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2-8-21 4-H memo

Good Morning!


  • LEADERS: Please notify me before any club meeting or event you are planning for your club.        
  • If you have concerns or questions on the changes to the Council meetings, please contact Lacey at the Extension Office with those questions. This was a decision that was made at a leader meeting with lots of discussion.


  • GET ENROLLED. Please go to to enroll. Remember to participate in ANY 4-H activity you must be an “Active” 4-H member. To be considered active you must be enrolled and have paid the $32.00 enrollment fee. Make sure to select all clubs that your members are in.
  • North Park Fair book ads are due to Christy Utley- Fairboard Secretary by March 1st. Please get them to her ASAP. This is for livestock members.
  • Project Deadlines:
    – Beef- Feb 7th
    – Shooting Sports-April 1st
    – Dog – April 1st
    – Horse- April 1st
    – Swine, lamb, goat- April 1st
    – Rabbit & Poultry- April 1st
    – General arts- April 1st
  • Project drop deadline- June 1st. If you sign up for a project and then do not plan to complete the project, you will need to drop the project by June 1st.
  • 4-H District Retreat will NOT happen as normal. We are still trying to figure out a possible one-day in-person retreat. More information will be available at the 4-H council meeting on Feb 8th.
  • We will soon have a 4-H Cooking Leader!!! More information will be at the Council meeting.


  • 4-H Council meeting- February 8th, 2021 @ 6:00 pm at the Wattenberg Center.
  • Members who are re-enrolling: The Enrollment fee will now be $32.00, that is the original fee of $22.00 and then a $10.00 late fee.
  • Dog Practice- Second Sunday of the month @ 9:00 am

Council Requirements:
              * Attend 4 council meetings. Meetings will be in Feb, April, June and August.
              * Participate in 1 council community service project
             * Participate in 1 council fundraiser
             * Clean the SCD Basement once per year
             * Complete and turn in a Record Book for all projects enrolled in

Have a great day. Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

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