There are several areas of project learning for members to explore.  They are:
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Creative Arts
Family & Consumer Sciences
Personal Development
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mechanics (STEM)
For a complete listing of all projects on one page, you may print out our Project Publication. This listing will give you, at one glance, a listing of areas within each project area listed above.
There are also Project Hot Sheets to help with ideas within the project.  
Once you have selected project areas, you may decide you would like to exhibit something you have done or learned from the project area at the Jefferson County Fair.  If you should choose to exhibit, be sure to check out the Exhibit Tip Sheets when you are preparing your exhibits.

County 4-H News

December 7, 2018

What began as a social media challenge quickly became a multi-county challenge among 4-H programs in Iowa. Jefferson County 4-H was one of several counties that chose to participate.

December 7, 2018

Join us on Thursday, December 27th and Friday, December 28th for two full days of 4-H projects! Each day will begin at 8:30am and end at 4:00pm.

November 26, 2018

Save these dates for your Jefferson County weigh-ins for 2019 county and state fairs!

November 15, 2018

From state project awards to State 4-H Council to national leadership trips, apply for State 4-H Recognition! Applications will be open from November 15th - February 1st.

volunteer spelled out with colorful hands coming out of the word
November 8, 2018



Current volunteer openings:

  • 4-H Afterschool Adventures is looking for 2-3 individuals interested in helping for two hours/week at our Washington Elementary program. Assist our Youth Outreach Educator to deliver educational content in a safe environment. Help promote positive development through age-appropriate activities for children in grades K-1. This is a great opportunity for high school students, 4-H alumni, stay-at-home parents, retired educators, and YOU!
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