Shelby County 4H & Youth


4-H and FFA Livestock Auction Bill



4-H Newsletters

July 4-H Newsletter

      Iowa State Fair Exhibitor Ticket Order

June 4-H Newsletter

May 2017 4-H Newsletter

April 2017 4-H Newsletter

     Bottle/bucket Calf Show

     Dog workout information

     Broiler Order Form

     Intermediate Zoo Trip

     Bob Smith Memorial Scholarship

     Brownfield Award 

March 2017 4-H Newsletter

*********************** Shelby County Fair Information **********************


Clover Kids/Discovery 4-H'er Fair Guidelines

Table Setting Contest Information


Fair Queen Contest - ISF Rules & Regulations, ISF General Info, Letter to Leaders, Application

Bottle Bucket - Evaluation Form, Bucket Calf Project Record

Clothing Event - $15 Challenge QA, Clothing Selection/$15 Challenge Report Form, Report Form for Juniors,  Eligibility Requirements, Fashion Review Report Form, Style Show Info

Communications - Educational Presentations, Extemporaneous Speaking Guidelines, Extemporaneous Speaking Contest, Public Speaking, Share The Fun, Working Exhibit

Livestock - Beef Affidavit, Bio-Security, Horse Affidavit, Livestock & Small Pets, Meat Goat Affidavit, Sheep Affidavit, Swine Affidavit, Tyson Affidavit

Static Entry Forms - Exhibit Goal (3 questions for fair write ups) , Photography Exhibit Label, Photography half Sheet, Poster Report, Rule of Thirds, School Project, Static Exhibit Entry Form

Other Forms - Ag Olympics, Best of Iowa, Pie & Muffin

Use of Copyright


FSQA Mannual- Please review before coming in to test

Record book guidelines and tips

4-H recordkeeping forms

Awards Criteria

4-H Participation Guide (record book judging sheet)

Out of county 4-H activity scholarship request


4-H Clubs in Shelby County

4-H Member Guide


Photography Worksheet

Horse & Pony Worksheet

Dog Worksheet

Iowa 4-H Online

Iowa 4-H homepage

4-H Projects

Interview Tips

2016-17 Membership Agreement

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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