Warren County 4-H Clubs (Grades 4th-12th) Interested in joining 4-H in Warren County? Please reach out to the Extension Office if you have questions regarding selecting a club. We encourage you to also reach out to the 4-H leader(s) if you have questions. Carlisle Carlisle Ridge Riders Leader(s): Marne Sievers firstname.lastname@example.org 515-681-1606 Meets: First Monday of the month (unless it is a holiday, then the second). 7:00pm Family Life Center (405 School St.) Hands on learning opportunities and several community projects each year. 4-H is a students; club so our meetings are run by them. We run our meetings by majority rule. So everyone's opinion matters and will be heard. We are heavy with horses, dogs and a nice mix of building exhibits. Carlisle Trail Blazers Leader(s): Kathy and Tim McCoy email@example.com 515-491-6905 Meets: Third Sunday of the month 6:30pm Family Life Center (405 School St.) Small club concentrating on building exhibits, communications and community service. Mostly non-livestock 4-Hers. Indianola Be-Square Leader(s): Shawna Fetters firstname.lastname@example.org 515-231-2208 Meets: Third Sunday of the month 4:00pm Exit Realty (222 W Salem Ave) This group is a smaller-sized club with a wide range of ages. It typically has members who participate in the 4-H/FFA Exhibit Building and showing various animals. Members also participate in community service projects. Indianola Goal Achievers Leader(s): Jenny Young email@example.com 515-961-4761 Emma Young Meets: Second Sunday of the month (may vary- please contact leader) 3:30-5:00pm Warren County Extension Office (200 W 2nd Ave) This is a smaller-sized club. Typically, members participate in the 4-H Exhibit Building, horses, rabbits, poultry, and dogs. Throughout the year this group has been known to create blankets and plant flowers as their community service projects. In addition to $50 4-H Program fees additional club dues apply: $20. Indianola Panthers Leader(s): Pamela Banning firstname.lastname@example.org 515-422-4826 Meets: First Sunday of the month 3:00pm Warren County Extension Office (200 W 2nd Ave) Panthers is a co-ed club with an emphasis on service and learning. Lucky Charms Leader(s): Jackie Raffety email@example.com 641-891-2098 Meets: Third Sunday of the month 6:30pm Warren County Extension Office (200 W 2nd Ave) This is a boys and girls club that focuses on project areas the members are interested in, as well as community service projects. Club members primarily enter static exhibits, rabbits, and dogs at the County Fair. Shooting Stars Leader(s): Adam Hill firstname.lastname@example.org Meets: Second Monday of the month 7:00pm McConnell's Gym (2008 E 2nd Ave- Behind The Outpost) Our club is made up of a variety of ages and both genders. We have many livestock members but also 4-H building entry exhibits. Our club participants in a couple of community service projects each year and does fundraising for these projects. Warren County Wranglers Leader(s): Amy Tlach email@example.com 515-681-6108 Meets: Second Monday of the month 7:00pm Mount Calvary Lutheran Church (2214 E 2nd Ave) Learning components at meetings may include guest speakers, site visits to places of interest, learning opportunities specific to livestock/ag, team building, hands on activities, practicing new skills, etc.; community service projects will be chosen by the club to be completed throughout the year. Exhibit building projects and livestock participation at the county fair will be encouraged. Presentations or demonstrations will be given by all members of the club throughout the year, individually or in small groups. White Oak Climbers Leader(s): Kathy Huffer firstname.lastname@example.org 515-681-1704 Kristi Arneson email@example.com Meets: Second Sunday of the month 5:30pm Warren County Extension Office (200 W 2nd Ave) This is a large club with a variety in gender and age. They typically have members who participate in the 4-H/FFA Exhibit Building and livestock. Lacona Whitebreast Leader(s): Zach Harryman firstname.lastname@example.org Chelsea Harryman email@example.com Meets: Second Wednesday of the month 6:30pm Lacona Community Center (104 S Washington Ave) A medium-sized club with a variety in gender and age. They typically have members participate in the 4-H / Exhibit Building and livestock. They also participate in various community service projects throughout the year. Liberty Center Liberty Bells Leader(s): Kristi Dierking firstname.lastname@example.org Meets: Third Sunday of the month 6:00pm Southeast Warren High School Cafeteria (16331 Tyler St, Liberty