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Monthly Archives: January 2017

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El Paso County 4-H Foundation Scholarships Due March 24

The El Paso County 4-H Foundation is looking for candidates for its 2017 scholarship award. If you are a 4-H participant and have plans to attend a college, University or vocational school after high-school, fill out the form  below. Two reference letters are required to be included with application. One must be from person who […]

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Shooting Sports Information Practices, Classes and Registration for 2017

The shooting sports season is upon us and it is time to Robin-Hood some arrows and nail some bullseyes. Here is the information you need to get started or continue your course in the 4-H shooting sports world. Shooting Sports Safety Training (SQA)–All shooting sports competitors are required to take an SQA prior to participating in shooting […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade Participation Details

All 4-Hers are encouraged to participate! The St. Patrick’s Day Parade is Saturday, March 11 and the 4-H staging position is #39, which will be on the north side of Monument and east of Tejon. The Dog Drill Team is first at #38 followed by the float which is #39 and the Llamas follow in position […]

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South Central District Leadership Retreat in March

2016-17 Date: March 17-19, 2017 in Divide, CO At this fun camp retreat teens stay in the mountains, and participate in workshops on a variety of topics. The camp also features lots of recreation and team-building, as well as dances. South Central District elections are held at this event. Teens can take on leadership responsibilities […]

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Swine, Sheep, Goat Weigh-In and MQA May 6… Producer Nominations Due April 29

CLICK HERE TO SELECT YOUR WEIGH-IN TIME SLOT NOW!!!   SPECIAL PARKING INSTRUCTIONS: Because of a variety of events occurring on May 6 at the Fairgrounds, all 4-H participants and trailers need to enter the Fairgrounds via 10th Street and then down the fire lane, past the goat barns to the parking lot south of the […]

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Rabbit Showmanship, Rally and Clinic

Mark your calendars for upcoming rabbit events: March 4–Rabbit Showmanship during Super Saturday at Skyview Middle School. Super Saturday registration will be open soon.  May 6 @ the El Paso County Fairgrounds–Rabbit and Cavy Rally (A rabbit and cavy show) – If interested in attending or you would like more information, please email Samantha Taylor at rabit_luver_5@hotmail.com […]

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Compete in County Contest Day

The 2017 County Contest will be held on Saturday, April 29, at Skyview Middle School. The contest will begin at 9 am and doors open for check-in at 8:30. Pre-registration is required for all events. Cost is $5 per person regardless of the number of events they enter. Please check all rules for each event before […]

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Mark Your Calendar for Super Saturday–March 4!

Mark your calendars–Super Saturday is coming! Super Saturday is a day of workshops and fun for K-12 students and their families. Topics will be of interest to the general public and 4-H members alike. There will also be tasty concessions and an on-site archery area where attendees can try shooting a bow. This is a 4-H […]

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Dog Newsletter and Information

The January 4-H Dog Newsletter is available for viewing. Learn about all the dog happenings in El Paso County including upcoming obedience classes, parade participation and more: CLICK HERE FOR THE WHOLE DOWNLOADABLE NEWSLETTER  

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Cavy and Cat Superintendent Wanted

Do you have an interest in Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, Cats and More

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Service Dog Seminar

SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2PM WOOFERMUTT DOG TRAINING CENTER Click Here for Directions The El Paso County 4-H Club Dog Country is excited to offer for the whole county Patti Davieau, a special speaker who will be talking to us on the topic of SERVICE DOGS.  Covered will be the overuse of the term “Service Dog” […]

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What is a Volunteer Resource Leader?

4-H VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION TITLE: Resource Leader POSITION DESCRIPTION: A resource leader is a volunteer who assists the 4-H program on a short term basis in local situations. For example, a resource leader may be an instructor for a special interest program, or a guest speaker for a club program relating to any project […]

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Shooting Sports Hunter Safety Requirements

All shooting sports participants are required to obtain a Hunter Safety Certificate in order to compete in shooting sports contests. We are trying to host a hunter safety course specifically for our 4-H shooters in the not-to-distant future, so stay-tuned! Colorado Parks and Wildlife also offers these courses at locations throughout the state. If you have […]

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Fair Queen Camp Registration Now Open

CLICK HERE FOR DOWNLOADABLE PDF El Paso County Fair Queen Clinic Saturday February 18, 2017 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Fee: $20 Includes Lunch Additional Lunch Tickets Available for Parents or Coach $5.00 Deadline for Clinic Registration: February 15, 2017 This clinic welcomes all young ladies ages 10-22 years of age who want to learn […]

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Youth Fest Registration Now Open in 4-HOnline

Youth Fest February 10-12 2017 2017 Youth Fest Information: Registration Open in 4HOnline Ponderosa Camp Website Directions: How To Get To Ponderosa What to Bring & Payment Information Youth Fest Flyer Youth Fest Schedule (updated 12/20/2016) Code of Conduct (English Version) (or you can print from 4HOnline) Health Form (or you can update and print […]

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Market Beef Weigh-In and Clinic Information

The market beef weigh-in for the 2017 El Paso County Fair will be Saturday, Feb. 4 from 8am-12pm. If the event is cancelled due to inclement weather, it will be rescheduled for Feb. 11 at the same location and at the same times. Market beef members will need to bring brand inspection paperwork with them […]

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Beef Weigh-In and Beef Clinic

Attention beef participants. Beef weigh-in for the 2017 ElPaso County Fair will be Saturday February 4th from 8-12. You need to call into the 4-H office and set up your appointment.   There will be a clinic after weigh in at 1 to go over showmanship and fitting. This will take place of the blow […]

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The Judging Experience is Coming to Colorado

This two-day livestock judging camp is designed for 4-H and FFA members who are interested in honing their livestock judging skill set. This camp is open to all experience levels! It is modeled to benefit beginners as well as the most experienced evaluators. The Judging Experience will work with participants to build a strong fundamental […]

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