Franklin County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

September 23, 2022

You can access the statewide audience assessment here: 

October 31, 2019

Resources for the new 4-H club financial policy.

March 12, 2018

Want to see what 4-H is all about in Franklin County?

4-H Resources

September 4-H Newsletter

"How to Register for 4H Online Event"

New Member Guide

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



Practicing How to Sew on a Machine

Instructions to Sew Oilcloth Lunch Bag

Instructions to Sew Drawstring Bag



Making On-line County Fair Entries

2022 Static Exhibit Rules

2022 Livestock Rules

Bucket of Junk Rules

Franklin County Fair link

Tips on Exhibiting at Fair

4-H 202 Animal ID & Exhibition Requirements

Clothing Event Form   (Word)   (PDF)   (Google Docs)

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)  

Exhibit Questions Record Form (PDF)

What Goes in a 4-H Write-Up

Goal Writing Worksheet

Setting Exhibit Goals

Preparing Youth for the Fair


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

Youth Council Application Form   (Word)   (PDF)   (Google Docs)

4-H Yearly Summary (WORD)


Tip Sheets

Livestock Identification Forms

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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