Wednesday, February 15, 2017

4-H Game Day

Wanna fight Zombies? Wanna become a millionaire? Wanna win prizes? Then join us for the 1st Official Teen 4-H Game Day

  • Saturday, April 1
  • 11 am - 2 pm
  • Ada County Extension Office
  • Free!!

There will be prizes, zombies, and lunch!
Everyone is welcome. You can register online here and click on "I want to" or call 287-5900. This is part one of a two part series if you attend the second game day you will get a special prize. More information will be available later on the second dame day!

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

4-H Teen Advocate for Healthy Living

Are you interested in nutrition, fitness, cooking, and overall healthy living? This is a great opportunity to share your interests!
We're looking for Healthy Living Advocates! You must be at least 14 and complete 9th grade by the end of the 2017 school year. Training will be provided to advocates in the following areas:

  • Healthy living strategies
  • Basic nutrition
  • Cooking
  • Shopping
  • Food Safety
You will promote healthy living in your community, set up a service learning project, and gain leadership skills and experience working with younger youth. Two advocates will be selected to attend the National Youth Summit on Healthy Living. To learn more call 287-5900.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Ada County 4-H Open House

Come see what 4-H has to Offer!  This is a great opportunity to meet our 4-H club leaders and members and see what's going on with 4-H!

Learn about the projects we're offering! See what 4-H youth have done in your community. Learn how you can get involved as a parent, leader, or a member.

  • What are projects? Projects are hands on activities. 4-H members choose what they would like to learn about during the 4-H year. Projects include cooking, sewing, animals, science, and just about any other area you can picture!
  • What are 4-H clubs? 4-H members join a club that is offering the same type of projects that they are interested in learning about. They will meet with that club throughout the year. Each club sets their own meeting dates, times, and locations.
  • What other activities are available? There are events and activities throughout the year that members can attend from animal clinics, county wide projects, camps, and more.

Join us on October 3 from 6 to 8 pm at the Western Idaho Fairgrounds (Expo Idaho). Take Glenwood to the Livestock entrance (next to Hawks Stadium)

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Photography Day Camp

Learn about digital SLR cameras and new editing techniques in this camp. Want to learn new tricks with your GoPro? Make your pictures exciting?

Come to this camp and check it out! The camp is open to youth ages 8 and up and can be geared toward what you want to learn!

  • July 11-14
  • 9 am to Noon
  • $50.00
  • Ada County Extension Office

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Cake Decorating Class

If you mastered the Level 1 Wilton Cake Decorating book then check out the Level 2 class starting soon.

We're offering a Level 2 Cake Decorating Class focusing on making flowers, managing and mixing colors, and layer cakes. The class will be held at the Ada County Extension Office.

By competing this project you will be qualified to show your project at the Western Idaho Fair during the 4-H events!

Check out the Cake Decorating registration form for more information.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Summer Day Camps in Ada County

We have fun and educational activities for children ages 5 and up this summer! Our day camps are open to all youth, you don't have to be in 4-H to attend the day camps.

There will be 3 different Lego robotics camps so there's something for everyone!
  • Beginner Robotics: ages 5 to 7, July 5-7, $35
  • Junior Robotics: ages 8 to 12, July 18-21, $50
  • Sumo Bots: ages 9 to 14, August 1-4, $50

There will also be Photography class focusing on digital SLR cameras and learning how to manipulate digital media!

  • Photography: ages 8 and up, July 11-14, $50
All classes will be held at the Ada County Extension Office. Please see the summer day camp brochure for registration information.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Ada County 4-H June Activities

There are so many events going on during the summer months with 4-H that hopefully we haven't left any out! Save this calendar of events so you don't miss out on anything.

June 10-12:
State Archery Contest, Caldwell Gun Club. This is also a qualifying event for the national contest!

June 10-13:
June Kids Camp, 3 days in Donnelly by the lake, camping with friends in cabins!

June 13:
Begin registering for the County Oral Presentations. Call 287-5900 or email to schedule your appointment. Blue ribbon presentations will be qualified to compete at the district contest during the Western Idaho Fair.

June 16-1:
District II Horse Camp, Donnelly. Bring your horse to a great camp. Trail rides, workshops, this is an opportunity to spend time camping with your horse.

June 17:
Idaho Youth Pig Camp at the Expo Idaho. Learn more about the Idaho swine industry, showmanship, fair preparation and more. The cost is $15. Register by June 13 to guarantee a shirt! Idaho Pig Camp registration.

June 18:
Western Heritage Clinic. Revisit our heritage with roping, working cattle and rodeo events. The cost is $20 per rider. Join us at McBride Stables in Kuna at 8:30 am.

June 27-30:
Idaho Teen Conference. Spend a few days on the University of Idaho campus while attending workshops and meeting new friends. This conference is open to all youth in grades 8 to 12. You missed this year, but look for information next year around March.

June 27:
Early Bird deadline for Teen Camp. Teen Camp is held in Donnelly on Cascade Lake. The camp is open to all youth in 6 to 8 grades at a cost of $230. Spend 5 days enjoying the lake with fishing, swimming, and more! There will be games and workshops, a dance, and a trip to the hot springs! Check out the website for more information.