Clay County 4-H, Spencer, IA Member Since November 2009 Artist Statement The Clay County 4-H Endowment Fund supports the Clay County 4-H Youth Development Program through promotion, scholarships and financial support.
The Clay County 4-H Youth Development Program currently serves 300 youth in grades 3-12 through education and events. The Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program provides opportunities for youth to develop skills they can use now and througout their life. Iowa 4-H builds upon a century of experience as it fosters positive youth devleopment that is based on the needs and strengths of youth, their families, and communities.
Iowa 4-H follows the principles of experiential learning and draws on the knowledge base of Iowa State University and other institutions of higher education in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture. The Iowa 4-H Program's vision and mission statements clearly view youth as partners working with caring adults, and as full participants in planning and working for indivudal and community change.
The photos we post are entered into a photo contest called "Clay County Character" and are intended to be sold to raise money for the Clay County 4-H Endowment Fund