Join 4-H

Embark on an exhilarating journey with 4-H, a global program captivating the hearts of nearly 6 million young people! Youth can experience 4-H through school and community clubs, in-school and after-school programs, and 4-H camps. 4-H programming focuses on the following program project areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Communication and the Arts, Healthy Living, Leadership and Civic Engagement, and STEM. 4-H welcomes youth from various backgrounds and passions in grades K-12 - Clover Kids (grades K-3) and 4-H Clubs (grades 4-12).

Enrolling in your county's 4-H program may involve an enrollment fee. Please contact your local County Extension Office to find out more. Financial assistance for individual enrollment fees is available through the Iowa 4-H Foundation.

Ready to start your 4-H adventure? Fill out our interest form below or contact your local County Extension Office to learn more about the endless 4-H opportunities.

Interest Form

4hOnline Information for Families and Leaders

All counties are using on-line enrollment for families and members.

If you have questions about the on-line enrollment and livestock identification process, please contact your local county Extension office and they will be glad to help you through the process.

When you are ready to enroll, re-enroll, or identify livestock, go to 4HOnline (Iowa login)
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Local 4-H Clubs

Please contact the ISU Extension and Outreach office at 712-472-2576 or email jpostma@iastate.edu to request contact information for any club leaders. 

CALL Lyons

Lester Area
Club meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Lester Community Center.
Leaders: Dustin Knobloch, Ethan Blauwet, Aaron Metzger

Clever Clovers

Rock Rapids Area
Club meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the 4-H Building.
Leaders: Katie Boender & Kristi Kahl

Country Kids

Inwood Area
Club meets the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Inwood Community Center.
Leaders: Cheryl Blankespoor & Bonnie Van Ginkel

Dead Center Archery

Rock Rapids
Club currently inactive.
Leaders: no one at this time

Elgin Stars

Little Rock Area
Club meets the 2nd  Sunday of every month at 2:00 p.m. at the Little Rock Town & Country Building.
Leaders: Laura Nachtigal, Jennifer Greve, Rebecca Whitacre, Taylor Gross

Hot Shots Air Rifle

Lyon County - meets in Rock Rapids
Club meets the 3rd Tuesday, 6:30pm, November through May at the 4-H Building at the Lyon County Fairgrounds.
Leaders: Morris Metzger, Durwin Martin, Jordan Metzger

Kanaranzi Clovers

Rock Rapids Area
Club meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 4-H Building.
Leaders: Tana Meyer, Amy Schulte & Amber Leuthold

Lester Friendly 4-Hers

Lester Area
Club meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Lester Community Center.
Leaders: Kara Moser, Trixie Metzger, Cathy Doorneweerd

Rock River Eagles

Doon Area
Club meets the 4th Monday of the month at the Doon Community Room; Contact leader for specific time.
Leaders: Lisa Schiermeyer and Tiffany Van Engen

Town & Country Kids

George Area
Club meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the George Community Center.
Leaders: Kristie and Dave Schwab, Laura Ohling

United Clovers

Rock Rapids Area
Club meets the 1st  Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the 4-H Building contact leaders.
Leaders: Craig Metzger, Troy Thiessen, Rochelle & TL Herbert, Evan & Kristi Metzger, Julie Timmerman, Brooke Konechne