Linn County 4-H & Youth

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We Want You! Now Hiring
December 29, 2020

Position Description:  Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Linn County is seeking a School Nutrition Educator.  The role of the School Nutrition Educator is to promote healthy lifestyle by providing direct delivery of nutrition and physical activity lessons in K-3rd grade classrooms and K-5 out of school programs in the Cedar Rapids Community School District (CRCSD).  The School Nutrition Educator will work closely with the Lead School Nutrition Educator and other team members to meet the educational needs of a diverse population.  This position is made possible through a grant with the Iowa Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) Iowa Nutrition Network (INN) School Grant Program, which is supported by SNAP-Ed funds. 

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Help wanted summer linn county extension
November 24, 2020

Linn County Extension has an opening for a 4-H and Youth Summer Intern.  Duties will include support and guidance for the Linn County Fair and other summer programing in the youth area.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

QUICK LINKS: Click on images below

Join 4-H link button with graphics of fun activitiesClover Connection Newsletter link with graphic of newsletter

Link to re-enroll with 4-H online and photo of 4-h'ersSummer Day Camps link with graphics of activities


Accomidation Process

Application for Financial Assistance - Word Form

Want to donate to Linn County 4-H?

Call the office at 319-377-9839 OR Donate by clicking here - Make sure to note at the bottom of the page the Linn County Endowment


Iowa 4-H Foundation Scholarships

Open in November and Close February 1st each year! There are scholarships available for 11th and 12th graders! Also scholarships that are available for current college students! Lotsof scholarships available some are not awarded because people do not apply! If you need help applying for one please let us know!

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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.

  • Your adventure in 4-H starts here. Choose from nearly 50 project areas and discover your skills, talents and interests.

  • 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.

  • 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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