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

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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