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

July 9, 2014

Clayton County 4-H and FFA members recently competed in their annual Advanced Cattle Feeding Program on June 16 in Edgewood. Participants entered their cattle into the program in December and began tracking all of their income and expenses. On June 16 their projects were ultra-sounded for market acceptability.  Presentations were given to a judge and to the crowd in attendance and the participants were ranked on their knowledge of their cattle.

May 22, 2014

Fourth through sixth grade students have the opportunity to participate in summer in Art Camps with hands on projects by local artists.  Click here for Registration Form.   Camps are Monday-Thursday 9 am -noon.  Elkader's Camp begins June 30.  Guttenberg's Camp begins July 7.

May 15, 2014

500 parents, students and guests from school districts throughout Northeast Iowa made their way to Calmar on Thursday, April 24, for the second annual Northeast Iowa Family STEM Festival. This free event, offered students a unique opportunity to explore the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through hands-on experiments and activities provided.

April 29, 2014

Families from throughout Northeast Iowa made their way to Calmar on Thursday, April 24, to experience the second annual Northeast Iowa Family STEM Festival on the Northeast Iowa Community College Campus.   The STEM Festival offered the more than 500 students, parents, teachers and guests in attendance a unique opportunity to explore the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through hands-on experiments and activities provided. Iowa’s 4-H program has a long standing tradition of STEM inclusion in its programming.

April 16, 2014

On April 12 twenty-nine Clayton County 4-H and FFA members weighed in 161 head for the 2014 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.

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