Sioux County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

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May 2, 2018

The 4-H Horse Fun Show is open to 4-H members from any county. Take advantage of this opportunity on June 3 to have some fun and get feedback and practice before your county fair. There will be 17 different classes, and registration is due by May 31st. 

Dickinson County Horse Practice Schedule

April 24, 2018

Iowa State University will host three Power of Produce (PoP) Clubs at local farmers’ markets this summer. Youth ages 5 through 12 are encouraged to register and participate.

PoP Club is a club that meets at a farmers’ market each week. Through games and activities, PoP Club encourages youth to try new foods and eat healthy.

April 15, 2018

The Multi-County Livestock Workshop will be held Thursday, May 24, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Rock Rapids. Prior to the workshop, there will be a Last Chance FSQA Training at 4:30 p.m., and Supper provided by the Lyon County Cattlemen and Lyon 4-H Council at 5:45 p.m.

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 kleusink@iastate.edu. 

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 kleusink@iastate.edu. 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 


 
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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    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.

  • 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!

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

  • 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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