Volunteer

We always want and need good volunteers. 
There are a variety of ways to volunteer with 4-H depending on your time availability, skills and interests.  Some possibilities include:

  • School enrichment programs
  • Project mentoring connected to your current hobby
  • Guest speakers for club meetings
  • Day camp group leaders
  • Supervise/chaperone youth events
  • Paperwork/data entry in the office
  • County fair assistance
  • Club leader

 
Please contact the Washington County Extension Office, 319-653-4811, for more information on volunteering with the 4-H youth of Washington County.

County 4-H News

May 15
April 15, 2018

Members MUST ENTER their 4-H animal projects into 4hOnline by May 15 to be eligible to show at the county fair. Animals that attend a pre-fair weigh-in are entered by Extension staff after the specific weigh-ins, but ALL OTHER animals must be entered BY THE FAMILIES. (dog, horse, pet, rabbits, breeding livestock, etc). Poultry are not required to meet this deadline.

sheep weigh-in
April 15, 2018

4-H/FFA sheep and goat exhibitors need to mark these dates for the official weigh-in and start dates to their projects. Goat weigh-in is May 3 from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the goat barn. Lambs will weigh-in on May 5 from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at the sheep barn.

Summer camps
April 11, 2018

The Washington County Extension Office has 23 individual day camp opportunities called Clover University for PreK through middle school youth. The camps are being offered this year in Ainsworth, Riverside, Kalona, Keota and Washington. Registration forms will be out in the schools after April 13. Click here for flyer.  Click here for registration form.

pancakes and more
April 10, 2018

Washington County 4-H will host a Pancakes & More Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday, April 28 at the Washington County Fairgrounds in the basement of Dallmeyer Hall. All proceeds will go towards the 4-H enrollment fees for Washington County 4-Hers.  Click here for flyer.

Black steer
March 15, 2018

An IJBBA sanctioned open cattle show will be held on Saturday, April 28 at the Washington County Fairgrounds. This event is open to youth of all ages up to 21. To exhibit at this show, there are no requirements to be a member of the IJBBA or a member of 4-H. IJBBA members will receive points.

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