West Pottawattamie County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

Power of Youth Logo
May 16, 2019

3rd-8th graders should make plans to join us at the Power of Youth Conference that will be held on Wednesday, June 19th.  SIgn up early - space is limited to the first 72 registered!

Summer camps
May 16, 2019

Come and check out the awesome summer camp opportunities available to youth in West Pott. County!

May 7, 2019

Camp Wild registration is now open for youth completing grades 5, 6, or 7 in Spring 2019. 

Westfair Logo
April 12, 2019

Westfair will be held July 24-29 2019.  Check here for all the 4-H information!

April 9, 2019

Sharpen your horsemanship skills at the 32nd annual Waubonsie 4-H Horse Camp!

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:

The next 4-H Youth Committee meeting will be Thursday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m. 


County Council:

The next County Council meeting will be Thursday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m. 


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 2018-2019 does not begin until after September 1, 2018.

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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