Are you interested in joining a 4-H club in Bremer County? Bremer County has 10 clubs to choose from. Call a leader and attend a meeting to see what they are all about. Register online at Iowa 4-H Online or contact Nicole Reynolds-Thimmesch at 319-882-4275 or email email@example.com for more information. New Family Handbook B-Square Leaders: Amy Epley - 319-404-7414 Chelsea Lohmann - firstname.lastname@example.org Meeting Location: Trinity Church - Waverly, IA 50677 Meeting Time: 6:00 - 7:00 P.M. Meeting Date: The last Sunday of the month Club History: Started in 1943 by a lady whose sons were in the Army so she wanted something to do. Betty Arns started being a leader in 1963. This is an all-age club with 20+ members. Clovers are welcome. Feel free to check out our Facebook page for more information. Club Description: B-Square club consists of members from both Waverly and Denver area. Club enjoys focusing on a particular area each year to learn about and enjoy playing games. Club Activities: Pizza Party, Lost Island Water Park, Fall Bonfire. Clover Explorers Leaders: Ellie Foelske - email@example.com Sydney Schwartz -firstname.lastname@example.org Natalie Koepke - email@example.com Meeting Location: Redeemer Church, Waverly Meeting Time: 6:30 – 7:30 pm Meeting Date: 3rd Sunday of the Month Club History: Started the club in 2006. Club Description: Clover Explorers is a club made up of a diverse group of members ranging from kindergarten to 3rd grade. Each month we learn about the different project areas within 4-H by completing challenges, activities, and crafts. These lessons are in addition to our routine of attendance, presentations, snack, and reflection. We also connect with our communities by visiting various businesses - learning about who they are and what they do. Clover Explorer members truly learn how to serve their club, community, country, and world! Club Activities: Sept - All About Corn Oct - Halloween Party & Pumpkin Patch Trip Nov - Christmas/Holiday Craft Jan - Laundry Feb - Aug - Learning & Interactive Projects & Speakers Dayton Dodgers Leaders: Melinda Schroeder 319-269-7111 Dana Schuldt 319-269-9002 Meeting Location: Bremer County Extension Office Meeting Time: 6 pm Meeting Date: 1st Sunday of the month (usually) Club History: Dayton Dodgers 4-H Club celebrated its 60th year in 2013 as a Bremer County 4-H club. This club was started in Dayton Township and had male members only. Today it is a mixed club. Some previous leaders were; Bruce Buhr, Joyce Gitch, Brian Lantzky, Patsy Buls, and Cheryl Schwake, Amy Brandt and Marie Fober. In 2009 the club opened up to Clover Kids from kindergarten to 3rd grade. Club Description: The Dayton Dodgers 4-H Club consists of a great group of hard-working, energetic, fun-loving youth from the communities of Fredericksburg, Readlyn, Sumner and Tripoli. We usually meet the first Sunday of the month at 6 pm for approximately an hour and a half. The meeting consists of a leader-led activity, roll call, Pledge of Allegiance, agenda handout to follow throughout the meeting, presentations and concluding with snacks and refreshments. Every club member is expected to host a meeting and give a presentation sometime throughout the year as detailed in the club program that is planned yearly by the newly elected club officers and leaders. New members, whatever your grade are always welcomed! Parents are welcomed and encouraged to attend the club meeting. Club Activities: Making Christmas cards; Pizza Ranch fundraiser; go bowling and going to Maize Maze. Jefferson Superiors Leaders: Dayton Wittenburg - 319-404-8197 Andrea Johnson - 319-239-7057 Meeting Location: Denver Community Center or members houses if they are presenting livestock. Meeting Time: 6:00-7:00 pm Meeting Date: 2nd Sunday of the month Club Description: Boys and girls club with members from the Denver and surrounding areas. We do include clovers in our regular meetings. Members are involved in a variety of projects ranging from non-livestock to livestock. Our intent is to learn about areas of interest for the kids while having fun and building relationships through mentoring. We participate in at least one