Volunteer

Volunteer Training

2015-16 Required volunteer training “Encouraging the HEART of Leadership”
Please don’t wait until the last minute to complete your training!   Volunteers who are club, project, or Clover Kid leaders, SESS leaders or assistant leaders are required to attend an annual training that strengthens their positive youth development knowledge and skills.   If you did not attend the December 3 or the January 20 training session, an online alternative is available  at http://fyi.uwex.edu/ncrvd/encouraging-the-heart-of-leadership/ . Download handouts and guides for Encouraging the HEART of Leadership” Following the webinar, please complete the online evaluation at https://kstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9QXJBBz0hERlHIp . FINAL STEP:  Send an email to Tammy at your County Extension office tamuller@iastate.edu 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, and What was most helpful?.
                                    

County 4-H News

May 19, 2016

Youth entering 6th-8th grades are encourages to sign up for Regional STEM Camp in Calmar.  The day long camp features bottle rockets and egg-o-nauts, as well as cooking science– cookie flops and exploding marshmallows.  Registration is still open for the camp which will be held August 10 from 9-3 pm.  Space is limited to the first 40 youth. To register download this form.  Registration is not complete without Health forms.

May 6, 2016

This year we are offering K-3 and 4-6 Camps across the county with titles such as Art-a-Palooza, Camp Lend-a-Hand, Do You Want to Build a Snowman?, Robots in Space, Lights Camera Action, Games Galore, Edible Earth, Little Camp on the Prairie, Insect Zoo and Fair Funtivities.  Summer Day Camp Registrations have gone out to the schools.  If your child did not bring one home please download the form here.

May 4, 2016

Clayton County 4-H and FFA members enrolled a total of 76 lambs and 54 meat goats at the weigh-in held April at the fairgrounds in National.  These lambs and meat goats are now eligible to compete in the market show at the Clayton County Fair.  There were 15 4-H’ers and FFA members who tagged market lambs this year.  This is up 4 youth and up 23 lambs from last year.  20 youth participated in the goat weigh-in, which is down 1 youth, but up 3 goats from last year.

May 20, 2016

The Big Four Fairbook is now available online. The Big Four Fair will be held at the Big 4 Fairgrounds, Postville Iowa, June 17-19, 2016.  Continue on for more Big Four Fair information and for all of the great shows! Lego Contest and the Big 4 5K Run/Walk.

April 15, 2016

On April 9 43 Clayton County 4-H and FFA members weighed in 253 head for the 2016 swine derby show at the Clayton County Fair. This is up 13 youth and 69 head from last year. The Derby competition uses the rate-of-gain and lean-gain-per-day along with visual appraisal by the judge for evaluation. The 2016 Clayton County Fair Swine Show will be Saturday, August 6.

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