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

Master Gardener Logo
March 4, 2019

The Washington County Master Gardeners are offering a $500 scholarship to a deserving Washington County resident pursuing a horticultural related degree or certificate from a college or university in the state of Iowa.

February 15, 2019

The 4-H After School STEM Club is now taking registrations for the March and April Sessions. This science club is open to all students in 3rd-5th grade. Washington County Extension & 4-H and Lincoln Elementary are partnering together with a sponsorship from Bazooka Farmstar and Premier 1.

horse driving team
February 13, 2019

With assistance from the Horse & Pony 4-H Club parents, leaders and the Southeast Iowa Draft Horse & Mule Association the 1st annual 4-H Horse Driving Clinic will be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds. This event will be held in conjunction with the 4-H Pancakes and More Breakfast on the fairgrounds April 20.

girl with camera
January 28, 2019

Calling all 4-H photographers and want-to-be photographers! Washington County 4-H, with our neighboring 4-H programs, are offering an all-day Photography Workshop at the Washington County Extension Office March 30 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Click here for registration form.

Show meat goat
January 3, 2019

The Junior Iowa Meat Goat Association (JIMGA) is hosting the Fire Up Goat Camp at the Southern Iowa Fairgrounds in Oskaloosa, IA May 11 starting at 9:00 A.M.

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