Ida County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

May 22, 2015

Fairs, livestock auctions, swap meet and exotic sales will not include birds. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship today announced an order to cancel all live bird exhibitions at county fairs, the Iowa State Fair and other gatherings of birds due to avian influenza.

April 23, 2015

Every June, almost 1000 teenagers converge on the campus of Iowa State University for 3 days full of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, a banquet, and community service activities.


Fair Forms


4-H Fair Entry Forms Due July 1st

2015 Ida County 4-H Livestock Fair Entry Forms

2015 Ida County 4-H Communications/Clothing Fair Entry Forms

2015 Ida County Fair 4-H Schedule of Events

2015 Livestock Housing Form

2015 Recipe Challenge

2015 Cookie Challenge

2015 Photography Challenge

Egg Class Entry Label

Egg Class Judging Score Sheet

Food Preservation Label

Photography Exhibit Label

Ida County 4-H Exhibit Hall Entry Tag

Poster Communication Exhibit Form

Jr/Int Clothing Report Form

Senior Clothing Selection Report Form

Senior Fashion Revue Report Form

Senior $15 Challenge Report Form

Pajama Bottom Frenzy Report Form

Ida County 4-H Exhibit Hall Form

Ida County Working Exhibit Report Form

Ida County Design Elements and Art Principles Tag

Member Information .

Project Hot Sheets

4-H Clubs and Leaders

4-H Member Medical Release Form

Adult Leader Medical Release Form

Iowa Youth Code of Ethics

Discover 4-H (youth)

Discover 4-H (parents)

 Record Keeping Forms

4-H Recordkeeping Forms

4-H Record keeping System Checklist


Project Award Form

Award Summary Form

Ida County Award Application

Adult 4-H Nomination Award Form


4-H Recognition Opportunities

Iowa 4-H Youth Conference

 Iowa 4-H Scholarships

Ida County 4-H Foundation Scholarships

 FSQA Help

Food Safety and Quality Assurance

 Project Info.

Where Do I Exhibit Now?

Project Hot Sheets

Project Tip Sheets

Citing Your Sources

Copyright Request Form

Elements & Principles of Design

Inappropriate Food Exhibits for Iowa 4-H Fairs

Project Ideas

Check Out Kits Available at Extension Office

 Logo Usage

4-H Logo Usage Regulations

 4H Livestock  Forms

Breeding Beef

Bottle Bucket Calves - RecordKeeping Form

Dairy & Dairy Goat


Horse & Pony

Market Beef

Meat Goat




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.

  • Youth and teens can discover opportunities to be recognized for personal growth, project learning, leadership and citizenship. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Provides financial resources to develop and deliver quality 4-H youth programs and opportunities throughout the state of Iowa.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A partner and leader in providing positive youth development through out-of-school programming. Outreach priorities include curriculum development, staff training, and partnership development.

  • 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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