Tuesday, August 15, 2017

EISF forms due August 17th in office

Just a reminder for any 4-H participants planning on competing at the Eastern Idaho State Fair you need to fill out your entry forms and bring them in to the office by August 17th.
You can find the entry forms at: www.funatthefair.com
or come into the office and fill them out here.
If you have questions please call us at
208-529-1390
 
 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Pool party and picnic tonight!

We will be selling raffle tickets at the family swim and picnic tonight at McCowin Park! Raffle is for a dutch oven with a stand, lid grabber, smokestack, pancake mix, syrup, and 25 lbs of sausage. Raffle winner will be drawn on August 10th before the Livestock Auction. Raffle tickets are 1 for $5.00 or 5 for $20.00
 
 

Monday, July 24, 2017

fair entry open!

Registration for the Bonneville County Fair is now open. go to bonneville.fairentry.com to sign up for your 4-H classes. You will sign in with your 4-Honline account information. Make sure if you are in a market livestock class to add a showmanship class as well. You are able to pay ultrasound fees online by selecting credit. If you would like to pay at the office select check. You may pay cash or check in the office. Do not continue to payment until you have registered all of they youth in your family. Fair entry will be open now through Thursday July 27th at 5:00 P.M.
 If you have any questions call us at 529-1390
 

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Science Summer Club


Bonneville County 4-H is partnering with the Idaho Falls Library for some fun science activities! Come join the fun!
 
 

Livestock Day Camp July 13

 
This is a great opportunity to learn from several educators around the district! Please come learn and have fun! July 13, from 3-5 P.M. at the Bonneville County Fairgrounds.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Family Swim and Picnic July 25


COUNTY DEMOS

 
 
4-H youth may now sign up for county demonstrations at the Extension office. Demo day is July 27th. Cut off to register is Monday, July 24th. Registration for a County Demo slot is $5.00 per youth. The $5.00 is returned on day of demonstration once it is completed. If you do not show up for your time slot the $5.00 is forfeited to help fund our Advisory scholarships.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Fairground Clean up Nigh June 21 at 6:00 P.M.

 
 
Fairground clean up June 21 at 6:00 P.M. Come help get the fairgrounds ready for fair! Please bring rakes, shovels etc. All 4-H participants are encouraged to attend! Also, the county ethics meeting begins at 7:30 the same evening in the Extension office basement.

County Ethics Meeting June 21 at 7:30 P.M.

 
 
County 4-H Ethics Meeting,
Wednesday, June 21 at 7:30 P.M.
 
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! If this is your first year participating in livestock 4-H projects you must attend one Ethics meeting in order to sell your market animal project at the 4-H Auction during fair week.

Friday, June 2, 2017

SHEEP AND GOAT WEIGH IN SATURDAY JUNE 10TH 8-10 A.M.




 
           Sheep and Goat Weigh-in

Date: June 10, 2017
Time: 8-10 A.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 Friday June 9th.
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.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

BLITZ WEEK JUNE 12-16


Must be signed up for 4-H in order to participate in Blitz Week activities.
To register go to: Idaho.4honline.com and make a profile. You must come into the office to pay 4-H dues and also to sign up for Blitz Week classes. We are unable to hold spots over the phone do to limited availability.

“Where’s the Beef?”

Come learn the cuts of beef, how to buy them, how to prepare them and enjoy them at Blitz Week June 12- 15 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in the Extension Basement Kitchen
$15 each--for Intermediate and Senior 4-H’ers (11 yrs and up)
Limited space in this project—12 Participants

 
Hunting- June 12-13 from 1-4 P.M. Cost $10.00 Ages 8 and up. Limit 15 participants. Learn all about how to identify animals plus other great hands on activities.
·         Animal identification
·         Track identification
·         Call identification
·         Scat identification
·         Skull identification
·         On-hands activities

Photo Safari- Come join us for a great time and go home with fantastic keepsakes. Cost is 10.00 Ages 8 and up. June 14-15 from 1-4 P.M. Limit 15 participants
·         Digital Camera (bring your own)
·         Digital Camera Basics
·         Photo Treasure Hunt
·         Printing and setting up an album
·         Framing prints


