Franklin County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

May 29, 2019

"Drone Learning" and "Things That Fly" summer camps will be held this August.  Participants are limited so get registered soon.  Camps are held in partnership with Hampton-Dumont Community School District.  

May 14, 2019

The summer educational program, Clover Kids, for all Franklin County school age children who have completed Kindergarten through 3rd grades will begin soon in the four communities of Geneva, Hampton, Latimer, and Sheffield.  Also check out another camp opportunity.

May 13, 2019

Resources for the new 4-H club financial policy.

January 12, 2019

The council is the county governing body of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. 

March 12, 2018

Click on the provided links for help in re-enrolling!

4-H Resources

2019 Franklin County Fair Newsletter

Market BEEF/SHEEP/MEAT GOAT/SWINE Disclosure Statement

"Accessing Your 4hOnline Account"

County 4-H Clubs

County Council

4-H Projects Information

Club Year Program Template

Link to Iowa 4-H Online



Youth Exhibits Book

Livestock Exhibits Book

4-H Food Stand Schedule
Food Stand Instructions

4-H Exhibits Building Hosts Schedule

4-H Club Pie Assignments
Pie Assignments back page 

Clothing Event Form (PDF)

Clothing Event Form (Google Doc)

Bucket of Junk

Sewing Challenge

Harvesting and Preparing Vegetables

Preparing Cut Flowers

Beef/Sheep/Swine Disclosure

Inappropriate Food Exhibits

Pinterest to Original Source in 3 Easy Steps

Copyright Permission

4-H Photo Label Form  (Word)   (PDF)   (Google Docs)  

Exhibit Questions Record Form (PDF)

Exhibit Questions Record Form (Google Docs)


New 4-H Member Enrollment Forms:

Combined Enrollment/Release Form:  Youth English     Youth Spanish

Iowa 4-H Exhibitor Code of Ethics Form

Non 4-H Member Medical Form

4-H Financial Assistance 

Aplicacion para asistencia financiera en Espanol


Record Book Forms:

Livestock Goal Sheet (PDF)

Bucket Calf Record (PDF)

Iowa 4-H Record Book Forms

4-H Awards Interview Checklist

Youth Council Information Form

4-H Yearly Summary (WORD)


Tip Sheets

Livestock Identification Forms

Iowa 4-H Center

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.

  • 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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