Member Info

RE-ENROLLMENT:

 
Re-enrollment happens once every 4-H year for 4-H members that were enrolled the previous year. Members may re-enroll anytime between September 16th and May 15th.  If you have any questions or profile login problems, please contact the Extension Office at (563)245-1451.
 
 

Clayton County 4-H Member Handbook (Rev 2019)

 

   YQCA Information

 

Club Information

2021 Yearly Program Booklet    Template A  or Template B 

 

2021 Clover Kid Club Template

 

4-H Club Budget Form PDF or Budget Form Excel with formulas

4-H Club Financial Management
 

4-H Impact Report Submission Form

Roll Call Ideas
Ideas for 4-H Presentations or Working Exhibits
Games & Activities for 4-H Club Meetings
Treasurer's Book
Secretary's Book
Parliamentary Procedure
Annual 4-H Club Financial Report - Due October 1

Risk Management

Clayton County Extension and Outreach provides annual accident insurance from the American Income Life Insurance Company for enrolled 4-H members, Clover Kids and leaders.  Snow activities are not covered under this policy.  4-H Clubs should purchase additional coverage from American Income Life for these activities. Clubs should purchase Special Activities Coverage for non-members participating in their  events.  http://www.americanincomelife.com/  Contact the Clayton County Extension Office if you have any questions about Risk Management and insurance coverage.
Winter Sports Wavier - PERMISSION AGREEMENT, RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY  for 4-H Skiing, Snowboarding, Sledding, Ice skating and Other Winter Recreation Activities

STEM Activites for Clubs

Quick & Cheap STEM Activities
4H Afterschool Activity Plans- http://www.uwex.edu/ces/4h/afterschool/curriculum/activities.cfm
Reeko's Mad Scienist Lab- http://reekoscience.com/
Mixing In Math- http://mixinginmath.terc.edu/index.php
Making Goo
Animal Diseases
Fruit Batteries
Water
Waves

Clayton County Fair

Clayton County Fair Information

The 2020 Clayton County  Fair will be August 5-10.

2020 4-H & FFA Fairbook 
Big-4 Fair, Postville
 

4-H Record Keeping & Awards

Help Sheet for Clayton County 4-H Record Books & Awards

County 4-H Awards

All 4-H members are encouraged to apply for record keeping system awards and/or project awards.  The deadline to apply is October 1.  There are three basic county award application areas for Clayton County 4-H’ers to compete in - Record Keeping, Project Awards & Club Officer  Award                                      

1. Record Keeping

Junior Record Keeping (4th-6th grades) Evaluation will be based on the 4-H'ers complete record keeping system. 

Intermediate & Senior Record Keeping (7th-12th grades) Evaluation will be based on the record keeping system only.

 

2020 Record Keeping Awards Application

  4H RECORD BOOK FORMS

Clayton County Participation Guide in Word or Particiaption Guide in PDF

2. Project Awards (7th-12th grades) Evaluation will be a combination of support material and an interview or video. 

 
2020 County 4-H Project Award Application

3. Club Officer Awards (open to 4-H’ers currently holding a local club office) Evaluation is based on support material and a written paragraph about growth & personal development gained.

4-H Club Officer Award Application

 

Application Form for Alumni, Honorary & Meritorious Service Awards

County 4-H News

sheep and goat
April 15, 2021

Clayton County 4-H and FFA members who intend to participate in the market sheep and meat goat classes at the 2021 county fair must qualify their projects at the weigh-in on Saturday, May 1. The weigh-in will be from 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the Clayton County Fairgrounds in National.  Animals will be weighed and ear-tagged at the site. This will also be a site to qualify for the Iowa State Fair. State fair animals will have retinal imaging done. 

fair
April 8, 2021

The Big Four Fair in Postville is celebrating its 100th fair on June 18-20. The Fair is not only just for 4-H or FFA members.  They also offer everyone the opportunity to enter their homemade projects whether they be handicrafts, photography cooking/baking, or garden plants/produce. If you have any questions, please call 563 864-3517 or email bigfourfair@gmail.com.  Also, like them on Facebook at "Big Four Fair-Postville, IA" to keep up to date with their celebration activities.

21 swine weigh in
April 6, 2021

This year 41 Clayton County 4-H and FFA members weighed in 159 head for the 2021 swine derby show at the Clayton County Fair.  The Derby competition uses the rate-of-gain along with visual appraisal by the judge for evaluation.

chicken
March 24, 2021

The deadline to order birds for the Special Broiler Project Class is April 16. Due to the availability of birds, we are limiting the number of exhibitors to 10.  Birds will be ordered through the Extension Office and are scheduled to arrive June 8. The broiler project is an opportunity for a 4-H or FFA member to gain valuable experience in raising chicks to  broiler-weight through partnership with a local sponsor.

Invest in our Quest logo
March 2, 2021

Join 4-H members from Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Clayton and Fayette Counties for a fun filled adventure trip to central Iowa.  The adventure includes stops at the 1913 antique carousel in Story City, Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad, James H Andrew Railroad Museum & History Center, and the Iowa State University campus. Open to all 4-H  members currently in 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Trip will be Thursday, June 10.  

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