Story County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

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November 27, 2017

Interested in adding something new to your program routine? ISU Extension and Outreach Story County has a variety of resources and programs just for you!

October 31, 2018

Youth in grades 5 - 8 explore leadership through activities and improve their community!

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October 31, 2018

 No School Days=Youth Programs that are available December through February.  Students can choose from a variety of programs ranging from STEM to leadership as well as learning skill sets for their independence.

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October 4, 2018

Youth in Boone and Story Counties who have participated in an ISU Extension and Outreach youth program are invited to help ISU students preparing to become math teachers at a one-time activity November 14, 600-7:00 p.m. at 1680 in Lagomarcino Hall on the ISU Campus. 

September 19, 2018

Youth in grades 4-6 explore STEM in art, fashion, robots, and more!  October 26,  McCallsburg or November 9, Ames

Welcome to Story County 4-H and Clover Kids

National 4-H Clover4-H Youth Development empowers children (K – 3) and youth (4 – 12) to reach their full potential by working and learning in partnership with caring adults.  4-H positive youth development programming provides opportunities for young people to become competent, caring, contributing, confident, and connected citizens with character. Youth camps, trips, and scholarships are also available. Please contact the Extension Office at 515-382-6551 for more information.

Learn more about the Story County 4-H Foundation

Statewide Resources

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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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