Madeleine Bretey-Smith

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Cultural immersion is a hands-on way to learn and understand a different culture or viewpoint quickly and meaningfully. The 2023 Iowa States’ 4-H Exchange program is seeking host families for 12 Japanese youth delegates who will visit Iowa this summer.

By: Madeleine Bretey-Smith and Elizabeth Settles Huffman

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's 4-H Youth Development program will host the 2023 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference June 27-29.

By: Amy Powell and Madeleine Bretey-Smith and Sydney Peterson

Six Iowa 4-H youth members attended the 2023 National 4-H Conference in Washington, D.C., April 14-19.

By: Madeleine Bretey-Smith and Sydney Peterson

Teenagers from across the state came to the Iowa State campus for three days full of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, special events and civic engagement activities.

By: Sydney Peterson and Madeleine Bretey-Smith

Forty Iowa youth are beginning their new terms as State 4-H Council members. They will serve as ambassadors for the 4-H Youth Development program throughout the state and in their local counties.  

By: Sydney Peterson and Madeleine Bretey-Smith