Jackson County 4H & Youth

4-H Online

How to Enroll (For New Families)

How to Re-Enroll (For Returning Families)

Independent 4-H'er Information

Find a 4-H Club

Guide to Jackson County 4-H

Weekly News from the State Office



-2015 Jackson County Fairbook-


Indoor Projects




Achieving Goals Through Record Keeping
4-H Portfolio Guidelines

Record Book Forms



Planning & Facilitating Club Experiences
Financial Guidelines for Iowa 4-H Clubs

Roll Call Ideas

Help with Parliamentary Procedure


Officer Publications

4H'ers for 4H

What is the Iowa 4H'ers for 4H Campaign?
This annual campaign is conducted by youth members of the State 4-H Council Finance Committee. 4-H Clubs across the state are encouraged to donate $3.00 per 4-H member and the funds raised benefit financial aid, State 4-H Conference, and other projects voted upon by the State 4-H Council. The campaign runs March 1 - June 1.

2015 Campaign Portal: 30K for 30 Years
The 2014 Campaign raised a total of $25,642.70. The State 4-H Council Finance Committee has made it their goal to raise $30,3030.30 for Iowa 4H'ers in 2015. Help them reach their goal!

2015 Letter to Club Leaders
Club Donation Form





Iowa 4-H Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

Jackson-Clinton County Dairy Promotion Scholarship
Cover Letter
& Application

Iowa Sheep Industry Association Scholarship
Application Form


Jackson County 4-H Project Fair
April 11th, 2015

Any 4-H member who is interested in working on projects or getting new ideas for fair exhibits is encouraged to attend! Workshops will focus on basic skills, but all 4-H’ers will benefit from the hands-on experiences! 4-H’ers will have the opportunity to gain exposure to a variety of project offerings by rotating through all 4 session offerings.

For the Flyer & Registration Form click HERE!


Intermediate Trip
May 1st-2nd, 2015

Join 7-9th grade 4-H'ers from Jackson, Clinton, Cedar, Dubuque, Delaware, and Muscatine counties for fun at the Wapsi River Environmental Center in Dixon, iowa. Arrive at 6pm Friday and depart at 4pm Saturday.

Cost: $50-- includes all meals and snacks, overnight stay, fishing, hiking, star gazing, cooking, team-building activities and much more!

Space is limited to 60 registrants. You are not registered until you have paid, so register soon!

For the Flyer and Registration Form click HERE!



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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.

  • 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
  • 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.

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