Lee County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

Bee and Honey
March 14, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Lee County is hosting a Beginning Beekeeper Course on Saturday, March 30 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Lee County Extension Office (414 North Main Street, Donnellson, IA). 

March 7, 2019

National Ag Week is March 10 through 16 and we want to show our appreciation to everyone in the Ag industry.

Alisha Davidson Staff Photo
March 6, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Lee County has named a new Office Assistant – Alisha Davidson of Donnellson.  Davidson has previous experience with Donnellson Health Center as a Business Office Manager.  

Dog Obedience Classes- Dog lined up
January 10, 2019

Dog Obedience classes will be formatted differently this year. We plan on meeting 2 times a month starting in February and ending in June. 

Dairy Coalition Picture of group of kids
March 3, 2019

Youth ages 10-18, with an interest in the dairy industry are encouraged to participate in the 2019 Youth Dairy Coalition hosted in Dyersville by the Dairy Science Club at Iowa State University March 29-30.

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.

  • 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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