Friday, November 20, 2015

Archery/Sewing Canceled for week of Nov. 23-27

The archery and sewing classes are cancelled next week for the Thanksgiving holiday break! Classes will resume the following week.
Have a nice holiday!

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Gingerbread Day Camp

Gingerbread House

Day Camp

Saturday, November 21, 2015

9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Ages: 8-18 (Cloverbuds 5-7 welcome if accompanied by a parent)

Cost $10.00
Location: Bonneville County Extension Office

Please bring a sack lunch

Limit: 20 Participants

(Cloverbuds MUST have parent attend for the entire time)

(If you cannot attend the entire time, please choose another day camp)


Come join us for a fun and creative day making delicious gingerbread houses! Learn how to make the dough, bake and finally decorate your own unique house! It will be a great time for all!
Hope to see you there!
Sign up in the office:
2925 Rollandet
Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Youth must be registered for the 2015-2016 4-H year. To register go to:
If youth participated in 4-H last year they will have an account already. Do not make a new account. If you cannot remember the password for your account click on the forgot password button and it will let you reset it. If you have any questions please call us at 529-1390.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Idaho 4-H Know Your Government (KYG)

Date: February, 13-15, 2016 ( President’s Day weekend)

Location: Boise at the Red Lion Downtown


The conference provides over 130 Idaho 4-H members in the 8th  and  9th grades the opportunity to learn more about our government. Those attending will receive first-hand experience on how Idaho’s legislative and judicial systems work. Youth delegates will participate in mock trials and legislative sessions mentored by legislators, judges and legal representatives.

The delegate registration fee is $120.00 (meals, lodging and t-shirt) additional transportation fees to be determined.   Scholarships are available that will GREATLY reduce the cost.




Applications are due to the Extension Office by November 13, 2015.

For more information and application packet, please contact the Extension office 529-1390.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Archery Club Informational Meeting Oct. 29 at 5:30 P.M.

4-H Archery is beginning soon! There is an informational parent meeting on Oct. 29th from 5:30-6:45 P.M. at the Extension Office located at 2925 Rollandet.
Archery club begins meeting on Nov. 4th.
This club is for ages 8-18. 4-H requires all shooters to wear an arm guard while shooting. Club meetings will take place at Archery Idaho located at 1363 Northgate Mile, Idaho Falls, ID 83401.
Youth must be enrolled in 4-H to participate, there is a $20.00 registration fee for archery. To enroll go to Please call if you have any questions 529-1390.

Sewing Club Meeting Oct. 29th 6:30-7:30 P.M.

4-H Sewing club information meeting for parents and 4-H member scheduled for October 29th from 6:30-7:30 P.M. in the Extension office basement. 
 Our first sewing meeting is scheduled for Nov. 12th from 4:00-6:30 P.M. at the Jack Hamilton Building- (the building up on the hill behind the extension office).
 This club is for 4-H ages 8-18. You must enroll in 4-H for the year to participate in this club. The fee for the year is $10.00 Sign up at 
 If you have questions please call 529-1390.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015


All Bonneville County and Jefferson County High School Seniors and their parents are invited to attend this event. We will be hosting this event at the Bonneville County Extension Fair Grounds in the Jack Hamilton Building.

We want Idaho’s high school students to go on to college. Enroll Idaho is a special event that aims to help them do just that.

On Tuesday, November 10, 2015, we're hosting Enroll Idaho events at 43 locations across the state. The free, one-night information sessions are open to high school seniors, parents/guardians and high school teachers and staff.

University representatives will be at each event to answer questions and explain the many paths to college. They will also let you in on:

• The long-term benefits of going to college
• Ways to pay for college
• University of Idaho academics and experience
• How to apply for admission and financial aid

Join this event using the button above to be in the know when the event location for your area is unveiled. And please feel free to invite your friends.

Learn more about the event at

Wednesday, October 7, 2015


It's that time of year to enroll for the new 4-H year! If you are brand new or returning follow the steps below to enroll.
If the youth participated in 4-H last year DO NOT make a new profile. Select I have a profile and put in your email and password. If you do not remember your password from last year you can click the forgot password button to get a new password. If you are having trouble with enrolling please call the office and we can help you, 529-1390.
Enrolling is a simple process. This will walk you through each step.

1. Look through Idaho 4-H Today (available online and in our office) and make a list of possible projects that your child is interested in working on this year.

2. Using a computer with internet access go to

3. Select ~ I need to set up a profile~

4. Select ~ Bonneville  County~ from the drop down menu. Enter personal information and create a password.

5. Enroll member(s), selecting  from the list of clubs available, enter the    projects that your child is interested in working on this year.

6. If you are not sure which club you want to join contact our office staff and we will help place you in a club with similar project interests.

There is an enrollment fee for the 4-H year which is payable by cash or check at the 4-H office, located at 2925 Rollandet, Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Fees for this year are $10.00 for FCS and Livestock projects and $20.00 for Horse projects. If you enroll after January 1, the fee increases to $15.00 and $25.00 dollars.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Halloween Day Camp 

Date: October 24, 2015

Time: 9-3 P.M.

Ages: 8-18, Cloverbuds 5-7 welcome if accompanied by a parent

Cost: $10.00

Limit: 20 participants

Please bring a sack lunch

We will be making fun Halloween crafts using recycled goods, including soup can mummies and glow-in-the-dark milk jug ghosts and jack-o-lanterns. 

Hope to see you there! Sign up in the office:

2925 Rollandet

Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Youth must be registered for the 2015-2016 4-H year. To register go to:
If youth participated in 4-H last year they will have an account already. Do not make a new account. If you cannot remember the password for your account click on the forgot password button and it will let you reset it. If you have any questions please call us at 529-1390.



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