Winneshiek County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

September 12, 2018

More than 350 FFA members from 27 high schools in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin participated in the annual Iowa Dairy Expo held at the Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation, Calmar.

September 28, 2019

The Winneshiek County Extension and Outreach office will be closed on Friday, September 27. We appologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

September 15, 2019

The Citizenship group will be hosting a garage sale during the Decorah City wide sales on Saturday, September 14, at the Winneshiek County Extension Office parking lot. Please stop by to support the group headed to Washington DC in March. This will be a free will sale.

September 11, 2019

National 4-H week is celebrated across the U.S. on October 6-12, 2019. Celebrate the fun and inspirational program we are part of. This is also a great week for 4-H member recruitment!
 

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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