Wired for Wind (S.T.E.M.)- For those youth who enjoy science this camp is for you! June 14-15 from 9 A.M.- 12:00 P.M. Cost 10.00 Ages 8 and up. Limit 15 Participants.
·         Design & Build a Wind Turbine
·         Experiment with different blade pitches to see how it affects the wind turbine’s rotor speed and performance
·         Identify the best location using data, maps and social and environmental considerations

 Rockets to the Rescue- Blast off! Have fun crafting and blasting off your own stomp rocket! June 12-13 from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 for ages 8 and up. Limit 15 participants. Cost is $10.00
·         Design and build an aerodynamic Food Transportation Device (FTD)
·         Design and build a stomp rocket
·         Develop a basic understanding of aerospace engineering through hands-on activities


Dutch Oven Cooking –For the whole family to enjoy! $10.00 per person. This is an evening camp from 6-9P.M. June 12-15th Come learn and fill your belly with some delicious treats!
·         How to season, clean and care for your dutch oven
·         Learn different ways to use/cook with your dutch oven
·         Start a recipe file
·         Side dishes, main dishes, breads, soups & desserts

Air pistol/Rifle Basic Shooting- All day Friday June 16 from 9A.M.-3 P.M. Bring a sack lunch. For ages 8 and up. For those who want to test their aim we have a fun-filled day of shooting sports! Limit 15 participants.
·         Fun activities
·         Acknowledgement of Risk and Waiver of Liability Parent/Guardian Permission Slip Required.


Aprons: Beginning Sewing


Learn how to sew 2 aprons from start to finish. Measure from a pattern and create your own custom look. We will have kits available to choose from the first day of class. June 12-15 1-4 P.M. Cost is $20.00 this class is for beginners. If you are in the sewing club we recommend choosing the advance sewing class offered. Limit 12 participants.
 


Zip Sweatshirt: Intermediate/Advanced Sewing


This class is for our advanced sewing participants. It is required that you have taken at least one previous 4-H sewing course in order to participant in this class. Advance your knowledge of sewing by learning how to insert a zipper and put in pockets. Fleece material will be used. We will have kits available to choose from the first day of class. Limit 12 participants Cost is $25.00

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Animal Nutrition 101

Friday May 12th,there will be a presentation about basic animal nutrition and it will be discussing multiple species. Earl Cole will be speaking. This presentation will be from 6-7 P.M. at the Extension office. Youth may count this as one 4-H meeting.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Shooting Sports Postponed

Shooting Sports will be postponed until May 18th. It will resume on the 18th in the Jack Hamilton Building from 7-9 P.M.
 
 

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Swine Weigh-in May 6


Swine Weigh-in Saturday, May 6th.

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.

Monday, May 1, 2017

2017 BLITZ WEEK!!!! JUNE 12-16


Must be signed up for 4-H in order to participate in Blitz Week activities.
To register go to: Idaho.4honline.com and make a profile. You must come into the office to pay 4-H dues and also to sign up for Blitz Week classes. We are unable to hold spots over the phone do to limited availability.

“Where’s the Beef?”

Come learn the cuts of beef, how to buy them, how to prepare them and enjoy them at Blitz Week June 12- 15 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in the Extension Basement Kitchen
$15 each--for Intermediate and Senior 4-H’ers (11 yrs and up)
Limited space in this project—12 Participants

 
Hunting- June 12-13 from 1-4 P.M. Cost $10.00 Ages 8 and up. Limit 15 participants. Learn all about how to identify animals plus other great hands on activities.
·         Animal identification
·         Track identification
·         Call identification
·         Scat identification
·         Skull identification
·         On-hands activities

Photo Safari- Come join us for a great time and go home with fantastic keepsakes. Cost is 10.00 Ages 8 and up. June 14-15 from 1-4 P.M. Limit 15 participants
·         Digital Camera (bring your own)
·         Digital Camera Basics
·         Photo Treasure Hunt
·         Printing and setting up an album
·         Framing prints


