Member Info

Clayton County 4-H Family Handbook (Rev. 2015)

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

 

2017 4-H Club Program Template

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

Risk Management

Clayton County Extension and Outreach provides annual accident insurance from the American Income Life Insurance Company for enrolled 4-H members, Clover Kids and leaders.  Snow activities are not covered under this policy.  4-H Clubs should purchase additional coverage from American Income Life for these activities. Clubs should purchase Special Activities Coverage for non-members participating in their  events.  http://www.americanincomelife.com/  Contact the Clayton County Extension Office if you have any questions about Risk Management and insurance coverage.

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 2016 Clayton County  Fair will be August 3-8

2016 4-H & FFA Fair Book

Big-4 Fair, Postville

The 2016 Big-4 Fair will be June 17-19.
2016 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 three basic county award application areas for Clayton County 4-H’ers to compete in - Record Keeping, Project Awards & Club Officer  Award                                      
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. Intermediate & Senior Record Keeping (7th-12th grades) Evaluation will be based on the record keeping system only.   2016 Record Keeping Award Application Word or PDF
  4H RECORD BOOK FORMS

Clayton County Participation Guide in Word or Particiaption Guide in PDF

2. Project Awards (7th-12th grades) Evaluation will be a combination of support material and a personal interview.  2016 Project Award Application Form Word or PDF
 
3. 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. 4-H Club Officer Award Application

 

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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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