Monday, June 20, 2016

County Demonstration Contest

A sign up sheet is now available at the Extension office for the County Demonstration Contest. The Demonstration Contest is scheduled for July 27 beginning at 8:00 A.M. Please make sure you list your topic when you sign up. $5.00 is required when you sign up and will be giving back after you complete your demonstration. If you fail to show your $5.00 will be forfeited.
 
 

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Fair T-shirts

To support our 4-H program the Bonneville County Advisory Committee will be selling fair t-shirts this year. Shirts cost 10.00 each and come in a variety of youth and adult sizes-- Youth S through Adult XXL. Please turn your order and money in at your club meetings or you can come into the office and pay. When we have a large enough order we will begin printing. We will update this post to notify everyone when the shirts are available for pick up. Please turn orders in by July 6th. Proceeds from the shirts will be used for scholarships for our 4-H youth to attend conferences and camps throughout the upcoming year.
 
 

Friday, June 10, 2016

Livestock Day Camp 7/5/16

Please attend the 2016 Livestock Day Camp. Several educators from surrounding counties are coming to share lots of great information on a variety of topics. Cost is free and this day camp will count for 2 meetings!

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Ethics Meeting 6/8/16

 
Just a reminder the county wide ethics meeting will be this Wednesday, June 8th  from 7-8 P.M. at the Extension office. Ethics training is required for all new livestock 4-H'ers.
Please attend if you have missed the ethics trainings put on by your individual clubs!
You must attend one Ethics meeting in order to sell your market animal project at the 4-H Auction during fair week.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Sheep and Goat Weigh-in Friday, June 3



Sheep and Goat Weigh-in

Date: June 3, 2016

Time: 5-7 P.M.
 
Location: Bonneville County Fairgrounds
2925 Rollandet
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
          
Be sure you have registered on 4-H online and have paid fees by Thursday June 4th.
Go to Idaho.4honline.com to register. IF you have participated in 4-H last year do not make a new profile.
If you have questions about how to register call the office at
529-1390.
 
There is a $25.00 penalty for late registration.

Archery will not meet June 1



Archery will not meet next Wednesday June 1.
Plan on meeting again on June 8th.

Sewing Club will meet June 9th

Sew What Sewing club will not be meeting next week June 2. They will meet again on June 9th. Since school is out let’s plan on meeting at 9:00-3:00 to sew and discuss presentation ideas. Bring a sack lunch.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Lotsa Pawsabilities Dog Club

For those who are interested we have a 4-H dog club that will begin meeting on June 6th from
 4-5 P.M. in the Jack Hamilton Building. Please call the office for more information. 529-1390
 
 

Friday, May 6, 2016

BLITZ WEEK

IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR! BLITZ WEEK SIGN-UP BEGINS TODAY!
What is Blitz Week? Four days of fun projects for youth of all ages! Youth will have a great time sewing up fun projects such as teddy bears one to keep and one to give as a donation to our local fire department. New sewers will get to make their very own pair of PJS. They will also get to fill their bellies with delicious recipes when they learn several different ways to prepare potatoes and yummy healthy snacks! For those that can't come all week we have a special one day camp on Friday to make sculptures and figurines out of modeling clay! Come to the Extension office to sign up and pay for the classes. Spaces are limited so we can not hold spots. Please only sign up if your child is able to attend all the days of the camp!

Here is a breakdown of our week of classes:

Morning Activities: Monday June 13-16 from 9:00 A.M. to Noon


Intermediate/Advanced Sewing
Project: Teddy Bear  
Ages: *Must have taken a previous 4-H Sewing class to sign up for this class 
Class held in the JH Building
Cost: $20.00
 
 
Foods Fun and Fitness
Ages: 8-11
Extension Office Kitchen
Cost: $10.00

 
Afternoon Activities: Monday June 13-16 from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.


Beginning Sewing:
Project: Pajama Pants 
Cost:$22.00
Class in JH Building

 
Cooking Class
Project: Totally Taters
Ages: 12 and up
Extension office Kitchen
Cost 15.00

Friday Activity: 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M Clay Sculptures
Cost 10.00 Bring a Sack Lunch
  
Please bring a sack lunch if attending morning and afternoon activities
Morning Camps 9A.M. - Noon
Afternoon Camps 1-4 P.M.
Spaces are limited. Please only sign up if your child is able to attend all days of activities
                                               2016 Junior Master Gardener Program
Wednesdays starting
May 25 until August 3   
Time: 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.


         Cost: $20.00     


Limit 14 Participants
Location: Extension Office Grounds
2925 Rollandet
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
 
Come Join a great program that will teach youth all about the basics of gardening. The best part is you'll get to eat what you grow! It is a great opportunity to have hands-on experience with growing your own food. Youth will be taking part in their own personal nutrition by watching the veggies grow from seeds and ending up on the dinner table.
If you have questions please call the office at 529-1390
 
 

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Horse Project Deadline May 1st

Just a reminder! May 1st is the deadline to sign up for Horse projects for Bonneville County, if you want to be eligible to participate at fair.
 
