4-H & Youth

Saturday, December 16
9:00-10:30 County Only Animals 

10:30-11:00 a.m. State Fair Retinal Image Identification 
Dale Wenell, 11413 500th St., Albert City

All market beef animals that will exhibit at the 2024 Pocahontas County fair need to attend this county weigh-in date.  Please call the ISU Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County office at 712-335-3103 or email lzeman@iastate.edu with the number of animals you will bring to the weigh-in.  We will offer retinal image at our weigh-in this year for state fair identification.  FFA members, you must get tags from your advisor, 4-H tags will not be used in FFA animals.

All youth in kindergarten through 12th grade are welcome to join the Pocahontas County 4-H program. Kindergarten through 3rd grade will join Clover Kids that meet on Saturday mornings once a month. 4th through 12th grade may join a community club. Clubs throughout the county meet at various times and days. Due to the generous support of NEW Cooperative and the Pocahontas County 4-H Endowment youth in Pocahontas County are not charged the statewide enrollment fee. Sign your youth up at v2.4honline.com, if you have any questions regarding sign up or our organization, please contact the ISU Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County at 712-335-3103 or lzeman@iastate.edu

Applications are available for the 2024 Pocahontas County 4-H Scholarship

Due to the generous support of the Pocahontas County 4-H Endowment up to 10 scholarships will be awarded to senior 4-H members.  The applications are available at the ISU Extension and Outreach Office Pocahontas County, on our website, by emailing lzeman@iastate.edu or you may phone 712-335-3103 and we will mail you a copy.  Applications are due no later than February 1, 2024 at 4:30 to the ISU Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County office, no late applications will be accepted.

Iowa 4-H Youth Development is the premier youth development program of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Providing research-based education to K-12 youth, Iowa 4-H focuses on Healthy Living, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Leadership and Civic Engagement, and Communication and the Arts. Iowa 4-H builds upon more than a century of experience in positive youth development partnering with youth to help them find their passion. For more information, please visit the Iowa 4-H website.