4-H & Youth

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.

To enroll in Shelby County 4-H go to: https://v2.4honline.com/

Shelby County 4-H Clubs for 2022-2023 (grades 4-12)

Center Comers: Stacy Torneten and Jennifer Obrecht
Elk Horn Explorers: Brenda Hansen and Nikki Bricker
Jackson Jets: Kristina Larsen and Renietta Obrecht
Lincoln Bluebirds: Tiffany Mulligan
Lincoln Leaders: Cassandra DeGroot
Northwest Leaders: Laura Wingert, Jenny Schechinger, and Connie Klein
Shelby Trailblazers: Katie Goshorn, Ivy Robinson, and  Amber Johnson

Shelby County Clover Kids Clubs for 2022-2023 (grades K-3)

Clover Kids #2: Holli Plambeck and Jill Manz
Creative Critters: Ashley Nihsen and Jacqueline Scheuring
Helping Hands: Tanya Bruck and Elyse Sorensen
Shelby Clover Kids: Mallory Nelson and Beth Boeck
Shooting Stars: Tara Kelley
Spartan Clover Kids: Kristen Borkowski and Brenda Hansen


Questions, please call the Shelby County Extension Office at 712-755-3104.

Club Leader Information

4-H Club Leader Resources

  • New Volunteer Training
  • Goal Centered Project Area Learning
  • Leader Resources
  • 4-H Club Management
  • New Leader Letters
  • Inclusion of ALL Youth Resources
  • Virtual Learning Resources
  • 4-H Online Help Documents for Leaders
  • County Youth Committees

Clover Kids Leader Resources (scroll to bottom)


Resources Available in the Shelby County Extension Office