Clayton County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

February 8, 2017

The Clayton County Dairy Promotin Committee is seeking candiates for the 2017 Clayton County Dairy Princess, Little Miss Squirt and Junior Dairyman. Apllications are due March 15.  The new royalty will be crowned a the 2017 Clayton County Dairy Banquet on Friday, April 7.

February 3, 2017

Attention High School 4-H Members!  Do you like the outdoors?  Are you up for adventures with junior 4-H members? Then being a 4-H camp counselor may be for you.  We are looking for 4-H youth counselors to provide leadership in partnership with 4-H Staff at the Regional Pine Bluff 4-H Camps.  Both junior camps are 2 days and one night. Junior camps will be June 13-14 and June 20-21.  Sign up for one camp or both.

February 3, 2017

DISCOVER DUBUQUE --Join us for a brand new 4-H experience specifically designed for Intermediate 4-H members (grades 7 & 8) in 2017.  This two-day overnight adventure will discover Dubuque and the surrounding area. Youth will be staying at the Days Inn Hotel in Dubuque. The adventure includes Mississippi River Museum, Fenelon Place Elevator ride, University of Dubuque Aviation & Airport Tour, Ropes Course, Mississippi River Cruise and much more!  Registration deadline is April 17.

February 3, 2017

4-H members…Come join us for tons of fun, adventures galore, and lifelong friendships from northeast Iowa. Summer 4-H Camps will be held at Pine Bluff 4-H Camp located near Decorah.  Junior 4-H members (grades 4th -6th) will have two camps to choose from with the dates being June 13-14 or June 20-21. Camp registration deadline is April 17.

February 2, 2017

Clayton County 4-H will hold its annual Clover Kid Fun Day on Saturday, February 25 from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at Johnson's Reception Hall in Elkader.  This year's theme is Pajama Jam.   Scheduled sessions will include games, crafts and educational materials. Pre-registration is required. Open to all kindergarten - 3rd grade students.

4-H RESOURCES

County Information                                              Livestock Information

County 4H Newsletters                                           COOL form

County 4-H Blog    

Clayton County 4-H Family Handbook                                                                Share-a-Heifer Form

                                                   

Clubs & Leaders                                                                    Area & State Information

County Council Members                                                   Iowa 4H Weekly News

Extension Youth & 4H Committee                                  Pine Bluff 4H Camp

Green Team                                                                            Big Four Fair - Postville

Clayton County Fair                                                             Area School Websites
                                                                               

Record Keeping Forms                                                        Iowa FFA Web Site

4-H Awards                                                                              

Shooting Sports                                                      

 

 

Statewide Resources

  • Provides opportunities for youth to develop skills they can use now and throughout their life, empowering them to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults.

  • Statewide updates posted each Thursday afternoon by the State 4-H Office. Check it out every week to keep up-to-date on events, grants, forms, fair info, and fun!

  • 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.

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    Every June, 1000 teenagers converge on the Iowa State University campus for 3 days of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, a banquet, and community service activities. If you've completed 8th-12th grade, you're eligible to attend. Non-4-H members are welcome.

  • 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!

  • Takes service to the next level. It builds civic skills, improves social behavior, increases youth engagement, strengthens communities and improves academic achievement.

  • 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.

  • An ideal year-round getaway for families, corporate retreats, team-building experiences, 4-H clubs and more, situated on 1,100 acres of wooded bluff and native prairie in the heart of Iowa's Des Moines River Valley near Madrid.

  • Challenge your mind by exploring the world around you with hands-on science experiments and solve problems using engineering design principles and the latest technology.

  • 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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