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

brick patio
May 20, 2018

Help remember those special 4-H events and people by purchasing a commemorative brick for the patio in front of the Washington County Extension office.  Proceeds go to the Washington County Endowment.  Click here.

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.

kid feeding bucket calf
June 18, 2018

4-H’ers involved in the bucket bottle project area are invited to attend the summer workshop, July 10 at 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds, to help both 4-Hers and calves prepare for the fair.

Summer staff Madison and Emma
June 13, 2018

Washington County Extension welcomes new summer staff members.  Madison Sheetz of Keota is the Summer Day Camp Coordinator.  Emma Eubanks of Wayland is the 4-H Summer Intern.  They both bring experience with 4-H and education to the Washington County program.

Toddler with blocks
June 11, 2018

Several openings remain for a Babysitting Basics Training Course to help youth learn how to be responsible babysitters. Topics to be covered include employer expectations, caring for infants and young children, age appropriate toys and activities, safety, emergency, and first aid procedures.  Click here.

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