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.

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4-H youth holds broiler chicken at county fair.

4-H Clubs (Grades 4-12)

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4-H Clubs (Grades 4-12)

  • Center Comers: Stacy Torneten and Jennifer Obrecht
  • Elk Horn Explorers: Brenda Hansen and Jacquie Christensen
  • Jackson Jets: Kristina Larsen and Renietta Obrecht
  • Lincoln Bluebirds: Tiffany Mulligan and Chelsea Kenkel
  • Lincoln Leaders: Cassie DeGroot
  • Northwest Leaders: Laura Wingert and Jenny Schechinger
  • Shelby Trailblazers: Katie Goshorn, Amber Johnson and Ivy Robinson 
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Little girl smiling at the camera while engaging in an activity.

Clover Kids Clubs (Grades K-3)

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Clover Kids Clubs (Grades K-3)

  • Clover Kids #2: Kaylee Rivera and Madison Rivera
  • Creative Critters: Ashley Nihsen 
  • Helping Hands: Tanya Bruck and Elyse Sorensen
  • Shelby Clover Kids: Beth Boeck, Mallory Nelson and Kara Robinson
  • Shooting Stars: Kristina Larsen and Kayleigh Pigsley 
  • Spartan Clover Kids: Brenda Hansen and Chelsey Schmidt 
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4-H staff using photo booth cut out that says 4-H Grows Here while adorning fun accessories.

Club Leader Information

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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)