Clover Kids

Clover Kids

4-H Clover Kid's Equation

What is Clover Kids?

Clover Kids is a fun 4-H program specifically designed for children in kindergarten through third grade. The overall purpose of the Iowa 4-H Clover Kids program is to foster the development of life skills that are essential for the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical maturation of kindergarten through third graders by providing a unique, age-appropriate educational opportunity. In order to provide a high-quality learning experience, the Clover Kids program is designed to be continuous and long-term.

What do Clover Kids do? 

Investigate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM), explore literacy through fun and engaging ways to read and write, learn the importance of being healthy and physically active, practice communication skills and learn to work as a team, play fun cooperative games and make new friends, participate in developmentally appropriate opportunities at County Fair, and much, much more!

Poweshiek County Clover Kids Clubs

Brooklyn

BGM After-School Clover Kids

Leader: Signey Hilby shilby@iastate.edu

Grinnell

Bailey Park After-School Clover Kids

Leader: Signey Hilby shilby@iastate.edu

Fairview After-School Clover Kids

Leader: Signey Hilby shilby@iastate.edu

Davis Adventure After-School Clover Kids

Leader: Signey Hilby shilby@iastate.edu


Sheridan Clover Kids

Leader: Sheena Huls sshuls85@gmail.com

Lynnville

Sugar Creek Clover Kids

Leader: Heidi Brand hsquared@netins.net

Montezuma

Montezuma After-School Clover Kids

Leader: Signey Hilby shilby@iastate.edu

 

Event Day

What is Event Day?

Event Day gives Clover Kids an opportunity to tell others about/show off their 4-H projects and demonstrate their talents and abilities. Food Challenges, Clothing Challenges, and Presentations are judged and awarded ribbons. You can find descriptions of the various Event Day challenges that Poweshiek County Clover Kid youth can do in the 2024 Clover Kids Fair Newsletter and the 2024 Poweshiek County Fairbook.

Event Day Details

Event Day will be held on June 8, 2024 at the United Methodist Church (916 5th Ave, Grinnell, IA 50112). 

Register for Event Day by visiting Fair Entry and logging in with 4-H Online. Registrations due by June 6, 2024
Once all entries are made a schedule will be created, with each event having a 15 minute time slot.

Participants should fill out the corresponding Event Day Goal Form and bring it with them to Event Day:

County Fair

Poweshiek County Fair
Let The Fair Times Roll!
July 13 & July 16-21, 2024

Indoor Static Exhibits
July 13, 2024

This is your Clover Kid’s opportunity to show off something they’ve created or done. It could be an informative poster, a cookie they baked, a picture frame they decorated, a craft they made, something they drew, or something they take care of. The possibilities are endless! You can find descriptions of the various Indoor Static Exhibits that Poweshiek County Clover Kid youth can do in the 2024 Clover Kids Fair Newsletter and the 2024 Poweshiek County Fairbook.

Register Indoor Static Exhibits by visiting Fair Entry and logging in with 4-H Online. Registrations due by July 5, 2024.

Participants should fill out a Project Goal Form and/or a Pet Goal Form and bring it with them to Indoor Static Day along with their project. 

Livestock
July 16 - 21, 2024

This is your Clover Kid’s opportunity to show off livestock animals that they take care of. You can find the Clover Kid livestock show schedule and Clover Kid livestock project descriptions in the 2024 Clover Kids Fair Newsletter and the 2024 Poweshiek County Fairbook.

Clover Kid livestock MUST be housed at the fairgrounds throughout the duration of the fair.

Livestock may arrive at the fairgrounds on Tuesday, July 16, 2024 from 5:00 –8:00 pm.

Register for Livestock Projects by:

· Enter animal identification information on 4-H Online by May 15, 2024

· If applicable: Fill out the corresponding  Bucket Bottle Calf, Bucket Bottle Lamb, or Bucket Bottle Goat ID Form and turn it into the Extension Office by May 15, 2023.

· Participants should fill out a Bucket Bottle Livestock Goal Form and bring it with them to their livestock show.