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

June 18, 2015

4-H and FFA members who are planning to exhibit at the Clayton County Fair are reminded that fair entries are due Wednesday, July 1.    This year’s fair will be held August 5-10 at the Clayton County Fairgrounds, National.

June 2, 2015

It's that time of year again to recruit new County Council members for 2015-2016. If you will be in grades 11 or 12 in the fall of 2015, 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 13 positions to fill this year.   Deadline for applications is July 1.  Interviews will be July 9.

May 19, 2015

Due to high demand we have added another Robotics Camp for K-4 th graders on July 16 in ELkader.  Call the Extension Office for details.

We've got a great new line up of summer day camps this year for kids K-6.  There include Grow Your Own Pizza, Mystery Solved, Take a Hike, Robotics, Ninja Turtle Training, A Day in Ancient Greece, and Fair Funtivities.  Check them out and register today.

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. 
 

April 13, 2015

30 Clayton County 4-H and FFA members weighed in 184 head for the 2015 swine derby show at the Clayton County Fair. This county fair competition uses the rate-of-gain and lean-gain-per-day along with visual appraisal by the judge for evaluation. The 2015 Clayton County Fair Swine Show will be Saturday, August 8.

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