Volunteer

Volunteer Training

2014 Volunteer Training Videos
4-H volunteers have 4 options for required training this year:                                            
You’ve Got 4-H Parents! Now What?? (how to engage parental support for your program)
Engaging Teens and Older Youth
Using Technology to Enhance Your 4-H Experience
Exploring the Science of 4-H Projects
Visit the webpage http://www.uwex.edu/ces/4h/ncrvd/ncrvd2013-14materials.cfm to acess your training video, handouts and resources.
Verification of participation to county office:  A volunteer who watches an archived webinar must send an email to their county office with the following information to get credit for participation in the training: Name, Title of webinar, Date viewed, Three things I learned or will use.

County 4-H News

October 13, 2014

The 4-H Hyperstream Club is putting on a Film Making Day Camp on Monday, Ocotber 20 at Central School Computer Lab.  The day will begin at 9 am with hands on filming and editing and a guest presentation by a professional film maker.  The camp goes until 3 pm and is for Jr High and High School Students.  The camp is $5 or FREE for 4H members.  A sack lunch is required.  If you are interested in attending please contact Shannon Durbin at the Extension Office before Thursday.  E-mail sdurbin@iastate.edu.  Click for enrollment form.

October 18, 2014

Iowa State University boasts one of AmeriCorps’ most wide-ranging, unique programs. The Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach Program serves communities and programs across the state.

October 18, 2014

Northeast Iowa schools, students and agricultural producers will celebrate National Farm to School Month in October.  The celebration is designed to increase awareness about the benefits of rapidly growing Farm to School initiatives around the country.  Adopted in 2009 as a way to connect children to agriculture and their food, NE Iowa Farm to School is led by staff of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Luther College Center for Sustainable Communities.

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.

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