Monday, December 29, 2014

Easy as Pie Day Camp

Pie Day Camp!
MMMMMMM!!!! Come have fun learning how to make delicious pies at our 2 part day camp!
This camp will be Jan. 9, from 6-8 P.M. and Saturday Jan. 10, from 9A.M. -3 P.M.
Ages: 10 and up
Cost: $10.00
Limit of 12 Participants
(Please sign up only if you are able to attend both days of camp as space is limited.)

Please bring a rolling pin from home if available. Also, bring a sack lunch on Saturday.
Youth must be enrolled for current 4-H year.
If you need to sign up for 4-H go to and set up a profile. Then once you have registered online come pay your fees at the office, located at 2925 Rollandet, Idaho Falls, ID 83402
If you have questions please call 529-1390.

Knitting/Crocheting Day camp

Starting January 13, 2015 we will be offering an 8 week camp all about knitting and crochet!
This class is for those who are brand new to knitting and crocheting, NO experience is required to participate in this camp!
Half of the time will kids will be learning how to knit and the other half of the time spent learning how to crochet.

The classes will be offered on Tuesdays from 5:15-6:30P.M.
Classes are scheduled for Jan. 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar. 3
Cost is $20.00 all supplies are included.
Class will be held at the Bonneville County Extension office.
Age: For youth 8-12 years old
Youth must be signed up for the current 4-H year.

If child is not already enrolled for 4-H it will be an additional $15.00
To sign up for 4-H visit, set up a profile and then come to the office to pay your fees. The office is located at 2925 Rollandet Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Class space is limited to twelve participants. Sign up by Jan. 12th.

If you have questions feel free to call us at 529-1390.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Candy Making Day Camp for Youth and Parent

Candy for You and Me

A fun class all about how to make candy for youth and parents to enjoy together!

During the class you will learn how to make taffy, the science behind sugar crystals, and also how to temper chocolate and dip strawberries and marshmallows.

The class will be Saturday December 13th from 9 A.M. to 3 P.M.

Cost will be 20.00 per pair

Also you will need to bring a sack lunch.

Youth’s must be 4-H age 8-18 and be enrolled for 4-H for the current year and must come with an adult.


Class sign up deadline is December 10th

Space is limited to twelve pairs. Sign up Soon!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

4-H Enrollment

Don't forget to sign up youth and volunteers for the 2014-2015 4-H year!
Sign up before January 1st to receive the lower enrollment fee!
After Dec. 31st, enrollment for Livestock and FCS projects increase from $10.00 to $15.00
 and enrollment for Horse projects increase from $20.00 to $25.00.
To enroll in 4-H go to:
You must still pay fees at the Extension office:
2925 Rollandet
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Office hours: 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. Monday through Friday.
If you have any questions about enrollment please call:

Monday, October 27, 2014


Idaho 4-H Know Your Government (KYG)
Date: February, 14-16, 2015 ( 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 cost of the conference is approximately $130 which includes registration, some meals, lodging and transportation. Scholarships are available that will GREATLY reduce the cost.
Applications are due to the Extension Office by November 14, 2014.
For more information and application packet, please contact the Extension office 529-1390.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Just a Reminder....

There are still many many projects and awards that need to be picked up at the Extension Office. If you participated in 4-H and had a project or record book that went to the county or state fair you should have a ribbon or premium waiting for you if you didn't pick it up at Recognition Night.
Please stop by and pick up your projects and awards!
Our hours are Monday through Friday 8-5 P.M.
Address: 2925 Rollandet
                       Idaho Falls, ID 83402


Monday, September 29, 2014

Recognition Night

Come celebrate with us Saturday, October 4th at 7:00 P.M. at the Bonneville County Fairgrounds Pavilion.

We are honoring the achievements of our 4-H participants for the 2013-2014 year!
We are so proud of all of the hard work they put in this year and want to honor their efforts from the county fair!

We will have refreshments following the awards that evening. 

Hope to see you there!

