Join 4-H

4-H Youth Development empowers children (K – 3) and youth (4 – 12) to reach their full potential by working and learning in partnership with caring adults.  4-H positive youth development programming provides opportunities for young people to become competent, caring, contributing, confident, and connected citizens with character. Youth camps, trips, and scholarships are also available.
Our enrollment period starts at the beginning of September.  Find our how you can get ernolled so you can participate int this outstanding program!  This page is your one stop shop on how to join 4-H!



Join a Marshall County 4-H or Clover Kid club

  • Select a club in your community or interest area.

You can choose a club based on location, age, or special interest.  To see a list of 4-H clubs in Marshall County click here.  If you are having trouble, or the information is not available from the club map, please contact Caleb Carver, who will be happy to assist you.  It is important that you make contact with the club leader, as they will give you specific information about the club such as meeting locations, dates, times, club rules and expections.

  • Register with Iowa 4-H Online database.  

The datebease tells club leader and the extension office who you are, where you live, and what your project interests are.  THere is an annual program enrollment fee of $30 to enroll in 4-H.  In Marshall County, this fee is funded in part with assitance from Marshall County 4-H Foundation and the Marshall County Farm Buearu.  The fee to enroll is only $20.  

Need help enrolling online?  Check out the 4hOnline helpsheet.

  • Submit enrollment payment to the Marshall County Extension Office.
  • Learn about 4-H.  

Make sure you spend some time familiarizing yourself with the 4-H program.  Look for project areas that interest you by checking in the Pick-Your-Adventure Guide.  You can also check out our claendar for more infromation about the events going on in Marshall County.

County 4-H News

August 16, 2016

2016 Livestock, Static, and Communication results are coming in! This post is up to date for what the Iowa State Fair has posted on 8-16-2016. 

July 26, 2016

Congratulations to the 4-H Exhibitors that were chosen to take thier projects to State Fair! And good luck for those of you that will be taking livestock to the State Fair as well!

April 27, 2016
April 3, 2016

Mark your calendars for April 23rd to support Marshall County Extension and Outreach 4-H and the Central Iowa Fair at the 3rd Annual Marshall County 4-H 5K Clover/Run Walk

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