Iowa 4-H Youth Conference


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. 

If you've completed 8th grade, you're eligible to attend. You don't even have to be in 4-H to attend this conference! You will get to experience campus life, and meet new people from across the state! You will be having fun while learning by doing, dancing the nights away, and serving the community. You will get to learn new things to take back to your community and school, and in the process you might even discover something new about yourself! There are opportunities for you to share your talents with the rest of the delegation through small group discussion, the Conference Chorus, and a Talent Show!

If you have a specific interest in animal science, you might want to look into becoming part of the ROUND-UP track!  We'll also have a special track devoted to agronomy, called CSI: Crops. 

If you'd like to be part of the team to capture the Conference in photos, join our Iowa 4-H Youth Camera Corps, and bring your camera.  We're doing things a little differently this year and you'll get to learn photo skills and put them to work through the workshop series.

Please join us in June for the most incredible three days of your life at the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference!

Iowa 4-H Youth Conference 2015 Registration is now OPEN!  You can register between now and June 1 for the regular registration cost of $175.  Between June 2 and June 10 the rate goes up to $200.  All registration closes on June 10.  Check out financial aid applications, due April 25 to the Iowa 4-H Foundation.  All of the registration information and links are in the right-hand column.

We will continue to update this site as we confirm new workshops and have additional information about the Conference.



2015 -- See Registration Link and other forms to right


Attention All Communication Participants!

The 2014-2015 State 4-H Council is looking for two guest speakers to share their inspirational 4-H stories for this year’s 2015 State 4-H Conference Banquet.

Each speaker will have a five minute opportunity to take the stage in front of special guests and all the delegates Wednesday night.

To apply, fill out this application and submit with a video, audio file, or YouTube link for our review


Another Opportunity Still Open: 

Talent Show Application


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