Member Info

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

 

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

Clayton County Fair

Clayton County Fair Information
The 2014 Clayton County  Fair will be July 30-August 4.
2014 4-H & FFA Fair Book (PDF)

Big-4 Fair, Postville

The 2014 Big-4 Fair will be June 20-22.
2014 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
 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

August 29, 2014

Clayton County 4-H Crop Scouting teams took first and second place honors in the fourth annual Crop Scouting Competition conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on August 5. First place team members included Sam Hilgerson, Ted Hilgerson and Luke Orr from Elkader, Tom Shirbroun, Farmersburg and Kennie Orr of Elgin. Second place team members were Melanie Lane and Matt Whittle of Elkader, Cole Deitchler, Volga and Andrey Shirbroun, Farmersburg. The groups were coached by Joe & Suzanne Shirbroun of Farmersburg.

August 21, 2014

Sandy Ruckhaber of Luana was inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 17. Eighty-two counties participated this year and 110 inductees were recognized for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H. Inductees or their surviving family members were presented a certificate by the Iowa 4-H Foundation as they were introduced on stage and honored at a reception that followed the ceremony.

August 20, 2014

Recognition for an Outstanding Agriculture and Natural Resources Exhibit at the Iowa State Fair has been given to a Clayton County 4-H member.  Charlie Ehlers, Edgewood received the Judges’ Choice Award and the Iowa State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences “Future Discovery Award”. The award includes a $500 Scholarship to be awarded upon enrollment at Iowa State University in a Liberal Arts and Sciences College Major. The award is judged on exemplifying the innovation, curiosity, and scholarship foundational to a liberal arts and science education.  Charlie’s display was research and a poster on Polydactyl Cats. The project was exhibited in the 4-H Exhibit Building at the Iowa State Fair along with over 300 other entries.

August 20, 2014

Medals have been awarded to Clayton County 4-H members Rachel Anderegg, Guttenberg and Matt Eiben, Colesburg.  These outstanding 4-H photography project awards are sponsored by The Professional Photographers of Iowa.  The projects were exhibited in the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair.  Rachel is a member of the Jefferson Go Hawks 4-H Club and has been enrolled in the photography project for six years. Matt is a member of the Mallory Minks 4-H club and has been enrolled in photography project for 3 years.

August 20, 2014

Andrey Shirbroun, Farmersburg, received special recognition at the Iowa State Fair with his citizenship exhibit on Norman Borlaug.  His exhibit “An Iowa Farm Boy Who Became a Citizen of the World” was inspired by a recent 4-H Citizenship trip to Washington DC where Borlaug was recently honored.

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