Clarke County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

May 16, 2019

Congratulations to Melvin, Rose and Ivan Greif as they were award $2,500 from the America's Farmers Grow Communities award and directed it to the KW Hustlers 4-H club. The club will use the funds to fund a community service project. 

April 8, 2019

On Wednesday, April 3rd, more than 250 youth from schools in Adair, Adams, Cass, Clarke, Montgomery, Ringgold, Taylor, and Union Counties visited Southwestern (Iowa) Community College’s campus in Creston for the first ever Southwestern Agriculture (SWAG) Conference, hosted by Region 18 4-H County Youth Coordinators and Youth Program Specialists.

March 8, 2019

Over seventy youth attended the 2019 RISE Conference at Simpson College to learn about college and careers. 

December 3, 2018

Aksarben Stock Show Transitions to Junior Livestock Show Format

August 13, 2018

It is hard to believe that it is almost time to get enrolled in Clarke County 4-H already.  Adventures await for all Clarke County Youth.  Kindergarten - 3rd Grade have a great Clover Kids program available while those grades 4th - 12th have traditional and specialized clubs available.  Members explore a wide variety of life skills including healthy living, the environment, citizenship, plants and animals, science and technology, and expressive arts through hands-on activities in a non-competitive environment.  Watch for updates here for more details!

Clarke County Fair 2019

Record Book Materials & Information

Cowgirl Queen Contest Forms

Statewide Resources

  • 4-H Equation

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Conference Logo

    Every June, almost 900 teenagers converge on the campus of Iowa State University for 3 days full of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, a banquet, and community service activities. 

  • 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.

  • Youth and teens can discover opportunities to be recognized for personal growth, project learning, leadership and citizenship. 

  • 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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