Image 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. For this reason, Clover Kids groups meet on a regular basis. In addition to Clover Kids, the Iowa 4-H program offers a variety of experiences and activities that children in kindergarten through third grade are eligible to participate in. What do Clover Kids do? Investigate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) 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!! Club Directory Carlisle: Carlisle Clover Kids Leader: Megan Sigmund (firstname.lastname@example.org) Meets on the 1st Monday of the month at 6:15pm. Club will meet at the United Methodist Church. Indianola: Indianola Clover Kids Leaders: Emma Young (email@example.com) and Jenny Young (firstname.lastname@example.org) Meeting dates and times for the 23-24 year: October 8th (1:00-2:00pm), November 12th (1:00-2:00pm), no meeting in December, January 14th (1:00-2:00pm), February 11th (1:00-2:00pm), no meeting in March, April 14th (1:00-2:00pm), no meeting in May, June 9th (1:00-2:00pm), no meeting in July. Meetings are held at the Warren County Extension Office. This club is currently full for the year. Please email email@example.com and we can assist you with finding a new club. White Oak Climbers Clover Kids Leader: Zach Brummer (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Ashley Brummer (email@example.com) Meets on the 3rd Sunday of the month from 4:00-5:00pm at the Hoosier Row School House (15246 County Road R63) This club is currently full for the year. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we can assist you with finding a new club. Warren County Clover Kids Leader: Rhonda Ross (email@example.com) Meets on the 3rd Sunday of the month from 3:00-4:00pm at the Warren County Extension Office Lacona: Whitebreast Clover Kids Leaders: Jolynn Ernst (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Ashley Luse (email@example.com) Meets: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm. Club will meet at the Lacona Methodist Church Martensdale: Jackson Hilltoppers Clover Kids Leaders: Christy Roberts (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Jessica Newland (email@example.com) Meets: On the 4th Sunday of the month at 6:00pm at the St. Paul Lutheran Church Milo Belmont Badgers Clover Kids Leaders: Kristie Storm (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Lacey Swedberg (email@example.com) Meets on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 4:00pm at the Milo Community Center New Virginia New Virginia Clover Kids Leader: Kate Patterson (firstname.lastname@example.org) Meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month from 4:30-5:30 at the Gerry Allen Memorial Park Building Meetings run from January through June Norwalk Norwalk Clover Kids Leaders: MaKenzie McBee (email@example.com) and Melissa Chingway (firstname.lastname@example.org) Please email leaders for schedule and location of meetings. Join Clover Kids Interested in joining Clover Kids? Here are your next steps: Find a club! You can look at the clubs listed above the Club Directory tab. Feel free to reach out to the leaders or the Extension Office if you have any questions or need any additional information on meeting dates and times, activities or interests. Enroll in 4-H Online. Enrollment begins September 1st and goes through May 15th. The fee for enrollment is $20 and helps support the county and state 4-H Program. If you are needing assistance with enrolling, here is a Family Enrollment Guide Frequently Asked Questions When can my child join Clover Kids? Youth need to be enrolled in Kindergarten to join Clover Kids. Once they finish 3rd grade, they can choose to enroll in 4-H. This also goes for our workshops and summer day camps that we hold every year. Can Clover Kids join at any time? Almost! Clover Kids must be enrolled before May 15 to participate in county fair activities. We encourage you to enroll early in the program year (September is the start of our program year.) Can parents, grandparents or guardians be involved? Yes! We are always looking for volunteers to help. If you are interested in being a volunteer, please reach out to email@example.com or call 515-961-6237 and we can talk to you more about the process! Record Books Document Clover Kids Record Book Cover Page.pdf (133.14 KB) Document Clover Kids Record Book.pdf (681.8 KB) Record Books run from September-August. Clover Kids are welcome to pick up a book at the Warren County Extension Office or they may print on off from the attachments above and put in their own binder. Please contact Katie at 515-961-6237 or firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions. Clover Kids Fair Guide Fair Guide This Fair Guide will assist in any questions you might have about how Clover Kids can participate in the Warren County Fair. Any additional questions can be asked via email to Katie at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 515-961-6237.