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

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

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

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.

March 6, 2015

Expanding knowledge of state government and policy makers in Des Moines were the focus of the March 4 visit to the Iowa State Capitol by thirty-six 4-H’ers and eight adults.4-H’ers, staff and volunteers represented Chickasaw, Clayton and Fayette Counties. Youth and adults took a sixty minute tour of the century-old capitol building. Youth and adults also engaged in exclusive conversations with Senator Michael Breitbach and Senator Mary Jo Wilhelm in the senate.

March 2, 2015

4-H members looking for a fun summer camp to attend need look no further than Pine Bluff 4-H Camp along the Upper Iowa River during June. Registrations are now being accepted for the Junior and Intermediate 4-H Camp, which are open to all youth just completing grades 4-8.
 

February 18, 2015

Families throughout Northeast Iowa are invited to attend the Northeast Iowa Family STEM Festival on Thursday, April 30, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Northeast Iowa Community College Wilder Business Center, 1625 Highway 150 South, Calmar, Iowa. The festival is free and open to the public.

February 19, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach Clayton County hosted a new 4-H member night on Sunday, February 15 at Johnson’s Reception Hall in Elkader.  New 4-H members and their parents explored the 4-H town of “Cloverville”.  Everyone was invited to visit the shops in Cloverville.  The Toy Store showcased special interest clubs, the Travel Agency explored goal setting, at the General Store the secrets of 4-H record books were revealed and livestock projects were discussed at the Vet Clinic.

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