Winneshiek County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

September 4, 2020

Auction and Premium Checks

August 24, 2020

Two fall youth workshops, for grades K-3 will be held on Saturday, September 19 at Phelps Park in Decorah. Class is limited so register now!

August 11, 2020

ISU Extension and Outreach in Winneshiek County Iowa has an exciting opening for a
Full-Time County Youth Coordinator (CYC)

40 hours per week, this position does require work during evenings, nights and weekends.
Some local travel expected. Overnight and out of state travel will be infrequent.

This position provides assistance to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach (ISUEO) in Winneshiek County and to the Winneshiek County Extension Council for organization and delivery of 4-H positive youth development programming. Program delivery modes include clubs, camps, school, event and after-school programming in conjunction with office responsibilities, volunteer management, building partnerships and managing resources. The position requires knowledge and adherence to the structure, policies, and guidelines of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and Winneshek County 4-H. For a full job description visit: Here

Apply by submitting the following: County employment application, available Here a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to: (use the following link to email all documents to) or email: Kraig Tweed at

This position is open until filled; however, for full consideration please submit application materials by September 14, 2020.

July 24, 2020

The results are in, and we successfully raised $62,350.00!!!!!!!

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June 26, 2020

Click here for more informatin about the 2020 Achievement Auction

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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