Join 4-H

Interested in joining 4-H in Johnson County? Fill out our Interest Form

 
4-H Youth Development

4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults. Membership in a 4-H club provides youth opportunities to develop skills and meaningful relationships they will carry with them throughout their lives. 4-H clubs participate in programming in these four program priority areas:

  • Healthy Living
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
  • Citizenship and Leadership
  • Communication and the Arts

Our typical enrollment period is from September 15th through May 15th. Here is some helpful information to help you get started. Want to find out what the excitement is all about? Click here to Explore 4-H.

4-H is a program offered for youth in the 4th through the 12th grades. The first step is to pick a club which may be determined by location, age, or special interests. Click here See a list of 4-H Clubs (grades 4th - 12th) in Johnson County (Updated 2-24-2021). The club leaders would be happy to tell you about their club including meeting times, special club rules, and interests.

There is also special clubs for "Clover Kids" children K-3. Click here to See a list of 4-H Clover Kid Clubs (Kindergarten - 3rd grade) in Johnson County. (Updated 2-24-2021)

 

Once you have decided on a club it is time to enroll. Your Club Leader will have information on how to enroll in 4-Honline 2.0.

Now the fun begins! To help you Pick Your Adventure you can See a list of 4-H Projects and Learn about each of those 4-H Projects. Join your club for the monthly meetings and they can help you along the way. 

If you have any questions, contact the Johnson County Extension Office at 319-337-2145.

County 4-H News

4-H Fuels Wellness
December 15, 2020

Iowa 4-H continues to make the safety, health, and wellness of youth and families a priority.  They have compiled a list of resources and links helpful in working with youth and teens teaching mindfulness and mental health. 

December 11, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Farm Foundation Announce Wellness Resources for Johnson County Farm Families

August 4, 2020

Fifty Iowa 4-H members have been awarded 2020 state 4-H project area awards following the statewide recognition process, which was held virtually this year.

July 16, 2020

Help us Congratulate Tim Smith our 2020 Johnson County 4-H Hall of Fame Recipient

April 8, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering seven online “Question. Persuade. Refer.” programs. 

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