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Thirty-nine young leaders will serve as ambassadors for the 4-H Youth Development program throughout the state and in their local counties as they begin their 2018-2019 terms on State 4-H Council.
4-H Global Citizenship Day is a cultural exploration set for Thursday, Aug. 16, at the Iowa State Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the 4-H Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds. The public is invited to share in this global experience consisting of cultural performances, service learning and interactive booths.
Nearly 60 middle school youth representing nine schools across six Iowa counties met at Upper Iowa University on Nov. 16 to pilot the leadership and civic engagement experience, “Youth Voice in Action.”
Iowa State University hosted 600 youth delegates for three days last week for the 2019 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference, themed “A Universe of Possibilities.” Every June, teenagers from across the state gather on the Iowa State campus for three days of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, special events and civic engagement activities.
t’s not every day that Iowa teenagers can talk one-on-one with their state legislators. That’s one of the reasons 128 4-H youth from across Iowa participated in the Iowa Extension Council Association and 4-H Legislative Day.
Iowa 4-H Youth Development has launched Gardening to Give — a hands-on educational gardening program designed for all ages and abilities. Gardening to Give is a six-month, immersive learning experience in gardening with educational resources shared weekly with registered participants.