Join 4-H


Want to know more about the Dubuque County 4-H Program?
 
Take a look at the 3 easy steps below! Our typical enrollment period is from September 16th through May 15th. Don't worry, if you have missed the enrollment deadline for this year we can still get you enrolled so that you can fully participate for next year!
 
4-H is a Program offered for youth in the 4th - 12th grades. There is a separate "Clover Kids" Program for Children K-3. Click Here for more information.
 
1) Pick a Club You may choose a club based on location, age or special interest. If club leader information is not available from the club map, please contact the County Youth Coordinator. To see a map of 4-H clubs in Dubuque County along with meeting times and information Click Here.
 
If your youth is in grades K-3 they will need to join a Clover Kids club. Many of our 4-H clubs already have a Clover Kids club that they associate with. For more information contact the County Youth Coordinator or the club leader.
 
2) Register in 4-H Online. This database tells the club leader and the extension office who you are, where you live, and what your project interests are. Click Here!
 
3) Learn more about 4-H. Check out Dubuqe County's New Family Guide click here
 

Parent's 4-H Pledge

 
(From University of Illinois Extension)
 
I pledge my HEAD to give
my child the information I
can, to help him/her see
things clearly, and to make
wise decisions.
 
I pledge my HEART to encourage
and support my child no
matter whether he/she has
successes or disappointments.
 
I pledge my HANDS to
help my child’s club; if I
cannot be a club leader, I
can help in many equally
important ways.
 
I pledge my HEALTH to
keep my child strong and
well for a better world through
4-H for my child’s club, our
community, our country,
and our world

County 4-H News

October 21, 2016

Voters will have the opportunity to elect four members of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dubuque County Council from a slate of six candidates at the Nov. 8 general election. 

Read the article to find out more about the candidates. 

Know Your Farmer - Know Your Food
August 3, 2016

'Shake the hand that feeds you' this fall with the 4th Annual Driftless Farm Crawl, Farm to Table Dinner, and special back-to-school lecture with Fred Kirschenmann. An inspiring series of events to showcase local farms, local chefs, and farm-to-school programs bringing healthy food to tri-state area families! 

Community Supported Agriculture
March 28, 2016

CSA is a way for farmers and consumers to connect directly throughout the year. In early spring eaters become 'members' or 'shareholders', and in exchange recieve regular boxes full of the season's best local foods.

January 8, 2015

Dubuque County 4-H t-shirts are available at the Dubuque County Extension Office. Prices are $6 per shirt is sizes XS-XL and $8.00 per shirt in sizes 2XL.  Stop and see Beth Oberhoffer and grab a great shirt!  

August 14, 2013

Although making friends comes naturally for many children, some children need a little help, says Susan Taylor, a family life program specialist with Dubuque County ISU Extension and Outreach.

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