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Youth Programs

Upcoming Youth Events & Programs

These programs and events are open to all youth. You do NOT have to be a 4-H or Clover Kid Member to attend. Please be aware, some programs/events DO have registration deadlines.

Grundy County Events

Library Programs Schedule (any youth)

Lego Camp (completed grades 3-6)

Regional Events

JR Overnight Camp (completed grades 4-6)

  • Registration deadline extended to June 10th to guarantee a shirt, late registrations may still be accepted past June 10th, contact our office to ask.

4-H Showmanship Clinic

Tri County Camp (completed grades 4-6)

State Events

4-H Camera Corps

Design Camp (completed grades 8-12)

Iowa 4-H Youth Conference (completed grades 8-12)

  • Youth Conference occurs annually at the end of June, registration is typically open from April 1st to June 1st

Required Release Waiver for Non- 4-H & Clover Kid members

 

Youth Program Kits - (Under Construction)

Looking for a quick and easy activity to check out for your club or program? Request to check out one of our kits!

This page features a curated list of programs and kits that are readily available for check out in Grundy County for your classroom, afterschool program, homeschool, or other youth organization. If you are interested in a specific topic or area, but don't find anything that matches our list, we can also work with you to find a program matching your needs.

Reach out to us and ask questions, contact Andrea Traeger at 319-824-6979 or traegera@iastate.edu 

*Kits must be reserved at least 2 weeks prior to the date you need it.*

Available Program Kits

ELEMENTARY

Ag in the Classroom (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)

  • Grades: ALL
  • Program Delivery: Extension Educator and/or teaching staff
  • A large variety of resources and lessons on Agriculture and Crops topics. Each lesson plan includes the intended grade level, standards, tips, and supplies needed. You will need to request a general ag topic and include grades to help us narrow down lessons and resources.
  •  Activity time: can be flexible

STEM-Lit to Go! (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)

  • Grades: K, 1, 2, 3
  • Program Delivery: Extension Educator and/or teaching staff
  • Supports the development of STEM and literacy skills for children.  Each lesson includes engaging fiction and non-fiction picture books to build excitement and illustrate STEM concepts.  Children explore key STEM concepts such as the engineering design process, conducting investigations, graphing, physics and much more!  Each lesson provides children with a hands-on STEM experience and multiple opportunities to read, write, speak and listen about that experience. 
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STEM-Lit to Go! Iowa (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)

Art-Lit to Go! (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)

Sign Up for an ELEMENTARY Kit

UPPER ELEMENTARY

4th and 5th Grade Programs

Sign Up for an UPPER ELEMENTARY Kit

MIDDLE SCHOOL

available kits

HIGH SCHOOL

available kits