East Pottawattamie 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

May 12, 2021

Find all information about entering into the Pottawattamie County Fair here! 

April 5, 2021

4-H youth in grades 4-12 can sign up to MAKE a project to TAKE to fair! Workshops include... 

April 5, 2021

All youth across East Pottawattamie County are invited to join East Pottawattamie County ISU Extension and Outreach and 4-H this summer for FUN and LEARNING! 

March 2, 2021

Looking for answers to your 4-H questions? See below! Call the Extension Office at 712-482-6449 for further information or help. 

January 28, 2021

Mark your calenders and plan to attend the 2021 Pottawattamie County Fair July 14-19, 2021! 

Join 4-H

New 4-H Member Handbook

Participate in 4-H

Non 4-H Member Health Form

Special-Accomodation Request Form

4-H Camp/Activity Scholarship Form

Enroll in 4-H

Iowa 4-H Online Website

4-H Online Enrollment Family Help Sheet


East Pottawattamie County 4-H Club Info

4-H Clubs Contact Information

4-H Club Officer Responsibilities

How to Make a Motion


2020 – 2021 4-H Club Programs

Botna Valley Achievers

Botna Valley Achievers Clover Kids

Carson Commanders

Clover Commanders

East Pott Hot Shots

West Nishna 4-H’ers

West Nishna Clover Kids

Westside Clover Kids

Westside Feeders


County News


East Pottawattamie County Project Help Sheets

Beef - updated 2021

Clothing Event


Dog - updated 2021

Junk in a Bucket

Pet - updated 2021

Pizza and Pie Contest

Poultry - updated 2021

Rabbit - updated 2021

Sheep/Goat - updated 2021


Swine - updated 2021

Table Setting


County Fair Assistance

2021 Pottawattamie County Fair Schedule

2021 Pottawattamie County Fair Book

Static Exhibit Write Up

Clover Kids Static Exhibit Write Up - Word Doc, PDF

Photography Exhibit Label

Communications Poster Exhibit Report Form

Food Exhibits for Fair

Pottawattamie County Fair Exhibitor Letters

Pottawattamie County Fair Show and Event Programs

Pottawattamie County Fair Show Results

Clothing Event Report Form

Clothing Event Judges Evaluation Form

Educational Presentations Judges Evaluation Form

Working Exhibit Report Form

Working Exhibit Judges Evaluation Form

Share the Fun Judges Evaluation Form

Table Setting Report Form


Iowa State Fair

Iowa State Fair Static and Communications Rules & Class Descriptions

Iowa State Fair Livestock


4-H Record Books

To be eligible for year-end awards, all East Pottawattamie County 4-H members must: Enroll in 4-H Online and Complete a record book.

Record Books must be submitted to club leaders to check.  Club leaders must submit checked record books to the Extension Office by October 1.

Record Keeping Guidelines


Online Resources

East Pottawattamie County 4-H Facebook

Pottawattamie County Fair Facebook

Iowa 4-H Website

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. 

  • Youth and teens can discover opportunities to be recognized for personal growth, project learning, leadership and citizenship. 

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A partner and leader in providing positive youth development through out-of-school programming. Outreach priorities include curriculum development, staff training, and partnership development.

  • 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.

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