Want to become a volunteer for Buchanan County 4-H?!

To become a volunteer, please fill out the volunteer packet and send it to:

Buchanan County ISU Extension and Outreach Office
2600 Swan Lake Blvd., Suite A Independence, IA 50644
Volunteer Packet (please fill out all forms below):
Volunteer Application
Volunteer Interest Form
Volunteer Authorization
Volunteer Background Screening
Volunteer Youth Safety Form
Volunteer Confidentiality Statement

Spring Camp Volunteer Day, Iowa 4-H Center, Saturday, April 26

The Iowa 4-H Center is gearing up for the 2014 summer camping season and they need help with several projects to be ready in time for summer! These projects will take numerous helping hand- both big and small- so they are looking for youth and adults!  
Come as an individual, family, 4-H club or volunteer group for some awesome bonding time in the great outdoors.  Volunteer projects will range from simple to complex and include: splitting and stacking wood, trimming bushes, painting, staining, raking leaves, cleaning cabins, trail work, picking up trash, and other “spring cleaning” activities.  Pack a picnic lunch, load up the crew and come join us as we ready the 4-H Center.  Call the camp office at 515-795-3338 or email 4hcentermail@iastate.edu to sign up.  

County 4-H News

April 30, 2014

The 2014 Buchanan County Fairbooks are now available online.  These have changed, so please DO NOT use last year's book.

January 14, 2014

Record book judging will be here before we know it! To start working ahead on your records, here is where you will find the forms and information about the new record book process.

July 8, 2014

This educational seminar is for all ages.  It includes basic day-to-day care, nutrition, modern day clipping and fitting techniques.

July 1, 2014

Dog Show (Obedience, Grooming, Handling & Rally) Saturday, July 12th; Cat/Pet Show & Horse Show - Games (Barrel Race, Texas Flag, Speed Race, Pole Bending & Keyhole) Sunday, July 13th.

December 6, 2013

Register now to get your choice of workshops! Online registration and workshop descriptions are now posted at http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/page/state-volunteer-retreat.

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