fundraiser a year along with community service. Club Activities: Each meeting covers topics impacting the 4-H club. Focusing on personal development and growth as a club. Our goal is to focus on projects the kids are interested in. Polk Hustlers Leaders: Renea Mitchell 319-269-8436 Meeting Location: Plainfield Library Meeting Time: 6:30 pm Meeting Date: 3rd Sunday of the Month Rainbow Clovers Leaders: Jenny Richards 563-608-2958 Jess Lampe 319-240-4343 Meeting Location: Readlyn Library Meeting Time: 6:00 P.M. Meeting Date: The 2nd Sunday of each month. Order of Events: Call to Order Roll Call Pledge of Allegiance Old Business New Business Presentation, Healthy Living, Adjourn 4-H Pledge Riverside Wranglers Leaders: Kerensa Blasberg 319-415-6190 Colleen Flaig 319-240-7036 Justine Liddle 319-939-1499 Meeting Location: Bremer County Extension Office Meeting Time: 1:00pm Meeting Date: Second Sunday of every month Club History: The club was established in 2019 as the consolidation of two former Bremer County clubs. We look forward to combining and creating traditions as a new club. Club Description: The Riverside Wranglers welcomes students in grade K-12. We are a Tripoli area club, but welcome anyone from around the county or neighboring counties. The Clover Kids divide off into a group to do an extra activity and to lean about 4-H while the older students hold a monthly meeting. Club Activities: Some activities we do are a Holiday party in the winter, visit the local nursing home to do an activity or two with the residents, have a bowling party, participate in fair and other county activities, host a horse show, and sell malts for an annual fundraiser. Sumner Goal Getters Leaders: Will Manweiler – 563-578-8042 Trista Calonder - 319-327-0302 Meeting Location: Faith Evangelical Church, Sumner Meeting Time: 6:00 P.M. Meeting Date: The first Sunday of the month Club History: We are a diverse club of members from town and country. We are currently a young and growing club. Clovers are included in our regular meetings. We hope to have fun and learn and develop into our motto: “We are the leaders of tomorrow”. Townline Leaders: Katie Schwartz 319-415-1462 Becca Elsamiller 319-231-4649 Meeting Location: Heritage Church/4-H Building Meeting Time: 6 pm to 8 pm Meeting Date: Normally the 3rd Sunday of the month Club History: Townline Cowboys 4-H Club was formed around 1920 as a boy’s livestock club for Lafayette and Warren Townships. The name Townline came from the name of the road between the two Townships. The former Townline Road is now Garden Ave. A few girls became part of the club in the 1960’s in order to show livestock. In the 1980’s the club became both a girls and boys club. Also in the 1980’s the club voted to remove the word cowboys from the club name, making it gender neutral. Club Description: Townline is a large club - we ask each member to give a 5 minute talk/presentation on the night they host and a formal presentation in April. Everyone is to complete a record book to complete the 4-H year. Pay $15.00 enrollment. We communicate by email and texting. Parents are always welcome. Tri-Rivers Trendsetters Leaders: Kristie Kuhse - 319-240-2095 Jennifer Deppe - 319-939-3259 Darlene Groothius - 641-435-4585 Meeting Location: Trinity Methodist Church, WaverlyMeeting Time: 6:30 P.M. Meeting Date: The 4th Monday of the month Club History: Founded in 1985. Club Description: Tri-Rivers Trendsetters is a large co-ed club with diverse membership, ranging in grades from K-12. Members are from farms and in town. The focus of the club is on citizenship and leadership activities. Tri-Rivers members typically help with the recycling center each year, along with collecting supplies for Cedar Valley Friends of the Family. They also help Retrieving Freedom and the Northeast Iowa Food Pantry. There is a talent show for Bartels residents and other activities that make a difference for the community. Many of the members take projects to the county fair, from livestock to sewing to woodworking to vegetables to communication projects. They are a fun group, too, with an annual Halloween party and recreation activities at meetings. Join us!