What is your passion? What interests you?

4-H members can choose projects in

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Animals
  • Creative Arts
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Personal Development
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Pick your project from a wide variety of subject areas, track your progress as you learn from the experience, and present at the fair!


November 1st- Share-A-Calf Deadline
All share-a-calf applications are due to the Extension Office on Friday, November 1st by noon. 
Share-A-Calf Application
February 1st- 4-H Online Market Beef Identification Deadline
March 5th - Competitive Swine Sign-Up Deadline
March 15th - Swine Weigh-in (12:00 pm to 2:00pm)  and Competitive Swine Pick-Up (3:00 pm)
May 15th - 4-H Online Livestock Identification Deadline and YQCA Deadline
June 25th - Deadline
July 1st- State Fair Livestock Entry Deadline


2019 Aksarben Changes

Discover the possibilities by clicking on the Hot Sheets to the right or exploring the 4-H Youth Development page.

County 4-H News

September 10, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Lee County is seeking an Office Assistant to ensure clerical and administrative responsibilities are accomplished efficiently. The Office Assistant is the first point of contact with clientele so successful candidates will need to be friendly and energetic. This position requires the individual to have the ability to multi-task, take direction, work as a team, have high organizational skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office programs and communicate effectively in verbal and written form. 

July 14, 2020

Thank you to all of the bidders and buyers of the 2020 Lee County 4-H/FFA Junior Show Auction! We are grateful for such an amazing community. Thank you for your support and encouragement throughout the years. 

kids with certificates
June 9, 2020

Online Babysitting Class offered through the Lee County Extension. This will be a free class.

June 3, 2020

We know this has been a year of unexpected changes and we are so thankful for your participation in the Lee County 4-H Program. Unfortunately, with all of the things going on this year with the 2020 Lee County Fair being postponed, we will be unable to host some of the Clover Kid events.

Ractopamine (aka paylean) Update
February 20, 2020

There have been several changes in the swine industry this year and we would like to make you aware of these changes and how they will affect the Lee County Fair exhibitors showing swine.

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