Friday, August 14, 2015

Mandatory State Fair Meeting

There will be a Mandatory State Fair Meeting Wednesday, August 26th, at 6:30P.M.
at the Extension Office. 

 It is Mandatory for all Leaders, Parents, and Youth that are participating in state fair classes.

 If you are unable to attend this meeting you must contact the office 208-529-1390.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Lego Robotics Meeting August 27th

There will be an informational meeting about the upcoming season of our 4-H Lego Robotics Team on Thursday, August 27th, from 4:00 - 5:00 P.M. at the Extension office. Parents and children are encouraged to come. Any parents interested in being a coach for Lego Robotics please attend! Lego Robotics is for youths ages 9-14.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer Orientation

Date: Wednesday July 22, 2015

Time: 6:30 P.M.

Location: Bonneville County Extension Office
                2925 Rollandet
                Idaho Falls, ID 83402

If you are interested in being a new volunteer for this year and have not attended any other volunteer training, you must attend this meeting.
We will go over the procedures of being a leader and information about starting your clubs.
· Please make sure you have registered to be a volunteer on 4-H online
   ·  Contacted the office about doing a background check
·  Filled out the application with a complete list of reference information
· Watched the protecting minors training video
If you are unsure if you have completed all of these steps please contact the office at 529-1390.

Thursday, July 16, 2015


Just a reminder Record Books and County Fair Entry forms are due by 5:00 P.M. on THURSDAY JULY 23rd.
Ultrasound fees for livestock are due at time of entry: Sheep, Goat and Swine are $4.00 per animal.
Beef is $7.00 per animal.
If you have questions please feel free to call the office at 529-1390.

Monday, July 13, 2015

4-H Picnic and Swim Party

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
 PICNIC 5:30-6:55 P.M. McCowin Park
FREE SWIM 6:55-7:55 P.M. at Ammon Pool
Pool and picnic shelter reservation paid by 4-H Advisory Council,
so let’s fill the pool!
Each family please bring a
BIG (to serve 12) Salad,
OR Side Dish
OR Dessert
Bonn. County Advisory Council Will Furnish the Main Dish and Drink


Thursday, July 2, 2015

Bonneville County Livestock Day Camp

Bonneville County Livestock Day Camp

When:    Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Where:   Bonneville County Extension/Jack Hamilton Building
Time:    5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Quality Livestock – Quality Assurance

Learn to give proper injections to provide quality meat for the customer. PR Cupcakes will give you a “taste” of the reason for Quality Assurance.

Animals Need a House Too!

Learn the importance of providing adequate space, shelter and bedding for optimum weight gain of your project animal.

Feed ID & Nutrition

Learn to identify different feeds and which ones will help your animal be healthy and gain weight.

Money! Money! Money!

Learn how to track your animal project income and expense. This is a skill that will help you budget your money in the real world.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Demonstration Sign Ups

Come into the office and sign up to do a Demonstration on July 16th.
All rules and procedures are printed in the Fair book. Cost is $5 and will be returned at completion of the demonstration.
All awards consider demonstrations in point calculation. July 13th is the deadline to sign up this year.
Also, there will not be any Demos during fair week this year. If you have questions please call

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Snack Attack Camp
Date: July 6-10
Time: 10:00 A.M. to Noon
Cost: Special Discount if you sign up
before July 2...

Ages: attending 4th to 8th grade in the fall
Come enjoy an exciting youth food fun-filled day camp this summer! Cool off with a yummy orange banana frosty and frozen berry parfaits! We will play active games and learn fun cooking skills! There is a take home cookbook to share with your family and friends.
There will be a short 10 minute presentation for parents from the youth and instructor about all that was learned during this fun week! There will be a gift bag for those who attend!
Here are just a few of the fun and delicious things we will be making!
  • Trail Mix
  • Salad Bar
  • French Toast
  • Colorful Quesadillas
  • Yogurt Parfaits
  • Orange Banana Frosty
  • Banana Dog
  • Cowboy Caviar

Friday, June 19, 2015

Final Ethics Meeting

Just a reminder the last ethics meeting will be this Tuesday, June 23rd from 7-8 P.M. at the Extension office. Ethics training is required for all new livestock 4-H'ers. You must attend one Ethics meeting in order to sell your market animal project at the 4-H Auction during fair week.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

4-H Shooting Sports Club begins Thursday June 25th

         We are excited to offer 4-H Shooting Sports!!!

Meetings will be held at the Extension Office on Thursday evenings from 6:00-7:30 P.M.

