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

muller
January 9, 2020

Tammy Muller, Clayton County Extension and Outreach Youth Program Coordinator was recently honored during the annual Iowa 4-H staff Youth Fest Conference in Ames with the Meritorious Service Award.  This award honors staff members who have been in their positions for 11 or more years and have made an impact and had outstanding accomplishments throughout their career in the 4-H program. Tammy  has provided strong leadership for the Clayton County 4-H & Youth program for over 18 years. 

market beef
January 2, 2020

104 Clayton County 4-H & FFA members have weighed and identified 262 head of market beef as projects this year.  This is up 11 youth and 34 head from last year.  Identified for 2019 were 175 Market Steers, 39 Dairy Steers and 48 Market Heifers.

September 25, 2019

4-H is made up of a community of young people across America who are learning life skills and are supported in this developmental process by caring adult leaders. Youth K-12th grade may join 4-H.

crop scouting team
September 6, 2019

Clayton County Team A consisting of Laci Orr, Cassidy Penrod and Matt Whittle received first place; Clayton County Team B (Iowa) consisting of Lane Orr, Jonathan Whittle and Tom Whittle received third place in this year’s Regional Youth Crop Scouting Competition. The teams are coached by Joe & Suzanne Shirbroun, Farmersburg. The competition was held at the Field Extension Education Lab, in Boone, Iowa on August 26. 

County Council retreat
September 3, 2019

­­­­­­­­Clayton County 4-H Council members attended the Region 4-H County Council Leadership Retreat held in West Union.  Forty-nine county council members from Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek counties participated in team building activities while exploring the qualities of a strong leader.  The annual leadership retreat provides youth a chance to network and learn from neighboring councils as well as enhance their interpersonal skills, shared Kendra Crooks, State 4-H Youth Development Specialist.  In addition, each county council began program planning and are looking forward to new and exciting opportunities for the upcoming new 4-H year including recruitment of new members. 

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