Wednesday, February 10, 2016

2016 Market Livestock Weigh In Scedule

The 4-H/FFA market animal weigh in schedule for the Western Idaho Fair and Canyon County Fair are now available.

The 2016 Western Idaho Fair will be held Friday, August 19 to Sunday, August 28 and the Canyon County Fair is Thursday, July 28 to Sunday, July 31.



Full more details on each weigh on please see the following flyers:

Friday, February 5, 2016

Annual 4-H Benefit Dinner

Enjoy an entertaining evening featuring dinner, a live auction, and raffles to support and raise money for the Ada County 4-H Program!

There will be featured themed packages to bid on including a private poker party and various dinner party events!

Everyone is welcome to attend and support our program. Tickets are $30 each or two for $50. Tickets can be bought at the Ada County Extension Office or on this site using the top right order section.

This event will be held on:
  • Saturday, April 23
  • 5:30 pm check in and dinner at 6:00 pm
  • Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy
  • 516 S 9th St, Boise

This year the event will be held at a new location, please see the map below for parking information!


Friday, December 4, 2015

Discover Your Style - A Style of Your Own

How do you choose the clothes that are right for you? The choices are endless, learn how to choose the right style for you!

Learn about how sizes vary from brand to brand and even within the same brand. Learn how to read labels and care for different fabrics.

To register for this class please submit this form.

  • Starts January 9
  • Grades 5-8
  • Fee $20 with 4-H membership ($35 without membership)

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Small Animal Educational Carnival!

Learn about your small animal at the Educational Carnival! There will be games and prizes for everyone.

  • Saturday, February 6
  • 9:30 am - Noon
  • Expo Idaho (Use the Hawks Stadium entrance to the Small Animal Barn)

Everyone is welcome to attend, but we do ask that our Cloverbuds (ages 5-7) have an adult in attendance. No need to pre-register, just come on out! Animals are not invited this year, so they get to take a break!


Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Junior Livestock Sale Lottery Information for Beef and Swine



Please find below the links for the lottery forms for swine and beef animals that would normally go resale at the Western Idaho Fair. They explain the process of the lottery and how someone can sign up to be in the lottery for pig or beef.

Forms are due back to the person listed on the form by Friday August 21st at 3:30pm.  Please distribute out to people who would be interested in buying a whole pig or half of beef. 


Beef: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9ElqBPJ9fW6WlN6WUh1RWpXQnM/view?usp=sharing
Swine: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9ElqBPJ9fW6MWQ4MmJ5Z3AwWEk/view?usp=sharing

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Summer Overnight Camps

Spend time in Donnelly on Cascade Lake with the 4-H Adventure Camp. This camp is open to youth in grades 3rd to 8th.

Stay in log cabins and enjoy swimming, fishing, canoeing, archery, and more outdoor activities. There are also team building activities and workshops too.

  • June Kids Camp
  • Grades 3-5
  • June 26-29
  • Cost $190 if paid by June 12th

  • August Kids Camp
  • Grades 3-5
  • July 31-August 3
  • Cost $190 if paid by July 17th

  • Teen Camp
  • Grades 6-8
  • July 6-10
  • Cost $230 if paid by June 22
To register for camp fill out the registration form and return or go online to Cascade Lake 4-H Camp and pay online!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

4-H Cat Project

4-H County Cat Project! Learn all about cats from different breeds, grooming, health and more!

This project will help you learn more about cats and how to show your cat in the 4-H Cat Show. After completing this 4 week project you will show at the Western Idaho Fair!

  • Wednesdays, June 3-24
  • 6:00 - 7:30 pm
  • Ada County Extension Office
  • Cost: $15 (includes $10 4-H enrollment fee)
  • Ages 6-18

To complete this project you will bring your cat to all meetings along with a leash, "H" harness, and carrier. Parents are asked to attend a majority of the meetings.

To register return this form with your payment to: Ada County Extension, 5880 Glenwood, Boise, ID 83714