Fayette County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

April 9, 2019

The State 4-H Council is proud to present “A Universe of Possibilities.” All youth in grades 8-12 are eligible to register for this fun-filled leadership conference, June 25-27 on ISU Campus in Ames, IA. From keynote speakers to educational workshops and from a formal banquet to service learning, youth will be able to meet others from around the state.

Register now: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/iowa4hyouthconference  Registration is open from now until June 1.


April 2, 2019

The Big Four Fairbook is now available online. The Big Four Fair will be held at the Big 4 Fairgrounds, Postville Iowa, June 14-16, 2019.  Continue on for more Big Four Fair information and for all of the great shows!

March 27, 2019

The 17th annual Fayette County 4-H Omelet Brunch was held on March 17 at the Fayette County Dance Pavilion. “This yearly event was a great success,” according to Michele Kelly, County Youth Coordinator. A total of 909 people were served a made to order omelet, all you can eat pancakes, applesauce, coffee and milk. Proceeds from the brunch pay a portion of each member’s program development fee and help fund Fayette County 4-H programming held throughout the year.  The silent auction made $1458 for the 4-H program.  Click here for a list of donors and buyers.

March 22, 2019

Due to Mother Nature not cooperating in March, the annual Fayette County 4-H Clover Kids Day has been rescheduled and will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 9 am-3 pm at the Fayette Opera House located on South Main in Fayette. Cost for youth to attend is $10 which includes lunch, snack and all supplies. Michele Kelly, County Youth Coordinator, invites all kindergarten through 3rd grade youth to join in on the fun. Pre-registration is required by the deadline of April 10.

March 18, 2019

Expanding knowledge of state government and policy makers in Des Moines was the focus of the March 12 visit to the Iowa State Capital by forty-three 4-H’ers and twelve adults.  4-H’ers, staff, and volunteers represented Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, and Winneshiek counties.

County 4-H Information

April 4-H Newsletter

Upcoming Deadlines & Events
4-H & Youth Development Committee

4-H County Council

Council Applications

4-H Clubs & Leaders

Friends of 4-H Sponsors

2019 Clover Kids Day Registration

Fayette County 4-H Foundation Golf Tournament Registration

Region 4 Pine Bluff Junior Camp Registration

Region 4 Intermediate Adventure Trip Registration

2018 Summer Camps for K-3 Graders

 Join 4-H

4-H is for Everyone
Fayette County 4-H Brochure

All About 4-H
History of 4-H

Fayette County Clover Kids Brochure

Enrollment Forms

Project Resources

4-H Project Ideas
Elements & Principles of Design

Preparing Cut Flowers & Houseplants for Exhibit

Harvesting & Preparing Vetetables for Exhibit
Vegetable Garden Project Worksheet
Home Landscape Worksheet
Shooting Sports

Fayette County Fair

County Fair web page
2019 Fayette County 4-H Fairbook

County Fair Forms
Communications/Clothing/Foods Fair

Communications Day Results

Clothing Judging Results

Foods Fair Judging Results

Iowa 4-H - Animal Identification, Weighing, and Exhibiting Requirements for County, State and Interstate Shows 

 Record Books

Record Book Forms
Award Summary

4-H Scholarships

Fayette County 4-H Scholarship
State 4-H Scholarships
Christina Hixon Award

Area/State Recognition

Leader Resources

Club Financials

Club Regulations and Guidance

Leader Enrollment/Medical Form

Additional Resources

Iowa State Fair

Big Four Fair
4-H State Fair Information


American Royal

Iowa 4-H Center

National 4-H Supply - 4-H Mall

Volunteer & Leader Resources

Financial Aid Appications and Information


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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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