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1-22-18 4-H memo

Good  Morning,



  • Wellman is starting a new 4-H Meat Science club and has set an organizational meeting date of Monday, January 22 at 6:30 pm in the Ag Shop.  The target age will be Intermediate age 4-H members ages 11-13 but all 4-H age youth 8-18 are welcome to attend if interested.  Contact Mr. Wellman for more information. Please use the SouthWest door into the Ag shop.


  • PLEASE get enrolled for the new 4-H year ASAP. Go to to reenroll or enroll for the 2017-2018 year. . There is a $22.00 enrollment fee that will need to be paid before you will become an active member.


  • The next Council meeting will be Wednesday February 14th @ 6:30 pm. Please start signing up to clean the SCD basement, get it out of the way before summer hits.



  • Beef weigh-in will be February 4th at 9:00 am. You must be an ACTIVE 4-H member to weigh-in your animals. You must pay your $22.00 enrollment fee to become an ACTIVE member.


  • Beef Members: If you are interested in taking a steer to the Colorado State Fair, please call the Extension Office, so we can help you set a time to do the retinal scanning.



  • 4-H District Retreat will be held on March 9th-11th, 2018. To attend members MUST be 10 by December 31st, 2017. Registration packets are attached and available at the Extension Office. Registration forms are due to the Extension Office by Feb. 21.


  • Citizenship Washington Focus- June 23rd-30th
    Citizenship Washington Focus is a week-long leadership program held in Washington D.C. with the Colorado 4-H Delegation. 4-H Members must be 15 by December 31 to apply. Please call the Extension Office ASAP and no later than February 1st if you wish to apply.


  • 2018 Certified 4-H Shooting Sports Leader Training Workshop Dates

Training details and registration will be available early to mid-January.

  • Weld County – March 9-11
  • Pueblo County – March 23-25
  • Arapahoe County – April 6-8
  • Mesa County – April 13-15


  • 4-H E-Records
    The 2017-2018 4-H E-Records are now available on our website. Please visit to download your E-Record, or stop by the Extension Office and we will print you a copy.


  • Office Closures:
    Friday, January 26th
    Friday, February 2nd
    Friday, February 9th
    Friday, February 16th

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