Image Image Image Learn more about our Priority K-12 Program Menu for the 2022-23 year! Schedule a program with our Linn County 4-H educators. The programs listed below are readily available for your classroom, afterschool program, or homeschool group. We can also work with you to create a custom program matching standards or requests that you may have. To schedule programming or ask any questions, contact Erika Serbousek at 319-377-9839 or email@example.com. Elementary (K-5th grade) Programs Agriculture Every Day 4-12th Art Lit to Go - K-3rd Classroom Chick Hatching Program K-1st (in partnership with Linn County Farm Bureau Education Outreach) Financial Literacy – Grades K-5 FIRST Lego League Explore & Challenge Teams K-8th + adult volunteer opportunities Growing in the Garden K-5th Invent STEM 4-12th Kids in the Kitchen K-3rd Monarchs on the Move NASA Astro Camp On Their Own & OK 4-6th Pick a Better Snack K-3rd Plant the Moon NASA Challenge (teams grades 1st-8th or 9-12th) Robotics/Coding – Dash Robots, Beebots, MakeDo, virtual reality and more K-5th STEM Lit to Go – K-3rd STEM Lit to Go Iowa - K-3rd Storywalk – partner with us to create a Storywalk SWITCH – school wellness 4-8th overview Middle School (6-8th grade) Programs 4-H STEM Challenge 4th-12th annually each fall in Linn County Agovation 7-12th Agriculture Every Day 4-12th Animal U 4-12th Babysitting Basics – 6-12th grades (hosted as a 1 day program or shorter session series) Curriculum 4-H Military & Kentucky 4-H Clover Cookie Factory Food Science 4-7th FLEX (Forward Learning Experiences) Technology Resources 4-12th Mindful Teen Wellness Program 7-12th Plant the Moon NASA Challenge (teams grades 1st-8th or 9-12th) Ricochet Leadership Program 6-8th SWITCH – school wellness 4-8th overview High School (9-12th grade) Programs Animal U 4-12th Agovation 7-12th Agriculture Every Day 4-12th FLEX (Forward Learning Experiences) Technology Resources 4-12th Mindful Teen Wellness and Mindfulness Series 7-12th Plant the Moon NASA Challenge (teams grades 1st-8th or 9-12th) Real Money Real World Financial Series 9-12th State Science & Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) 6-12th Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) 6-12th Hands-on Educational Kits for Check-out Research shows that hands-on learning is one of the best ways for youth to retain knowledge. Linn County 4-H offers a wide variety of kits for check-out to teachers, afterschool providers, summer day camp personnel, homeschool families and 4-H clubs among others. Free to check out. Find out more and reserve a kit here. 4-H On the Go Lessons Free research-based lessons on a wide age range of topics! Request staff to lead one of them at your event/class/activity or utilize yourself by downloading for free on the ISU Extension Store. Looking for local programs for parents and youth 0-5 years? 4-H Youth programming starts at Kindergarten. Check out Parent Education Consortium. 4-H Project Topics Iowa 4-H Curriculum Catalog -Reviewed and vetted to be research based, supportive of the Iowa 4-H mission, and aligned with Common Core. Search for resources and curriculum in the catalog.