Center) Liberty Bells is a good sized club exploring a variety of project areas, including, but not limited to: cooking, rabbits, livestock, horses, art, photography, and so much more! Milo Belmont Badgers Leader(s): Kim Gibson email@example.com 515-202-8846 Patty Harrington firstname.lastname@example.org Meets: Second Sunday of the month 4:00pm Milo Community Center (13 Main St.) Members from multiple school districts. Many participate in the exhibit building and animal projects. Club meetings have science, craft, animal, and plant-based learning activities. Service projects currently include interaction with elderly care centers and highway cleanup. Members are strongly encouraged and helped through record keeping and encouraged to support each other as a team. Clover Kids meeting at the same time and location. Belmont Peppers Leader(s): Cassandra Mosher email@example.com 515-473-2788 Meets: Second Sunday of the month 5:00pm Milo City Hall (100 Main Street) This is a smaller-sized club which consists mostly of middle school and elementary students. It's unique structure allows members to be mentored and provides leadership skills. New Virginia Virginia Boosters Leader(s): Brenda Streeter firstname.lastname@example.org 641-449-3235 Renae Loomis email@example.com 515-822-1358 Tahra Bedwell firstname.lastname@example.org 641-414-7250 Meets: Second Wednesday of the month 7:00pm Lion's Club (503 West St.) Our club is smaller and members have both livestock and projects for the 4-H building. Norwalk North River Limelighters Leader(s): Jackie Marshall email@example.com 515-491-9615 Willie Adams firstname.lastname@example.org 515-650-0107 Sandra Scholten email@example.com 515-981-5879 Meets: Second Sunday of the month 6:30pm Luana Savings Bank (9321 Market Pl. Dr.) Our club is a mix of boys and girls showing a wide variety of projects from livestock to photography, clothing, food, and others. Monthly meetings are ran by the club members. Members are also involved in planning and implementing service learning projects, participate in educational field trips and enjoy social outings. Waymakers Leader(s): Melissa Risberg firstname.lastname@example.org Meets: Third Friday of the month (TENTATIVE) 6:00pm Location New club for the 2023-24 program year. Will focus on the interests of the members. St. Marys Jackson Hilltoppers Leader(s): Susan Matlage-Simms email@example.com 515-210-6119 Meets: Second Sunday of the month 6:00pm St. Mary's Hall (201 St James St.) A larger sized club, with a wide variety in age. Their members participate in the 4-H/FFA building as well as beef, horses, sheep, swine, goats, dogs, and rabbits. The club has quarterly outings and volunteer in a number of community events and as well as sponsor families in need at Christmas. Project Clubs Dog Project Leader(s): Karen Dutcher firstname.lastname@example.org 515-556-2865 Stacey Goldsberry email@example.com 515-446-3288 Shawna Fetters firstname.lastname@example.org 515-231-2208 Meets: Every Monday ~April- July 6:00pm Warren County Fairgrounds Main Showring Dog obedience, rally, agility, and showmanship. Be sure to add 'Dog' as a project area in your 4-H Online account. Horse Project Leader(s): Carol Timke email@example.com 515-778-4735 Jessica Anania 515-442-3295 Meets: Every Thursday ~May-July 6:30-8:00pm Warren County Fairgrounds Horse Arena Many topics will be discussed and an informational night will be held at the beginning of each year to go over the schedule. Updates will be sent out in the monthly newsletter and email via 4-H Online. Be sure to add 'Horse and Pony' as a project area in your 4-H Online account. Leadership Clubs Intermediate Leadership Team Leader(s): Meets: 1st Sunday of the month (October-April) 6:30pm Warren County Extension Office Intermediate Leadership Team is open to 4-H’ers in 7th-9th grade. Learn leadership skills while taking an active role in planning county-wide activities! As a member of the Intermediate Leadership Team, you will get the chance to plan, organize, and carry out multiple county-wide activities for 4-H’ers. This is a great opportunity to learn how to lead a group and work with others, while having fun and making new friends! Senior 4-H/County Council Leader(s): Caleb and Judy Birchmier firstname.lastname@example.org Meets: 1st Sunday of the month (schedule varies- please contact Extension) 7:30pm Warren County Extension Office A leadership opportunity for youth grades 9-12th. Anyone welcome to join! Typically hosts Awards Night, Junior Lock In, Family Night at the Fair, and participates in many community service and leadership projects.