Shelby County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

March 5, 2020

Check out the monthly 4-H Newsletter to see all the great things happening this month.

November 21, 2019

Check out all the information you need to learn all about the processes for running your club. Make sure you check out Mary's Youtube Videos to hear important updates.

November 20, 2019

Want to learn all about the appropriate use of the 4-H Name and Clover? Look no further.

November 19, 2019

Find out about what clubs are in Shelby County and learn how to enroll on 4-H online.

Shelby County Fair  July 11-18, 2021

4-H Family Fair Entry Help Sheet                 Fair Entry Video                                              FFA Family Fair Entry Help Sheet

Fair Entry Website                                                          Iowa State Fair Livestock Fair Entry Help Sheet

National Anthem Performance Applicaiton

Shelby County Fair Book



Clothing Event Forms

Communication Forms


Static Forms

Livestock Affidavits


LIVESTOCK Information
     Market Beef exhibitor information
     Breeding Beef exhibitor information
     Bottle/bucket exhibitor information
     Sheep/goat exhibitor information
     Swine exhibitor information
      Rabbit exhibitor information
     Poultry exhibitor information
     Dog exhibitor information
     Horse Exhibitor Information
     Cat/small pet exhibitor information


Record Book Information

     Guidelines and Tips

     Record Keeping Forms


Out of county 4-H activity scholarship request

Membership Agreement 2020-21

4-H Emblem Usage Guidelines

4-H Member Guide (not updated)

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Youth and teens can discover opportunities to be recognized for personal growth, project learning, leadership and citizenship. 

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A partner and leader in providing positive youth development through out-of-school programming. Outreach priorities include curriculum development, staff training, and partnership development.

  • 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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