Join Us for the 4-H Carnival
Purchase $1 tickets from 4-H members now to be entered in the drawing for cash prizes. Each ticket can also be redeemed for two booth tickets the day of the carnival.
Booth tickets will be sold the day of the carnival for 25¢ each.
The High Country Handiworkers will be hosting five booths including Toilet Paper Toss, Lollipop Pull, Lockbox, Iron Man Challenge, and Rubberband Guns. We will also be donating three baskets (Colorado Sports, Camping, Dog Care) for the live auction held at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
All proceeds benefit 4-H programs in Larimer County.
Be sure to check the April issue of the Clover Connection for all of the dates for upcoming meetings and events. You can also find them on the Calendar page on this site. Here’s a quick list of dates coming up in the near future.
Sunday, March 25
Orientation for Muzzleloading at Clausen Ranch at 1:30 p.m.
Last indoor practice for .22 Rifle and .22 Pistol at Front Range Gun Club in Loveland at 4:30 p.m.
Monday, March 26
Cake Decorating Workshop at 6:00 p.m. at the McKee Building.
Cloverbud Workshop (for those enrolled in Cloverbuds) at 6:00 p.m. at the McKee Building.
Dog Workshop at 6:00 p.m. at the McKee Building.
Poultry Workshop at 7:00 p.m. at the Extension Office in Fort Collins.
Junior Leader Club at 7:00 p.m. at the McKee Building.
Tuesday, March 27
Livestock Sale Committee Meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the McKee Building.
Wednesday, March 28
Educational Dog Workshop (No Dogs) at 6:00 p.m. at the McKee Building.
Tuesday, April 3
Exchange Club Meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the McKee Building.
Wednesday, April 4
Creative Cooks Prep Meeting at 6:00 pm. at the McKee Building.
Monday, April 9
Club meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the McKee Building.
Monday, April 16
Cloverbuds Meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Construction Supply House in Loveland.
Leathercraft Meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Construction Supply House in Loveland.
Submitted by reporter, Walker Cameron.
The High Country Handiworkers 4-H Club met on Monday, March 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the McKee Building at the Ranch in Loveland, Colorado.
We have 110 enrolled members in our club and that makes us the largest club in Larimer County.
The 4-H carnival went well. Our club sold 2,828 tickets. We talked about what we can do improve our booths next year.
We voted to sponsor fair awards this year.
There were demonstrations about embroidery, elements of art, parts of an archery bow, woodworking, shooting bag supplies, dog show supplies.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:03 p.m.
The next meeting will be held on Monday, April 9, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
For more information, visit the High Country Handiworkers website at hch4h.org or on Facebook by searching for hch4hclub.
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A hunter education course will be offered on March 23–25.
Friday, March 23 / 6:00–9:00 p.m. / First National Bank Building
All students must attend on Friday evening from 6:00–9:00 p.m. at the First National Building Please arrive no later than 5:45 p.m. to check in. The class will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. Students who arrive after 6:00 p.m. will not be admitted to the class.
Saturday, March 24 / 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. / First National Bank Building
Those who have completed the online class AND bring their certifications of completion from the course will be allowed to take the test when they arrive on Saturday morning.
Those who have NOT taken the online portion will be required to stay all day on Saturday for instruction, and will take the test at the end of the day.
Sunday, March 25 / 7:00–9:30 a.m. / Front Range Gun Club
This is the live fire portion of testing, and will be held on first come, first served basis.
Eye and ear protection will be furnished if you don’t have your own. Please do NOT bring any firearms. Firearms will be provided.
Students must pass the test of 50 multiple-choice questions with a score of 74% or better. If the student has a reading or learning disability, the instructor can provide an oral version of the test.
Colorado Hunter Education Manual
Students need a copy of the Colorado Hunter Education Manual, available at the Extension Office in Fort Collins, Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife on Prospect in Fort Collins, or Construction Supply House at 255 42nd Street SW, Unit B in Loveland.
To register, please email Jim Merriott at email@example.com with a subject of “4-H Hunter Ed.“ Include the following information: legal name, gender, email address, mailing address, and phone number.
One parent or adult mentor is required to attend with students under the age of 12.
The cost of this class is $10.
Contact Cindy Buckardt with any questions: 970-481-7993 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The High Country Handiworkers 4-H club was chartered in 1980 and is located in Larimer County, Colorado.
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