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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.

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. 

2020 junior camp
January 31, 2020

Go for the Green and enjoy the great outdoors at Pine Bluff 4-H Camp near Decorah! Tube the Upper Iowa River, bunk in primitive cabins, night hike through Pine Bluff Forest! Campers will ‘Go for the Green’ by challenging their abilities through participating in team building activities to make it to the podium! Camps will be June 18-19 or July 28-29. Space is limited. Application deadline is April 15. 

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