Clarke County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

Teens with cameras
February 11, 2019

Join us for an all-day event exploring photography at Stephens State Forest near Chariton! 

March 8, 2019

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

February 22, 2019

Clarke County Youth Dog Show on June 23, 2019 at the Clarke County Fair Grounds!

Camp Wild 4-H Summer Camp Logo
January 28, 2019

Take a ride on the "WILD" side and mark your calendars to attend Camp Wild, June 8-10, 2019 at Camp Clover Woods near Madrid, Iowa.  Camp Wild is offered for youth completing grades 5, 6, and 7 in Spring 2019.

December 21, 2018

Join Clarke County Clover Kids! Questions? Contact the Clarke County Extension Office at (641) 642-3316 or clarke4h@iastate.edu 

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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