Madison County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

November 30, 2017

Are you in 7th or 8th grade? If you said yes, then you're eligible to apply for Intermediate Youth Council (IYC)!

August 24, 2017

Bring your family for a few evenings filled with fun activites and learning for your preschooler and family. Adults must attend. 

July 13, 2017

Iowa 4-H and the County Youth Coordinators will focus on Positive Youth Development. Staff will work with youth, volunteers and professionals to plan, implement and evaluate a progressive series of educational programs and experiences that work toward multiple life skill outcomes (Productive Citizens, Outstanding Communications, Effective Leaders, and Successful Learners). This position should empower youth to reach their full potential through Youth-Adult Partnerships and research-based experiences.

May 22, 2017

Youth & adults are invited to learn critical food safety principles for preparing and serving in concession stands

May 1, 2017

For animals to be eligible to exhibit at the 2017 Madison County Fair, they must be properly identified in 4-H Online no later than 11:59 pm on Monday, May 15, 2017.

Madison County 4-H Resources





Statewide Resources

  • Provides opportunities for youth to develop skills they can use now and throughout their life, empowering them to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Conference logo

    Every June, 1000 teenagers converge on the Iowa State University campus for 3 days of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, a banquet, and community service activities. If you've completed 8th-12th grade, you're eligible to attend. Non-4-H members are welcome.

  • Provides financial resources to develop and deliver quality 4-H youth programs and opportunities throughout the state of Iowa.

  • An ideal year-round getaway for families, corporate retreats, team-building experiences, 4-H clubs and more, situated on 1,100 acres of wooded bluff and native prairie in the heart of Iowa's Des Moines River Valley near Madrid.

  • Challenge your mind by exploring the world around you with hands-on science experiments and solve problems using engineering design principles and the latest technology.

  • 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.

  • 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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