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Ada County’s 4-H Teens and Ambassadors Group provides a gathering place for teens from various 4-H programs. Teens have the opportunity to learn leadership skills, perform service projects, promote 4-H and meet new friends. The 4-H Teens and Ambassador Group is also a great way to get involved with district, state and national teen events.

Call (208) 287-5900 for program specifics and to learn about meeting dates.

Event and Scholarship Forms:

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 If you are interested in becoming a 4-H member or leader, please call the UI Extension, Ada County office or email ada@uidaho.edu. Please provide the youth’s name, phone number, age, address and project interest.

Scholarships are available for all events. To apply for a scholarship, print our Ada County 4-H Endowment Fund Scholarship Award Application form and turn it in to the UI Extension, Ada County office by the due date.

You can email dhobbs@uidaho.edu  for questions or more information.

Upcoming Events:

Look for more information about our Open House in September, 2014 to kick off our new year!

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4-H is an experiential youth development program that teaches youth ages 5-18 life skills with the support of caring adult volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a member, please call or email the UI Extension, Ada County office. Please provide the youth’s name, phone number, age, address and project interest.

Example Family and Consumer Sciences Projects:

  •  Bicycling/Aerospace
  •  Hiking Fishing
  •  Cake Decorating
  •  Photography/Art
  •  Cooking
  •  Sewing
  •  Environment Issues/Wind Energy
  •  Shooting Sports

Examples Livestock and Small Animal Projects:

  •  Beef/Dairy
  •  Llama/Goat
  •  Cavy/Pocket Pets
  •  Rabbit/Chicken
  •  Dog/Cat
  •  Sheep/Swine
  •  Horse

 


Members and Leaders

There are many types of volunteers, from fair supervisors to day camp teachers and project leaders. Regardless of the position you choose, we will provide training and support. You do not have to know everything – just come willing to help.

Get started with our 4-H Interest Form and New Leader Application, or call our office at (208) 287-5900.

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4-H Livestock Projects are designed to teach youth the principals of animal science. With each project, youth can learn the up-to-date industry standards of sound breeding, feeding and management practices.

Not only will youth gain knowledge of their project animals, but they will develop public speaking skills, decision making skills, integrity, sportsmanship and leadership through participating in club activities, giving demonstrations and exhibiting their projects.

Forms:

Livestock Council Meeting Minutes:

 

Ada County Weigh In Dates:

  • Beef: Saturday March 1, 2014
  • Swine: Tuesday May 6, 2014   Swine Weigh In Information   There is not a swine weigh in for 2014.
  • Sheep: Thursday May 15, 2014
  • Goat: Thursday, May 15, 2014
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4-H horse projects are developed to teach youth the principals of equine science. Within their projects, youth can learn the up-to-date industry standards of sound breeding, feeding, management practices, and practice correct and safe riding and handling techniques.

Not only will youth learn about their horses and how to care for them, but they will develop public speaking skills, decision making skills, integrity, sportsmanship and leadership by participating in club activities, giving demonstrations and exhibiting their projects.

For more information about the UI Extension, Ada County horse programs, please contact dhobbs@uidaho.edu .

If you are interested in joining the Ada County horse program please contact our office by March 15, 2015.

4-H Horse Forms:

Awards:

Study Packets:

Not sure what to study for Hippology? Check out this study guide for tips and hints to help you prepare.

Council Minutes and By-Laws:

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 4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization. More than 6 million 4-H youth in urban neighborhoods, suburban schoolyards and rural farming communities stand out among their peers: building revolutionary opportunities and implementing community-wide change at an early age.

Fueled by research-driven programming, 4-H’ers engage in hands-on learning activities in the areas of science, citizenship, and healthy living.

To learn more about 4-H, visit the 4-H official website. Follow Ada County 4-H on Facebook and Blogspot.

 How to join 4-H:

4-H is for all youth ages 8 to 18. We also have a non-competitive Cloverbud program for youth ages 5 to 7. Joining 4-H is easy: choose a project from this list of projects offered in Ada County and fill out the 4-H Interest Form. We will contact you with information on 4-H clubs in your area. If you would like to become a 4-H volunteer please fill out the 4-H Volunteer Packet.

4-H Events:

Recognition Night Information

4-H Horse Project

Find the forms you need for the horse project including fair forms, awards, study packets, and more.

4-H Livestock Project

Weigh in dates, COOL forms, and other information about the 4-H Livestock projects.

4-H Documents and Forms

Browse this area for documents, fair forms, award applications, scholarship applications, newsletters, and more

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To view calendar items for specific 4-H districts or counties, select a district or county using the drop-down menus below. The default selection includes 4-H events in Ada County only.

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Statewide

 

Ada County

Western Idaho Fair

Forms and Documents

Newsletters

 

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