Member Info

Clayton County 4-H Family Handbook    (Rev. 2014)

RE-ENROLLMENT:

 
Re-enrollment happens once every 4-H year for 4-H members that were enrolled the previous year. Members may re-enroll anytime between September 16th and May 15th.  If you have any questions or profile login problems, please contact the Extension Office at (563)245-1451.
 
 

Club Information

 

2015 Clayton County 4-H Club Program Template

 
4-H Priority Impacts & Successes for 4-H Clubs  (word) (PDF)
Treasurer's Book
Secretary's Book
Parliamentary Procedure

STEM Activites for Clubs

Quick & Cheap STEM Activities
4H Afterschool Activity Plans- http://www.uwex.edu/ces/4h/afterschool/curriculum/activities.cfm
Reeko's Mad Scienist Lab- http://reekoscience.com/
Mixing In Math- http://mixinginmath.terc.edu/index.php
Making Goo
Animal Diseases
Fruit Batteries
Water
Waves

Clayton County Fair

Clayton County Fair Information

The 2015 Clayton County  Fair will be August 5-10

2015 4-H & FFA Fair Book (PDF)

Big-4 Fair, Postville

The 2015 Big-4 Fair will be June 19-21.
2015 Big-4 Fair Book

County 4-H Awards

All 4-H members are encouraged to apply for record keeping system awards and/or project awards.  The deadline to apply is October 1.  There are four basic county award application areas for Clayton County 4-H’ers to compete in.                                          
1. Junior Record Keeping (4th-6th grades) Evaluation will be a combination of the 4-H'ers complete record keeping system and a personal interview.  Record Keeping Award Application 2014
2. Intermediate & Senior Record Keeping (7th-12th grades) Evaluation will be based on the record keeping system only. 2014 Record Keeping Award Application
  4H RECORD BOOK FORMS

Clayton County Participation Guide in Word or Particiaption Guide in PDF

 3. Project Awards (7th-12th grades) Evaluation will be a combination of support material and a personal interview. 2014 Project Award Application
4. Club Officer Awards (open to 4-H’ers currently holding a local club office) Evaluation is based on support material and a written paragraph about growth & personal development gained. Club Officer Award Application

 

County 4-H News

July 18, 2015

Clayton County 4-H and FFA members have entered 2825 exhibits for the county fair competition according to Tammy Muller, County 4-H & Youth Program Coordinator.   The 161st annual Clayton County Fair is scheduled for August 5-10, 2015 at the fairgrounds located at the village of National (5 miles north of Garnavillo).

July 15, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach- Clayton County is accepting applications for a Full-Time AmeriCorps Member to work in the Clayton County School Districts with afterschool 4-H programs in STEM and Communications and the Arts and in-school programming at MFL Mar Mac working with Food and Fitness. High school graduate required, post-secondary education preffered. Valid driver’s license and transportation required. Send resume and cover letter to sdurbin@iastate.edu by August 1. Complete job description and duties  here.  Equal Opportunity Employer.  AmeriCorps is a year of service within the United States.  Benefits are listed here.

July 12, 2015

Join us again at the Adventure Tent for Free Fun for the kids at the Clayton County Fair.  

Wednesday- Fair Funtivities Day Camp 9-3  followed by Free Watermelon

Thursday- 5-7 - S.T.E.A.M. Day (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)-  Lego Competition and Hands-On Fun

Friday- 5-7- Food and Fitness Day- Blender Bike Smoothies and Healthy Living Festivities

Saturday- 3-5- Working Exhibits Day- hands on take homes and education games led by 4-H members

July 7, 2015

Madi Boehm, Elgin; Twyla Pufahl, McGregor; Emma Ehlers, Edgewood and Emily Moses, Monona attended the 2015 Iowa 4-H Youth Leadership Conference in Ames on June 30- July 2. Madi and Twyla attended CSI: Crops, Emily attended Dairy Animal Science Round-Up and Emma was a delegate to the annual conference. This annual conference is a great opportunity for 4-H’ers and youth to meet others from across the state as they discover their own interests.

May 14, 2015

Clayton County 4-H and FFA members enrolled a total of 53 lambs and 51 meat goats at the weigh-in held May 9  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 7, 2015.   Daily rate-of-gain will be determined on the lambs and goats.  This will be used in the evaluation of the project by the judge at the fair. 
 

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