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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

January 5, 2017

Ninety-three Clayton County 4-H & FFA members have weighed and identified 223 head of market beef as projects this year.  This is up 7 youth and 18 head from last year.  Identified for 2017 were 163 Market Steers, 38 Dairy Steers and 22 Market Heifers. The Market Steers averaged 665.5 lbs., the Dairy Steers averaged 666.8 lbs. and the Market Heifers averaged 550.9 lbs.  Retinal imagining was also done to qualify state fair animals. This year Clayton County 4-H’ers verified 27 head of cattle for state fair 4-H show.  The Clayton County beef show will be Friday, August 4.

December 28, 2016

Three youth from the Ed-Co 4-H Junior FIRST Lego League participated in the FIRST Showcase in Dubuque on December 10.  Ella Beyer, Rylan Gaul, and Nolan Gaul were part of the team Bee Monster Spaceships. 

December 28, 2016

The Central 4-H Cyborg Narwhals participated in their 3rd FIRST competition on December 3 in Cedar Falls.  This year’s theme was Animal Allies.  The youth participated in a research project on helping better animal and human relations by creating an app that gives guided tours of a zoo but also gives an alert when kids are too close to an animal exhibit.  The youth also participated in the robotics game and core values competition. 

November 21, 2016

Over 250 people attended the annual 4-H Pizzazz Night at Johnson’s Reception Hall in Elkader on Sunday, November 20.   The year-end celebration honored both 4-H club members and adult volunteers.

January 4, 2017

Awards recognize 4-H staff with ISU Extension and Outreach

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