Dubuque County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

Sign stating we have a job opening for a Summer Youth Assistant
January 16, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Dubuque County is currently seeking an individual to fill a temporary Summer Youth Assistant Position.

Iowa State University Logo for 4-H Youth Development
November 15, 2019

Resources for the new 4-H club financial policy.

June 1, 2018

Dubuque County 4-H t-shirts are available at the Dubuque County Extension Office. Prices are $6 per shirt is sizes XS-XL and $8.00 per shirt in sizes 2XL.  Stop and see Sarah Ludwig and grab a great shirt!  

Brochure with School's Out Days Camp
August 30, 2019

A listing of School's Out Day Camps for all youth for the fall semester is now available. Registration is available in the brochure.

January 14, 2019

Although making friends comes naturally for many children, some children need a little help, says Susan Taylor, a family life program specialist with Dubuque County ISU Extension and Outreach.




Member ReEnrollment

New Family Enrollment

Fair Entry Instructions For Livestock Entries

Fair Entry Instructions For Non-Livestock Project Entries

Fair Entry Instructional Video 

New Family 4-H Handbook

State 4-H Website


Iowa State Fair

Dubuque County Fair Website

Poultry Biosecurity 

*** 2019 Dubuque County Fair Book


2020 Livestock Rules

Swine Rules

Rabbit Rules

Dairy Rules

Beef Rules

Sheep Rules

Meat Goat

Dairy Goat

Bucket/Bottle Calf


Horse Rules

Horse Patterns


Champion Sheep Exhibitor Application

Champion Dairy Exhibitor Application

Champion Beef Exhibitor Application

Champion Goat Exhibitor Application

Champion Rabbit Exhibitor Application

Champion Poultry Exhibitor Application

Champion Swine Exhibitor Application

Taking Pigs Home Waiver

2020 4-H Fair Queen Application

2020 Dairy Princess Application

2020 4-H Royalty Application




Fran Gansen Scholarship

The Josie (Molony) & Ray Feeney Memorial Scholarship

Lloyd E. Meehan Memorial Scholarship (Loras College)

Dubuque County Fair Association and Crescent Electric Supply Company

Dubuque County Rabbit Club


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.

  • 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.

  • Clover Kids is a FUN 4-H program for children in kindergarten through third grade. Children participate in hands-on activities designed to build many life skills!

  • 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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