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Mar 182014

Calling all Girls!!! 4-H Spa Day Camp!!
Come and learn how to manicure, get a facial and a new hairdo!

 We will be making hair clips, too!!


 9:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M.

 Register at Bonneville County Extension Office

$10 (Bring a lunch)

  Limit 24

 March 18, 2014

WHEN: Wednesday, March 19, 2014,
WHERE: Extension Office,

 Rollandet, Idaho Falls 83402

It is required that all new leaders attend a training, but all leaders are welcome to come meet the new leaders and brush up their skills.
 March 17, 2014
Feb 242014

12th Annual

Thaw ‘n Awe

Horticulture Symposium

Join us on Saturday March 15th from 9-4 pm for our 12th Annual Horticulture Symposium.  This years Doomsday Gardening theme will feature classes on things you that are important to know should the Zombies attack!!  Certified Master Herbalist Sam Towers will be educating on Utilizing Native Plants for both Medicinal and Culinary purposes.  Dr. Steve Love (a perennial favorite) is teaching a class on the do’s and don’t of saving and storing your own vegetable seeds.  Fremont County Extension Educator Lance Ellis will inform us on controlling wildlife in the garden and landscape.

The Cost for this event is $35.00 and will include a lunch provided by Chartwell’s Catering.  For more information or to Register feel free to print our 2014 Horticulture Symposium Brochure.  You can also contact Monica at the Bonneville County Extension Office, 208-529-1390.



 February 24, 2014

Must be 14 years of age or older.

Archery club will be held on Wednesdays from
4-6 P.M. beginning February 12th.
The meetings will be held at Archery Idaho located at 1363 Northgate Mile in front of Fred Meyers.
Please bring your own equipment. If you need some equipment, rentals are available at Archery Idaho.
Club Leader will be Kelly Mullinaux
If you have any questions please feel free to call University of Idaho,
Bonneville County Extension at 529-1390
 February 11, 2014
Feb 112014

Just Getting Started?

Learn the Basics of Food Preservation

March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31st

10:00am – 1:00pm (Pre-registration is required)

Cost:  $45.00 or $10.00/class (Must attend 1st class)

Registrations includes a USDA Canning Guide

Classes will be held at the Rigby Fair Grounds

(For registration/questions contact us at 529-1390)


 February 11, 2014

It’s time once again to sign up for the 2014 Advanced and Veteran Master Gardener Classes.  Classes this year are tentatively scheduled for Wednesday evenings beginning Feb 19th.   In order to qualify for the Advanced and Veteran programs you need to be a certified Master Gardener within the last three years, all Master Gardeners certified prior to this need to re-qualify through a written test available in the Extension Office.  The fee for the class is $25.00.  We are looking forward to starting the season and welcoming back our many dedicated volunteers.  Please contact Monica at  if you have any further questions.

Advanced Application 2014 (10 hrs Continuing Education and 40 hrs volunteer service required)

Veteran Application 2014 (5 hrs Continuing Education, 20 hrs volunteer service and previous certification as    Advanced Master Gardener required)

 February 10, 2014
conference room
What’s Missing? You are!

Come join us for the UI Extension, Bonneville County Committee Meetings.

No Committee Meetings will be held in December.

  • Family Consumer Science: February 5, 2014 at 3:30 pm
  • Advisory Committee Meeting: February 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm
  • Horse Committee Meeting: January 9, 2014 at 6:30 pm
  • Livestock Committee Meeting: January 9, 2014 at 8 pm
 January 15, 2014
Jan 152014
boy knittingBeginning Knitting

No age limit – spots fill up fast! Come into the office and sign up.

  • Friday nights from 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm
  • January 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st and February 7th
  • Cost – $10


 January 15, 2014
4-H youth cow judgingJanuary 18, 2014

The University of Idaho 4-H Youth Development program will host the third annual Livestock Skill-a-thon on January 18, 2014 at the Jerome County Fairgrounds.

The goal of the contest is to provide youth with the chance to blend the knowledge and skills they’ve acquired in livestock judging, care and exhibition into a single activity. It also aims to recognize participants for their industry and instill ethical values, sportsmanship and product evaluation skills.

Completed registration forms and entry fees are due by December 20, 2013 to the UI Extension, Gooding County office. An entry fee of $20 per team member will be due with the team entry.

Visit the UI Extension, Bonneville County office for more information.


 January 15, 2014
Washington State capital buildingFebruary 15-17, 2014
Boise, Idaho
4-H Citizenship Through Community Pride

The Idaho 4-H Know Your Government Conference provides 4-H members in the 8th and 9th grades a state level opportunity for furthering the objectives of Community Pride.


Delegates will participate in legislative or judicial workshops and:

  • Learn how the state government decision-making process works
  • Learn how teens can participate politically to influence state government
  • Learn how the state judicial system works
  • Learn what is involved in bringing a case to court
  • Observe the legislative process in action
  • Meet and share ideas with legislators, judges, and other elected officials
  • Have breakfast with legislators and judges

Action to improve communities requires knowledge of government and how it works. Join 4-H’ers from across the state to see our government in action.

Call the office for an application. Applications are due by December 20, 2013.

Venue and Fees

  • Conference Hotel: Boise Red Lion Downtown
  • Conference Registration Fees:
    Delegates $110 plus busing
    Adult Chaperones $75 plus busing
    Planning Committee & Reporters $75 plus busing
 January 15, 2014