Thursday, May 23, 2013

Public Speaking Contest

The first annual Idaho 4-H Public Speaking Contest will be held during the Idaho 4-H Teen Conference on the University of Idaho campus in Moscow.

Winners of this will be eligible to enter the national contest at the Western National Roundup in Denver January 9-21, 2014.

There are two categories of speeches: Impromptu and Prepared. If you would like more information call 287-5900.

Monday, May 20, 2013

4-H Adventure Camp

4-H Adventure Camp is an overnight summer camp on Cascade Lake near Donnelly. Campers will have a great time canoeing, swimming, fishing and more! There will also be archery, shooting sports, and craft workshops.


June Kids Camp
June 28 to July 1
Grades 3 to 5
Cost: $165.00 if paid by June 14

August Kids Camp
August 2 to 5
Grades 3 to 5
Cost: $165.00 if paid by July 19

Teen Camp
July 8 to July 12
Grades 6 to 8
Cost: $205.00 if paid by June 24

The cost includes bus transportation to and from camp with stops in Boise, Caldwell, Horseshoe Bend, Weiser, and Fruitland. Adult chaperones and trained teen counselors will be at all camps and on the bus too.

Scholarships may be available, call the Ada County Extension Office at 287-5900 to check on availability. We also offer payment plans with a small down payment. For registration information go to cascadelake4hcamp.com

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Looking for Something to do this Weekend?

If you want to do something fun, educational, or help with a community project this is a great weekend for you!

May 18-19 4-H Adventure Camp Clean Up Weekend. You can help prepare the camp, located in Donnelly for the summer camping season. It's too late to reserve a cabin, but it's not too late to help!

May 18  Ada County Field Day. Learn how to show large or small animals in a round robin type setting. No need to bring your animals, we'll provide them! No pre-registration required or fees, just show up at Expo Idaho (use the Livestock entrance) at 8:30 am.

May 18  Ada County Western Heritage Clinic. Bring your horse and explore the old time ranching ways. There will be packing and back country riding, skills training with roping, sorting, and penning. Come on out to 3007 Can-Ada Rd, Melba at 9 am

May 18  Silver Spurs Horse Show. You missed the pre-payment discount, but you can still pay and register on the day of the show. The classes are $9 each or $75 for the day. You must show proof of 4-H membership to attend. Go to the 3K Event Center at the north end of Bessinger Rd between Star and Middleton.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Ada County Field Day

This year's Field Day features a Round Robin of Fun! Learn how to show animals large or small on Saturday, May 18, 8:30 am at Expo Idaho.

There will be a large animal session and a small animal session. Animals will be provided, so no need to bring yours. No preregistration required - just come on out and join us.