Join 4-H

Interested in Joining Jones County 4-H?

 

Jones County enrollment period is September 1st to May 15th!     Jones County 4-H is open to all youth in grades 4 - 12!
 
Research - Find out what the 4-H excitement is all about? Explore 4-H!     Click here to see a map of  Jones County 4-H clubs (grades 4-12).
 
Contact - Club leaders are happy to answer any questions you have about their club. They can tell you about their club meeting times & locations, special club rules, activities and interests. Jones County 4-H Club Leader contact and meeting information is available here.
 
Enroll or Re-enroll - Join a club & enroll in 4-H!!  Enrollment in 4-H is completed using 4honline. Here is a Help Sheet for New Members/Families enrolling in 4honline for the first time. Help for re-enrolling members is available too! Enrolling in 4honline tells the club leaders and the Extension that you have joined 4-H, what your interests are and other important information about you. 4honline is the primary method of communication used by the Extension office to keep you informed about important 4-H information. Be sure to chose project areas too! Learn about 4-H projects areas here.
 
Identify - All livestock and animals must be identified in 4holine. All animals must be identified by May 15th, except rabbits born after May 15th, that deadline is July 1.
 Enter - All animals & livestock identified in 4honline must be entered on a fair entry form to be eligible to exhibit at the Jones County Fair and/or the Iowa State Fair. Each fair has a seperate entry form that members are responsible to complete. Payment must also be submitted. The entry deadline for Jones County is July 1. The entry deadline for the Iowa State Fair is also July 1.
Complete - Record your adventures and experiences - Complete your record book!
 
There are also Jones County Clover Kid clubs for all youth in K – 3rd grades in Jones county. Please contact  Monica Gray at mongray@iastate.edu  or 319-465-3224319-465-3224 for more Clover Kid information.
 
If you have any questions contact Monica Gray, Jones County Youth Program Coordinator at mongray@iastate.edu or 319-465-3224319-465-3224.

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County 4-H News

May 4, 2016

Click here for current Jones County 4-H activities, events and information. 
2016 Great Jones County Fair Book -- coming soon!

May 4, 2016

Check out the Jones County 4-H/FFA Animal  Bulletin Board for upcoming activities and events, important information, forms, schedules and much more. See information below for 4honline, FSQA, county and State Fair information ** Deadlines and Dates

April 27, 2016

This is the 17th year for the Queen contest in Jones County. Application and letter are available electronically or by stopping at the Fair office, 800 North Maple Street, Monticello, IA; Monday thru Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. The deadline is June 6th, 2016.

April 14, 2016

This short course is free!   SafeFood 4-H is a short course on food safety from ISUEO and includes information on proper temperatures, hygiene, cross-contamination, and cleaning and sanitizing. This course will help 4-H members, leaders, and parents and guardians better understand how to handle food in food stands, fundraisers, and even 4-H projects!

April 14, 2016

The Jones County 4-H Teen Council and the Jones County Extension and Outreach office are sponsoring a 4-H Fire Up! This is an event for new members and parents/guardians. This event is designed to provide information and hands-on activities about 4-H various projects, 4-H opportunities, upcoming events, and more! It is open to all 4-H’ers but will be most beneficial to those who have been in 4-H three years or less. Refreshments and door prizes!

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