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 2, 2015

The Clayton County Cattlemen’s Association will be awarding a scholarship to a deserving 2015 High School Graduate who is attending an accredited four year college or an accredited two year technical institute in the 2015-2016 school year.  The scholarship will be presented at the Clayton County Cattlemen’s Association Banquet on November 21 at Johnson’s Reception Hall in Elkader.  Applications are due October 31.

September 29, 2015

4-H grows confidence, creativity, curiosity, courage, character and so much more by allowing youth to use the skills they learn to go out and make a positive difference in their communities.  Help Iowa 4-H celebrate the outstanding impact youth have made throughout the state during National 4-H Week October 4-10. 

crop scouting team
September 15, 2015

A team of Ted Hilgerson, Tom Shirbroun, Kennie Orr and Luke Orr won the 2015 annual crop scouting competition.  The contest was created to increase high school students’ awareness of Iowa agriculture using hands-on learning and teamwork. Topics at this year’s event included crop diseases, insects and disorders, weed identification, estimating corn yield, crop growth stages, soil sampling, deciphering aerial imagery and using a tablet-based scouting app.

September 9, 2015

Over 80 4-H youth and adults participated in the regional retreat on August 30 in Allamakee County at the Postville YMCA.  Participating counties included Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek.  The retreat goal was to help County 4-H Council members think critically about their personal leadership strength while reflecting on the purpose of leadership in their lives, 4-H Clubs, and communities.

September 4, 2015

Vernon and Joyce Cherneof Guttenbergwere inducted into the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, August 23. Ninety-two Iowa counties participated this year and selected 126 inductees 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 President, Bob Butcher, and State 4-H Program Leader, John-Paul Chaisson-Cárdenas, as they were introduced on stage.

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