Friday 4-H Information - an update of what's going on in 4-H in Pueblo County
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Jennifer Loewen
Schedules, Meetings, and Deadlines

Please see the calendar link below for times and locations. 

November 7, 2022 Horse Council
November 10, 2022 Fair Board
November 11, 2022 CSUE Office Closed: Veteran's Day
November 11-13, 2022 Colorado Leadership Conference
November 14, 2022 Leadership Society
November 17, 2022 Livestock Advisory Council
November 18-19, 2022 Dare To Be You Camp
November 24-25, 2022 CSUE Office Closed: Thanksgiving
November 28, 2022 Dog Advisory Committee
December 1, 2022 Due: Re-Enrollment in 4-H
December 3-4, 2022 Bells of Christmas Craft Show
December 14, 2022 Fair Board

The 2022 4-H Calendar is now available. Last Updated March 28, 2022.

(Please note that dates are subject to change, so check often.)
Date Correction for Fair Board and Livestock Council:

Due to an oversight, last week's Friday 4-H Information displayed a previous version of the 4-H Calendar. The dates shown were incorrect, and have now been updated in this edition.

The Fair Board meeting will take place on November 10 at 6:30 PM in the CSU Extension Office. The Livestock Advisory Council meeting will take place on November 17 at 6:30 PM in the CSU Extension Office. 

Thank you for your patience and apologies for any confusion. 
Re-Enrollment Deadline December 1:

Registration for the 2022-2023 4-H Year is now open! We’re so excited to have you back! 😊
4HOnline 2.0 is mobile friendly and is super easy to use. Some Safari browsers and some older iPhones might experience problems but 90% of folks should have no issues. DO NOT USE any Microsoft Browsers (Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge) We would recommend using Chrome. 
  • The Re-enrollment deadline for current members for the 2022-2023 4-H year is December 1, 2022. 
  • The new member enrollment deadline is still February 1, 2023
  • The project add/drop deadline is still March 1, 2023.  Please do not wait until the last minute to start you the re-enrollment process. If there are issues, it is vital that you discover them sooner than later so that we can fix them.
Per Pueblo County Policies, the project limit for members is 3. If your child plans to enroll in more than three projects, they must send an email to Jen with a description for how they plan to complete all of their projects.  Your enrollment cannot be approved until this letter is received.
Member fees are $30 and Cloverbud Fees are $20. Talk to your club leader about their process for fee payment. Some club leaders want you to pay them, and then they’ll bring in the fees. Some club leaders want you to bring in your payment to the office. The office accepts Cash or Checks, and Checks should be made payable to “Pueblo County Extension Program Fund.” 
All membership fees are DUE into the Extension Office AT CLOSE OF BUSINESS On December 1, 2022. If your Club requires extra fees/dues, these must be paid to your 4-H leader. Please do not include them in your 4-H Enrollment Payment to the office. 
To be FULLY ENROLLED, 4-H members must be enrolled in 4HOnline and their membership fees paid.
The new version requires adult volunteers to have a birthdate in their profile. If you have been a volunteer for a long while, your profile might not include one. Please review your record for accuracy including; birthdate, club, volunteer type and projects. 

If you need help or want to come into the office to enroll, please call to SET UP AN APPOINTMENT and I will be happy to help. Please do not wait until the last minute to re-enroll. We are not responsible for any technical issues you might have. 😊
If you have any other questions please call our office at 719-583-6566. 
We can’t wait to have you for another awesome 4-H Year! 
Yarn Fest 2022:

The High Plains Shooters 4-H Club has a Community Service opportunity and they are inviting all 4-H members to participate. They will crochet, knit, loom, and/or assemble hats, earwarmers, and scarves for the Rocky Mountain Cancer Center in Pueblo, CO. You don't need any previous experience with yarn work; there will be experienced leaders happy to help newcomers.

First meeting will be November 4th from 2-5 PM in the CSU Extension Office. For questions or more information, please contact Joslyn Rafferty-Cammer or Emma Rafferty at 719-248-5841 or by email

Bells of Christmas Craft Show December 3 and 4:

Santa Claus is coming to town! 😊

The 4-H Parent Leader Group would like to cordially invite you to this year’s “Bells of Christmas Craft Show” at the Colorado State Fairgrounds, Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4! Join us for holiday shopping, arts and crafts, door prizes, Concessions from the Pueblo County 4-H Globetrotters, and a visit from Santa Claus!

Proceeds go to help the Parent Leader Group continue providing excellent development and training opportunities to 4-H Volunteers. The Pueblo County 4-H Leadership Society will also be on hand to take photos with Santa—and each kid is invited to make a FREE holiday photo frame to take home!

Don’t miss this opportunity to do some holiday shopping, engage with our community and support the Pueblo County 4-H Program. Please see the attached flyer for details.

For questions, email Jen.
Code of Conduct:

Please see the Colorado 4-H Code of Conduct and Colorado State University’s Principals of Community, which provide valuable guidelines for our 4-H Community under Colorado State University. We thank you all for helping make the Pueblo County 4-H Program a safe, inclusive and welcoming place for everyone!
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4-H Policies and Procedures
Please be sure to visit the 4-H Policies and Procedures page on our Pueblo County Extension Website. Here you will find Pueblo County Policies, and Colorado State Policies, and the Code of Conduct. 
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