Howard County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

logo of 4H Show Iowa
September 23, 2020

A virtual celebration of 4-H exhibits, Communication events, and Awardrobe Clothing Selection was held for 4-H members across the state.  This opportunity provided state level recognition to partially replace the loss of these opportunities due to the postponement of the 2020 Iowa State Fair.  We are proud to announce the participants from Howard County.

Craig and Flossie Morrison
August 6, 2020

Craig and Flossie Morrison will be inducted into the 4H Hall of Fame in a virtual ceremony on August 23, 2020.

June 25, 2020

Due to Covid 19- 4-H Spring Fair was postponed many times.  It was finally able to be held on Zoom on Tuesday, June 23, 2020

2020 Howard County Fair Projects
June 22, 2020

The 2020 Howard County 4H projects were judged on June 22, 2020 in the new Drive and Drop method due to Covid 19.  Projects were dropped off at the Expo on Saturday and then judges came in on Monday, June 22 and judged.  Due to safety of the 4H members and the judges, this method of judging is something new a lot of fair are implementing this year.

Award Winner Dan Evans and county council members Erin Ryan and Ethan Govern
November 19, 2019

The 2019 4-H Awards program was held on November 10, 2019 honoring 4-H members and leaders and others for accomplishments during the past 4-H year.

 

  

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 HOT TOPICS

  • County Council application due May 1
  • 2019 Summer Day Camps - grades K-8
  • 2020 Alumni Scholarship  Form
  • Regional 4-H Summer Camp Counselor App - due April 15, 2020 - cancelled due to COVID 19
  • 2020 4-H Summer Adventure Trip - June 12-13 - due April 15, 2020 - cancelled due to COVID 19
  • 2020 Junior Camp Pinebluff Application - due April 15, 2020 - cancelled - cancelled due to COVID 19
  • Bottle Calf Booklet for 2020
  • Due to Covid 19 Clover Kids will be in Riceville Library, Crestwood students at Kessel Lodge and Notre Dame students at Kessel Lodge.  Flyers sent home with children.
  • Trinity School K-3 will be clover crate adventure.
  • Spring Fair Overview
  • 4-H Copyright
  • County Fair

 

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Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A partner and leader in providing positive youth development through out-of-school programming. Outreach priorities include curriculum development, staff training, and partnership development.

  • 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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