Woodbury County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

April 14, 2022

Check out the full list of camps offered through ISU Extension and Outreach - Woodbury County for the summer.

On Their Own & OK - the youth guide for staying home alone
March 23, 2022

The 4-H program On Their Own & OK, which teaches stay at home skills for youth in grades 4-6, is coming to Woodbury County on Tuesday, June 14.

AmeriCorps Iowa
March 19, 2022

ISU Extension and Outreach - Woodbury County is looking for two quality individuals to fill the roles of Summer Environmental AmeriCorps members.

On Their Own & OK - the youth guide for staying home alone
January 20, 2022

On Their Own and OK is tailored for children in third through sixth grade and helps teach and strengthen skills in youth who care for themselves and/or siblings. A four-hour session of the program is coming to Woodbury County on Monday, February 21. Cost per youth is $10 and the course runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Children can attend the course at one of two locations: Hamann Memorial Public Library in Anthon or Bronson Park/Shelter House in Bronson.

We want you! Now hiring
January 14, 2022

ISU Extension and Outreach - Woodbury County is looking to fill two full-time positions, a 4-H and Youth Development Coordinator position as well as the role of Horticulture Coordinator.

Mini Grant & Educational Incentive

Mini Grant Application • Educational Incentive Application

Woodbury County Fair Forms - click here

Fair Book

Fair Entry info for families
Fair Entry Link

Livestock Entry/Exit Procedures for 2022

Woodbury County 4-H will be going to online entry for 4-H livestock and animals, building projects, clothing events and communications.

County Council Application & Guidelines

2022-2023 4-H County Council Application 

2022-2023 4-H County Council Guidelines

Woodbury County 4-H Recognition Forms

How to prepare your 4-H Award Application?

Look at Project Award Guidelines-those guidelines will tell you what is required.  The 4-H Award rubric will help 4-H'ers know how the award application(s) are judged.

Your application can be up to four (4) pages and up to two (2) pages of support material (resume and/or photos).

The application cover form is attached to the front of your application.  The cover form has additional information to help prepare your application.

Your award application(s) is/are due March 25.

Guidelines for Project Awards (rev. January 2023) (Word) (PDF) 
Woodbury County Record Keeping Project Award Guidelines for Grades 4-8 (rev. Nov. 2013)    (word)    (PDF)
Woodbury County Record Keeping Project Award Guidelines for Grades 9-12 (rev. Nov. 2013)    (word)    (PDF)
4-H Award Rubric for 4-H members in grades 4-8 (rev. Nov. 2013)    (Word)    (PDF)
4-H Award Rubric for 4-H members in grades 9-12 (rev. Nov. 2013)    (Word)    (PDF)
Project Award Cover Form (rev. Jan. 2023)  (Word) (PDF)
4-H Special Awards Guidelines (rev. Jan 2023) (Word) (PDF)
4-H Project Achievement Rubric (rev. Dec 2015) (Word) (PDF)
4-H Project Award template for 4-H'ers in grades 4-8 (rev. Nov. 2013)    (Word)    (PDF)
State 4-H Awards

For information on State Award opportunities: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/page/recognition-opportunities

State 4-H Award applications are due by 11:59 p.m. cst. on February 1 to the Iowa 4-H office.


4-H Info


4-H Foundation

Other forms

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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!

  • 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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