O'Brien County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

March 19, 2019

"PLUNGE! into 4-H" will be held April 26-27 at Camp Foster-YMCA near Spirit Lake. PLUNGE! is open to all 6th, 7th and 8th grade youth. Cost to attend is $60 per youth and includes lodging, food and activities. 

February 4, 2019

The K-12 Program Coordinator is a full-time 40 hour/week position based in Primghar, Iowa with some travel, nights and weekends required. The purpose of the position is to plan, coordinate and conduct innovative educational programming opportunites for O'Brien County youth and communities. The successful candidate will work closely with county and regional staff, and will report directly to the O'Brien County Extension Council. 

2018-19 4-H Club Meeting
October 30, 2018

Look here to find out when your next club meeting is.

Iowa 4H Enrollment
October 30, 2018

Don't miss the fun!

Teens reaching youth
October 30, 2017

Join TODAY!!

2018-19 O'Brien County Clover Kids Registration - For Youth in 1st, 2nd and 3rd Grade

 
 
Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Elementary School, Hartley
 
Wednesday., 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  Oct. 3, Nov. 7, Dec. 5, Jan. 23, Feb. 6
Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  Mar. 6, Apr. 3
Summer Sessions, O'Brien County Fairgrounds in Primghar
  May 29, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
  June 12 & 19, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  July 10 & 17, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
 

 
South O'Brien Elementary School, Primghar

Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 19, Jan. 9, Feb. 20, Mar. 20, Apr. 17
Summer Sessions, O'Brien County Fairgrounds in Primghar
  May 29, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
  June 12 & 19, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  July 10 & 17, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Register for the South O'Brien School Clover Kids Group HERE!


 
South O'Brien Elementary School, Primghar

Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  Oct. 4, Nov. 8, Dec. 6, Jan. 10, Feb. 7, Mar. 7, Apr. 4
Summer Sessions, O'Brien County Fairgrounds in Primghar
  May 29, 3:00 -4:30 p.m.
  June 12 & 19, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  July 10 & 17 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
 

 
Sheldon Location (St. Patrick's Elementary School)
 
Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  Oct. 10, Nov. 28, Dec. 12, Jan. 16, Feb. 13, Mar. 13, Apr. 10
Summer Sessions, O'Brien County Fairgrounds in Primghar
  May 29, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
  June 12 & 19, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  July 10 & 17, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
 

 
Zion St. John's Elementary School - Paullina
 
Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  Oct. 2, Nov. 6, Dec. 4, Jan.8, Feb. 5, Mar. 5, Apr. 2
Summer Sessions, O'Brien County Fairgrounds in Primghar
  May 29, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
  June 12 & 19, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  July 10 & 17, 1:00 2:30 p.m.
 

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.

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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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