Kossuth County 4H & Youth


Click here to enroll in Kossuth County 4-H
 (4-H Online)

How to Join 4-H

How to volunteer



NEW!  Summer Camps Flyer

4-H Newsletters and Events

Iowa State 4-H News

County Council

Youth Committee Structure & By-Laws

2017 4-H FamilyFest Awards List

Joann Fabrics Website - get discounts on in-stor and online orders!


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2018 Fair Visual Schedule
Livestock Information
Static Information
Kossuth County Fair Entry

       Kossuth County Fair Entry Help Sheets


Writing Blue Ribbon "Thank You" Letters!


Fair Review Change Request Form



Clay County District Fair Webpage
(Register for Clay County District Fair through the Kossuth County Office. 
Stop by to pick up your entry cards and forms.   Entries must be returned to the KC office by July 26.)


Record Keeping Information:

4-H Project Record Keeping Award Application

4-H Outstanding Character Award Application

Record Keeping Forms & Objectives

Getting Ready for Fair (Writing Goals)

Goal Tip Sheet


Record Book Online is not functioning properly at this time.  

Hopefully next year it will be a record book option.  

Thanks for your patience in this matter!



Kossuth County Cattlemen Scholarship:  Letter  -  Application  -  Report Form

Friends of Kossuth Youth & 4-H:  Grant Program   Scholarship Application

4-H Foundation Scholarships

AkSarBen Scholarship

Leader Resources:

Volunteer Training
Volunteer Resources

4-H Online Help

4-H Clubs and Learning Communities


Non-4-H Member Medical/Insurance Waiver          



Email or call 515-295-2469

Statewide Resources

  • Provides opportunities for youth to develop skills they can use now and throughout their life, empowering them to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults.

  • Statewide updates posted each Thursday afternoon by the State 4-H Office. Check it out every week to keep up-to-date on events, grants, forms, fair info, and fun!

  • 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.

  • Conference logo

    Every June, 1000 teenagers converge on the Iowa State University campus for 3 days of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, a banquet, and community service activities. If you've completed 8th-12th grade, you're eligible to attend. Non-4-H members are welcome.

  • Youth and teens can discover opportunities to be recognized for personal growth, project learning, leadership and citizenship. 

  • 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!

  • Takes service to the next level. It builds civic skills, improves social behavior, increases youth engagement, strengthens communities and improves academic achievement.

  • Addresses youths’ basic needs through the eight essential elements: caring adults, safe environments, inclusive settings, and opportunities for mastery, service, self-determination, planning for the future and engaged learning.

  • Provides financial resources to develop and deliver quality 4-H youth programs and opportunities throughout the state of Iowa.

  • An ideal year-round getaway for families, corporate retreats, team-building experiences, 4-H clubs and more, situated on 1,100 acres of wooded bluff and native prairie in the heart of Iowa's Des Moines River Valley near Madrid.

  • Challenge your mind by exploring the world around you with hands-on science experiments and solve problems using engineering design principles and the latest technology.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A partner and leader in providing positive youth development through out-of-school programming. Outreach priorities include curriculum development, staff training, and partnership development.

  • A unique partnership between AmeriCorps and Iowa's Promise. The vision is that all Iowa youth have safe and supportive families, schools and communities and that they are healthy, socially competent, successful in school and prepared for a productive adulthood.

  • 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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