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University of Idaho Extension, Cassia County

Mailing Address:
1459 Overland Ave, Room 4
Burley, ID 83318

Phone: 208-878-9461

Fax: 208-878-7862

Email: cassia@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cassia

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4-H in Cassia County

4-H prepares young people to step up to the challenges in their community and the world through hands-on, real world experience.

Cassia County 4-H offers innovative activities and programming, including the Cassia County community 4-H club. We also offer one of the state’s largest livestock programs, which includes beef, swine, dairy, sheep, goats, turkeys and rabbits.

For more specific information on Cassia County 4-H, please contact Rosie at 208-878-9461.

Participant Eligibility

Enrollment in 4-H or any 4-H program is subject to approval by the appropriate extension personnel. To be eligible for enrollment and/or participation, members and/or volunteers must be in compliance with state and county policies, and not have any outstanding debts/payments due.

Membership & Age Requirements

  1. "Member" is defined as a youth of 4-H age individually enrolled at the county level in a 4-H club.
  2. 4-H age is the age of the individual on Jan. 1 of the current 4-H year (which runs from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30).
  3. 4-H members ages 8 to 18 years are eligible to participate in all programs offered by 4-H, including competitive activities/events. Cloverbuds, ages 5-7 years, may do cloverbud projects.
  4. Youth and volunteer enrollment information shall be maintained on the state-approved electronic enrollment system.
  5. In recognition of the educational and developmental needs of youth, members will be grouped for program management purposes (based on age as of Jan. 1 of current 4-H year) as follows:

Classification by Age

  • Cloverbuds: 5 to 7 years old
  • Junior: 8 to 10 years old
  • Intermediate: 11 to 13 years old
  • Senior: 14 to 18 years old

For more specific information, please contact the 4-H office between 8 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. on weekdays:

Phone: 208-878-9461, Fax: 208-878-7862, email: cassia@uidaho.edu

4-H Enrollment

  • New family 4-H enrollment, please contact the Cassia County 4-H office 208-878-9461
  • 4-H enrollment please go to: 4HOnline
  • Enrollment tips please see Family Resources section at the UI Extension link 4HOnline Help
  • Pay fees in person at the 4-H office or online at Cassia County PayPort

Fees

  • 4-H Member $20  ($5 is paid by Cassia County 4-H Volunteer Association)
  • 4-H Horse $23  ($5 is paid by Cassia County 4-H Volunteer Association)
  • Species Fee $8
  • Archery $5
  • Cloverbud $20  ($5 is paid by Cassia County 4-H Volunteer Association)
  • Volunteer $5

Enrollment Deadline: May 8, 2020

Final fair participation enrollment date for 2019-2020 year is 5/8/2020.

2020 After Fair Specie Evaluation Dates

In order to expedite information to the Fairboard by their October Meeting
Policy changes must be emailed to Rosie
rdavids@uidaho.edu by Sept. 1, 2020

Sept. 2, 2020
• Dog — 6 p.m.
• Horse — 7 p.m.
Sept. 3, 2020
• Goat — 6 p.m.
• Turkey — 7 p.m.
• Swine — 8 p.m.
Sept. 9, 2020
• Rabbit — 6 p.m.
• Beef — 7 p.m.
Sept. 10, 2020
• Sheep — 6 p.m.
• Dairy — 7 p.m.

Important Dates   

  • March 17, 2020 — Volunteer Council (Canceled)
  • March 20, 2020 — Dairy Pool — Final day to sign-up
  • March 23-25, 2020 Spring Break Classes 2020-Spring-Break-Classes (pdf) (Canceled)
  • March 30, 2020 — Turkey Specie Evening 5:30-7 p.m.
  • April 6, 2020 — Swine Specie Evening 5:30-7 p.m.
  • April 10, 2020 — Swine Registration deadline
  • April 17, 2020 —  Weigh-in 4-6 p.m.
  • April 20, 2020 — Dairy Specie Evening 5:30-7 p.m.
  • April 21, 2020 — Volunteer Council
  • April 24, 2020 — Dairy Registration deadline
  • April 27, 2020 — Sheep Specie Evening 5:30-7 p.m.
  • May 1, 2020 — Joan Parr Scholarship due
  • May 1, 2020 — Dairy Weigh-in 6-7:30 p.m.
  • May 7, 2020 — Sheep Registration deadline
  • May 8, 2020 — 2020 Fair 4-H Enrollment Deadline
  • May 8, 2020 — Turkey, Goat & Rabbit Livestock Agreements due
  • May 8, 2020 — Horse ID forms & registrations due
  • May 14, 2020 — Sheep Weigh-in 6-7:30 p.m.
  • May 25, 2020 — Memorial Day — Office Closed
  • May  27, 2020 — Turkey Bills of sale due  

Cassia County 4-H Livestock Story or Report Guidelines

4-H livestock projects in Cassia County are required to complete either a 4-H story or a research report. These are to be turned in with the livestock record books.

4-H Story — Juniors

  • Submit a one-page, double spaced story about their livestock project that year
  • The story may be typed

4-H Livestock Research Report — Intermediates and Seniors

  • Submit a one-page, double spaced research report related to their livestock project that year
  • The research report may be typed
  • At least two (2) sources must be cited
  • Each year the 4-H member will need to pick a new research topic

Awards and Scholarships

4-H Partners

To provide opportunities for area clientele, UI Extension, Cassia County works with several partner organizations including:

  • Cassia County, Idaho
  • Cassia County 4-H Volunteer Association
  • Cassia County Fair and Rodeo
  • Central Idaho 4-H Camp
  • Idaho State 4-H Volunteer Association
  • Central District 4-H Volunteer Association
  • Cassia County School District
  • College of Southern Idaho
  • Burley Public Library
  • Cassia Regional Hospital

Contact

University of Idaho Extension, Cassia County

Mailing Address:
1459 Overland Ave, Room 4
Burley, ID 83318

Phone: 208-878-9461

Fax: 208-878-7862

Email: cassia@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cassia

Our People Google Map