Volunteer

Volunteer Training

The annual Volunteer Training is available online for volunteers who missed the face to face training of 4-H Builds Resilience. Volunteers  may access and complete the annual training online via 4H Online. Training  must be completed by July 1, 2018.   It will take approximately 30 minutes to complete the training. Please follow the following steps to complete the training.
Step 1:  Access the supporting resources and documents on the 4-H website underVolunteer Resources, Annual Training Resources(https://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/volunteerresources). The resources for this year’s annual leader training support the learning in the training and can be used in your work with youth.
Review the resources on the 4-H Volunteer Resources webpage prior to, or following the online training. It may be beneficial to print these resources for use in your work with the youth and also as a resource to share with the youth.
Step 2:  Access the online annual training of “4-H Builds Resilience” via 4H Online, link below as well as step by step instructions.
Open a web browser (use Firefox, Safari, or Chromeas IE does notalways work) and type in: iowa.4honline.com
Login to 4H Online using your family email address and login information.
Click “Continue to Family.”
Find your name and click “Edit”on right side by your name.
On the top of the page click on the “trainings”option.
Click the “Sign up for a training”option on the upper right side of screen.
View the trainings listed and click “Sign up”next to the annual training online version “2017-18 Leader Training (4-H Builds Resilience).”
Click “Take the Course”to get started.
 Step 3:  Upon completion of the online training be sure to click to receive your certificate! By clicking on the certificate you have verified completion of the course, you can also print or save the certificate.
 
                                    

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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