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

 

2016 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 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.   Record Keeping Application 2015 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.  2015 Project Award Application 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. Club Officer Award Application

 

County 4-H News

May 25, 2016

The Clayton County 4-H Foundation is hosting a 2-person Best Shot Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 11 at the Elkader Golf Course & County Club.  Open to all ages. The tournament will feature two flights, 2:00 pm and 5:30 pm with a dinner served from 4:30-5:30 pm.  This is an annual fundraiser for the Clayton County 4-H Endowment Fund.

May 19, 2016

Youth entering 6th-8th grades are encourages to sign up for Regional STEM Camp in Calmar.  The day long camp features bottle rockets and egg-o-nauts, as well as cooking science– cookie flops and exploding marshmallows.  Registration is still open for the camp which will be held August 10 from 9-3 pm.  Space is limited to the first 40 youth. To register download this form.  Registration is not complete without Health forms.

May 6, 2016

This year we are offering K-3 and 4-6 Camps across the county with titles such as Art-a-Palooza, Camp Lend-a-Hand, Do You Want to Build a Snowman?, Robots in Space, Lights Camera Action, Games Galore, Edible Earth, Little Camp on the Prairie, Insect Zoo and Fair Funtivities.  Summer Day Camp Registrations have gone out to the schools.  If your child did not bring one home please download the form here.

May 1, 2016

The Big Four Fairbook is now available online. The Big Four Fair will be held at the Big 4 Fairgrounds, Postville Iowa, June 17-19, 2016.  Continue on for more Big Four Fair information and for all of the great shows! Lego Contest and the Big 4 5K Run/Walk.

May 25, 2016

It's that time of year again to recruit new County Council members for 2016-17. If you will be in grades 11 or 12 in the fall of 2016, 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. Make new friends and have fun! The Council is made up of 16 youth and we have 9 positions to fill this year.  Deadline for applications is June 24.  Interviews will be July 7.

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