Clarke County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

April 29, 2021

Youth grades 5+ are invited to come learn about child development, safety, and the business of babysitting

October 1, 2020


4-H Dues:

  • $25 enrollment fee until November 14th
  • November $15th  this fee increases to $35
  • Clover kids fee (k-3) $5 all 4-H year
  • As of now, payments must be paid at the office via check or cash. We are open, but if families prefer they can leave their dues in the drop box


Clover kidscan now enroll only in their club they attend! There is no need to enroll in two clubs like previous years

September 4, 2020

During National 4-H Week we will have the Food Pantry challenge again this year 

August 21, 2020

Due to 4-H Online being under construction, 4-H Online will not be open for Enrollments until October 1st

March 16, 2020

The Clarke Extension County office of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is closed to the public until further notice.

We take serving Iowans seriously, and we are prioritizing the health and safety of our community and staff.

If you have questions or need assistants, please call our office at 641-342-3316 and leave a voicemail or email or individual staff emails can be found on our staff webpage. Our staff will work hard to respond to all messages in a timely manner. If you need further assistants, scheduled appointments are available as needed.

Thank you for your understanding in this unprecedented time.

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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