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Join A Clinton County 4-H Club

What’s 4-H?

4-H is a youth development program for youth in fourth through twelfth grade. 
 
4-H Mission: Empowering youth to reach their full potential through youth-adult partnerships and research-based experiences.
 
4-H Vision: Preparing Iowa’s youth to be successful, contributing members of society. 
 
The Iowa 4-H program’s four program priorities – STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), Healthy Living, Citizenship and Leadership, and Communication and the Arts – align with the goals of the Clinton County 4-H Youth Development Program and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

The five 4-H delivery modes include:

 
·         Clubs:  There are 13 4-H Community Clubs and 5 Clover Kids Clubs in Clinton County.
 
·         Camps:  Junior Camp; Intermediate Camp; Clover Woods Camp; Youth Conference; and more!
 
·         Afterschool:  Early Out STEAM Club; No School Days; and Clinton 21st Century Afterschool Program
 
·         Schools:  Manufacturing Day and STEM Day
 
·         Events:  Clinton County Fair Club Show; Clover Kids Super Saturday; 4-H Basketball Tournament; Fire Up and Recognition; Legislative Day; and many more!
 

How can my child become a 4-H Member?

 
1.      First, it is recommended that parents and their children attend club meeting as guests to learn more about the club and what plans they have for the year.  There are thirteen 4-H Clubs in Clinton County. 

Club Leader Contact   Meeting Place Meeting
4-H C.R.E.A.T.E Jillian Wall luv4zinnias@yahoo.com   Wall Home 2nd Friday Time Varies
Charlotte Jr.
Producers
Linda Wiese dew@iowatelecom.net   Immanuel Lutheran Church Charlotte 1st Sunday at 6:00 pm
CW Jr. Ag Heather Whitman whitman@fbcom.net   Faith Lutheran Church 2nd Sunday at 4:00 pm
Delmar Hot Shots Kristi Bennis kbennis3@fbcom.net   Delwood School 2nd Sunday at 5:00 pm
Deep Creek Americans Patti Trenkamp tpt9200@hotmail.com   Charlotte Area Activity Center 2nd Sunday at 6:00 pm
Dewitt Hustlers Rodney Bratthauer rbratt40@gmail.com   Extension Office 2nd Sunday at 6:00 pm
Equine Fever Robin Krogman rlkrogman@hotmail.com   Extension Office 3rd Monday at
6:30 pm
Goose Lake Jr.
Feeders
Wendy Hines  hawkeyegrl77@yahoo.com    Goose Lake
Community Center
1st Sunday at 6:00 pm
Iowanna Colette Christensen ovrtime@fbcom.net   Extension Office 2nd Sunday at 4:00 pm
Minnehaha Connie Beer beerfamily5@gmail.com   Low Moor
Community Center
1st Thursday at 7:00 pm
Mohawk Rob Beer beerfamily5@gmail.com   Low Moor Community Center 1st Thursday at 6:20 pm
Orange Future
Leaders
Kevin Meyer kdmeyer1969@gmail.com   Extension Office 1st Thursday at 6:30 pm
Welton Jr. Farmers Lisa Burke Martin lburkemartin@yahoo.com   Dewitt Bank & Trust 2nd Sunday at 4:00 pm

 
2.      If your child would like to join, you will notify the Club Leader and they will give you a New Member 4-H Enrollment packet to complete by the December 1st registration deadline.  There is a 1:10 youth to adult ratio for membership, so there is a maximum number of youth who may join.  Members are not considered active until they both enrolled in the 4hOnline Program and have paid their dues. Each club will provide a Yearly Club Plan to their members before the December 1st meeting, so that families can plan for the fun activities ahead. More information may be found at https://www.extension.iastate.edu/clinton/

What does it cost to join?

$45.00 Total Value

-$5.00 Clinton County 4-H Endowment Fund Scholarship for enrolling by December 1st
You Owe = $40.00 Per Member

 
Your $40 Member Enrollment Fee:
$5 State 4hOnline Support Fee
$2 State Insurance Fee
$30 State 4-H Program Fee
$5 County Program T-Shirt
$3 County Support
 
*If enrolled AFTER December 1, a $10 late fee will be issued

4-H Enrollment Printable Form

Help Sheet for Enrolling in 4hOnline as a New Family

Help Sheet for Re-Enrolling Members/Families

 
Please contact the Clinton County Extension Office at (563) 659-5125 or a local 4-H Club Leader to learn more!
 

County 4-H News

A Universe of Possibilities
May 21, 2019

Want to experience campus life meeting new people while having fun learning by doing, dancing the nights away and serving the community, this is the opportunity for you to share your talents.

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