Volunteer

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

April 27, 2016

All 4-H members wanting to exhibit livestock at the 2016 Washington County Fair must have their animals entered into their personal 4hOnline accounts by May 15, 11:59 p.m.  All market animals that attend weigh-ins will be entered by 4-H staff, however, all other animals with the exception of poultry must be entered by the 4-H member. 

April 25, 2016

The Washington County Extension Office announces their Clover University summer day camp dates and topics.   Registration forms will be sent through the schools the week of May 2 and are due June 1.  No registrations will be accepted until May 2.  Please save the dates now to be involved.

April 25, 2016

All market lambs, feeder lambs, meat goats & dairy wethers must be weighed and tagged, and all commercial ewe lambs & meat goat does must be tagged on Saturday, May 7 to be eligible to be shown at the Washington County Fair. 

March 16, 2016

4-H’ers involved in the sheep project area are invited to attend the spring sheep workshop series starting in April and running until fair. 

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.

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