Shelby County 4H & Youth

4-H Newsletters


July 4-H Newsletter

     Kiddie Parade Flyer

June 4-H Newsletter

May 4-H Newsletter

April 4-H Newsletter

March 4-H Newsletter

February 4-H Newsletter

   Animal Newsletter

January 4-H Newsletter

December 4-H Newsletter

November 4-H Newsletter

October 4-H Newsletter

September 4-H Newsletter


2019 Shelby County Fair 4-H Forms

Clothing Event Forms:  Intermediate/Senior Fashion Revue, Intermediate/Senior Clothing Selection/$15 Challenge, Junior Fashion Revue, Clothing Selection, $15 ChallengeStyle Show Report, $15 Challenge, Q&A, Clothing Event Eligibility Requirements 

Communication Event Forms: Working Exhibit, Educational Presentations, Share the Fun, Public Speaking,  Extemporaneous Speaking Contest

Livestock: Animal Requirements, Bio-Security and Fairs, Livestock & Small Pets Entry Form, Bottle/Bucket Calf Poster Guidelines, Bottle/Bucket Calf Project Record

Drug Affidavits: Beef, Horse, Meat Goat, Sheep, Swine, Tyson Swine, Tyson Beef

Static Forms: Exhibit Goal Sheet, Foods for Iowa Fairs, Photography label full sheet, Photography label half sheetCommunication Poster Report Form, School Project Form, Rule of Thirds, Copyright Trademark, 4-H emblem guidelines for use, Tablesetting Guidelines


4-H Club Officer information

Treasurer's Information (NEW 2018)

     * Partnership Agreement

     * Budget worksheet

     * Deposit Slip

     * Voucher Request

     *Fundraising Request Form

     * Treasurer's Worksheet

     * Treasurer's Record

     * So You're the Club Treasurer

* Secretary's Worksheet

* Secretary's Book

* What goes in a Treasurer's book

     Treasurer's Audit form

* What goes in a Historian's book


Record Book Information   

Record book guidelines and tips

4-H recordkeeping forms

Yearly Summary (word)

  *** don't forget to check out the project area worksheets****     select the project area you are looking for:  many of the recordkeeping worksheets are at the bottom of the page.

Project areas include: Beef, Bottle/Bucket Calf, Child Development, Citizenship, Clothing & Fashion, Communication, Consumer Management, Crop Production, Dairy Cattle, Dog, Environment & sustainability, Food & Nutrition, Goats-dairy, Goats- meat, Health, Home Improvement, Horse & Pony, Horticulture, Leadership, Mechanics, Music, Outdoor Activities, Pets, Photography, Poultry, Rabbit, Safety & Educational Shooting sports, Science, Engineering & Technology, Sewing & Needle Arts, Sheep, Swine, Veterinary Science, Visual Arts, Woodworking

4-H Participation Guide (record book judging sheet)


Personal Development Award Information

     Personal Development Monetary Award Application (due June 15th)

     Personal Development Award Application (due Sept. 28th)

     Personal Development Award Criteria

     Personal Development Interview Evaluation

     Personal Development Support Materials Evaluation

     Interview Tips


County Project Area Award Information

County Project Award Application Form  (due Sept. 28th)

Record Keeping Evaluation Example


Miscellaneous Information

Out of county 4-H activity scholarship request

Membership Agreement 2018-19


4-H Clubs in Shelby County

4-H Member Guide (not updated)


Interested in enrolling in Shelby County 4-H? 

Enroll here:

                   Iowa 4-H Online

                   Helpsheet for re-enrolling families

                   Helpsheet for new families


Iowa 4-H homepage

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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