West Pottawattamie County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

April 28, 2021

NEW THIS YEAR! Apply by June 1, 2021 to be a member of the West Pottawattamie County Media Corps. for all 4-H related Westfair Events. Open to senior level 4-H'ers. 

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April 7, 2021

Westfair dates are July 28-August 2, 2021.  Check here for all your 4-H information!

4-H and Youth Livestock
March 26, 2021

Want to take your livestock knowledge to the next level?  Consider entering the Premier Exhibitor Contest at Westfair this year!

January 5, 2021

Need help with completing a Record Book?  Check out our video series with hints and tips for completing Record Books!

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.

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!  

Check us out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/WestPott4H/    
Find us in the App Store at WestPott4H.  Find us in Google Play at WestPott4H


4-H Youth Committee:

July 1 - Youth Committee Meeting - Extension Office - 6:30 p.m.


County & Junior Council:

No meeting announcements at this time.  Check your email for upcoming meeting dates/times.  Work group meetings listed above (for those members who are on a work group).  Questions?  Contact Landon Calderwood.   


Enrollment Information and Forms:


Enroll in 4-H here!   


Medical Release Forms:

Colleges and Universities:


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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