4-H & Youth

About 4-H

Welcome to Des Moines County 4-H! We are so excited to have you join us!

4-H is a community of 6 million young people across the world who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills to make good decisions for their future and their communities’ future while also discovering their own passions. 4-H focuses on Healthy Living, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Leadership and Civic Engagement, and Communication and the Arts through school visits, afterschool programs, summer camps, events, and clubs.
Any 4th-12th grader is eligible to join 4-H. Kids in kindergarten through 3rd grade can participate in Clover Kids, which offers hands-on activities designed to build life skills.

4-H is a place for future writers, scientists, musicians, farmers, doctors, politicians, ranchers, artists, gardeners, child caretakers, lawyers, chefs, mechanics, fashion designers, volunteers, carpenters, teachers, business professionals, and successful, contributing members of society.

Join Des Moines County 4-H

Contact Mary Steffener at the Des Moines County Extension & Outreach office.