We always want and need good volunteers. 

There are a variety of ways to volunteer with 4-H depending on your time availability, skills and interests.  Some possibilities include:

  • School enrichment programs
  • Project mentoring connected to your current hobby
  • Guest speakers for club meetings
  • Day camp group leaders
  • Supervise/chaperone youth events
  • Paperwork/data entry in the office
  • County fair assistance
  • Club leader
  • Alumni Association Information     Membership Form

Please contact the Washington County Extension Office, 319-653-4811, for more information on volunteering with the 4-H youth of Washington County.

County 4-H News

September 2, 2015

A record breaking 125 Iowa 4-H volunteers from 91 counties were inducted into the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame on Sunday, Aug. 23 at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair.  Shirley Bohr was presented a certificate by the Iowa 4-H Foundation as she was introduced on stage. Shirley and her late husband, Harold, were inducted this year.  A reception, sponsored by donors to the Iowa 4-H Foundation, was held shortly after the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame presentations.

July 2, 2015

Washington County Farm Bureau supports Washington County 4-H in many ways all throughout the year.   They recently donated $2 towards every 4-H members’ enrollment fees for the 2014-2015 year.  This over $800 donation helps keep enrollment fees affordable for more families to participate. 

Turkey flock
May 15, 2015

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is the lead agency responding to avian influenza in Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach will continue to be involved in the response. The College of Veterinary Medicine has posted resources at http://vetmed.iastate.edu/aiv-background-and-resources.

January 1, 2015

A national animal identification system is necessary to help protect American animal agriculture from disease threats. The ability to find potentially sick or exposed animals early in a disease outbreak is essential to controlling the outbreak quickly.

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