Clover Kids

Clover Kids

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What is Clover Kids?

Clover Kids is a fun 4-H program specifically designed for children in first through third grade.  The overall purpose of the Iowa 4-H Clover Kids program is to foster the development of life skills that are essential for the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical maturation of kindergarten through third graders by providing a unique, age-appropriate educational opportunity.

In order to provide a high quality learning experience, the Clover Kids program is designed to be continuous and long-term.  For this reason, Clover Kids groups meet on a regular basis.  In addition to Clover Kids, the Iowa 4-H program offers a variety of experiences and activities that children in first through third grade are eligible to participate in. 

What do Clover Kids do?

  • Investigate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
  • Explore literacy through fun and engaging ways to read and write
  • Learn the importance of being healthy and physically active
  • Practice communication skills and learn to work as a team
  • Play fun cooperative games and make new friends
  • Participate in developmentally appropriate opportunities at county fair
  • And much, much more!!
Clover Kids Groups 
  • Carroll Area 
    • 2nd Monday of the month from 4:30-6:00 pm – starting October 9th
    • 3rd Thursday of the month from 4:00-5:30 pm – starting October 19th
  • Glidden - Ralston 
    • 3rd Monday of the month from 3:30 - 5:00 pm - starting October 16th ​​​​​​​
  • IKM - Manning 
    • 1st Thursday of the month 3:30 - 5:00 pm – starting October 5th​​​​​​​
  • Coon Rapids - Bayard 
    • ​​​​​​​2nd Thursday of the month 3:30 - 5:00 pm – starting October 12th


How to Sign up for Clover Kids

If you are a new Clover Kids/4-H FAMILY you will need to create a new profile in 4-H Online.

If you are a returning Clover Kid or 4-H Family you will need to login to you existing account.

Creating a New 4-H Online Account

1. If you’ve never had an account in 4-H Online, click “Don’t have an account”. 

2. Select your state and county from the drop-down menus. 

3. Complete your family’s information, then click the Create Account button.

4. Enter your family’s address information, then click the Verify button.  (NOTE: You may be required to select a specific USPS format.) 

5. If you create a new account and an existing account is found, click Confirm and continue to Logging in with an Existing 4-H Online Account. 

6.Click “Add Member” and follow the steps for “Adding a New Member to the Family”. 

7. Continue to Youth and Clover Kid Member Enrollment to re-enroll youth members. 

If you are returning to 4-H, your member record will be listed on the family Member List.  Click “Enroll Now” and follow the steps to enroll.  If you are a new member and your name is not yet listed, click “Add Member” and follow the steps for “Adding a New Member to the Family”.  Bring your $40.00 payment into the Extension Office.

Registrations accepted on a first come, first served basis with payment due by September 21. Checks can be made out to:  Carroll County ISU Extension.

***Enrollments will NOT be approved until payment is received. ***