Dubuque County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

4-H Clover
March 26, 2019

Dubuque County 4-H will be putting on multiple workshops throughout the spring! Workshop topics include: Clothing and Fashion, Woodworking, Cake Decorating, Gardening, and Pie Making!  

December 17, 2018

Dubuque County, Iowa State Extension and Outreach is looking for a creative, energetic, & hard working Summer AmeriCorps Interns that enjoy working with youth. Multiple positions are available.

Applications Accepted Until All Positions Are Filled. 

Applications reviewed upon arrival.

December 13, 2018

The following youth programs are in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Multicultural Family Center.

November 15, 2018

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!  




Member ReEnrollment

New Family Enrollment

Fair Entry Instructions 2019

New Family 4-H Handbook

State 4-H Website


Iowa State Fair

Dubuque County Fair Website

*** 2019 Dubuque County Fair Book

2019 Horse Show Patterns


2019 Livestock Rules

Swine Rules

Rabbit Rules

Dairy Rules

Beef Rules

Sheep Rules

Meat Goat

Dairy Goat

Bucket/Bottle Calf


Horse Rules


Champion Sheep Exhibitor Application

Champion Dairy Exhibitor Application

Champion Beef Exhibitor Application

Champion Rabbit Exhibitor Application

2019 4-H Fair Queen Application

2019 Dairy Princess Application

2019 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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