Greene County 4-H & Youth

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November 27, 2017

Greene County Extension is seeking a summer assistant (12-week position) for 2018. Click on the headline for more information.

October 6, 2017

For the second year, 4-H’ers are conducting Books & Board Games Drive. New or gently used books for youth through teens and board games (up to age 16) will be collected through October 31st. Community members are welcome to contribute as well. All donations go to New Opportunities for distribution through Greene County Adopt-a-Family and Toys for Tots. Items may be dropped off at the Extension office Monday-Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm. The club collecting the most items will earn an ice cream party.

October 6, 2017

4-H’ers are reminded to finish the online re-enrollment process for 2017-18. For info click the headline!

Greene County 4-H Awards Day
October 6, 2017

October is a busy month for Greene County 4-H. In addition to celebrating National 4-H Week, it is time for our annual Awards celebration and New Member program. For more information, click the headline.

October 5, 2017

Greene County is celebrating National 4-H Week with lots of activities! 4-H grows confidence, creativity, curiosity, courage, character and so much more by allowing youth to use the skills they learn to go out and make a positive difference in their communities.  Help Iowa 4-H celebrate the outstanding impact youth have made throughout the state. Click here to learn more!


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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.

  • Youth and teens can discover opportunities to be recognized for personal growth, project learning, leadership and citizenship. 

  • 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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