Sioux County 4-H & Youth

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October 8, 2018

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach’s annual STEM Fest at Northwest Iowa Community College will begin accepting registrations on October 8. The 2018 Fall STEM Fest will be held Saturday, October 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon. STEM Fest is open to all area 4th through 8th grade students, but maximum capacity is 80 students. The event offers youth an opportunity to take part in multiple hands-on applications of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

August 22, 2018

Seeking an AmeriCorps member to work 15-20 hours per week focused during the school year and 30-40 hours per week during the summer on youth programs in coordination with ISU Extension and Outreach – Sioux County. AmeriCorps is a federal program that connects adults to public service through addressing a community need. Duties will include the coordination of a K-3rd grade Clover Kids program sharing STEM Education through active learning in afterschool, library and weekend programs. Compensation will include an annual living stipend of $7,235 (average monthly take home pay of approximately $550) plus an education award of $2,960 that can be used to pay off qualified student loans at conclusion of the AmeriCorps term. For more information contact the Sioux County Extension office at 712-737-4230 or email

Youth in grades 4-12 may join 4-H and choose a club based on location, age or special interest. Sioux County is home to 13 4-H Clubs led by numerous volunteer leaders. For more information, contact a club leader or the ISU Extension and Outreach - Sioux County office at 712-737-4230 or 

Also, spend some time familiarizing yourself with the Iowa 4-H program. Look for a project in your interest areas by checking in the Iowa 4-H project website. Check our calendar for more information about upcoming 4-H workshops and events throughout the year.

Please click on an arrow below to find the information and resources you need. If you do not see what you are looking for, give us a call at 712-737-4230 or email 














Preserve, protect and sustain the quality 4-H program Sioux County has grown to expect. Give to the Sioux County 4-H Endowment.


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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