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2018-19 Clayton County 4-H Club Contact Information

To join a Clayton County 4-H club, please contact one of the club leaders listed in the above brochure or contact the Clayton County Extension Office for assiantance.

4-H Online Information for Families & Leaders

Re-enrolling 4-H members/families are encourged to use the 4-H online system to re-enroll each year.
New 4-H families in Clayton County must fill out paper enrollment forms the first year. Please contact a club leader or the Clayton County Extension Office for enrollment, medical/permission and code of ethics forms.

County 4-H News

4-H emblem
March 24, 2020

Iowa 4-H Youth Development is committed to providing youth and their families with research-based, accessible online learning opportunities. A collection of online educational resources for K-12 youth audiences is available on the 4-H At Home Learning Resources webpage. These engaging educational resources from the local, state and national 4-H program are available for all youth and their families to further explore project area learning virtually.

making omelets
March 24, 2020

The Clayton County 4-H Omelet Brunch & Silent Auction was held March 15 at Johnson’s Reception Hall in Elkader. This annual event is sponsored by the 4-H County Council and Extension 4-H & Youth Development Committee.  This event is a one of the ways 4-H members showcase their program and the youth & volunteers who make it happen. 543 people were served omelets, toast, muffins, applesauce, milk, coffee and orange juice. Sixty-seven items were donated for the auction by clubs, members, families and 4-H alumni raised $2892. 

March 18, 2020

Thirty-six 4-H members from Delaware, Clayton, Fayette, and Winneshiek County visited the Iowa Hall of Pride and the State of Iowa Capital in Des Moines on March 10. The Iowa Hall of Pride started with a great Iowa History lesson and why we should be Iowa Proud. Next, 4-H-ers participated in a scavenger hunt and learned about many famous Iowans. There are many interactive exhibits that challenged the youth in both cognitive and physical ways.

cow calf
March 9, 2020

This year’s Beef Workshop will be Saturday, March 28 from 9 am –2 pm at the at the Joe Shirbroun Farm, near  Farmersburg.  This Beef Workshop will feature an on-farm site visit at Pattison Dairy Farm, hands-on educational sessions and lunch.  Youth participating in the workshop will also be Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) certified for 2020.Plus a BQA training session for adults. The workshop is open  to all beef & dairy project  members.  Both youth & adults should register. Please register online at  https://tinyurl.com/2020Beefworkshop by March 20.

bus trip
January 31, 2020

Join us for 2 days and 1 night for the 2020 4-H Intermediate Summer Adventure Trip. Youth will be staying overnight at a motel in Davenport. The adventure starts at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library in West Branch.  Then travels to the Quad Cities to get behind the wheel of innovation at the John Deere Pavilion, have some fun at Michael's Fun World amusement park, discover new things at the science museum and much more!  This fun and educational experience is open to all 4-H members currently in 6th, 7th and 8th grades. The trip will be June 11 & 12. Registration deadline is April 15. 

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