Henry County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

November 4, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Henry County is hosting a babysitter clinic for 6th-8th graders on November 25th. Youth who attend the clinic will learn to be a responsible, caring, trustworthy and capable babysitter. Topics will include child behavior and development, nutrition, age appropriate activities, basic 1st aid, and the business of babysitting. The clinic will run from 8:30am-2:30pm and the cost is $25. Space is limited. To reserve your spot, turn a completed registration form and $25 in to the Henry County Extension Office. 

October 29, 2020

Iowans are invited to join the State 4-H Council in a community effort to donate non-perishable food items throughout the month of November! Food items can be dropped off at the Henry County Extension Office beginning November 2. 

January 28, 2020

Congratulations to all of our 2020 4-H Seniors!

February 11, 2019

The woman who can convince kids of all ages to eat their fruits and veggies

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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