Clinton County

A world of 4-H with you in it. Join 4-H!

June 2012 Petting Zoo

Learn it. Grow it. Teach it. Become a Master Gardener.

Clinton Community Garden Project

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Clinton County

Clinton County Extension brings research-based information from Iowa State University Extension to you. We offer education and programs that provide our county with "Information for Everyday Living."


4-H & Youth Development

Upcoming EVENTS:





Clinton County Master Gardener

AG and Natural Resources

2017 Spring Pesticide Continuing Instruction Courses 

  • Aerial Applicators (Categories 11 & 10) - April 15
To get email notifications of trainings please sign-up at:

 Extension to Families


Clinton County Extension Council 

Fair Dates

  • Clinton County Fair:  July 12 - 17, 2017
  • Iowa State Fair:  August 10 - 20, 2017

County News

March 20, 2017
Dog classes for dog project members begin on Monday, April 10, 2017; obedience training is from 6:30-7:15pm, and agility is from 7:15-7:45, both at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. First year members will meet in the Fair Auditorium. See article for details.
4-H Clover
March 7, 2017
There are two new 4-H Scholarship available for students of Clinton County. Both are for 12th grade 4-H members.

Jackson/Clinton County Dair Promotion Board Scholarship Program- Cover Letter & Application due March 25

Jeanne Anne Rogis one time scholarship-May 15

For other opportunites please visit the 4-H Recognition page. These are opportunities you won't want to miss!

4-H Basketball
March 2, 2017

Do you have your 4-H Basketball Team together?

Be sure to put your team together for the annual 4-H Basketball Tournament March 18th, 2017 at DeWitt Central High School Gymnasium. Rostars are due to the Extension Office by March 13th. Rosters and Rules may be found at Brackets will be emailed out to coaches and posted ont he Clinton County Website no later than March 15th.

Volunteers! We are looking for volunteers for our 4-H Endowment Food Stand. Call the Extension Office today to sign-up for a time slot. All proceeds of the food stand will go toward student activity scholarships and educational scholarships.

March 2, 2017

Join other Intermediate 4-H members from Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Jackson, Jones, Muscatine, and Scott Counties for two days of fun as we travel to Wisconsin Dells!

Cost: $100 - Includes supper Saturday night, overnight stay and waterpark fun at Chula Vista, ticket to

Wizard Quest and Clueless scavenger hunt, and transportation. Scholarships are available from the Clinton County Endowment Fund in the amount of $25 per member.  Simply complete the request form available at

Registration Deadline is March 15th.SPACE IS LIMITED to the first 40 4-H’ers so register today!

Specific information will be mailed to attendees as the trip approaches.

We will leave from Hardees in Key West at 8:45am on April 1st and return around 1:00pm on April 2nd.

Click HERE for Registration Form

May 17, 2016

Eastern Iowa Community College is offering a FREE workshop for students ages 11-14 this summer. Workshops will be offered at Clinton, Scott and Muscatine Community College in June. Students will learn about teamwork and leadership through hands-on games and activities, participate in a Bridge Building activity, explore career options and get introduced to computer programming, coding and game development.

For more information and to register visit

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