For over 100 years Iowa 4-H has been delivering research based educational programs for K-12 Youth in Iowa.  Using its experiential model of “DO”, “REFLECT” and “APPLY” 4-H programs are designed to teach Agriculture and Natural Resources, Healthy Living, STEM, Leadership/Civic Engagement and Communication and the Arts.  Each year almost 100,000 youth in Iowa participate via one of our program delivery modes.

Iowa 4-H Clover Kids

Clover Kids is a FUN 4-H program for children in kindergarten through third grade. Children participate in hands-on activities designed to build lots of different life skills! Read more about

Iowa 4-H Camping

Adventures in nature are only part of the experience young people will have at our Youth Camps. 4-H camps offer a hands-on approach to developing the excitement and skills necessary for youth to succeed in a safe and fun setting. Read more about

Iowa 4-H Afterschool

Iowa 4-H Youth Development strives to increases the quality and quantity of afterschool programs, which provide a safe and supportive environment where caring adults help youth meet their needs for belonging, mastery, independence, and generosity. Read more about

Iowa 4-H at the State Fair