Clay County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

January 26, 2021

The Youth Program Summer Assistant supports Iowa State University Extension and Outreach with the preparation and delivery of summer educational programs. Primary responsibilities include support and coordination of K-12 youth programs, especially in relation to the Clay County Youth Fair preparation. Position is hourly, 20-30 hours per week average.

April 1, 2021

Clay County 4-H is seeking nominations for the 2021 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame Inductee. The Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame honors 4-H volunteers, supporters and pioneers who have made a significant contribution to the Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program. Nominees can include individuals who practice community citizenship, exemplary leadership in their profession or community, and character qualities exemplified by evidence of the role of the 4-H program in their life and their continuing commitment to 4-H and youth development. Individuals may also be former 4-H members who have achieved notable accomplishments or successes in their chosen career or life goals and who continue to use those successes to be a mentor or role model.  

March 10, 2021

Join Clay County 4-H for this super fun challenge of welding and/or creating your own structure from what will be found in your “Bucket of Junk”.  Premiums and ribbons are earned and Demco Manufacturing is also offering additional premiums of $30 for 1st Place, $20 for the 2nd Place and $10 for 3rd place as well as plasma cut plaques. The buckets of junk will be available in March at the extension office and their availability will be announced in the Clover Notes.

November 8, 2019

Are you planning to continue educational opportunities following high school graduation?  We encourage you to apply for scholarships sponsored by the Clay County Bankers Association.

4-H Clover
October 11, 2018

Clay County 4-H Awards information and forms for The Diamond Clover Program, Project Area Awards, Recordkeeping Awards, and Special Recognition Essays.

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

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