Join 4-H

Interested in Joining Jones County 4-H?


Jones County 4-H Information here - 4-H Lingo!
Jones County enrollment period is September 1st to May 15th!  Jones County 4-H is open to all youth in grades 4-12!
Research - Find out what the 4-H excitement is all about? Explore 4-H! Click here to see a map of  Jones County 4-H clubs (grades 4-12).
Contact - Club leaders are happy to answer any questions you have about their club. They can tell you about their club meeting times & locations, special club rules, activities and interests.
Enroll or Re-enroll - Join a club & enroll in 4-H!!  Enrollment in 4-H is completed using 4honline. Here is a Help Sheet for New Members/Families enrolling in 4honline for the first time. Help for re-enrolling members is available too! Enrolling in 4honline tells the club leaders and the Extension that you have joined 4-H, what your interests are and other important information about you. 4honline is the primary method of communication used by the Extension office to keep you informed about important 4-H information. Be sure to chose project areas too! Learn about 4-H projects areas here.
Identify - All livestock and animals must be identified in 4holine. All animals must be identified by May 15th, except rabbits born after May 15th, that deadline is July 1.
Enter - All animals & livestock identified in 4honline must be entered on a fair entry form to be eligible to exhibit at the Jones County Fair and/or the Iowa State Fair. Each fair has a seperate entry form that members are responsible to complete. Payment must also be submitted. The entry deadline for Jones County is July 1. The entry deadline for the Iowa State Fair is also July 1.
Complete - Record your adventures and experiences - Complete your record book!
There are also Jones County Clover Kid clubs for all youth in K–3rd grades in Jones county. Please contact Molly Schmitt at or 319-465-3224 for more Clover Kid information.
If you have any questions contact Molly Schmitt, Jones County Youth Program Coordinator at or 319-465-3224.

County 4-H News

November 25, 2019

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 2020. Just pick
your favorite (or a few) of the options listed and we’ll supply you with a themed gift box to give
your loved one over the holidays.

December 6, 2019

This is a face-to-face YQCA training. Face-to-face training is 60 minute session for $3.00. You can still take YQCA online for $12.00. To attend this training you will need to register online at and select the Cascade location. For other face-to-face training dates check with your county.

Jones County 4-H Member with STATIC project
November 27, 2019

Join us Saturday, December 14, for a fun training designed to prepare individuals for 4-H exhibit/event judging. Participants will leave with information and resources for evaluating exhibits, educating others & encouraging 4-H'ers. Registrations due by December 10. 

November 26, 2019

All youth Pre-K through 6th grade are invited to ring in the new year with family and friends during this celebration! The party will include crafts, activities, snacks and a countdown leading up to Noon, followed by a short party to ring in 2020.

September 24, 2019

Join Fairview Thunderbolts 4-H Club! This club is revamping to be focused on STEM and hands-on learning. Youth in 4th-12th grade are eligible to join.

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