Ages 8-18

Limit of 30 Participants.

Summer Session Fee: $10.00

First meeting will be June 25th

There will be ear and eye protection and safety lessons provided.
Participants will be using airguns and air pistols during these meetings.
All airguns and ammunition are


Monday, June 8, 2015

4-H Healthy Food Families

Date: June 22-25

Time: 9:00 A.M. to Noon

Cost: $5.00

Ages: 4th Grade and Up


Your child is invited to an exciting youth program this summer! Please join Eat Smart Idaho for the 4-H Healthy Food Families day camps. Each day your school aged child will play active games, prepare and try a healthy recipe, and learn healthy nutrition habits they can keep for life.

This program is sponsored in part through a ConAgra grant and at the end of the classes children in 4th grade and up will be provided the ingredients from one of the healthy recipes they prepared for you to make at home with your family.

You will also be invited to a Family and Community Event a couple of times

during the classes.

We look forward to seeing your children there! For more information call the Bonneville County Extension Office at 529-1390.


Here are just a few of the fun and delicious things

we will be making!

· Trail Mix

· Salad Bar

· French Toast

· Colorful Quesadillas

· Yogurt Parfaits

· Orange Banana Frosty

· Banana Dog

· Cowboy Caviar


Friday, June 5, 2015

last day to register for fair eligiblity

Just a reminder today is the last day to register in 4-H for youth who want to be eligible to participate in the fair.
To register go to:
Please call if you have questions 529-1390

Tuesday, June 2, 2015


Bonneville County 4-H Urban Campout
Date: June 26-27 from 12P.M. to 12P.M.

Cost: $25 per child

Ages: 8-12

Location: Bonneville County Fairgrounds

2925 Rollandet, Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Sign up in our office by June 22


Please bring a sleeping bag, pillow, pajamas, and change of clothes.


Come enjoy a fun filled day and night!

We have lots of fun activities planned:

* Shooting Sports

* Scavenger Hunt/GPS

* Art/Science Projects

* Teamwork Adventures

* Dutch Oven Dinner

* Movie in the dark

* Saturday morning breakfast and a trip to the zoo



Thursday, May 28, 2015

Sheep and Goat Weigh-in

Date: June 5, 2015
Time: 5-8 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 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
There is a $25.00 penalty for late registration.

Monday, May 18, 2015

New Leader Training

New 4-H Leader/Volunteer Training
When: Saturday, May 23rd at 10 A.M.
Where: Bonneville County Extension Office
2925 Rollandet, Idaho Falls, ID 83402
This training is required for anyone serving in an active position in the 2014/2015 4-H year.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Ethics Meeting

Date: May 20th

Time: 7-8 P.M.

Location: Bonneville County Extension Office
                2925 Rollandet
                Idaho Falls, ID 83402

ATTENTION ALL NEW Livestock 4-Her's please attend! We will be having our first Ethics meetings this Wednesday 5/20 from 7-8P.M. in the downstairs classroom at the Bonneville County Extension Office. You must attend one Ethics meeting in order to sell your market animal project at the 4-H Auction during fair week.
There will be another Ethics meeting on Tuesday June 23, from 7-8 P.M. at the Extension office as well.

Monday, May 4, 2015


What is Blitz Week? Four days of fun projects for youth of all ages! Youth will have a great time sewing up great projects that will be great to show off to their friends next school year with a locker caddy and messenger bags. They will also get to fill their bellies with delicious recipes when they learn several different ways to prepare pasta and delicious quick breads! 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:

June 15th (there is not a morning activity scheduled for this day)
Afternoon Activity from 1-4 P.M.
Ages: 8 and up
Cost: $10.00
This is an outside activity that is like going on a treasure hunt!
Learn how use our geo-caching GPS units to find all sorts of buried treasures!

Morning Activities: Tuesday June 16-19 from 9:00 A.M. to Noon

Beginning Sewing
Project: Locker Caddy
Ages: 8 and up
Class held in the JH Building
Cost: $20.00
Cooking Class
Pasta, Pasta!
Ages: 12 and up
Extension Office Kitchen
Cost: $15.00

Afternoon Activities: Tuesday June 16-19 from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Intermediate/Advanced Sewing:
Project: Messenger bag
Class in JH Building
*Must have taken a previous 4-H Sewing class to sign up for this class
Cooking Class
Quick Breads
Ages: 8 and up
Extension office Kitchen
Cost 15.00

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

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Junior Master Gardener's Program


2015 Junior Master Gardener Program

Wednesdays starting
May 20 until August 1   
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