Wired for Wind (S.T.E.M.)- For those youth who enjoy science this camp is for you! June 14-15 from 9 A.M.- 12:00 P.M. Cost 10.00 Ages 8 and up. Limit 15 Participants.
·         Design & Build a Wind Turbine
·         Experiment with different blade pitches to see how it affects the wind turbine’s rotor speed and performance
·         Identify the best location using data, maps and social and environmental considerations

 Rockets to the Rescue- Blast off! Have fun crafting and blasting off your own stomp rocket! June 12-13 from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 for ages 8 and up. Limit 15 participants. Cost is $10.00
·         Design and build an aerodynamic Food Transportation Device (FTD)
·         Design and build a stomp rocket
·         Develop a basic understanding of aerospace engineering through hands-on activities


Dutch Oven Cooking –For the whole family to enjoy! $10.00 per person. This is an evening camp from 6-9P.M. June 12-15th Come learn and fill your belly with some delicious treats!
·         How to season, clean and care for your dutch oven
·         Learn different ways to use/cook with your dutch oven
·         Start a recipe file
·         Side dishes, main dishes, breads, soups & desserts

Air pistol/Rifle Basic Shooting- All day Friday June 16 from 9A.M.-3 P.M. Bring a sack lunch. For ages 8 and up. For those who want to test their aim we have a fun-filled day of shooting sports! Limit 15 participants.
·         Fun activities
·         Acknowledgement of Risk and Waiver of Liability Parent/Guardian Permission Slip Required.


Aprons: Beginning Sewing

Learn how to sew 2 aprons from start to finish. Measure from a pattern and create your own custom look. We will have kits available to choose from the first day of class. June 12-15 1-4 P.M. Cost is $20.00 this class is for beginners. If you are in the sewing club we recommend choosing the advance sewing class offered. Limit 12 participants.
 

Zip Sweatshirt: Intermediate/Advanced Sewing

This class is for our advanced sewing participants. It is required that you have taken at least one previous 4-H sewing course in order to participant in this class. Advance your knowledge of sewing by learning how to insert a zipper and put in pockets. Fleece material will be used. We will have kits available to choose from the first day of class. Limit 12 participants Cost is $25.00

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Jr. Master Gardeners begins May 24

 
Jr. Master Gardeners
Wednesdays starting May 24 until August 2
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! For ages 8-18!
For those who like to work outdoors and get their hands dirty, plant seeds, watch them sprout, and grow into edible plants, flowers, fruits, veggies—this project is for you! A garden project is for growing plants and you. A goal is to develop a responsible, productive, individual. While having lots of fun!
We will meet in the basement classroom and the garden on the hill.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Archery on 4/5/17

Just a reminder that Archery will be shooting outdoors today! We will be shooting at the range at Sandy Downs. The range is located on E. 65th just east of the Sandy Downs Arena. For those who are unfamiliar to the area, it's situated between Hitt Rd. and Woodruff, being closest to Hitt Rd. If you are coming from Hitt Rd., take a right on E. 65th (my landmark is the end of the golf course and the high voltage power lines) and continue west- you'll see the targets on your left. The entry gate is just before the canal. For those coming from Woodruff, take a left on E. 65th (landmark the Sandy Downs arena) and drive east and turn into the entry right after the canal.
Be sure to wear warm clothes, waterproof shoes, hats and gloves and sweatshirts/polar fleece jackets.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

4-H Fundraiser Easter Basket

Wondering what to get for your significant other, friends, or family for Easter? Come visit the Extension office in Bonneville County and pick up an adorable Easter Basket full of goodies which includes: 4 bath bombs, 3 lotion bars, 1 jar of body butter, 1 bath scrubbie, and a chocolate Easter Bunny and a plush bunny!


Cost is $15.00 per basket.
Office Hours are Monday through Friday 8-5 P.M.
Baskets will be available until Friday, April 14th.
Proceeds benefit the Bonneville County 4-H program and provide scholarships for our 4-H youth to attend camps, conferences, and other great opportunities. If you have questions call us at 529-1390.

April Horse Clinic

Horse Clinic
Date: April 15
Location: Box T Stables
Time: 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Bonneville County is holding a horse clinic on April 15th 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 clinic will demonstrate some the different 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!