West Pottawattamie County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

cluster of record books
August 18, 2021

Make sure to join us for the Record Book workshop September 7th from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Extension Office!  Check here for all your record book needs!

May 12, 2020

See all your 4-H Focus Newsletters right here!  Newsletters are published each month and linked on the West Pottawattamie 4-H page and in 4-H Online.

there is an app for that
July 20, 2021

The WestPott4H app has been released - download it today!

Westfair Logo
August 8, 2019

Check out our SmugMug page for all the Westfair pictures.  

Interested in how to join 4-H?  Check out the items below!

4-H Project Information and Resources - Click Here!

 

Enroll in 4-H here!  

 

Follow us on Social Media! @westpott4h
https://www.facebook.com/WestPott4H
https://www.instagram.com/westpott4h/
https://iwestpottextension.smugmug.com/

 

 

Find us in the App Store and on Google Play Store at WestPott4H 

 

4-H Youth Committee:

Next meeting Thursday, September 1st (with fair superintendents) 6:30 p.m.

Questions? Contact Jenny Vincent.

 

County & Junior Council:

There is no September meeting of County Council or Junior Council.  But watch for registration information for the 2022-2023 4-H year!

 

Enrollment Information and Forms:

 

Enroll in 4-H here!   

 

Medical Release Forms:

Colleges and Universities:

Websites:

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Youth and teens can discover opportunities to be recognized for personal growth, project learning, leadership and citizenship. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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