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 Devan Cress at dcress@iastate.edu or 319-465-3224 for more Clover Kid information.
 
If you have any questions contact Devan Cress, Jones County 4-H Program Coordinator at dcress@iastate.edu or 319-465-3224.

County 4-H News

April 19, 2021

Are you showing a goat or sheep at the 2021 Great Jones County Fair? If so, click here to learn more about our upcoming weigh-in on Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 8-10 a.m.

March 8, 2021

The 2021 Jones County Derby Swine Weigh-In will be held from 8:00-10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at the Great Jones County Fairgrounds in the Small Animal Barn. Check out our exhibitor letter, 2021 Livestock Project Requirements for Swine and the state PEDV documents here. 

March 3, 2021

The 2021 4-H/FFA dog workshops have been announced! If you are planning to show a dog for 4-H or FFA at the 2021 Great Jones County Fair, you must attend workshops based on what year you are as a member will determine how many you have to attend to be eligible to show.  

March 1, 2021

Learn more about the 4-H/FFA Broiler/Roaster Futurity/Pen of 3 project for the 2021 Great Jones County Fair Poultry Show. Order form and letter included. 

February 25, 2021

The 2021 4-H Horse Clinics have been announced! If you are planning to show a horse for 4-H or FFA at the 2021 Great Jones County Fair, you must attend one of these workshops with your horse to be eligible to show.  

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