Harrison County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

4-H Clover in outline of Harrison County Iowa
May 25, 2019

If you are a member of a 4-H club in Harrison County and you want to know what's going on at the county level, you came to the right place. We have posted many of the local events and activities for you to access also.

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals
May 24, 2019

In today's world, food safety is one of animal producers' biggest responsibilities.  The goal of YQCA is to help youth and their parents better understand what they can do to produce the safest food possible.

All youth** (ages 8 to 21) exhibiting beef, swine, sheep, dairy cattle, goats (dairy or meat), poultry, or rabbits at the Harrison County Fair and the Iowa State Fair. ** 3rd graders are exempt.

YQCA certification needs to be completed by July 1.  When you do the web-based course, be sure to print your certificate and bring or email it to the Extension Office, so we can record it.

April 9, 2018

Imagine It, Build It and Watch It Go!This adventure will have you creating and programming cool robots out of Legos on your first day. Join us June 17-21 at the Harrison County Extension Office in Logan for five days of workshops on how to build and  program Lego Mindstorm EV3 Robots. Learn to use sensors and build and program your robot to meet a series of challenges. Become an expert Programmer and Builder for FIRST Lego League or just have fun learning to work with robotics.  Workshops will run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day.

January 23, 2019

Confidential assistance and referral for stress, legal questions and financial concerns are just a phone call away, or if you prefer, on the web.

January 23, 2019

Powerpoints and Handouts from the 2013 4-H County Fair Judges Training

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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