Join 4-H

Interested in Joining Jones County 4-H?

 

Jones County enrollment period is September 15th 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. Click here for club leader contact information.
 
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.
 
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 the Iowa State Fair.
 
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

February 27, 2015

Click here for current Jones County 4-H activities, events and information. 
2014 Great Jones County Fair Book

February 27, 2015

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

February 15, 2015

The Animal Science Roundup held in conjunction with the State 4-H & Youth Conference in Ames, June 30th thru July 2nd has a new online only registration process. Only 20 applicants per specie (Beef, Dairy Cattle, Horse, Sheep, Swine) will be accepted. Registration deadline is March 1, 2015. Youth not chosen to participate in the Animal Science Roundup can still participate in the State Youth Conference.

Limited to 20 participants per species so register HERE NOW! See the flyer for complete details.

February 10, 2015

Jones County 4-H is offering scholarship opportunities to graduating high school seniors. Please review all the scholarship applications and forms. Deadline is March 10, 2015.  Contact Monica Gray at 319-465-3224319-465-3224 with questions.

January 16, 2015
  • Jones County Extension and Outreach and the Jones County Conservation board are offering "Outdoor Wondercation"
  • 4th through 12th grade youth
  • "Exploring Archery" at Anamosa Bowhunters - Saturday, February 28, 2015
  • "Exploring Animal Tracks & Signs" & "Snowshoeing and Winter Survival" - Youth Development Center, Monticello, IA  - Saturday, March 7, 2015
  • "Intro to Geocaching" - Youth Development Center, Monticello, IA  - Saturday, April 11, 2015
  • "Intro to Rock Climbing & Caving" - Pictured Rocks - May, TBD 2015 - 6th Grade and up
  • "Canoeing Adventure"- MonMaq to Pictured Rocks or Central Park depending on river level - 6th grade and up- Saturday, June 13, 2015
  • Snack provided.
  • Pre-registration is required for each program. Space is limited. There is a $10.00 registration fee for each program offered. The fee for service will be used to offset direct expenses and to support the 4-H Youth Development Extension Program.
  • Call the Jones County Extension office to reserve your spot at 319-465-3224319-465-3224.
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