West Pottawattamie County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

4-H Grows Here Logo
September 21, 2020

Annual Leader Training dates have been set!  No walk-ins allowed this year, so make sure to register!

September 1, 2020

If you are a current 7th or 8th grade 4-H member in West Pottawattamie, consider joining the Junior 4-H Council!

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August 12, 2020

Here are some record book resources! 


Check with your club leader to see when record books are due to them.  Books nominated for county awards (through your club leader) must be submitted by September 28th to the Extension Office for county judging.  

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.

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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!   (opening soon)

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:


Youth Committee members - please sign up for a record book judging category in Sign Up Genius.  Record book judging must be completed September 29 - October 5.  Books may be judged at your convenience. 




Also, don't forget to fill out your Youth Committee application by October 1.  


County Council:


No meeting announcements at this time.  Don't forget to fill out your County Council application by October 1.


Enrollment Information and Forms:

Enroll in 4-H here!   (opening soon)


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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