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Clayton County 4-H Clubs & Contact Information

To join a Clayton County 4-H club, please contact one of the club leaders listed in the above brochure or contact the Clayton County Extension Office for assiantance.

4-H Online Information for Families & Leaders

Re-enrolling 4-H members/families are encourged to use the 4-H online system to re-enroll each year.
New 4-H families in Clayton County must fill out paper enrollment forms the first year. Please contact a club leader or the Clayton County Extension Office for enrollment, medical/permission and code of ethics forms.

County 4-H News

May 24, 2017

It's that time of year again to recruit new County Council members for 2017-18. If you will be in grades 11 or 12 in the fall of 2017, you can apply for County Council. Council members are active role models in Clayton County 4-H, and they gain valuable leadership and team-building life skills.  Applications are due June 23.  Interviews will be July 6.

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May 22, 2017

The Clayton County ISU Extension and Outreach held their annual Safety Day Field Trip for 4th graders on May 11, 2017 at the Clayton County Fairgrounds.  Around 215 youth from Postville, MFL Mar Mac, Clayton Ridge, and Ed-Co attended the event.  There were eleven stations that the kids rotated throughout the day.

May 18, 2017

Clayton County 4-H and FFA members enrolled a total of 74 lambs and 38 meat goats at the weigh-in held April 29 at the fairgrounds in National.  These lambs and meat goats are now eligible to compete in the market show at the Clayton County Fair on August 4, 2017.  There were 17 yiouth who tagged market lambs and 20 youth identified meat goats tis year.

May 8, 2017

Day camps offer the chance for hands-on experiments, activities, games, adventures, and most of all - FUN! This year Clayton County Extension and Outreach is offering a variety of day camps for youth completing grades K – 6.Camps will be offered in Edgewood, Elkader, Garnavillo, Guttenberg, Marquette, Monona, and Strawberry Point.  Early bird registration deadline is June 1 and registration closes when the camp is full or one week prior to camp.  New this year is an online registration process. Register online with the following link: All materials are provided - just bring a sack lunch and drink. You do not have to be a 4-H member to participate, so invite a friend and join the fun!

April 3, 2017

The Big Four Fairbook is now available online. The Big Four Fair will be held at the Big 4 Fairgrounds, Postville Iowa, June 16-18, 2017.  Continue on for more Big Four Fair information and for all of the great shows!

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