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 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

4-H at the Iowa State Fair

Quick Reference 4-H at the Iowa State Fair .
The 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair is made possible through volunteers and hired youth staff. ALL volunteers, staff, council members, and groups looking to serve will use the link below to apply on-line or the MS Word document next to the position. Read more about

County and Multi-County Events

National, state, regional and county-hosted events open to 4-H affiliated adults, volunteers, club members and/or non-members from more than one county. Read more about