Hancock County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

March 2, 2021

The Lotto Lamb class is back for fair 2021! This class is an excellent way for you to get started in sheep, or a way to work with a quality show lamb. The lambs will be purchased from a reputable breeder by your sheep superintendents. Your sheep superintendents are past sheep exhibitors and breeders, they are very knowledgeable and are excited about being able to make this opportunity available to you. 

Healthy Living Workshop Flyer
February 26, 2021

3rd-6th graders are invited to spring into fitness with us on Wednesday, March 17th from 2:30-4:00pm at the Garner Rec Center.  It will be a fun time of high engery fitness and preparing healthy and delicious snacks.  Sign up by Friday, March 12th.

Exploring Bugs Flyer
February 12, 2021

We are excited to be starting back up with 3rd-4th grade Afterschool Kids club!!  In March we will be studying bugs, insects, and more.  This class will be offered at West Hancock in person right after school with COVID safety proceedures including masks.  Space is limited and sign up is due March 2nd.

4-H Online
December 4, 2020

All 4-Hers and Clover Kids should get enrolled before the end of the year.  Login at http://v2.4honline.com.   Need help? Check out the help sheet or call our office at 641-923-2856.

October 31, 2020

Congratulations to all Hancock County 4-Her's on a successful 4-H year! 



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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

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

  • 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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