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University of Idaho Extension, Adams County

Physical Address:

203 S Galena
Council, Idaho 83612

Mailing Address:

PO Box 43
Council, Idaho 83612

Hours vary. Please call ahead.

Phone: 208-253-4279

Fax: 208-253-4279

Email: adams@uidaho.edu

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4-H Clubs

Contact the UI Extension, Adams County office for the club leaders contact information. Most projects and clubs are for youth ages 5-18. There are some exceptions. Please contact the Extension Office for specific requirements.

Enrollment

Enroll at 4HOnline and pay enrollment fees to the Extension office.

Oct. 1 to March 1 early bird enrollment: $15 for all projects, $20 for horse project members. (Scholarships are available.)

March 1 to April 26 enrollment: $20 for all projects, $25 for horse project members. (Scholarships are available.)

April 26 fair deadline: In order to participate in 4-H competitions at the Adams County Fair, your enrollment and dues must be received by the Extension Office on or before April 26, 2016.

Enrollment fees cover the cost of 4-H books and curriculum, insurance and state 4-H dues. First year members will also receive a three-ring binder and dividers with all of their portfolio paperwork already assembled.

Clubs

Cuddy Mountain 4-H Club

  • Council area based
  • Open to all projects
  • Some projects require extra meetings including: dog obedience and showmanship, horse, shooting sports and livestock.

Meadows Valley Community 4-H Club

  • New Meadows area based
  • Open to all projects
  • Some projects may require extra meetings

Horse Projects

  • Council area meetings (usually at the fairgrounds arena)
  • Must own or lease a horse for at least 90 days before fair in order to ride at the meetings or at the fair competitions
  • Horseless project options teach about horses. Participants are not eligible to ride at meetings or at the fair.
  • Riding helmets are required at all 4-H meetings, 4-H sponsored horse events and at fair competitions. Scholarships and discounts are available to help you buy  a proper helmet.
  • Youth will also be members of Cuddy Mountain Clovers or Meadows Valley Community 4-H Club, unless a specific horse club is offered or a home project is requested and approved by the Extension office

Dog projects

  • Members taking the dog project are also members of Cuddy Mountain Clovers or Meadows Valley Community 4-H Club
  • Extra meetings take place in the spring and summer. These meetings are when the kids meet with their dog leader to train and practice dog obedience, dog showmanship and other dog related disciplines.

Shooting Sports

  • Members taking the shooting sports project are also members of Cuddy Mountain Clovers or Meadows Valley Community 4-H Club
  • Rifle and/or archery will be offered in 2016
  • Space will be very limited
  • Additional meetings will take place at the Council Gun Club shooting range with certified 4-H trained shooting sports volunteers
  • Members must provide their own equipment and ammunition
  • Practice meetings will take place in the spring and summer

Livestock projects (market or breeding)

  • Livestock members must own their project animals for a specified number of days before fair
  • Livestock must be weighed in at specified days
  • Additional meetings, workshops and clinics will be available to livestock members
  • Youth will also be members of Cuddy Mountain Clovers or Meadows Valley Community 4-H Club, unless a specific livestock club is offered or a home project is requested and approved by the Extension office

Tater Tots Kindergarten School Enrichment Club

  • For children in the kindergarten class at Tater Tots School
  • Projects: Acres of Adventures in Agriculture
  • Members complete a 4-H project during the program
  • Members exhibit their 4-H portfolios at the fair

We-Can Afterschool Club

  • For children in the Council We-Can afterschool program
  • Projects: Acres of Adventure in Agriculture
  • Every other Tuesday during the school year
  • Members complete a 4-H project during the program
  • Members exhibit their 4-H portfolios at the fair

Contact

University of Idaho Extension, Adams County

Physical Address:

203 S Galena
Council, Idaho 83612

Mailing Address:

PO Box 43
Council, Idaho 83612

Hours vary. Please call ahead.

Phone: 208-253-4279

Fax: 208-253-4279

Email: adams@uidaho.edu

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