Clay County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

October 21, 2016

The 4-H Diamond Clover Awards Program is designed to encourage 4-H youth to engage in a variety of projects and activities that will enable members to acquire the life skills necessary to lead successful lives as competent, caring, and contributing citizens.  The program’s overall goal is to provide 4-H members a rich and diverse learning experience.

October 19, 2016

Clay County 4-H Awards information and forms for The Diamond Clover Program, Recordkeeping Awards, Project Area Awards, and Special Recognition Essays.

October 6, 2016

New Volunteer Training is required for new 4-H volunteers within 1 year of approval. The local training will be held Saturday, October 22 at the ISU Extension and Outreach Office in Spencer from 9 am – 12 pm. Registration is required for this event.

Please register by visiting .

September 27, 2016

The purpose of the Scramble Calf project is to provide an educational beef production experience for beef project members and to also provide a mentoring opportunity.

June 16, 2016

Here is all the information you should need for Achievement Fair on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 from 8-4pm (with the fashion show to follow). 

Statewide Resources

  • Provides opportunities for youth to develop skills they can use now and throughout their life, empowering them to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults.

  • Statewide updates posted each Thursday afternoon by the State 4-H Office. Check it out every week to keep up-to-date on events, grants, forms, fair info, and fun!

  • 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, 1000 teenagers converge on the Iowa State University campus for 3 days of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, a banquet, and community service activities. If you've completed 8th-12th grade, you're eligible to attend. Non-4-H members are welcome.

  • 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.

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