Thursday, March 10, 2016

Junior Master Gardener Class

It's almost spring! Join us for a class to sharpen your gardening skills and learn about local wildlife and insects.

This class is part of the Junior Master Gardener Program and will also give you the opportunity to complete a 4-H project to show at the Western Idaho Fair in August.

  • Tuesdays, April 26 - May 31
  • 6 to 7:30 pm
  • Ada County Extension Office
  • $30 4-H members, $45 non 4-H members

Everyone is welcome and part of the class fee covers your enrollment in the Ada County 4-H program.
To enroll download the registration form and return with your payment.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Ada County Cake Decorating Class

Do you want to create and decorate your own cakes? This class will give you the basic skills needed to create beautiful cakes!

You will complete a 4-H project (that you can show at the Western Idaho Fair) and master the basics of cake decorating! The class is open to youth ages 8-18 and begins on Sunday, April 3, 2016.

  • Sunday's April 3 to May 1
  • 2 pm
  • Ada County Extension Office
  • Cost $30 (4-H members) and $45 for non members (this includes a $15 4-H enrollment fee)
  • To register return the registration form with your payment!

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