4-H & Youth


Welcome to 4-H!

Iowa 4-H Youth Development is the premier youth development program of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Providing research-based education to K-12 youth, Iowa 4-H focuses on Healthy Living, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Leadership and Civic Engagement, and Communication and the Arts. Iowa 4-H builds upon more than a century of experience in positive youth development partnering with youth to help them find their passion. For more information, please visit the Iowa 4-H website.

Iowa 4-H Mission

4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential through youth-adult partnerships and research based experiences. 

Iowa 4-H Vision

Preparing Iowa's youth to be successful, contributing members of society.