West Pottawattamie County 4H & Youth

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June 24, 2020

Westfair dates are July 22-27, 2020.  Check here for all the 4-H information!

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May 27, 2020

Virtual dog practices are set to begin June 15.  Participants must contact.....

May 14, 2020

Join Mariah and Karly as they lead us through a jam-packed summer of great activities, camps, live animal experiences and more!  Our virtual summer programs are open to all and best part is most are FREE!

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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May 7, 2020

4-H leaders and volunteers are encouraged to nominate youth for the "Helping Hand Award" in memory of Caleb Davis.

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

4-H Project Information and Resources - Click Here!

Check us out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/WestPott4H/    

Check us out on Instagram #westpott_4h

  • Find us in the App Store at WestPott4H

  • Find us in Google Play at WestPott4H


West Pottawattamie 4-H members can also access the newsletter on their 4-H Online account at www.4honline.com.


4-H Youth Committee:

No July/August Youth Committee Meeting.  You can register for fair volunteering at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0b4faaaf2ca2fb6-westfair


County Council:

No July/August County Council Meeting.  You can register for fair volunteering at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0b4faaaf2ca2fb6-westfair


Enrollment Information and Forms:

All 4-H enrollments will now be submitted online at www.4honline.com Contact the Extension Office at 712-366-7070 or email jenvin@iastate.edu  if you have any more questions.  New families without a 4-H Online account can find a paper copy of the enrollment form here.  NOTE: ENROLLMENT FOR 2019-2020 does not begin until after September 1, 2019.

The paper enrollment form is only for NEW families.  All other families must enroll in their 4-H Online account at www.4honline.com

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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