Jackson County 4H & Youth

4-H Online

How to Enroll (For New Families)

How to Re-Enroll (For Returning Families)

Independent 4-H'er Information

Find a 4-H Club

Guide to Jackson County 4-H

Weekly News from the State Office




2020 Jackson County Fair Book


Indoor Projects




Achieving Goals Through Record Keeping
4-H Portfolio Guidelines

Record Book Forms

County Project Awards

4-H'ers in grades 7-12 are eligible to receive county project awards. Applications are available at the link below or at the CEO. Remember, applications must have support material (no more than 5 pages) submitted with them. Deadline for application submission is September 15th to the CEO.

Support material may be: WRITTEN- a story, resume, record, or portion of a record, photo,etc. Format: 8 1/2 x 11, one sided, 5 page maximum. The application form is not counted toward pages of the support material. VIDEOTAPE- not more than 5 minutes. AUDIOTAPE- not more than 5 minutes.




Planning & Facilitating Club Experiences
Financial Guidelines for Iowa 4-H Clubs

Roll Call Ideas

Help with Parliamentary Procedure



Officer Publications

Krista Grant Community Service Award

A Jackson County 4-H club may apply for the Community Service Award each fall by completing the nomination form about the club's citizenship activity (activities) for the 4-H year that is just finishing.  The form is due to the Jackson County Extension Office by September 22.  We prefer this form be completed by the Youth Leader of the project(s).



Iowa 4-H Foundation Scholarship Opportunities

Jackson-Clinton County Dairy Promotion Scholarship
Cover Letter
& Application

Iowa Sheep Industry Association Scholarship
Application Form

Loras College Lloyd E. Meehan Memoral Scholarship
Guidelines & Application


Jackson County Endowment Scholarship
Scholarship Application

Jackson County 4-H Scholarships
Jackson County 4-H Friends Scholarship Application
Gerald Cornelius ISU 4-H Scholarship Application

Youth Committee Request for Funds form

Jackson County 4-H Endowment Fund Grant Request


Give the Gift of a 4-H Experience for the holidays! There are many fun, exciting, adventurous experiences to choose from. Complete THIS FLYER and return it to the Extension Office to register your 4-H'er for an experience of a lifetime!


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.

  • 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.

  • When you just don't know who to talk to, Teenline can help.

    • 1-800-443-8336
    • 1-800-735-2942
  • 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. 

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