Monday, December 11, 2017

Dog Club meeting tonight 12/11/2017

The 4-H dog club Lotsa Pawsibilities will be meeting today, December 11, at 5:00 P.M. in the Jack Hamilton Building (up on the hill) on the Extension office grounds. 2925 Rollandet, Idaho Falls, ID 83402
This is a reminder for those that have signed up for the dog club, but if you are interested in joining there is still time. Call our office for more information 208-529-1390.
 
 

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Archery Club will begin Jan. 10th

Archery Club Update: The first archery class will be Wednesday January 10th at Archery Idaho, from 4-5:30 P.M. Youth ages 8-18 may participate.
Archery Idaho is located at 1363 Northgate Mile, Idaho Falls, Idaho
Youth must be registered for the current 4-H year. To register go to:
idaho.4honline.com
If you have questions please call our office at
208-529-1390
 
 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Holiday Day Camp


Get into the holiday spirit by coming to our Holiday Day Camp!
We will be making different ornaments, holiday crafts, and a treat or two!  Come enjoy the fun!
 

Date: Saturday, December 9th
 
Time: 9 A.M. - 3 P.M.
 
Cost: $10.00 plus bring a sack lunch
 
Ages: 8-18, Cloverbuds (ages 5-7) welcome if a parent accompanies them the whole time
 
Location: Bonneville County Extension- Basement Classroom
 2925 Rollandet, Idaho Falls, ID 83402
 
Limit: 15 kids
 
You must come into the office to sign up and pay for this class
 
Youth must be registered for 4-H for the current year in order to participate. To register go to: Idaho.4honline.com
Cost to register for 4-H for the year is $10.00
 
If you have an question please call us at 208-529-1390
We do not hold spots over the phone as space is limited.
 

 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Dog Club Informational Meeting

We are planning to start our 4-H dog club, Lotsa Pawsibilties on Nov 13 - next Monday at 5:30 P.M. at the Jack Hamilton Building (the building up on the hill)
2925 Rollandet, Idaho Falls, ID 83402 
 This is a informational meeting and parents are encouraged to stay this time. Dogs are not needed for this meeting. This club is for ages 8-18. Cost is $10.00 to join for the year. To register for 4-H for the current year please go to: idaho.4honline.com
 
 

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Art Classes

We are excited to offer a six week art course
for our 4-H youth this year!
Youth will learn a variety of different methods and techniques to broaden their knowledge of art.
Each class will cover a different topic including, lines, shapes, colors, paints, 3D forms, Value and prism art, shadows, textures and more!
 
To sign up for this amazing opportunity youth must be registered for the current 4-H year.

Beginning date: Thursday December 7th
and every Thursday after until January 18th
 
YOUTH ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND ALL CLASSES
PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP UNLESS YOUTH CAN ATTEND EVERY CLASS!

AGES: 8-18, Cloverbuds (ages 5-7) are allowed to participate as long as a parent accompanies them the entire time.

COST: $20.00 plus 4-H Registration for the year which is $10.00

LOCATION: Bonneville County Extension 2925 Rollandet, Idaho Falls, ID 83402

TIME: Thursdays from 4:30-6:30 P.M.

To sign up for 4-H go to: Idaho.4honline.com
Come into the office to pay fees with cash or check. No Cards 


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Archery Club Informational Meeting Nov 15

The Archery Club will be having an informational meeting
Date: Nov. 15th
Time: 6-7 P.M.
Place: Extension office basement classroom
2925 Rollandet
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
 
This meeting will go over supplies needed as well as location information and time and requirements for this club. This club is for ages 8-18. Youth must be 8 as of Jan. 1.
Youth will not be shooting at this meeting.
Cost for this club will be $20.00 as well as $5.00 every time the club meets at Archery Idaho.
Youth must register for 4-H before first archery club practice.
Parents and youth please come to this meeting if you are interested in learning more about our 4-H archery program!

Sew What Sewing Club Informational Meeting

 
Sew What Sewing Club
There will be an informational meeting for parents and youth about the Sew What Sewing Club on Nov. 2nd from 6-7 P.M. in the Jack Hamilton Building-( building up on the hill)
2925 Rollandet, Idaho Falls, ID 83402
The kids will not be sewing this day. Information will be provided concering projects as well as supplies needed. Classes will begin Nov. 16th from 4:30-6:30 P.M. Youth must be registered for 4-H by the first meeting. To register go to
idaho.4honline.com
This club is for ages 8-18, youth must be 8 as of Jan. 1st.
 
 

Monday, October 16, 2017

4-H online open for registration!

 
 
 
4-H ONLINE is open for registration!
To register go to:
idaho.4honline.com
You must come into the office to pay the 4-H fees.
If your youth participated in 4-H last year they will have an account already, do not make a new one. If you do not remember your password click the forgot password button or give us a call and we can help you reset it. For questions call 208-529-1390

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Premiums available now!

County and state fair premiums are available to pick up in the Extension office. Come by and pick up your monies as well as any remaining projects and record books from fair! We are open Monday through Friday 8-5. Premiums and projects not picked up by Dec. 31 will be forfeited.
 
 

4-H online not working

4-H online is still not available for registration. The state office does not have a timeline about when updates will be finished. We will post an update when registration opens.
 
 

Friday, October 6, 2017

4-H online Registration

Online updates for 4-H online are not complete yet according to the state office. Please wait to try to register until Monday Oct. 9th, however, if you have questions we will not be in the office on Monday as our office will be closed for Columbus Day. We will return any phone calls or emails on Tuesday Oct. 10th regarding 4-H online registrations.
 
 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

4-H Enrollment begins Oct. 6

Enrollment for the new 4-H year will begin Oct. 6th.
Go to:
idaho.4honline.com to register! You will not be able to register before Oct. 6th You will still need to come into the office and pay 4-H fees. If you have questions please call us at 
208-529-1390
 
 

Friday, September 8, 2017

Recognition Night Sept 18

Bonneville County Recognition Night!
 
 
Date: Monday, September 18, 2017 
 
Time: 6-8 P.M.
 
Location: Jack Hamilton Building
2925 Rollandet
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
 
Please come and enjoy and evening celebrating our 4-Her's hard work and accomplishments!

Sale checks will be available to pick up after the ceremony.
Light refreshments will be served.
 
 

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!

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Pizza Day Camp


Pizza Pizzaz Day Camp


 


Saturday, April 8th

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Cost $10.00

  Ages 8 and up
    Limit 12 Participants

Come learn how to toss pizza dough with the experts from Lucy's Pizzera and go home with a full tummy of delicious pizza! Hope to see you there! Must be registered for the current 4-H year. If you have questions call us at 529-1390.To register for 4-H go to idaho.4honline.com. Must come into the office to pay, we can not hold spots over the phone.