Pocahontas County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

July 2, 2018

 The Pocahontas County 4-H & FFA programs would like to invite you to the 2018 Fair Auction!!

July 2, 2018

Celebrate 100 YEARS of Extension and Outreach in POCAHONTAS COUNTY!
July 19, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Pocahontas County Fairgrounds

July 2, 2018

Join us to support Pocahontas County 4-H Endowment 12th Annual Pie Auction!

June 6, 2018

All livestock that will be exhibited at the 2018 Pocahontas County Fair must make entry no later than June 22.  4-H members need to sign into pocahontascountyfairentry.com and sign up your livestock.

May 10, 2018

4-H’ers had the opportunity to construct a soup bowl cover that holds a hot bowl from the microwave.  Bonnie Wood, Quilting on Main provided instruction along with her many volunteers to help the children sew their project.  They learned that you must have all cotton, including cotton thread when making microwave cloth items to be used in a microwave.  If you have a child in 4th through 12th grade that would like to participate in them many different youth activities this summer contact the ISU Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County office at 712-335-3103 or email lzeman@iastate.edu.

The following record keeping forms are word documents that you can download.
County Information

Leaders Training Materials
Fair Documents
Pocahontas County Fair Open Class Information

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.

  • Statewide updates posted each Thursday afternoon by the State 4-H Office. Check it out every week to keep up-to-date on events, grants, forms, fair info, and fun!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Youth and teens can discover opportunities to be recognized for personal growth, project learning, leadership and citizenship. 

  • 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!

  • Takes service to the next level. It builds civic skills, improves social behavior, increases youth engagement, strengthens communities and improves academic achievement.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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