Hancock County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

April 16, 2014

Hancock County Extension is seeking a 4-H food stand manager during the Hancock County District Fair, July 22-28.  4-H food stand will be run very similarly as the 2013 fair, a smaller menu of food items available at a stand by the show ring. 

ASK Field Trip Activity
January 15, 2014

Students can experience an afterschool 4-H club where they learn more about a project area they chose.  Club members enjoy hands-on activities, snacks, games, field trips and more while developing leadership and teamwork skills. 
Click here to get to registration and enrollment forms.  Registration due January 24 for Garner-Hayfield and  January 31 for West Hancock.

December 5, 2013

Medical release forms for 4-H clubs, special workshops, or overnight trips.  Download here.

Clover Kids photo
August 23, 2013

K-3 graders: Register now!  Make crafts for fair, play games, & learn interesting facts.  Registrations accepted until September 16th, 2013.

Garner Lucky Clovers meet once a month on Saturdays.
Britt Creative Clovers meet once a month on Thursdays. 

state fair exhibits
May 23, 2013

Fair rules, class lists and schedules for the 2014 Hancock County District Fair are not available at this time.


4-H Enrollment Form                                                                    Hancock County 4-H Newsletter
4-H Code of Ethics Form
                                                             4-H Online Log-In Link

Hancock County Fair Forms and Info 
                                      County Record and Award Forms

Iowa State Fair                                                                               4-H Pick A Project Paper (pdf)
Premium Book
Entry Info

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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • An ideal year-round getaway for families, corporate retreats, team-building experiences, 4-H clubs and more, situated on 1,100 acres of wooded bluff and native prairie in the heart of Iowa's Des Moines River Valley near Madrid.

  • Your adventure in 4-H starts here. Choose from nearly 50 project areas and discover your skills, talents and interests.

  • Challenge your mind by exploring the world around you with hands-on science experiments and solve problems using engineering design principles and the latest technology.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • Takes service to the next level. It builds civic skills, improves social behavior, increases youth engagement, strengthens communities and improves academic achievement.

  • 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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