Thursday, March 26, 2015

Ada County 4-H Benefit Dinner

It's almost time for the annual benefit dinner. Proceeds benefit the Ada County Leader's Association.

The tickets are $25 each or 2 for $40. They can be purchased here by clicking on the buy ticket icon on the right or at the Extension Office. The dinner starts at 6:30 pm and the live auction begins at 7 pm.

Auction items include experience packages for family fun nights, couples get aways, outdoor adventure, sports, and more! There will also be smaller items available throughout the evening.

Show your support for the Ada County 4-H program and 4-H leaders by attending this event!

  • Saturday, April 11
  • 6:30 dinner
  • 7 pm live auction
  • Center at the Park, 1920 Records Ave, Meridian
  • Tickets 1 for $25 or 2 for $40

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Jnuior Master Gardener Class

Check out our new county project events! The Junior Master Gardener (JMG) program is designed for gardeners ages 9 to 12. Learn about plants, soils, gardening, and insects.

You will become certified in the Golden Ray Series and complete a 4-H project that you can also show at the Western Idaho Fair. The cost is $20 ($10 will go towards the 4-H enrollment fee)


Thursday, February 5, 2015

Farmway Village Egg Drop

It's time for the 4th annual Farmway Village Egg Drop! Can you build an Egg Transport Vehicle (ETV) that will protect your egg? You can win prizes if your design can protect your egg from a 25 foot and 35 foot drop!

ETV Egg Drop Competition:
  • Open to youth ages 8 to 14
  • Build your ETV following these rules
  • Register by the deadline of Friday, March 27
  • Pay registration fee of $6 per person

There is also a Naked Egg Drop. This category is just for fun and no prizes will be awarded for this event.

You can also participate in the Tech Wizard Day Camp during this event! This is a great chance to participate in fun science and engineering activities! For more information check out the flyer!

To register for this event go to the Marketplace!

 

Friday, January 16, 2015

Super Saturday Registration Due!

Super Saturday is quickly approaching! Please RSVP or turn in registration by Jan. 20. Thanks!

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Teen Mania

4-H members in grades 7 to 12 are encouraged to attend this series of workshops hosted by the Canyon County Extension Office.

This is a great opportunity to meet other 4-H members and learn new skills! The cost is $10 if paid by January 23. You should also bring two cans of food for the Idaho Food Bank. Listed below are the workshops being offered:

  • Remember Me Always (create a memory book)
  • Eco-Bot Challenge (robotics)
  • Dutch Oven Cooking
  • Putting Your Personality to Work (learn personality types)
  • Know Your Style (learn to purchase clothing and make up tips)
  • Dynamite Dehydration (dehydrate food)
  • Credit and Your Career (learn how to manage your credit)
  • The Ten Essentials (backpacking and rescue essentials)
  • Games with Purpose (learn to lead groups with games)
  • Stranded, Not (learn how to maintain your car)
  • Your Professional Image (how to present yourself in business)
  • Junk Drawer Robotics
  • Basic first Aid
  • College 101
  • Surprise, It's Your Turn (public speaking)
  • There's a Veterinarian in You
  • Zumba
Check our the brochure for workshop details and registration information.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Adventure Camp Counselors

Would you like to spend time this summer working with youth while improving your leadership skills? The Adventure Camp Counselor Program is a great opportunity to accomplish both! This program is open to teens currently in 9th grade to 12th grade.

  • We provide multiple trainings during the winter and spring.
  • Attend camp retreat in June to help hone the skills learned in trainings.
  • There are three overnight camps during the summer near Donnelly. Transportation is provided!

If you would like to become a camp counselor please turn in the application package by Monday, January 26 by mail: 5880 Glenwood, Boise, 83714, or fax: 208-287-5909, or email: dhobbs@uidaho.edu

Monday, December 22, 2014

Super Saturday

Super Saturday is a great way for Ada County 4-H leaders to meet the annual requirements for trainings. There will be great workshops on everything from projects to going to the fair. Parents and teens are also welcome to attend the workshops.

Download the brochure and be sure to register fast, the classes fill up quick!