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

Monster Mash
September 19, 2019

The 2nd annual Mummy-Son Monster Mash costume dance will be held October 19. The evening of dancing and games is for any kindergarten-fourth grade boy and the special 'mummy' in his life. Flyer.

rabbit show
September 30, 2019

The Washington Go-Getters 4-H Club is hosting a nationally sanctioned rabbit show on November 2 at the Washington County Fairgrounds.  Exhibitors and judges will be coming from across the Midwest for the show.  See flyer here.

September 30, 2019

Washington County 4-H offers a unique market beef class sponsored by Washington County Cattlemen. Fall is the time of year to start setting goals for those market beef projects and start selecting calves too and so deadlines for this class go hand-in-hand.

Gene Mohling
September 27, 2019

Gene Mohling, extension regional director, was one of nine extension professionals honored during the university's annual awards ceremony Monday, Sept. 23 in the Memorial Union Great Hall.  Gene Mohling, director for ISU Extension and Outreach Region 15, received the R.K. Bliss Award from Iowa State University. The award recognizes outstanding achievement of an ISU Extension and Outreach staff member for developing an overall or continuing extension education program. The honor is named for Ralph K Bliss, the director of extension from 1912 to 1946.

4-H Clover
August 5, 2019

4-H offers a place to grow.  It brings value to a young person's life.  Confidence, responsibility, respect and communication skills are learned through the 4-H experience.  Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers accomodations that will provide an environment where children can participate safely.

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