4-H & Youth

Iowa 4-H Youth Development is the premier youth development program of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Providing research-based education to K-12 youth, Iowa 4-H focuses on Healthy Living, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Leadership and Civic Engagement, and Communication and the Arts. Iowa 4-H builds upon more than a century of experience in positive youth development partnering with youth to help them find their passion. For more information, please visit the Iowa 4-H website

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Join Dallas County 4-H

4th-12th grade is eligible to join a club in Dallas County. You do not have to live in the country or on a farm to participate. 4-H is available to all youth. Youth in grades K-3 are eligible to join Clover Kids.
To become a 4-H member you must enroll on 4-H Online.


Ag Instructing Youth

Volunteer at your Local 4-H Club

If you are looking for other ways to support your local 4-H Club, try volunteering to be a judge at an event or even help lead the club or group! If you are unsure of how you can help, but want to offer your assistance reach out to one of our 4-H Specialist listed at the top of this page.

Click here for Iowa 4-H Youth Development's program specific expectations and recommendations.

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