Lucas County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

September 13, 2022

The Lucas County Extension Council is actively seeking a qualified candidate to maintain and grow the 4-H program in Lucas County.

May 10, 2022

Registration is OPEN for the 2022 Lucas County Summer Day Camps! With several different topic areas to choose from, there is sure to be a great fit for every youth! 

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January 31, 2022

Lucas County Extension and Outreach is seeking three qualified AmeriCorps members to be serve youth programming May through August 2022. 

May 24, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers the virtual course in partnership with Utah State University Extension. Teachers can receive two Teacher Licensure Renewal Credits.

July 22, 2020

Show your support for Lucas County 4-H and FFA members who have qualified for the 2020 South Central Iowa Showdown to be held on the Lucas County Fairgrounds on August 2, 2020! 


The 4-H Informer (newsletter)

January 2023

December 2022

November 2022

October 2022

September 2022




4HOnline 2.0



General Exhibit Form                                             General Exhibit Form-PDF

Photography Exhibit Form
                                    Bucket/Bottle Calf (Word) (PDF)                Medical Form for Day Camps

Poster Communications Exhibit Form
                   Cow/Calf Management (Word) (PDF)        *Grievance Form

Canning Labels
                                                    Bucket Calf Plus One (Word) (PDF)


Livestock Drug Affidavit Forms (Required for County Fair and State Fair)


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4-H Project Record-choose the correct form:  Basic  Experienced   Advanced
The individual 4-H project worksheets can be found at  Click on the 4-H project tab to find your project area.

Statewide Resources

  • 4-H Equation

    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.

  • 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!

  • 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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