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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.
Reasonable Accomadation Resources website

The four 4-H delivery modes include:

 
·         Clubs:  There are thirteen 4-H Community Clubs and five Clover Kids Clubs in Clinton County.
 
·         Camps:  Junior Camp; Intermediate Camp; Clover Woods Camp; Youth Conference; and more!
 
·         Schools:  Manufacturing Day and STEM Day
 
·         Events:  Clinton County Fair Club Show;  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 Sue Dobbs     Extension and Outreach Office Sunday at 4:30-6 p.m.
Charlotte Jr.
Producers
Linda Wiese dew@iowatelecom.net   Immanuel Lutheran Church Charlotte 1st Sunday at 6:00 pm
CW Jr. Ag Kendra Yaddof kyaddof13@gmail.com   Faith Lutheran Church 2nd Sunday at 3:30 pm
Delmar Hot Shots Kristi Bennis kbennis3@fbcom.net   Delwood School 2nd Sunday at 5:00 pm
           
DeWitt Hustlers Heidi Barber dewitthustlers4h@gmail.com    Fairgrounds Auditorium 2nd Sunday at 6:00 pm
Equine Fever Robin Krogman rlkrogman@hotmail.com   Extension and Outreach 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 colettechrist@gmail.com   Extension and Outreach Office 2nd Sunday at 4:00 pm
Minnehaha & Mohawk Amy Schroeder tnaschroeder@windstream.net   Low Moor
Community Center
1st Thursday at 7:00 pm
Orange Future
Leaders
Kevin Meyer kdmeyer1969@gmail.com   Extension and Outreach Office 1st Thursday at 6:30 pm
Welton Jr. Farmers Lisa Burke Martin lburkemartin@yahoo.com   Welton Fire Station 2nd Sunday at 4:30 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?

Your $45 Member Enrollment Fee:
$30 Iowa 4-H Program Fee
$5 Iowa 4-H 4hOnline Support Fee
$10 County Support
 
*Members enrolling before December 1st will receive a $5 credit from the Clinton County 4-H Foundation. Members will owe $40 per member.
*Returning members enrolling after December 1st, will be issued a $10 late fee and not receive the $5 credit from the Foundation. This means you will owe $55 per member.
*New members enrolling after December 1st will owe $45 per member.
 

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

2020 Clinton County Stakeholder Report
March 29, 2021

Learn about the impact ISU Extension and Outreach has in your county. Read individual county program successes in agriculture and natural resources, health and well-being, economic development, and 4-H and K-12 youth outreach.  Click here to read the 2020 Clinton County Stakeholders report

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