4H

Join Worth County 4-H!

4-H is a program that offeres a wealth of opportunities for kids of all ages and interests.  There are over 50 project areas kids can learn and experience...from rockets and space to sewing to beef - and everything inbetween!  Many people think that 4-H is just for the farm kid - but we're here to tell you that 4-H is for EVERY kid!  Youth learn responsibiltiy, life skills and make long lasting friendships.

If you or someone you know is interested in joing the 4-H program or would like more information, please contact our Worth County Extension office at 641-324-1531.  You can also e-mail Mindy at mtenold@iastate.edu for more information.

Be sure to check out our list of Worth County 4-H clubs and their leaders to find a club near you that suits your interests! 

 
What Can You Do as a 4-Her?
  • Meet new people at 4-H Camp
  • Show livestock and pets at the fair
  • Participate in community service projects
  • Take on leadership positions
  • Model an outfit at the fair 
  • Complete projects in a variety of project areas such as woodworking, science & technology, communications, food & nutrition and SO much more!

The possibilities are endless! Join 4-H today! 

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Youth and teens can discover opportunities to be recognized for personal growth, project learning, leadership and citizenship. 

  • A partner and leader in providing positive youth development through out-of-school programming. Outreach priorities include curriculum development, staff training, and partnership development.

  • 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!

  • 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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