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

March 23, 2017

Cook This! is modeled after the competition at the Iowa State Fair. Teams of three will work together to compete in three challenges demonstrating their ability in food preparation, testing their knowledge in matter related to food, nutrition, and wellness, as well as their communication skills as they deliver a presentation on a related topic. The challenge is designed to test participants’ skills in equipment and food product identification, knife skills, meal completion, creativity, communication, and teamwork.

March 22, 2017

Clayton County 4-H and FFA members who intend to participate in the swine derby division at the 2017 Clayton County Fair are required to weigh and tag their animals at the weigh-in on Saturday, April 1 from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Central Community School, Elkader. 

The pigs will be weighed and ear-tagged at the site. All pigs must be farrowed after January 1, 2017 and not weigh more than 60 pounds at the time of the weigh- in to be eligible. Recommended weights are 30-50 pounds.

March 13, 2017

The Clayton County 4-H Omelet Brunch & Silent Auction was held March 12 at Johnson’s Reception Hall in Elkader. This annual event is sponsored by the 4-H County Council & Extension 4-H & Youth Development Committee.  This event is a one of the ways 4-H members showcase their program and the youth & volunteers who make it happen.

March 13, 2017

Expanding knowledge of state government and policy makers in Des Moines were the focus of the March 8 visit to the Iowa State Capitol by twenty-two 4-H’ers and four adults.  4-H’ers, staff and volunteers represented Chickasaw, Clayton, and Fayette Counties.

February 3, 2017

Attention High School 4-H Members!  Do you like the outdoors?  Are you up for adventures with junior 4-H members? Then being a 4-H camp counselor may be for you.  We are looking for 4-H youth counselors to provide leadership in partnership with 4-H Staff at the Regional Pine Bluff 4-H Camps.  Both junior camps are 2 days and one night. Junior camps will be June 13-14 and June 20-21.  Sign up for one camp or both.

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