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:

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!

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Ada County Senior Horse Bowl Study Guide

This is the most recent version of the Senior Horse Bowl study guide, revised as of October, 2014.



Ada County Junior Horse Bowl Study Guide

This is the most recent version of the Junior Horse Bowl study guide, revised as of October, 2014.

Anatomy                                                       Grooming
Behavior                                                        Health
Breeds                                                            History
Colors                                                            Horse Judging
Confirmation                                                 Internal Parasite
Digestive                                                       Jumping
Diseases                                                         Miscellaneous
Equine Activities                                           Packing
External Parasites                                          Reproduction
Feed Nutrients                                               Safety
Feeds                                                             Stable and Pasture Management
Foot Care                                                      Tack
Gaits                                                              Teeth
General Equitation                                        Trailering
Genetics                                                         Training

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Idaho 4-H License Plate

Beginning in January , 2015 the Idaho 4-H License Plate will be available for purchase! Many people worked very hard across the state to make this a reality. $22 of the purchase price of the license plate will go to fund existing programs and provide funding for new educational activities.

We hope everyone shows their support of the 4-H program by purchasing these license plates.