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.
A group of High Country Handiworkers met on Friday, June 22 at the McKee Building in the Exhibit Hall for the opportunity to complete the demonstration requirement for their 4-H projects.
Lexi Grundy—How to Decorate your Cat Cage for Cat Show Competition (Cat)
Mikayla Mann—The Genetics of Chicken (Blue, Black & Speckled) (Chicken)
Mikayla Mann—How to Make Goat Milk Soap (Self Determined)
CharLee Davis—How to Make stained Glass pieces (Self Determined)
Chai Henkelman—Parts of a Compound Bow (Archery)
Cayden Henkelman—Parts of an Arrow (Archery)
Gideon Rivera—Decorating a Cake like a campsite (Cake Decorating Unit 1)
Riley Breshears—Making a Fishing Rod Holder (Sportfishing)
Wyatt Grundy—What to Have in a Survival Kit (.22 Rifle)
Trey and Dylan Meyers, and Selena Griner—Parts of an Arrow (Archery)
Clara and Kendrick Coats—What it Takes to Have a Top Placing Market Chicken Pen (Chicken)
Braelyn Caffey – What is Needed in a Supply Bag for a Shotgun Practice (Shotgun)
Cindy, Anita, Chenille and Jared were the leaders present. The club provided pizza and water.
The July/August Clover Connections is filled to the brim with news for fair! Please take a moment to read through all of the sections that apply to you.
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Our club’s calendar has been updated with the most recent changes from the newsletter’s master calendar. Click over to Calendar for the latest dates.
Submitted by reporter, Walker Cameron.
The High Country Handiworkers 4-H Club met on Monday, June 11 at 7:00 p.m. at the McKee Building at the Ranch in Loveland, Colorado.
The club asked for volunteers to organize the float for the fair parade. The parade will be July 28 at 9:00 a.m. and the theme for this year is “Country Pride—County Wide.”
The club talked about the 4-H dress code and what is appropriate, especially during the summer.
Members who competed in the Cake Decorating and Performing Arts competitions talked about the results.
There were demonstrations about the parts of a 22. pistol, how to turn a sweater into a hat and leg warmers, form for archery, preparing and sandblasting parts for rebuilding a tractor, parts of a compound bow and arrows, protecting dogs from heart worms, different types of arrows, and project planing for woodworking.
Volunteers from the Colorado 4-H Foundation golf tournament talked about their experience and the funds raised for 4-H programs.
The next meeting will be held on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Reminder that we are hosting a 4-H Demonstration Night on Friday beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the McKee Building Exhibition Hall. The club is providing dinner and drinks. This was requested by the club members to help everyone get their demonstrations done.
Remember, all 4-H participants must do a demonstration as one of the requirements to complete. Only one demonstration is required per participant. Members can do demonstrations together if they would like. Even if you do not have a demonstration to present, please plan on coming to support fellow club members.
If you need to do a demonstration but don’t know what to do or how to go about it, please email Cindy. She and Anita will help you out.
All of the following projects fall under the category of “General Projects.”
Click here to access the letter with all of the details about how to help you prepare your projects, complete eRecords, fill out a fair entry form, and schedule your time online for Interview Judging.
Here are a few links to resources that are mentioned in the letter:
Thank you to our club volunteers who helped with the 2018 Paul and Jean Hoshiko Memorial 4-H Golf Tournament in Windsor on June 1. The Colorado 4-H Foundation event raised nearly $20,000 for 4-H youth programs across the state. Click here to read about the event.
You can also view a gallery of photos taken by 4-H member Gabriel Dupon from Larimer County. And you can read more about Gabriel in this Member Spotlight.
Here’s an aerial video from the golf tournament. You can watch the “launcher” that was discussed at the June meeting in action at 0:58.
Members participating in .22 Rifle: County shoot is scheduled for July 14. Schedules can sometimes get busy and we will be offering an early county shoot opportunity during our regular practice on June 24. Eligibility requirements will be the same—members must have completed 4 practices and have their hunter safety card uploaded to 4Honline.com prior to the shoot.
This opportunity is primarily designed for those members who are shooting 4 rifle classes plus muzzleloader, or those who have other 4-H project events on July 14, so that they may be able to complete all their 4-H work at this busy time of the year. Since we do not begin until 12:30 on Sundays, we are only planning on 2 relays that day.
If you are needing to participate in the June 24 early shoot or have any questions about anything please contact Sam Webb by June 20 so that targets and leaders may plan for the day.
The High Country Handiworkers 4-H club was chartered in 1980 and is located in Larimer County, Colorado.
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