Jones County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

Iowa Poultry Queen - Chicken Photo
February 12, 2019

Are you a 4-Her or an FFA member who participates in the Poultry events at fair? Are you between the ages of 16 to 21? Do you want to share your knowledge of the poultry industry with others? If you answered YES to these questions, then you may want to apply to be the next Iowa Poultry Queen. Applications due March 15, 2019.

Jones County 4-H Horse
February 12, 2019

Registration is now OPEN! Entries are due March 1. Be part of the following events: Quiz Bowl, Hippology, Horse Judging, Public Speaking, Demonstration, Horseless Horse (photography, drawing, woodworking), Model Horse Show, Horsemanship Riding Clinic.

February 7, 2019

Are you looking for a new and exciting way to expand your 4-H experience?  Interested in showing an animal, but don’t know if you can afford one of good quality? Enter to win a dairy goat! 

February 7, 2019

If you are currently a Jones County 4-H and/or FFA member, a high school senior and are planning to continue your post-secondary education, you may qualify for one of the Jones County 4-H scholarships. Here's how to apply!

November 29, 2018

Looking for a unique gift to surprise your grandson, daughter or nephew this year? Give the gift of an experience they’ll love! We have several options to choose from for camps and trips in 2019. Just pick your favorite (or a few) of the options listed below and we’ll supply you with a themed gift box to give your loved one over the holidays.

Clothing Event Report Forms

The 2019 Jones County Clothing Event will be held Sunday, March 31, 2019, from 1-3 p.m. Entry forms are due to the Extension office by March 5, 2019. 

Clothing Event Information

Junior/Intermediate Clothing Event Entry Form

Senior Clothing Event Entry Form

Clothing Elements and Principle of Design

Communication Event Report Forms

The Communication Event is scheduled for April 6, 2019, from 1:30-4 p.m. (schedule will be sent out to participants closer to event) at the Anamosa Care Center, 1209 E. 3rd St., Anamosa, IA 52205. Working Exhibits will be done during the Great Jones County Fair — not on Communication Day. 

Event Explanations & Objectives

Educational Presentation Report Form

Extemporaneous Speaking Report Form

Share the Fun Report Form

Working Exhibit Report Form

Public Speaking Pointers

Guide for Effective Presenting


FAST forms

General Fair Write- Up

Photography Label

Photography Exhibit Evaluation Form

Food & Nutrition Calculator

Foods for Iowa 4-H Fairs - Quick Reference Guide

Pinterest to Original Source in 3 Easy Steps

Copyright Information and Obtaining Use- Permission

Design Elements and Art Principles

Exhibit Evaluation Form

Horticulture Helps

Harvesting and Preparing Vegetables for Exhibits

Preparing Cut Flowers and Houseplants for Exhibits

Record Book Forms

2018-2019 4-H Club Program includes how to Organize your Record Book (including self-evaluation form)

Basic Form

Experienced Form

Advanced Form

Yearly Summary

Project Financial Records Form

Animal Project Financial Forms

Horticulture Project Financial Forms

Other Forms

Jones County 4-H Financial Assistance Request Form

Club Officer Books

Statewide Resources

  • 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!

  • 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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