Clover Kids

Clover Kids is a fun 4-H program specifically designed for Kindergarten through 3rd graders. The program fosters positive relationships and builds valuable life skills through a variety of hands-on activities. 

O'Brien County Clover Kids:

  • Investigate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)
  • Explore literacy through fun and engaging ways of reading and writing
  • Learn the importance of being healthy and physically active
  • Practice communication skills and learn to work as a team
  • Play fun and cooperative games while making new friend


2022-23 Sessions & Enrollment

2022-23 Clover Kids registration will open Sept. 27. 

Sessions will be offered at the following school locations; however, Clover Kids is open to youth in public, private or home school: 

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Elementary
1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Nov. 9, Dec. 14, Jan. 11, Feb. 8, March 8, April 12

South O'Brien Elementary
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Nov. 2, Dec. 7, Jan. 18, Feb. 1, March 1, April 5

Sheldon East Elementary
2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Nov. 30, Jan. 4, Feb. 22, March 22, April 26

Zion St. John's Elementary
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Nov. 16, Dec. 21, Jan. 25, Feb. 15, March 15, April 19

Registration fee is $30. Financial scholarships are available. Call the Office at 712-957-5045 or email for more information. 

Registration: Step #1

First, all Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade youth who want to participate in Clover Kids must be enrolled in 4-H Online.

Does your family already have a 4-H Online account? Your family has a 4-H Online account if anyone in the family has previously enrolled in 4-H or Clover Kids.

Do you need to set up a 4-H Online account?

Registration: Step #2

Second step – You will receive an email after your child’s Clover Kids enrollment is approved by county staff. Families will need to log back into to 4-H Online again to finish registering for Clover Kids.

Questions? Need Assistance? 

Call 712-957-5045 or email

Our business hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 12 noon on Friday. 


Clover Kids at the O'Brien County Fair

We invite and encourage our O'Brien County Clover Kids to attend and participate in the O'Brien County Fair each summer.

The 2023 Clover Kids Fair Book will be posted here in the spring of the year. 

4-H Clover Kids
Boy and girl holding pepperoni pizza
boy leading a bucket calf