Archery Club Beginning

The Archery Club is beginning for the new 4-H year!

The first meeting will be October 8, 2014.

Ages: 8-18, Must be age 8 as of Jan. 1, 2015 

Meeting time will be 4:00-5:30 P.M.

Archery Club is planning on meeting every Wednesday from 4:00-5:30 P.M.

They will meet at Archery Idaho- 1363 Northgate Mile, Idaho Falls, ID 83401. 

Cost will be $5.00 per child every meeting, this includes equipment rental- target base, arrows, and bow.

4-H requires that children wear an arm guard. Arm guards can be purchased at Archery Idaho, Sportsman's Warehouse, or Walmart. 4-H will not provide them. 

Children must be registered for the new 4-H year which begins Oct. 1st. Cost is $10.00 for the year. 
Registration is available at If you are new just put in your e-mail address and create a password for a new account. If you are a returning 4-H member and cannot remember the password you used last year, call the office and we would be happy to reset it for you, 529-1390.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Sewing Club will begin Oct. 16

The  new sewing club will begin soon!

When: Thursday, October 16th.
Time: 4:00-6:00 P.M.
Where: Jack Hamilton Building- (up on the hill from the Extension Office Parking Lot)

If you have your own sewing machine please bring it.

Also, please bring the following sewing tools: Scissors and shears, marking pens, pins and pincushion, seam ripper, thimble, glue stick, needles, point turner, measuring tape, seam gauge.

The club will meet every other Thursday

 Dates scheduled:

October 16 and 30th 
November 13- (They will only meet once in November)
December 4, Dec. 18th.

Registration for the next 4-H year will begin on Oct. 1- fee is $10.00
Register online at, however, you must come in to the office to pay fees.
Must be 4-H age to participate: ages 8 to 18. 
Must be age 8 at as of Jan. 1, 2015 

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

New Sewing Club Starting

We are starting a new sewing club for all 4-H ages!
There will be an informational meeting detailing projects and sewing skills.

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014

Time: 4-6 P.M.

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

Class size will be limited to 12 participants

Please come and take advantage of a great opportunity to participate in a great new club!
You will get to make some fun projects and meet some new friends!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Orientation Meeting for First Lego League Robotics

Orientation meeting for First Lego League Robotics

Date: Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Time: 6:00 P.M.
Location: Bonneville County Extension Office 
2925 Rollandet
 Idaho Falls, ID 83402

This club is for kids 9-14 years of age.
The cost is 40 dollars which includes the 4-H Registration fee.

All who are interested come learn about the fun and competitive robotics program 4-H offers!

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Fair Schedule

Friday August 1

7:30 A.M. Horse Driving Registration
8:00 A.M. Horse Driving Show at Riverbend Ranch Arena
2280 N 55th W Idaho Falls, ID 83402. Directions: West on Broadway. Turn right at 55th W. Proceed north on 55th W (approx 2 miles) Take second entrance and follow dirt road through corrals to the parking at the back entrance of the Arena.

Saturday August 2

FCS Check-In (7:30-11:30 A.M.) Bonneville County Fairgrounds

7:30 A.M. Horse Registration - Riverbend Ranch Arena
8:00 A.M. Horse Classes- Riverbend Ranch Arena

12:00 P.M. Orientation for Judges and Helpers
2:00 P.M. FCS Project Judging

Monday August 4

7:30-1:30 P.M. Livestock Weigh-In
Beef Weigh-In 7:30 A.M.
Sheep Weigh-In 9:00-10:00 A.M.
Goat Weigh-In 10:00-10:30 A.M.
Swine Weigh-In 10:30- 12:00 P.M.

