville, Iowa. The Big Four Fair dates back to the organization of the Big Four Farmers Institute and has grown to the four county fair that it is today. This gives every exhibitor the privilege of competing with entries from our four county area.

April 9, 2021

The State 4-H Council is excited to host the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference this summer, June 29-July 1 in Ames on the Iowa State University campus. The theme is “Quest to be your Best!” The youth conference will look different than usual as the council works to accommodate our youth safely for this experience. Registration for Conference and Round Up is be open to ALL youth in grades 8th-12th. This includes non 4-H members, so those who have registered please invite friends!  Deadline to register is June 7.


April 1, 2021

Again this year, in addition to town candidates having the chance to run for Fayette County Fair Queen other interested girls will also have the chance. This is a great opportunity for all girls with community and fair involvement to have a chance to compete for the title of fair queen or fair princess!

Candidates need to be at least 16 years of age and not more than 21 years of age on August 12, 2021 (the first day of the Iowa State Fair). Applications can be requested from Fayette County Fair Queen Contest Coordinator, Renee Larson, at 563-4227671 or via email at rlarson@nfv.k12.ia.us. If you are interested please contact Renee right away to receive the application information. 

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