Hancock County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

County council photo
August 12, 2019

All 4-Hers in grades 7-12 have the opportunity to serve on a County Youth Council.  Being on County Council is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in the 4-H program.  Applications are available now.  Deadline to apply is Friday, October 4th, 2019.  For more information click here.

Record Book photo
August 9, 2019

Our 4-H Award program will be Sunday, November 10th, 2019 at the Garner Hayfield Ventura High School auditorium.

All award applications and record keeping is due into the Extension Office on Monday, September 16, 2019.
To download all forms click here.

4-H ASK flyer
September 9, 2019

Registration materials are now available for the fall session of 4-H After School Kids Club in Garner and Britt.  This session we will be exploring magnets.  What makes a magnet?  What do they attract?  How are they used in everyday life?  We will be having a field trip to Buck's Recycling in Belmond on Saturday, October, 19th.  Click here for more information and registration forms.

Clover Kids registration
August 14, 2019

Registration materials are now available for K-3rd Clover Kids in Britt and Garner.  This year our topic of discovery is Kids in the Kitchen.  Each session will also have snack and hands-on games and activities.
Click here for more information and registration forms.



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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