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

February 7, 2018

Applications are now being accepted for a Day Camp Coordinator and 4-H Summer Intern. The Day Camp Coordinator will plan and deliver summer day camps in Washington County.  The Summer Intern will assist with county 4-H activities, events and the Washington County Fair. 

February 7, 2018

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.  Click here for application.

February 7, 2018

The Washington County 4-H County Council will host a Dodgeball Tournament on Sunday, March 25, 2018, at Washington High School. The Dodgeball Tournament is open to all 4-H members in Washington County.  Click here for flyer.

youth showing cattle
January 18, 2018

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

Monsanto America's Farmers Grow Communities
September 12, 2017

Washington County farmer, Kerri Bell, has won the opportunity to direct a $2,500 dollar donation from the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, to Washington County Extension and 4-H.

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