If you have not paid registration fees please come into the office by 5:00 P.M. on May 1st and make sure you have done the registration on 4honline.
 
Go to idaho.4honline.com to register.
 
If you have questions call the office at 529-1390.
 
 

Monday, April 18, 2016

Archery and Sew What Sewing Club Cancelled Until May



The Sew What Sewing club will not be meeting for the next few weeks. Class will resume again on May 5th at the Jack Hamilton Building from 4:30-7:00 P.M.

Also, the Archery club will not have meetings for the next few weeks as well. Class will resume again on May 4th at Archery Idaho.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Swine Weigh In May 7

Swine Weigh-in has been changed to Saturday, May 7th.

Time: 8-10 A.M.
 
Location: Bonneville County Fairgrounds
2925 Rollandet Idaho Falls, ID 83402
 

Please make sure you have registered on 4-H online and have paid registration fees for the current 4-H year. To register go to: idaho.4honline.com. If you participated last year please do not make a new account. Use the forgot password button and a temporary password will be sent to your email. If you have questions call 529-1390.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Bonneville County Horse Clinic


 
Horse Clinic
Date: April 23
Location: Box T Stables
Time: 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Bonneville County is holding a horse clinic on April 23rd beginning at 9:00 A.M. This clinic will provide a chance for youth to try different styles of horsemanship. Please come have fun and join us! This is an observation clinic and all horses will be provided. The main focus of this clinic is to demonstrate the four disciplines of our horse program. In order for a 4-H youth to be able to receive the Equitation Award they must participate in all of the disciplines for one year. No registration is necessary just come and get ready to learn.

We will have a Veterinarian speak about a horse topic of their choosing

A Working Ranch Horse Demonstration

A Driving Demonstration

Then 4-H orientation topics from members from each club and we will take measurements to order helmets
                                
Box T Stable address:
7055 W 33rd S
Idaho Falls, ID 83402

If you are interested in learning about the Bonneville County's 4-H horse program this will be a fantastic opportunity. Anyone 4-H ages 8-18 is encouraged to come and check it out!

Teen Conference

It's time to start thinking about Teen Conference! Early Registration opens up April 4th on 4-Honline. More information can be found at:http://www.uidaho.edu/extension/4h/events/teen-conference
This conference is for teens grades 8-12 and will be June 27-30 this year in Moscow, Idaho. We will post more info as it becomes available. Scholarships will be available.
 
 
 

Friday, March 18, 2016

Magnetic Chalkboards Day Camp

Magnetic Chalkboards Day Camp
 
Saturday April 16, 2016
 
Ages: 8-18, Limit 20 participants
 
From: 9:00 A.M. 3:00 P.M. 
Cost: $10.00
 
Cloverbuds (ages 5-7) welcome if parent accompanies them for the entire time
Please bring a sack lunch
Have fun creating a cookie sheet chalkboard and handmade magnets. All are welcome! Let your imagination run wild!


 
We kept the paperwork from when this camp was originally scheduled in February, and will call to make sure those who signed up previously would still like to attend.
 
Youth must be registered for the current 4-H year. If you have not registered for this year go to:Idaho.4honline.com and create an account. Fee for registration is $15.00.
 If youth participated in 4-H last year do not make a new account. If you cannot remember the password or email please call the Extension office and we can assist you, 208-529-1390.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Brand Inspector Meeting

A brand inspector has been invited to come talk to the horse clubs as well as any youth doing beef projects on March 16th.
The meeting will be at the Extension office and
will be from 6-8 P.M.
 
There will be a small potluck from 6-7 and then the brand inspector would start speaking at 7.
 
If you are interested please stop by!
 
 

Monday, March 7, 2016

Beef Weigh in March 12

BEEF WEIGH IN
Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016
Time: 8:00A.M. - 10:00A.M.
  Where: Johnson Livestock
8021 W 17th S.

Idaho Falls, ID 83402
 
 
 
Please make sure you are registered for the current 4-H year. To register go to https://idaho.4honline.com
 
If this is your first year in 4-H then you will make a new profile.
If you were in 4-H last year you should already have a profile. Do not make a new one if you were in 4-H last year. If you do not remember your password you can hit the forgot password button and it will send you a new temporary password so you can get into your account.
 
You will need to come into the Extension office to pay your registration fee for the year. Cost is $15.00 and we can accept cash or check.
 
If you have questions please call 529-1390 and we can assist you.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Archery Classes resume March 9

 
 
We were just made aware today that the archery instructor will resume classes on March 9th. If you have questions please call 529-1390. Thank you!

Friday, February 12, 2016

Sweetheart Gun Raffle Winner!!

Congratulations to our Sweetheart Gun Raffle Winner, Debra Jones! Thank you to all for supporting the 4-H program in Bonneville County! We appreciate it greatly! All money raised will go to provide scholarships for upcoming 4-H events.