12:00 P.M. Rabbit Show (Check in begins at 11:45 in the Pavilion)

5:00 P.M. Dairy Cattle Show

6:00 P.M. Dairy Goat Show

Tuesday August 5

8:00 A.M. Sheep Show

1:00 P.M. Live Animal Demos -Pavilion

2:00 P.M. Poultry Show

4:30 P.M. Beef Show

Wednesday August 6

8:00 A.M. Swine Show

1:00 P.M. Market Goat Show

3:00 P.M. Livestock Judging Clinic

4:00 P.M. Water Fight on the Lawn (following the livestock judging clinic)

6:00 P.M. County Fair Family Potluck and Raffle

8:00 P.M.-10:00 P.M. Parking Lot Dance

Thursday August 7

9:00 A.M. Round Robin Contest -Show Ring

12:00 P.M. Livestock Judging Contest -Show Ring

2:00 P.M. Style Revue- Jack Hamilton Building

3:00 P.M. Pee Wee Parade

6:00 P.M. Buyers BBQ

7:00 P.M. Market Animal Sale- Pavilion

Friday August 8

9:00 A.M. Livestock Record Book Check Out and FCS Project pick-up 9-1 P.M.

10:00 A.M. Barn Clean Up

Saturday August 9

9:00 A.M. Working Ranch Horse Show: Torngren Arena
3250 North 55th E.

Idaho Falls, ID 83401

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Raffle Time!!


 It is that  time of year when we are asking 

your club to  donate a basket (your choice on 

what to fill it with) to our annual 4-H 


These  baskets will be raffled off at the Family 

Night  Potluck on Wednesday, 8/6 beginning 

at 6 P.M. All funds received help to provide 

scholarships for kids who need them.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Shooting Sports/Science Day Camp

Shooting Sports and Science Day Camp

Date: July 14-17
Time: 9 A.M.- Noon
Cost: $5.00 if signed up for shooting sports summer session
$ 10.00 if not signed up for summer session
Limit: 20 Participants
Location: Bonneville County Extension Office

Come have fun learning different shooting sports techniques as well as science experiments.

There will be something interesting for everyone and fun for all!

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Photography Day Camp

Come join us for a fun-filled few days learning all about the basics of photography. Spend time discovering different techniques as well as practicing capturing the perfect shot and finally displaying your printed work. We will be heading to the zoo on Tuesday to find some great models as well!

Must bring your own camera, any type will work.

Date: July 21-23

Time: Monday July 21, 9 A.M.- Noon
         Tuesday July 22, 9 A.M.- 3:00 P.M.
         Wednesday July 23 9 A.M.- Noon

Please bring a sack lunch on Tuesday July 21.

Cost: $15.00 covers admission into the zoo and printing costs.

Limit: 15 participants

Friday, June 27, 2014

How to do a PowerPoint Presentation Day Camp

Come learn the basics of how to prepare a PowerPoint Presentation.
This class will come in handy when preparing 4-H demonstrations as well as school presentations!

Date: July 7, 2014

Time:3-5 P.M.

Where:Bonneville County Extension Office

Cost: Free!

Please call the Extension office at 529-1390, if interested in attending this day camp.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Family Picnic

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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 CouncilLet’s fill the pool!)

Each family please bring a
BIG (to serve 12) Salad, OR Side Dish OR Dessert


Bonn. County Advisory Council


Thursday, June 19, 2014



Where: Bonneville County Fairgrounds/Jack Hamilton Building
When: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 starting at 5 P.M.
Presenters: Eastern Idaho District Educators
Cost: There is no cost for these workshops

These are the workshops that will be offered:
Animal Handling at home and the fair - Scott Nash
Practicing Biosecurity at home and at the fair - Ashley
Record Keeping Basics - Brandy Kay
Breed ID - Reed Findlay
How to invite buyers to the sale - Steve Harrison
End Product Quality - Scott Nash and Brandy Kay
Using Ultrasound to Determine Carcass Quality at the Fair - Steve Harrison

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Shooting Sports Club

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

Meetings will be held at the Extension Office on Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:00 P.M.

Ages 8-18

Limit of 30 Participants.

Summer Session Fee: $20.00

First meeting will be June 19th

Following meetings are scheduled for July 10, 17, 24, 31

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